Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: Ayurveda

Charak Shapath sets stage for latest stand-off between Tamil Nadu’s DMK govt & Centre

TN govt suspends Madurai Medical College dean after students recite oath endorsed by National Medical Commission. Students take responsibility, say they didn't consult faculty.

One teaspoon twice a day — Indians opting for ‘urine therapy’ to ‘cure’ cancer, Covid

India is the land of gharelu nuskhe and DIY treatments. But some are going truly DIY by drinking their own urine. Move over gaumutra.

Ayurveda clinics at 37 cantonment hospitals from 1 May, Defence Ministry announces

To support the initiative, Ministry of AYUSH is providing skilled practitioners and pharmacists to the cantonment hospitals, the ministry said.

SubscriberWrites: Replacing Hippocratic oath with Charak Shapath redundant. Oaths do not ensure ethics

Oath, in whatever form or language, is useless unless one who takes it, follows the same in letters and in spirit, writes Sibu K Das

Don’t call practitioners of Indian medicine ‘quacks’, have rights under law, says Commission

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine says ‘defaming’ registered ISM doctors violates laws safeguarding right to practice. Letter to ‘protect them in court of law’.

Food combining ‘ayurvedic’ taboos are back as fad. It’s ok to mix fruits with vegetables

Popular tips on ‘food combining’ are floating on social media and are followed by many. But are we ready to look into the evidence?

AYUSH ministry threatens Kerala doctor with defamation, for ‘denigrating’ Ayurveda

Dr Cyriac Abby Philips was interviewed by a YouTube channel in June this year on liver injuries that could occur due to herb use, and the video went viral in Kerala.

Modi govt starts overseas promotion of Ayurveda with ‘Ashwagandha’ trial for Covid recovery in UK

Initiated by Ministry of Ayush, a year-long study will assess if ‘Ashwagandha’ alleviates symptoms of Long Covid among 2,000 candidates in three UK cities.

Is giloy a ‘magic Covid herb’ or liver killer? Mumbai study casts shadow on ayurvedic remedy

Giloy or guduchi is a climber with heart-shaped leaves, commonly used in ayurveda/herbal medicine. Its ‘immuno-boosting’ ability has made it part of Ayush Covid management protocol.

Delhi HC refuses to stay trial court order asking IMA chief not to propagate any religion

The complainant had alleged before the trial court that IMA chief J A Jayalal was misusing his position and misleading the nation in order to convert Hindus to Christianity.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.