Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicAYUSH ministry

Topic: AYUSH ministry

AYUSH ministry launches ‘Yoga-Break’ app for professionals to de-stress at workplace

Union Minister of AYUSH Sarbanand Sonowal while launching the mobile application said it has been developed to give solace to employees experiencing physical issues due to their jobs.

Ayush Ministry develops 5-minute yoga app ‘Y-Break’ for professionals to de-stress, refocus

The five-minute protocol encompassing asanas, pranayama and dhyana will be available through an app, which will be launched by Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday.

India, UK school to conduct study on Ashwagandha to investigate efficacy on Covid patients

All India Institute of Ayurveda, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will conduct clinical trials of Ashwagandha on 2,000 people in Leicester, Birmingham and London.

Andhra approves ‘magic’ herbal mix after Centre okays it as health supplement, not Covid cure

Andhra govt says AYUSH panel report has not cleared the eye drops, touted as a 'miracle cure' that can allegedly help improve oxygen saturation levels in minutes.

Awareness on yoga created by Modi govt helped many countries fight Covid: AYUSH Minister Naik

Speaking at the launch of a campaign to distribute 'AYUSH 64' medicine, Shripad Naik hailed PM Modi as a visionary leader for spreading knowledge of the ancient practice.

AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to moderate Covid infection cases, says AYUSH ministry

The honorary chief clinical coordinator said that patients on AYUSH-64 drug will still require monitoring so as to identify any worsening of disease requiring more intensive therapy.

Take action against Ayurveda, Unani drugmakers over misleading ads — Modi govt tells states

Ministry of AYUSH issues advisory to states & UTs after it receives over 570 complaints in last 10 months for false, misleading & unfounded advertisements by drugmakers. 

‘Can’t shorten further’ — medical experts say cutting MBBS course duration will hurt quality

In a report to the government, a Group of Ministers has recommended shortening the five-and-a-half-year MBBS course by a year.

Cut MBBS course to 4.5 years including internship, ministers’ panel suggests

GoM on health has also recommended two-year mandatory rural posting of doctors before awarding them MBBS degrees.

‘No point mixing all in one’ — IMA to fight govt move to allow Ayurveda doctors to do surgery

IMA calls for nationwide protest Tuesday against govt attempt at ‘legitimising mixopathy’. Ayurveda doctors say postgraduates in their field are well-trained for surgeries.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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