Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Pranayam

Now, it’s Gayatri Mantra. AIIMS Rishikesh is trying to find out if it helps Covid patients

Since February this year, researchers at AIIMS Rishikesh have been conducting a clinical trial to see if chanting Gayatri Mantra & doing pranayam can help moderately ill Covid patients.

Chai tea, turmeric latte & ‘scientific’ pranayam: Indians rage at America’s disrespect

Pranayam is a yogic practice that involves controlled breathing to calm one's mind. A US science magazine says the same of a technique called 'cardiac-coherence breathing'.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.