Important to preserve the essence of yoga: PM Narendra Modi

COIMBATORE: Calling people to embrace the age-old practice of Yoga, Prime MinisterNarendra Modi has said rejecting an idea because it is ancient could be “potentially harmful”. The Prime Minister, who recently unveiled a 112-foot statue of Adiyogi, Lord Shiva, on

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Embassy of India in Peru & QCI sign MoU for yoga promotion

PANAJI: The Centro Cultural India, Embassy of India in Peru, and Quality Council of India (QCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for promotion of yoga in Peru, Bolivia and its adjoining regions, Economic Times reports. Sandeep Chakravorty, Ambassador of

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Natural Food Festival In Bhubaneshwar From February 10

Bhubaneswar: According to naturopathy, food is medicine. With a commitment to popularise this concept, the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) is organising a Food Festival at the national level every year. The fast-changing dietary habits of a larger section of

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Budget allocation of AYUSH ministry hiked by 8%

New Delhi: AYUSH ministry would receive around 8% more funds in the next fiscal amid the government’s increased focus on promoting alternative medicines. In the Union budget for the fiscal 2017-18 announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley, Ayush ministry has

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Award a recognition of seven million Isha volunteers: Sadhguru

COIMBATORE: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, recipient of Padma Vibhushan, said it was recognition of over seven million volunteers of Isha worldwide, involved in transmitting the science of inner well-being, particularly Tamil people, who executed large-scale projects in education, health and ecology.

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It is Nirma vs Wheel again, HUL ready to fight Patanjali

Mumbai . Hindustan Unilever, India’s largest consumer goods company, is launching a raft of Ayurvedic personal care products aimed at the product portfolio of Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali, the surprise successful challenger of the multinational company’s market dominance. The Economic Times

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Yoga on UNESCO cultural heritage list

Addis Ababa: Yoga as an “ancient Indian practice” got global recognition as it was inscribed on UNESCO’s representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. During the current session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Insurance coverage for Ayurveda treatment cleared

KOLLAM, KERALA: The Union Ministry of AYUSH has cleared insurance coverage for Ayurveda treatment, and guidelines for the same were formally notified on November 23, The Hindu reports. The notification says that the guidelines were finalised after formal talks with

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