Home Tags AYUSH ministry

Topic: AYUSH ministry

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan releases the AYUSH ministry's Covid treatment protocol on 6 October 2020 | Twitter | @drharshvardhan

Ashwagandha, kadha, guduchi — Modi govt issues official ayurveda protocol for mild Covid

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan releases the AYUSH ministry's Covid treatment protocol on 6 October 2020 | Twitter | @drharshvardhan

Turmeric milk, kadha, yoga — AYUSH ministry’s protocol for mild, asymptomatic Covid cases

The govt advocated use of ashwagandha, guduchi, pippali, Ayush 64 tablets and yoga to prevent Covid, treat mild symptoms and for post-Covid self-care.
Representational image of college students | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Here’s how govt plans to hold NEET, JEE Mains next month amid Covid risks

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Dr Bhushan Patwardhan, chairman of interdisciplinary AYUSH Research and Development Task Force on Covid-19 | ThePrint team

Incorrect to call Ayurveda, homoeopathy alternative medicine for Covid — top AYUSH official

Dr Bhushan Patwardhan, chairman of AYUSH R&D Task Force on Covid-19, advocates integrating measures from Ayurveda & Yoga in the standard of care to prevent & treat Covid.
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH | By special arrangement

I was constantly nudged to speak in English, my words manipulated, says AYUSH secretary

AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha triggered a controversy after he allegedly asked participants of an online conference, who couldn’t speak Hindi, to leave.
Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Doctors move SC seeking postponement of AYUSH postgraduate entrance test due to Covid

The petitioners, who have claimed to be working as frontline doctors, have sought quashing of 11 August notice issued by National Testing Agency for conducting the exam on 29 August.
Madras High Court

Vested interests are acting against development of Siddha medicine, says Madras HC

The Madras HC has rebuked the Union Ayush ministry and Tamil Nadu government for not promoting the benefits of Siddha to treat Covid.
Representational image for Ayurveda | Photo: piqsels.com

Gomutra pills, turmeric extract, spice-mix — the Ayurvedic concoctions under trial for Covid

Curcumin (a turmeric compound) and black pepper tablets to panchgavya, a mixture of five cow products, at least 19 ayurvedic combinations have received approval for clinical trials.

Ramdev’s Patanjali shouldn’t sell its medicines as Covid cure, taskforce tells Modi govt

The 17-member taskforce also suggested Patanjali should sell medicines for cough, fever & immunity-boosting as these are the conditions for which it had sought approval.
A medic works on Covid-19 samples (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Jaipur hospital gets notice for conducting trials of Patanjali’s Coronil on Covid patients

Rajasthan govt had clarified that the drug cannot be not used as a medicine without the permission of AYUSH Ministry. The notice was served to NIMS Hospital.

On Camera

Why French President Macron’s clash of civilisations with Islam is misguided

Macron seems oblivious to a deepening problem at home: The old French model, which claimed to be superior to all social systems, is unsuited to an increasingly multi-ethnic society.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the biannual Army Commanders Conference in New Delhi Wednesday | Indian Army

China lacks ‘honest intent’, be prepared for any eventuality, Rajnath Singh tells Army

Speaking in Delhi, the Defence Minister told military commanders that the government will strongly back reforms in the armed forces including setting up of theatre commands.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.