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First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

24 Nov 2020

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.

Ayurvedic medicines helpful in treating mild coronavirus cases, claims study

02 Nov 2020

Ayurvedic medicines helpful in treating mild coronavirus cases, claims study

While the world awaits a vaccine to give respite from coronavirus, the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), which falls under the Ministry of AYUSH, has claimed that a couple of Ayurvedic medicines can treat mild and moderate cases.

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

09 Oct 2020

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the AYUSH standard treatment protocol for coronavirus patients, only to be at the receiving end of pointed questions by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Chyawanprash, yoga, breathing exercises: Health Ministry's post-COVID care guidelines

13 Sep 2020

Chyawanprash, yoga, breathing exercises: Health Ministry's post-COVID care guidelines

The Union Ministry of Health on Sunday issued guidelines for post-COVID management.

Sell standardized COVID-19 policies: IRDAI to insurance companies

28 Jun 2020

Sell standardized COVID-19 policies: IRDAI to insurance companies

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge, the national insurance regulator is pushing standardized policies to help people protect themselves from the deadly disease.

Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

14 May 2020

Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

Union Minister Shripad Y Naik on Thursday said that the AYUSH Ministry and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working on four AYUSH formulations against COVID-19.

Lockdown relaxations: What will remain open from tomorrow?

19 Apr 2020

Lockdown relaxations: What will remain open from tomorrow?

Earlier this week, the Centre had issued guidelines for the extended nationwide lockdown, that will last until May 3.

PM video calls CMs, promotes staggered relaxation after lockdown ends

02 Apr 2020

PM video calls CMs, promotes staggered relaxation after lockdown ends

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a video conference with Chief Ministers of all states, where the coronavirus pandemic and underway nationwide lockdown were discussed.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ex-HK skipper Anshuman Rath speaks on move to India

14 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ex-HK skipper Anshuman Rath speaks on move to India

Former Hong Kong skipper Anshuman Rath made headlines after he decided to move to India for better cricketing opportunities.

These countries have won the most Olympic medals

19 Aug 2019

These countries have won the most Olympic medals

The Olympics is the greatest sporting extravaganza on this planet.

Odisha teenager builds 'cheapest' mobile cover that absorbs harmful radiations

02 Mar 2019

Odisha teenager builds 'cheapest' mobile cover that absorbs harmful radiations

In a remarkable innovation, a 17-year-old boy from Odisha has developed a mobile flip cover, using biodegradable products like cow dung and bael leaf. It is cheap and also protects users from harmful radiation.

Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

01 Jul 2018

Bureaucratic rejig at Center: Alka Tiwari appointed new CVC Secretary

IAS officer Alka Tiwari has been named the Secretary of anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as part of a major senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the central government.

Mumbai-girl takes college to court after being barred for hijab

23 May 2018

Mumbai-girl takes college to court after being barred for hijab

A first-year homoeopathy student has approached the Bombay HC after her college disallowed her to write exams due to poor attendance.

India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism

25 Oct 2017

India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism

The government might soon draft a policy to popularize India as a major haven for medical tourists.

Police complaint against Kamal Haasan for questioning govt-backed Nilavembu

19 Oct 2017

Police complaint against Kamal Haasan for questioning govt-backed Nilavembu

A police complaint has been filed against Kamal Haasan for his comments on 'Nilavembu Kudineer', an anti-dengue drug that is being pushed by the Tamil Nadu government.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

26 Dec 2016

Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

After more than a year of recognizing yoga a sport, the Government of India has reversed its decision.