Wednesday, 19 January, 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.

On Camera

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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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