Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: AYUSH ministry

Medicinal herbs

Modi govt to bring minimum support price to promote Ayurveda

Four ministries are working to decide the minimum support prices for farmers involved in the cultivation of over 1,200 herbs.
Depiction of a female Aedes aegypti mosquito that causes dengue

India could have the solution to cure dengue by next year: an ayurvedic pill

Under development for two years, the medicine is made of a variety of herbs grown in India, and is likely to hit the market next year.
Soldiers doing yoga in the snow

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
Rakesh Asthana

At the root of the CBI power struggle lies the ‘Gujarat division’

CBI’s top two officers — director Alok Verma and No.2 Rakesh Asthana — have accused each other of corruption. Here’s how this power struggle began. 
tennis

With Djokovic’s recent wins, is it time to anoint him king of tennis over Federer & Nadal?

Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters last week, adding another important title to his victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters this year.