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Yoga for diabetes & ayurveda for pregnant women: What Ayushman Bharat has in store

AYUSH Ministry has presented a detailed proposal to health ministry, seeking alternative treatments at health centres envisaged under Ayushman Bharat.
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CBSE to add artificial intelligence, yoga in curriculum

Along with the two subjects the board will also introduce childhood care education as a new subject.
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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'.
Participants take part during the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2016

Exercise, food & plants: Best ways to prepare your body and home to fight India’s toxic air

While they can’t cure the problem of particulate matter or pollution, these three things can help strengthen the body and fortify the home against outside air.
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To woo students from US & Europe, Modi govt to start yoga, Sanskrit courses in universities

The courses, which are a part of the HRD Ministry's ‘Study in India’ programme, are likely to be of 4-6 week duration.
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PM Modi says yoga powerful unifying force in strife-torn world

He said World Yoga Day had become the biggest mass movement across the globe "in the quest for good health and wellbeing". Dehradun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus here, saying the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world. Addressing the large gathering in the backdrop of the iconic British-era building of FRI, Modi said yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe. He said in fact the Yoga Day has become the biggest mass movement across the globe in the quest for good health and wellbeing, which is crucial to the creation of a peaceful world. "Dehradun to Dublin, Shanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Johannesburg, Himalayan highlands or sunburnt deserts, Yoga is enriching millions of lives all over the world. "Yoga fosters amity in societies which...
Patanjali CEO Acharya Balakrishna (left) and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev (right)

Baba Ramdev and aide bring in cyber experts to plug Kimbho holes

While the initial release proved popular in terms of downloads, Patanjali’s first foray into technology was quickly criticised online by experts as a 'joke' and 'security disaster'.
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Why a new encounter with Adi Shankaracharya, India’s greatest intellectual, is essential

In his book, Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker, former diplomat Pavan K. Varma explores the continued relevance of his teachings by revisiting the sites he frequented.
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Islamic university in Iran wants India’s help to boost yoga & ayurveda

Yoga is hugely popular in Iran, but there is scepticism about its history and connections to Hinduism and Buddhism, especially among the Islamic orthodoxy.
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Baba Ramdev just had his yoga mat pulled out from under him by 3D- Narendra Modi

India exhales in relief, now that Modiji is leading us into the heaven of fitness where the anti-national mind is with fear but the body is without backache.

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One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.


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IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.