India  /  Published 15.09.20

Ayurveda question: Why Gujarat, not Kerala?

The Congress leader in the Rajya Sabha, L. Hanumanthaiah, on Tuesday questioned why the government had decided to accord “institution of national importance” status to Gujarat institutions...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.07.20

‘Saag’ for Covid immunity boost

Tribals in Jharkhand have found their own indigenous way to improve and bolster their immunity to fight rising Covid cases in the state, as the community continues to trust in its herbs and shrubs and...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Food  /  Published 16.07.20

Incorporating ancient science of Ayurveda in modern life

My journey in health and fitness began three years ago with a trek to Mt Kilimanjaro. I discovered my love for the mountains and trekking and wanted to get fitter and stronger to challenge myself furt...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Ayurveda and the narrow contours of nationalism

Fairness is integral to economic and political welfarism. It is only apt that those who provide a service are compensated adequately for their knowledge and labour. Divya Pharmacy, an ayurvedic manufa...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.20

Misleading ads, selling truth

Advertising, the maxim goes, is the art of convincing the consumer to buy something he or she does not need. Deception is thus an inescapable part of the trade. But such trickery can have dangerous ou...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.10.19

JNU Sanskrit to teach Ayurveda Biology

Jawaharlal Nehru University has made sweeping curriculum changes, including the introduction of an Ayurveda Biology course due to be offered by its Sanskrit school. The changes were cleared at a meeti...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 02.04.20

As summer arrives, focus should be on vitamin A and immunity

The present scenario is making us consider health-related issues far more seriously than ever before. The age-old Indian system of Ayurveda has always advocated maintaining one’s health. This can be...
By Shikha Prakash in

Science  /  Published 04.02.19

Firm's claims on ayurveda cancer drug upsets scientists

A private company claimed on Monday it had launched an Ayurvedic drug to combat cancer, angering Calcutta-based government scientists who had worked on the formulation but asserted that the claims are...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.19

Phantasmal parade at BHU

Ghosts do exist, albeit only in the mind. Few will deny that supernatural beings — benign or otherwise — are products of either the infirm or the fecund imagination. The father of modern psycholog...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 29.01.20

Ayush claim on virus decried

An advisory from India’s traditional medicines ministry on Wednesday suggesting remedies from ayurveda, unani and homoeopathy for the novel coronavirus has been criticised by doctors and scientists ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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