veterinary services

Interpol seizes two tonnes of elephant ivory

June 20th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 20 (IANS) The Interpol seized nearly two tonnes of elephant ivory in an operation involving 14 African countries, including South Africa, it was announced here Tuesday.The three-month ... Read more...

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Starving hens now an offence in Madhya Pradesh

October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday banned starvation-forced molting of hens which deprives egg-laying hens of food.Starvation-forced molting is practised in egg production facilities throughout India in ... Read more...

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UN calls for assistance to Ethiopia’s two million drought victims

April 29th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 29 (IANS) UN officials have called for assistance to be stepped up to an estimated two million Ethiopians affected by the drought, Xinhua reports.Water is being ... Read more...

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A Chinese Millionaire Couple Buys A Tibetan Mastiff Worth $600,000

August 7th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Chinese couple paid $600,000 for a Tibetan Mastiff named Yangtze River Number Two. It seems that Tibetan Mastiff has become a new status symbol for ... Read more...

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Dogs’ day out in Delhi, sterilisation in a fix

August 2nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Stray dogs - over 280,000 of them - have a free run of Delhi's streets. With 15-20 dog bites reported every day, sterilisation campaigns by ... Read more...

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Malaysian firm set to become first to produce antibiotic-free eggs

July 9th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 9 (ANI): A Malaysian company hopes to become the first in Asia to produce antibiotic-free chicken eggs.According to The Star, Luheng Agriculture Technology Sdn Bhd has come up with ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey sued by veterinarian

June 25th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey is facing legal action from veterinarian Cindy Bressler, who has filed documents claiming Mariah owes about $30,000 for her services. Bressler filed claims in a ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey sued by vet over unpaid bills

June 24th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 24 (ANI): American singer Mariah Carey has been sued by her vet over unpaid bills.The vet has accused the 40-year-old singer of refusing payment for the 'extraordinary services' she ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up veterinary clinics in all districts

June 8th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to improve veterinary services in the state, Punjab will establish poly-clinics in all districts and upgrade the infrastructure of existing veterinary hospitals and dispensaries, an ... Read more...

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Say hello to UK’s only vegetarian cat Dante!

April 14th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): A cat in Britain has set himself apart from his fellow felines by refusing to eat anything to do with meat and instead wolfing down only organic fruit ... Read more...

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Bird flu kills two women in Indonesia

June 20th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jakarta, June 20 (DPA) Two women have died of bird flu in Indonesia, raising the country's human toll in the deadly H5N1 infection to 110 - the world's highest, a health ministry ... Read more...

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Saarc nations should fight animal diseases together: India

June 9th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Saarc member nations must join hands in fighting veterinary diseases like bird flu anywhere in South Asia, India said Monday urging its neighbours to devise an ... Read more...

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Call for joint action on bird flu, other veterinary diseases by SAARC nations

June 9th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 9 (ANI): A two-day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) conference of Chiefs of Veterinary Services began here today with a call to tackle bird flu ... Read more...

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SMS helped check bird flu in Orissa

March 4th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) Sending alerts, monitoring poultry birds and communicating with field staff, Orissa managed it all through the humble SMS, effectively using the messages to prevent the spread ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh government bans buffalo fights

March 1st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has banned buffalo fights held in the state during the festive season, a government source said Saturday. In a letter written to the joint ... Read more...

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