The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan to keep people informed on alternate systems of medicine like homeopathy and ayurveda, an official statement said on Thursday.
Haryana Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes as the BJP government came under sharp attack from opposition Congress for allegedly "going out of way to please Baba Ramdev by making him the brand ambassador" for promotion of Yoga and Ayurveda in the state.
Yoga is a means to place the human body and mind in balance with nature and has the unique ability to save people from the harmful effects of chemicals released in the human body due to stress and tension, Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul said Monday.
The government has decided to accord special status to Yoga by categorising its promotion as a charitable activity, an announcement which evoked an enthusiastic response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the presentation of the Budget 2015-16 in Parliament on Saturday.
For her role as Ella in Disney's forthcoming movie "Cinderella", actress Lily James prepared herself by indulging in yoga as well as reading on people like Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi, known for his non-violence movement against British rule.