veterinary sciences

Kashmir varsity produces world’s first cloned pashmina goat

March 13th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 13 (IANS) Scientists at the agricultural university in the Jammu and Kashmir capital have successfully produced the world's first cloned pashmina goat, a statement said Tuesday.Giving details about ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Regional centre for biotechnology gets cabinet nod

October 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a bid to drive innovation and create more jobs in the area of biotechnology, the government Wednesday approved legislation to establish a regional ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis

October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and slow its progression.Omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists say that chickens are capable of empathy

March 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists claim that chickens have the ability to feel the pains of others.The correct term for such feeling is empathy and for a very long time ... Read more...

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Haryana to open veterinary and animal sciences varsity

February 5th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Haryana will soon have a veterinary and animal sciences university named after freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai at Hisar town, officials said Thursday. The Haryana cabinet at its meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mohan Bhagwat: A vet and RSS pracharak for over 30 years (Profile)

March 21st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Mohan Bhagwat, a 58-year-old veterinary doctor, is one of the youngest to head the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Hailing from Maharashtra, he is described as a "straightforward" ... Read more...

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Gene may explain why Labradors collapse after hunting

September 22nd, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have identified a gene which is linked with Labradors collapsing soon after an intense hunting or retrieving exercise, in a condition known as exercise-induced collapse or EIC. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Celibate snow leopard to get foreign female companion!

July 16th, 2008 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, July 16 (IANS) Single at six can sure be lonely - at least if you are a male snow leopard! To help one such captive big cat in a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sterilised Himachal monkeys pregnant

June 23rd, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Monkeys sterilised by the Himachal Pradesh wildlife department last year are reproducing again, officials said Monday. To control the monkey menace in areas like Shimla, Kufri and Rampur, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |