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Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

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Two more children drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Two boys drowned while swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said. This takes to eight the number of deaths in similar ... Read more...

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UP plans to set up milk plant in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sought a detailed report from the state dairy federation for setting up a five lakh litres a day milk plant in ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairies


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) To propel the milk revolution in Haryana, the state government has decided to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairy units across the state this year (2012-13), an ... Read more...

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Buffaloes to generate biogas in Rawalpindi


June 16th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have decided to move all buffaloes outside Rawalpindi city as part of a move to generate biogas from their dung.Following an administrative order ... Read more...

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Australia’s largest beef producer to employ Indian workers


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 3 (IANS) Anticipating hardships in finding skilled workers onshore, the largest beef producer of the continent, Australia Agriculture Co (AAco), may recruit hundreds of Indian workers for its ... Read more...

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Briton faces death for killing 13 Africans


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton is facing the death penalty after being charged with the murder of 13 people in a jungle in the Central African Republic.David Simpson, ... Read more...

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Apex court mulling total ban on plastic (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it will consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.A bench ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Leopard skin seized in Assam


April 6th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 5 (IANS) A leopard skin has been seized near the famed Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam and one person has been arrested, an official said Thursday.The skin was ... Read more...

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Stadium comes alive with buffaloes on the ramp!


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Feb 22 (IANS) Every time a contestant stepped on the ramp, there were no 'Uhs' and 'Aahs' that normally go with ramp shows. But there was cheering and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Buffaloes to walk the ramp in Haryana


February 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Touted as the first of its kind in the world, a pageant will be held in Haryana's Jind town Wednesday where a popular breed of buffaloes ... Read more...

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Assam keeps date with buffalo fight festival


January 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahatguri (Assam), Jan 16 (IANS) For hundreds of people in Assam it is a carnival, while for some it has all the elements of a full-scale battle. But the one-tonne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students protests get intense at Agra University


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 23 (IANS) Over three months of protests by student unions against the "inefficient management" of Agra University turned more intense after some agitating female students were allegedly ... Read more...

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Agra crackdown on buffaloes, washermen


December 16th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) Authorities have cracked down on stray buffaloes, cows and 'dhobis' in the Taj Mahal town of Agra for polluting the Yamuna river.Environment Officer Rajiv Rathi told ... Read more...

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Tirumala Diary to set up India’s largest diary plant


December 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tirumala Diary, one of south India's largest and fastest growing private dairies, plans to set up the country's largest integrated diary plant in Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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Sidhu beats up guard at toll gate, triggers row


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) BJP MP and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu assaulted a security guard at a toll gate in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district after the latter threw ... Read more...

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Where Diwali comes late and brings on animal slaughter


November 24th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost a month after the rest of India celebrated Diwali, some interior areas of Himachal Pradesh are set to usher in the festival Friday, slaughtering hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Off the road: Kashmir’s nomads settling down (Feature)


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Among the numerous scarred inhabitants of Jammu and Kashmir are the nomadic Gujjars, whose languid rhythm of life and simple traditions are dying a gradual death ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to stop blood bath at biggest Hindu festival


September 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal starts observing its biggest Hindu festival from Wednesday, the new government's austerity measures and a dogged campaign by animal ... Read more...

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Kribhco plant gets closure notice over buffalo deaths


July 7th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) The Gujarat Pollution Control Board has issued a 15-day closure notice on Krishak Bharti Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO) after it failed to explain the deaths of a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Punjab asks schools to ban leather shoes


July 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Punjab government has urged government schools to ban the wearing of leather shoes, officials said Friday.Punjab's Director of Public Instruction (DPI)-Schools, issued the directive after ... Read more...

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Coastal villagers marching to Maharashtra assembly over demands


April 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Over 2,000 residents of 35 coastal villages in Maharashtra's Thane district Monday reached the outskirts of Mumbai on the first day of their 100-km march to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How prehistoric sabretoothed cats coped with their oversized teeth


February 26th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): How did prehistoric sabretoothed cats cope with their oversized teeth? Well, the mystery has been solved in part by a new analysis of the cats' jaws.To impale prey ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traffic jams: Nightmare on Agra streets


February 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 15 (IANS) Seeing the Taj Mahal, the monument to eternal love, is a dream come true for tourists. However, a nightmare awaits them before they reach the destination ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Court serves notice to Kutch port over grazing land


February 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notices to Mundra Port Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) and the union and state governments over the sale of village grazing land ... Read more...

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Bihar cattle fair theatres lose licence for vulgar dances


December 8th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Vulgar dances by scantily-clad women named after Bollywood actresses forced the authorities to suspend the licences of theatres at the Sonepur cattle fair in Bihar.Saran district administration ... Read more...

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Child labour, still a common practice in large parts of rural India


November 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Bidisha FouzdarKutch, Nov 19 (ANI): In a small pastoral vand (hamlet) in Kutch, Gujarat, 10 year old Ramu wakes up at five in the morning. His mother serves him a hasty ... Read more...

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Haryana bans polythene bags


October 16th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday announced a complete ban on usage, storage and recycling of polythene carry bags in the state The ban has been approved by Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Buffalo fight in Shimla attracts large audience


September 17th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Sep 17 (ANI): People thronged to witness a traditional buffalo fight, which was organized to praise god Saturn and goddess Kali here recently.The fair was organized by the Mashobra ... Read more...

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Police officer shot, critical


August 25th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 25 (IANS) A sub-inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police was critically wounded when five men opened fire at him and his colleagues in Simbhaoli area here early Wednesday. Seth Pal ... Read more...

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Rampant looting taking place in Pak flood affected areas


August 21st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 21 (ANI): The plight of the flood victims in Pakistan has aggravated further with rampant looters grabbing at anything that they can get access to in Southern Punjab.According to The ... Read more...

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World Bank announces $900 mn for Pakistan floods


August 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The World Bank has announced a grant of $900 million for relief and reconstruction work following the floods in Pakistan that have cost the nation around Rs.250 billion, ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders tough steps against food and drug adulterators


August 5th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday ordered tough steps against food and drug adulterators and also against her officials displaying laxity in bringing the culprits to book. "District Magistrates ... Read more...

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Now hostels for animals in Gujarat


August 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) An innovative concept of 'animal hostels' to house cattle in a common facility in villages is being pursued vigorously in Gujarat, according to agriculture and fisheries minister Dilip ... Read more...

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Justice over ‘pedas’, and through commonsense (A Legal Reporter’s Diary)


July 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Could accepting a sweet peda by the driver that led to the theft of his truck and its content be made a "condition" for denying ... Read more...

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