Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicAlternative medicines

Topic: alternative medicines

Bihar resident files plea to book Ramdev for sedition for remarks against modern medicine

The petition has dubbed Ramdev's remark as 'fradulent' & sought invoking of IPC sections pertaining to sedition and cheating besides the Disaster Management Act.

Objection to Ayurveda students doing surgery is a turf war driven by commercial interests

Dismissing Ayurveda as jugaad and quackery is the worst kind of disinformation campaign against one of the ancient indigenous forms of healthcare systems.

Why the people of Spiti eat stones

One of the few remaining ‘amchis’ of Spiti Valley writes about why they still grind ‘miracle stones’.

AYUSH Ministry begins documenting local health traditions to ‘conserve’ bio-resources

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik said an overuse of medicinal plants has brought them to the brink of extinction and steps need to be taken to conserve them.

After Parrikar’s ‘no’, defence ministry opening up to alternative medicines for soldiers

Then defence minister said ayurveda not suitable for armed forces; AYUSH ministry seminar explores possibilities

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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