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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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Man dies of anthrax in Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A man has died of anthrax in Russia's Siberia region after being infected when he handled the carcass of a sick cow, RIA Novosti reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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17 fall ill in China after eating beef


August 24th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 people have been hospitalised after they ate beef sold by an unlicensed butcher in central China's Hunan province, officials said Friday.The incident took ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kenya ethnic clashes


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 11 children, were killed in a clash involving two communities in Kenya, police said Wednesday.The clash between the Pokomo and Orma ... 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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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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Akhilesh moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from ... Read more...

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128 people killed, 6,000 cattle dead in Assam floods


August 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Besides the 128 human lives lost in the floods in Assam, over 6,000 cattle perished while 4.5 lakh houses were destroyed and more than ... 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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Cattle vaccine can halve E. coli levels


August 7th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) A vaccine for cattle can slash E. coli levels by more than 50 percent, which is also effective with two doses instead of the recommended ... Read more...

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South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean activist who was detained in China in March is claiming to have suffered abuse at the hands of authorities there, including torture by ... Read more...

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Army donates blankets, sleeping bags to nomadic tribes


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) The army Tuesday donated blankets and sleeping bags to members of Jammu and Kashmir's nomadic Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes who shift to high mountainous pastures with ... Read more...

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Cattle perish in arson attack on shacks in UP


July 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) A large number of cattle perished while some people sustained injuries after their shacks on a disputed land near this Uttar Pradesh city were set on ... Read more...

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UN body sets residue limits on vet drug


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The United Nations food standards body, Codex Alimentarius Commission, has agreed on a set of residue limits for the veterinary drug ractopamine for animals, a ... Read more...

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Deaths on India-Bangladesh border down: Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The number of deaths due to firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) on those trying to smuggle cattle into Bangladesh have reduced significantly, Union ... 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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Another explosion in Allahabad, five kids injured


June 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 7 (IANS) Five children were injured Thursday when a bomb went off in a village in this Uttar Pradesh district -- the second blast in about a fortnight, ... Read more...

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2 killed, 2 injured in Ghaziabad blast


May 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) Two people were killed and two critically injured in a blast in a scrapped oil tanker in Ghaziabad Friday, police said.The incident occurred at about 11.00 ... Read more...

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Villagers beat three thieves to death


May 19th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) Three thieves were beaten to death by a mob in an Uttar Pradesh village Saturday when they allegedly tried to steal cattle.Police said the incident took ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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Mad cow case detected in US


April 25th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US authorities have detected a case of mad cow disease, the nation's fourth, in a dairy cow in the state of California.The carcass was shifted ... Read more...

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Anganwadi workers’ pay may go up again


April 24th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Planning Commission is thinking of raising the remuneration of Anganwadi workers, who currently earn Rs.3,000 a month."We need to dignify the ICDS (Integrated Child ... Read more...

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Russian farmer held for using slaves


April 7th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A farmer in Russia has been detained for apparently using at least 20 labourers as slaves at his farm, police said.Police freed 19 workers illegally ... Read more...

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Hindustan Salts keen on mining in Himachal


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Salts Ltd has again shown interest in mining rock salt in north India's only mines located in Himachal Pradesh, state Industries Minister Kishan Kapoor ... Read more...

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Taj city goes without milk


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Strike by milk vendors, retailers and "cycle-tanki-wallahs" continued for the fourth day Friday in the Taj city, with no hope of an early resolution of the ... Read more...

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Malaysian family minister to quit


March 12th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 12 (IANS) Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said Sunday she will not seek an extension when her term ends next month.The announcement ... Read more...

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Cow farm poses threat to Russian airport


March 6th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Transport authorities of Russia's Siberian Tomsk region have filed a lawsuit demanding closure of a cow farm, saying it poses a threat to a nearby ... Read more...

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Russia to suspend livestock import from EU


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS) Russia has decided to ban livestock import from the European Union starting March 20, the agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said Friday.According to Rosselkhoznadzor, the temporary ban is ... Read more...

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Schmallenberg virus manages to kill thousands of lambs in UK


February 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of lambs have been killed in England following an outbreak of the deadly schmallenberg virus. The virus has been confirmed in about 74 farms in the ... Read more...

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Deadly virus killing livestock in Britain


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Schmallenberg, a deadly virus for which there is no cure, is spreading across Britain and causing stillbirths and birth defects in sheep, goats and cattle.The government ... Read more...

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Truck kills two policemen


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) Two policemen were run over in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday by a truck carrying smuggled cattle when they tried to stop it, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Drought affects 1.5 mn in China


February 9th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) About 1.5 million people have been affected by drought in China's Yunnan province, a media report said Thursday.The drought has left over 1.44 million people and ... Read more...

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BSF trooper dies three days after Bangladeshis’ attack


February 7th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) head constable, injured in an attack by a gang of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers at a border outpost in West Bengal's North ... Read more...

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