AYUSH ministry issues guidelines for yoga practitioners to help rehabilitate COVID-19 patients, improve immunity
Various studies have shown that practising yoga on a regular basis can help in managing several conditions such as high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, diabetes and obesity, all of which are also considered to be risk factors for severe COVID-19.
NIRDPR Recruitment 2020: 510 vacancies for coordinator, fellow, research person posts available; apply at nirdpr.org.in
NIRDPR Recruitment 2020: Eligible candidates can log on to the official website — nirdpr.org.in — and apply to the various posts. The last date to apply for NIRDPR Recruitment 2020 is 10 August.
It will be a timed quiz with six questions that have to be answered within 60 seconds; a question can be answered only once and there is no negative marking
Budget airline SpiceJet gets 'scheduled carrier' designation to operate flights from India to United States
On Thursday, budget carrier SpiceJet said it has been given the designation of "Indian scheduled carrier" to operate flights from India to the United States.
Sports Ministry asks Hockey India chief Mushtaque Ahmad to step down citing rules violation of sports code
The ministry said Mushtaque Ahmad's 2018 appointment as Hockey India president was his third consecutive term as an office-bearer in the organisation as compared to the limit of two that's currently allowed for NSFs.
No process in vaccine development trials will be skipped, but approvals to carry out multiple phases of trials parallelly may be given.
The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it
The media is that solitary institution of democracies across the world that has just one, and one single, function and that is to tell the truth as best it can
India should heed appeal by RCEP members to return to negotiating table; then battle hard for equitable deal
On Wednesday, representatives from ASEAN, along with Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Australia and China participated virtually in the 10th RCEP inter-sessional ministerial meeting
Govt clarification on LAC vital, shows accountability critical to democracy, reinforces need for transparency
As the din lowers on the Galwan incident per se, the government must willingly welcome and brace itself for more 'questioning' on the overall India-China relationship, and the restiveness in the neighbourhood, including that with traditional allies like Nepal
In the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), a 14-page document, circulated to the state associations on Thursday, the national tennis federation outlined steps to be taken before and after training is permitted.
Migrants walking home desperately need money in their pockets; FM has seen to some of their needs, but not this one
Migrants working in the informal sector have felt the bulk of the negative impact of the lockdown that has been in place in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19
COVID-19 Lockdown: 50% of stranded migrant labourers have less than Rs 100; 97% didn't get cash transfer from govt, finds report
With no cash-relief for migrant workers, the SWAN report said 64 percent have less than Rs 100 left with them. With no change since 14 April, about 78 percent of people had Rs 300 or less left with them and 74 percent of people had Rs 200 or less left with them. “This is out of 9,981 stranded workers for whom we have this data,” the report added. Over 97 percent (out of 10,383) have not received any cash relief from the government.
We are living in the time of a pandemic that although unique to our generation, mimics the one exactly a century ago. Not only is the pandemic triggered by a respiratory virus, its effect on both human health and livelihoods is similarly astronomical — bringing the wheels of the economy to a halt
Post-COVID-19, public education systems must use technology to ensure equal access to learning and administrative efficiency
With outbreak of COVID-19, over 90% of learners world-over and 250 million students in India have been impacted. Govts are leveraging online platforms to facilitate education, while also coming up with solutions like alternative academic calendars to make up for the loss of school hours.
Charting history of Indian Muslims and the police: From British era to AMU violence, a story of injustice
The recent death of 22-year-old Rizwan Ahmad in the Ambedkarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to police beating, merits a deeper exploration of the relationship between the police and Muslims of India
Coronavirus Outbreak: Paralympic Committee of India donates 500 PPE kits to Delhi government, will give another 1000 to Centre
The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Delhi state government, contributing in country's fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control
Autonomy of NSFs must be maintained at any cost, government in no mood to interfere, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said the government is in no mood to interfere in the functioning of National Sports Federations, insisting that the autonomy of NSFs should be maintained "at any cost".
Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill could bridge gap between mainland and North East, but problematic provisions must be reappraised
The Government of India is in the process of deliberating and readying the Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill to place it on the parliamentary altar to try and change the destiny of our citizens.