livestock sector

Punjab seeks Rs.5,112 crore package for drought

August 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday sought a relief package of Rs.5,112.09 crore from the central government to tackle the drought-like conditions caused by a deficit monsoon this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Will control foot and mouth disease: Minister

February 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India Monday said it was committed to controlling foot and mouth disease (FMD) to increase the productivity of the livestock sector and improve the livelihood ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India most secure against Mad Cow disease

June 7th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): India has been recognized as the most secure status for the deadly mad cow disease.The recognition came at the World Organization for Animal Health during its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India has ‘negligible risk’ for mad cow disease

June 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government Monday said India has received "the most secure status" for the deadly mad cow disease, which means the country has a "negligible risk" for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UN: Milk production accounts for almost 3 percent of greenhouse gas emissions

April 20th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced Tuesday that nearly three percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions are a result of milk production.This ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese power plant uses harmful methane gas for producing electricity

February 3rd, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): In a unique initiative, China has started the world's largest cow-dung methane power plant in the Inner Mongolia region, thus using the greenhouse gas methane for generating electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |