A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly.
Amid reports that a massive health budget cut is likely, the Ministry of AYUSH has asked the Finance Ministry to hike its budgetary allocation substantially for 2015-16 in view of its emerging importance.
Tribal chiefs of Meghalaya on Wednesday sought special budgetary allocation from the Centre and the state government.
Protesting Railway Ministry`s recent cut in budgetary allocation for Odisha, BJD organised a blockade at East Coast Railway headquarters.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015