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To Uphold the World: A Call for a New Global Ethic from Ancient India

In 1991, Bruce Rich traveled to Orissa and gazed upon the rock edicts erected by the Indian emperor Ashoka over 2,200 years ago. Intrigued by the stone inscriptions

News on current issues

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Health Secretary-Tamilnadu- clarifies on Government Order

The State government is categorical that Government Order No.248 on practitioners of Indian Systems of Medicine does not give a licence to non-allopathic doctors to practise allopathy outright.

“We have only gone by the provisions of the Central Council of Indian Medicine Act, and we have not added a single extra line,” Principal Secretary, Health, V.K. Subburaj told The Hindu on Thursday. The G.O., a “mere extension of the CCIM,” was only devised as a means of protecting the practitioners of Siddha, Ayurveda and Unani from being arrested during the anti-quackery drives conducted by the State, he explained. It was meant to give them immunity when proceeded against under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. The list of ‘quacks' was provided by the Indian Medical Association Tamil Nadu branch, to the government.

National institute of Siddha

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