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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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Farmer Ian Rook Killed By Charging Bull

November 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Farmers Union has declared that a farmer named Ian Rook got killed yesterday by a bull. According to sources, the bull was his own ... Read more...

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Farmer Ian Rook killed by a charging bull

November 28th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hants, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Farmer Ian Rook was killed when one of his charging bulls fatally charged at him. The incident happened when Ian Rook was moving that particular ... Read more...

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Organic milk ad making waves in cyberspace

November 16th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A song about organic milk is gaining popularity as consumers have become increasingly concerned about where their food comes from.The advert for Yeo Valley milk and dairy ... Read more...

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Brit teenagers think oats grow on trees, bacon comes from sheep!

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A survey has found that British teenage schoolchildren think that oats grow on trees and that bacon comes from sheep.According to the researchers, many children and young adults ... Read more...

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British farmers slam Macca’s ‘Meat-free Mondays’ initiative

June 19th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): British farmers have slammed Sir Paul McCartney's bid to turn meat eaters into vegetarians for one day a week, dubbing it a "gimmicky" campaign.The former Beatles ... Read more...

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Fewer chirping birds means silenced countryside

November 1st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): An alarming report has revealed that the sound of chirping birds might soon be lost for ever among sounds in the countryside, as the populations of farmland ... Read more...

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More brickbats than bouquets for Pachauri after meat eating remark

September 9th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The observation by Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), that people should have one meat-free day a week to cut greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Your neighbourhood manhole cover could have been a UK church steeple

June 27th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 27 (IANS) The next time you see a brand new manhole cover in Delhi or Mumbai, just remember that it may have once been a British ship propeller ... Read more...

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‘Chinese, Indians eating more meat, driving global grain shortage’

February 19th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 19 (IANS) The leader of Britain's largest opposition party has told British farmers that the current global shortage of grains is partly being caused by Chinese and ... Read more...

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