ayurveda

Yoga, homoeopathy to be integrated with healthcare in UP


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) All systems of medicine and healing, including ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy, as well as yoga would be integrated in the system in government hospitals and primary health ... Read more...

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80 Ayurveda colleges denied permission to admit students


August 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government has denied 80 Ayurveda colleges permission to admit students for the year 2012-13 because they lacked infrastructural facilities, parliament was informed Friday."Of 261 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala to take ayurveda tourism to next level (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Kerala has now set its eyes on pushing tourism centred around ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and well-being, to the next level by promoting ... Read more...

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Himachal horticulture minister gets health portfolio too


August 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta has been allotted additional portfolios of health and family welfare and ayurveda, a statement said Tuesday.Governor Urmila Singh gave ... Read more...

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India for global recognition of Ayurveda, Unani


August 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India is pushing for a WHO collaborative centre on traditional medicine to win legal recognition to the Indian systems of medication like Ayurveda and Unani ... Read more...

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Medicinal plants export from India jumps 137 percent


August 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India continues to be ranked the world's second largest exporter of medicinal plants after China as the trade in herbals registered around 137 percent growth ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala Travel Mart draws huge response


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 1 (IANS) The seventh edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) to be held here next month has received a huge response, a KTM official said Wednesday.The KTM ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius agree to push for trade pact


July 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Mauritius Friday agreed to hasten negotiations on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement, with a view to boost bilateral trade and enhance economic engagements.Mauritian ... Read more...

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Three held in Haryana for medical test fraud


June 30th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Three people, including a Delhi University student, were arrested from Haryana for impersonation during a medical college test in May, Delhi Police said Saturday.Pawan Kumar, ... Read more...

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‘Ayurveda could be the healing agent for Afro-Indian partnership’


June 6th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Trade and commerce apart, aggressive and sustained promotion of India's ancient medicinal science Ayurveda in Africa could help promote the 54-nation continent's "holistic development", a former ... Read more...

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Akhilesh so far, walks in the shadow of Mulayam (News Analysis)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) It may be a little too early to call it the end of the political honeymoon for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. But his choices ... Read more...

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Kerala to give ayurveda highest priority


February 15th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The six-day long Global Ayurveda Festival that concluded here Tuesday saw the Kerala government giving its assurance that it will do everything possible to promote ayurveda ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls tax concession on ayurveda medicines


February 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said the government is considering tax concession on ayurveda medicines and other steps to promote the traditional system of medicine."We ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Ayurveda treatment goes hi-tech


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With ayurveda becoming a hit among foreign tourists, the ancient Indian system of medicine has gone hi-tech with a new machine being developed for the popular ... Read more...

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Ayurveda, unani to be promoted through rural health scheme


February 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The government will promote Indian systems of medicine, including ayurveda, siddha and unani, and therapies like yoga and naturopathy through its National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)."The ... Read more...

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Himachal promoting herb culture: Dhumal


February 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has 7.32 percent of the total biodiversity of the country and is promoting cultivation of herbs, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Saturday."The state ... Read more...

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Global festival to unveil facets of ayurveda


January 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Some leading practitioners of ayurveda will speak on various facets of the traditional form of medicine at the global festival, starting here Feb 9, organisers said.The ... Read more...

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‘Dam 999′ - Politically incorrect and mediocre fare (IANS Movie Review- Rating:*)


November 26th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dam999", Director: Sohan Roy; Actors: Ashish Vidyarthi, Joshua Fredric Smith, Rajit Kapur, Vinay Rai, Vimala Raman, Linda Arsenio; Rating: *There are films that are bad and those that are ... Read more...

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Controversy helped ‘DAM 999′: Director


November 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Sohan Roy, director of controversial multilingual film DAM 999 that released throughout India but not in Tamil Nadu, is happy because the heat generated has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab bans advertisements by doctors


October 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday announced a ban on advertisements by doctors - from allopathic, ayurvedic and homoepathic streams - offering treatment of various diseases, including sexual ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages to enter nourishing foods sector: Ratan Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages is focused on growing globally and will in the near future enter the field of nourishing foods, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said ... Read more...

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Quality certificate for ayurvedic medicines


August 30th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government has launched a voluntary quality certificate for the Rs.10,000 crore Indian ayurvedic drug industry to make it more competitive internationally, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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26/11 hero glad his ayurveda treatment approved


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Left partially paralysed in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, NSG commando P.V. Manesh is now glad that the Kerala government is ready to pay the cost ... Read more...

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Bengal to focus on ayurveda


July 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to revive ayurveda both for medical treatment and development of rural areas of the state, lawmakers said Tuesday."(Chief Minister) ... Read more...

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World’s only Sanskrit daily turns 42 (Feature with images)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 7 (IANS) Even as English and modern Indian language newspapers continue to flourish in the country, Sudharma, which claims to be the only Sanskrit newspaper in the world, ... Read more...

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Thilakan returns to commercial Malayalam films


June 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pandalam (Kerala), June 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Thilakan, who was ousted from the regional actors' association for indiscipline last year, is all set to return to mainstream Malayalam cinema ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s Rs.1,100 crore empire under scanner


June 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The mammoth business empire of Baba Ramdev, its worth estimated at Rs.1,100 crore, is now under official scanner, informed sources said Tuesday. An aide to ... Read more...

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Nepal defends Baba Ramdev aide


June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Strong reactions poured in from Nepal Tuesday after reports in the Indian media quoted an Indian politician as accusing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's principal aide Balkrishna ... Read more...

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Standards for AYUSH medical colleges to be raised


May 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The qualification standards for medical colleges and hospitals that come under the department of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoepathy (AYUSH) will be ... Read more...

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Indian doctors attend ayurvedic fest in Sharjah


April 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 28 (IANS/WAM) Innovative ayurvedic concepts are being showcased by a team of doctors and state ayurveda councils at the first Indo-Arab Ayur Fest that is underway in Sharjah.The ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing


April 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of the Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing by India.The Nagoya Protocol would also contribute to the other ... Read more...

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Self-confessed ‘Sanskrit addict’ Prof Michio Yano attends Athirathram in Kerala


April 9th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Panjal (Kerala), Apr.9 (ANI): Michio Yano, a professor of Sanskrit and Indian cultural history at Japan's Kyoto Sangyo University, attended Athirathram being held in Panjal village in Kerala. He attended the 3000-year ... Read more...

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An ayurvedic calendar to promote healthy living


March 25th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, March 25 (IANS) What's the right lifestyle and diet for the season? To find out, turn to the first-of-its-kind ayurvedic calendar brought out by the Banaras ... Read more...

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