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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Verghese Kurien: rare visionary and astute manager (Tribute)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
The demise of Dr Verghese Kurien marks the end of an era. During this era, an import dependent milk deficit nation - where availability per capita per day was 117 gm ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia, Advani pay tributes to Kurien (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice-president Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday joined others in paying tributes to Verghese ... Read more...

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Kurien an icon of dairy movement: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the passing away of Verghese Kurien, the progenitor of the "white revolution in India", and lauded him as ... Read more...

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Israel keen on helping Goa meet its dairy deficit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel is keen on partnering with dairy industry majors in Goa to increase milk production in the state, an official here said Friday.The state faces a ... Read more...

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Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Cancer-causing chemical found in baby milk in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a highly toxic aflatoxin, a substance ... Read more...

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‘2.7 bn consumers in developing countries dairy industry’s next big opportunity’


May 7th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) With 50 percent of them living in India and China, 2.7 billion low-income consumers in developing countries are the dairy industry's next big growth opportunity ... Read more...

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Australia, Netherlands to help Sri Lanka’s dairy industry


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia and the Netherlands are helping Sri Lanka kick start its dairy industry by investing over $12 million, authorities said. The Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank (Rabobank) of ... Read more...

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Ensuring milk security for the Indian consumer (Comment)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
During the recent past, milk being an essential food has become the most-talked-about products after petrol in urban India! Milk is a relatively new entrant amongst the food inflation-contributing items and ... Read more...

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Antibiotic used in meat, dairy industry slows prostate cancer growth


December 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Finnish researchers have found that an antibiotic called 'monensin', used in the meat and dairy industry, could slow the growth of prostate cancer cells.Evidence pointing to the ... Read more...

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Melamine-tainted dairy product reappears in China


November 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Reports of melamine-tainted dairy products resurfacing in China's markets have triggered alarm bells once again in the country, less than two years after a dairy scandal in 2008 ... Read more...

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Gold Coast farm claims it produces Australia’s only non-violent milk


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): A Gold Coast farm has claimed that it is the only one in the whole of Australia to produce non-violent milk or Ahimsa milk.Vrindavana Sevika Devi Dasi revealed ... Read more...

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Don’t blame greenhouse gas emissions on dairy cows


October 17th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Dairy industry is responsible for only about 2.0 percent of all US greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report.The study, led by the University of Arkansas in ... 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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Meat of cloned cow offspring enters British food chain


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Meat from the offspring of a cloned cow has entered the British food chain, authorities have admitted for the first time. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said that ... Read more...

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India dairy seeks more state investment to stay on top


February 16th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) The Indian Dairy Association (IDA) Tuesday sought greater investment by central and state governments to enhance milk productivity and increase value added products to ensure the country retained ... Read more...

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China recalls over 170 tons of contaminated milk powder in latest crackdown


February 8th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.8 (ANI): Chinese health monitoring authorities have recalled over 170 tons of milk powder during a ten -day nationwide crackdown on melamine-tainted dairy products.According to the China Daily, two dairy companies ... Read more...

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Swiss food giant Nestlé to stop buying Grace Mugabe’s dairy milk


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Oct.2 (ANI): Swiss food giant Nestlé has announced it would stop buying milk from a Zimbabwean dairy controlled by Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace. The Telegraph revealed at the weekend that Gushungo ... Read more...

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Greenpeace stops Indonesian palm kernel shipment


September 16th, 2009 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 16 (DPA) Activists from the international environmental organization Greenpeace boarded a ship carrying palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia on Wednesday off the New Zealand coast and called on the ... Read more...

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Today’s milk production system has smaller carbon footprint than mid-20th century


June 11th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study has determined that dairy genetics, nutrition, herd management and improved animal welfare over the past 60 years have resulted in a modern milk production system ... Read more...

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Indian buffalo at crossroads of science


May 5th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) India's ambitious project to sequence the genome of a buffalo - the mainstay of the country's dairy industry - has become a victim of inter-agency rivalry ... Read more...

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Heather Mills still seething over divorce settlement


April 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife Heather Mills is still fuming about the 33.6 million dollars divorce settlement that she received from him.Mills, 41, and McCartney had ... Read more...

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BJP candidate worships cows in West Bengal


April 15th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate Wednesday conducted a ritualistic worship of 50 cows in a bid to preserve and protect cattle. The six-hour ritual started ... Read more...

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Import of butter oil causing crisis in Indian dairy industry: Naresh Gujral


February 19th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member Naresh Gujral, the son of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral, on Thursday, appealed to the UPA Government to take steps to save the country''s ... Read more...

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China dairy association claims 90% of tainted milk victims compensated


January 24th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): The China Dairy Industry Association has claimed that 90 percent families of the victims in the country''s tainted milk scandal have been compensated. Without disclosing the ... Read more...

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China’s tainted milk companies to compensate victims


December 27th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (Xinhua) Victims of contaminated milk in China would get compensation from the dairy firms involved in the scandal, China's Dairy Industry Association announced here Saturday."The enterprises offered to shoulder ... Read more...

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Chinese companies involved in milk scandal to compensate victims


December 27th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): Chinese kids who fell ill or died after drinking tainted baby formula milk will soon get financial compensation from 22 Chinese dairy producers, Chinas Dairy Industry ... Read more...

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Punjab becoming an investment destination


October 6th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Oct.6 (ANI): Punjab has emerged as one of the favourite investment destinations of the country, following connectivity to other places and other advantages. To attract more investors to the ... Read more...

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Golden Temple in Punjab gets value added tax exemption


July 16th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The holiest of Sikh shrines 'Harmandar Sahib' (Golden Temple) in Amritsar has been given value added tax (VAT) exemption by the Punjab government Wednesday. At its meeting here ... Read more...

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Milk protest spills into the Baltics


June 1st, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by admin
By Aleks Tapinsh Riga (Latvia), June 1 (DPA) It seemed like a revival of early post-communist times as Latvians lined up for food Friday - only this time they got free milk from ... Read more...

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Indian dairy industry wants export benefits reinstated


April 24th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian dairy industry has taken exception to the removal of fiscal benefits on the export of some value added products, saying the move was negating the ... Read more...

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