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