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Ayurveda should focus on its strength: Experts

New Delhi (NI Wire): On the first day of two day interactive workshop on Ayurveda experts discussed various problems and opportunities before the Ayurveda. The workshops organized by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth discussed various issues including its theme ‘Mamsavaha Srotas and Neuro-muscular System, Diseases and their management through Ayurveda’. Speaking on this occasion Chief Guest Shri … Continue reading

SC issues new directives for Medicine Council

New Delhi (DHNS): The Supreme Court has directed that no elected member of the Central Council of Indian Medicine related to Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani can hold the office of president or vice-president beyond three months after the expiry of their five-year term. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S H Kapadia passed a … Continue reading

Sceptics anger at homeopath GP’s lecture

Wokingham: Sceptics are planning to protest outside a homeopathy lecture in Wokingham next week. Members of the Reading Skeptics group criticised homeopathic remedies ahead of the planned talk from Dr Jayne Donegan, a GP and homeopath, on ‘Nursing Your Child Supportively Through Acute Illness’ at Wokingham Town Hall in Market Place. However talk organisers from … Continue reading

Electro-homeopathy clinics to be sealed after Holi

KANPUR: All the electro-homeopathy clinics in the city would be banned in compliance of the recent order of Allahabad High Court. The health department has decided to take action against the practitioners of an unrecognised therapy named as electro-homeopathy. According to the verdict of Allahabad High Court, the electro-homeopathy treatment methodology is an “unrecognized system … Continue reading

Electro Homeopathy nothing but quackery: HC

Allahabad, (PTI) The Allahabad High Court has rejected a plea for issuing directions to Uttar Pradesh government for recognizing Electro Homeopathy, describing it as an “unrecognised system of medicine which is nothing but quackery”. The order was passed by a division bench comprising Justice Sunil Ambwani and Justice Manoj Misra on February 21 when it … Continue reading

Hold Ayush expo in all districts

Madurai (TH): Director of Industries and commerce and Industries Commissioner Harmander Singh on Friday called for holding expos promoting Indian medicine in all districts of the State. Addressing the valedictory of ‘Ayush 2012,’ a five-day exposition on traditional Indian medicine being organised by Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (MADITSSIA), he said that … Continue reading

Ayush Dept to set up Homoeopathic Medicines Pharmaceutical Corpn as PSU

New Delhi (PB): The Department of Ayush is planning to set up Homoeopathic Medicines Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to manufacture homoeopathic medicines in the public sector, on the lines of the Indian Medicine Pharmaceutical Corporation Ltd (IMPCL) which is into the production of ayurvedic drugs. The Department has already started initial discussions on the matter … Continue reading

Rs 100-cr boost for ancient Tibetan medicinal system

NEW DELHI (TOI) : Sowa Rigpa, the ancient Tibetan medicinal system believed to have been taught by Lord Buddha himself, is all set to get a major boost. The Planning Commission’s working group on AYUSH (department of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy) for the 12th five-year plan has proposed setting up of … Continue reading

DMK steps in to help Siddha students

Tirunelveli (DC): An all-party meeting headed by DMK veteran, Suba Seetharaman at Palayamkottai on Wednesday decided to organise a massive demonstration and rally on March 22 in support of the students who are on a sit-in protest at the Palayamkottai Government Siddha college in Tirunelveli for over a month now demanding that they should be … Continue reading

Nagpur Homoeopathy College students, teachers on strike

NAGPUR (TNN): Since the last 15 days, patients coming to Nagpur College of Homoeopathy (NCH) have been attended by undergraduate students. On Tuesday, the patients had to go back unattended as these students too joined their striking teachers who have not been paid salaries for the last eight months. Parents of students also gathered in … Continue reading