Tag archive for ‘AYUSH ministry’
By Editor On Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Yoga without ‘Om’ is like exercise and song, says Naik

NEW DELHI: Yoga without chanting “Om” is like exercise and song, said Ayush minister Sripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday. “Chanting ‘Om’ is not compulsory, but yoga is incomplete without it. If people chant More...

By Editor On Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Rs 14 crore to be spent on yoga extravaganza in Chandigarh

The UT administration, along with Ayush ministry, will spend over Rs 14 crore on International Yoga Day event, and the ongoing four-day yoga festival being held in different areas of the city. Of the entire budget, More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

‘Chant Om on Yoga Day’: Row erupts over UGC directive to varsities

A fresh controversy broke out on Tuesday over the UGC’s directive asking universities and colleges to follow Ayush ministry’s yoga protocol that begins with chanting of ‘Om’ and some Sanskrit sholakas during More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 15th, 2016

India, WHO ink pact to promote yoga, ayurveda

  India has signed an agreement with World Health Organisation for cooperation in promoting traditional medicine, a move which will deliver for the first time WHO benchmark document for training in yoga, More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

1 lakh people to be engaged to make Yoga Day mega event in Chandigarh

To make International Yoga Day on June 21 a mega event, the UT administration is planning to involve around 1 lakh people, especially youngsters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to perform yoga ‘asanas’ More...

By Editor On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

UGC tells colleges, universities to promote PhD courses in Yoga

A year ago, the Maharashtra government asked educational institutions to observe International Yoga Day. This year, the University Grants Commission (UGC) that regulates and finances public universities has asked More...