India

Indian Doctors Denounce Government-Promoted Herbal ‘Cure’ for Coronavirus

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday criticized the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homeopathy (AYUSH) for recommending homeopathic treatments to combat the Wuhan coronavirus. The IMA said it was “immature, premature, and irresponsible” to promote untested homeopathic remedies against the rapidly spreading epidemic, which reached India this week.

In this photograph taken on November 6, 2014, an Indian visitor points to a herb on display during the sixth World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo in New Delhi. India's new Hindu nationalist government has launched a drive to promote its ancient practices, appointing a minister for yoga and Ayurveda …

Bose Will Close All Retail Stores in America

Audio giant Bose is reportedly closing all of its retail stores in America and Canada, along with Europe, Japan, and Australia in a move towards an entirely digital sales plan. The company will keep about half of its global locations open, concentrating on China, India, and several other asian markets.

Bose store in a mall

Indian Police Ban Protests Against Religious Persecution Law

Indian police made hundreds of arrests on Thursday to enforce a ban on protests imposed after the passage of a controversial law that makes it easier for refugees from neighboring Muslim-majority countries to become citizens if they faced religious persecution at home.

Police clash with a protester during demonstrations against India's new citizenship law in Mangalore on December 19, 2019. - Indian police fired tear gas and detained hundreds of people on December 19 as fresh violence broke out and demonstrators defied bans on assembly, amid growing anger at Prime Minister Narendra …