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Delhi HC seeks govt response on upper age limit for veterinary courses

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 01:38 PM IST
The age limit was brought by the government under Regulation 6 of the Veterinary Council of India Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education - (Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry - Degree Course) Regulations, 2016.
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Women carrying cow-dung cakes to be used as a fuel for cooking during the nationwide lockdown in Surat. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Women carrying cow-dung cakes to be used as a fuel for cooking during the nationwide lockdown in Surat. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Govt body says cow dung can curb radiation

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 05:23 AM IST
The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is a body under the ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, set up by the Narendra Modi government for “conservation, protection and development of cows and their progeny”, according to its website.
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The share of agriculture workers in the total workforce of the country has come down from 69.9% in 1951 to 54.6% in 2011 according to the Census. In the corresponding period, the share of agriculture as part of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) output has declined from 51.9% to 14.4%(Parveen Kumar/HTphoto)
The share of agriculture workers in the total workforce of the country has come down from 69.9% in 1951 to 54.6% in 2011 according to the Census. In the corresponding period, the share of agriculture as part of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) output has declined from 51.9% to 14.4%(Parveen Kumar/HTphoto)

The fears about farm reforms are misplaced

By Rajyavardhan Rathore
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The fear that market yards will disappear is unfounded. If we continue to do things as before, we will continue to get the same results. We have been hearing of farmer suicides and distress.The prime minister is bringing in positive changes and trying to empower the under-privileged. Let us be part of the solution and not the problem.
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During the rainy season, the water falling from the mountains used to flow into the river which used to bother Bhuiyan following which he thought of carving out a canal.(ANI/Twitter)
During the rainy season, the water falling from the mountains used to flow into the river which used to bother Bhuiyan following which he thought of carving out a canal.(ANI/Twitter)

Man in Gaya carves out 3-km-long canal to irrigate parched fields

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Gaya
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Kothilwa village is surrounded by dense forest and mountains, about 80 km away from Gaya district headquarters. This village is marked as a refuge for Maoists.
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Eight IAS officers get additional charge of various posts in HP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:26 AM IST
Decision taken as some officers are in home quarantine
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The Central government plans to make Rs 1 lakh crore AIF available to banks that will finance these projects.(HT photo)
The Central government plans to make Rs 1 lakh crore AIF available to banks that will finance these projects.(HT photo)

Uttar Pradesh to create Udyog Bandhu-like body for farmers

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:57 AM IST
The body will assist enterprising farmer producer organisations in investing in projects for post-harvest infrastructure management and community farming assets with the help of the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund that the Centre had announced in August
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Mumbai, India - April 19, 2020: Migrant workers walk on the WEH at Bhayander with their families as they return to their villages, during nationwide lockdown to lift the spreading of coronavirus in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, April 19, 2020. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - April 19, 2020: Migrant workers walk on the WEH at Bhayander with their families as they return to their villages, during nationwide lockdown to lift the spreading of coronavirus in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, April 19, 2020. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Govt weighs new employment options for migrant returnees

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 03:46 AM IST
The employment generation and skills upgrading programme, which includes district-wise mapping of the workers and identifying their skill sets, is being designed by the Prime Minister’s Office with the help of the rural development, agriculture, animal husbandry, skill development and road transport ministries.
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Shops selling agriculture/horticulture items, machinery, spare parts, fertilisers and other raw materials were allowed to function(AP)
Shops selling agriculture/horticulture items, machinery, spare parts, fertilisers and other raw materials were allowed to function(AP)

Services exempted by Centre from lockdown allowed to continue in Rajasthan: Govt official

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 09:47 AM IST
Based on the clarification received from the Union Home Ministry, the state government also permitted activities related to hygiene products and all such items that are ordinarily available at grocery or provision stores, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajeeva Swarup said here.
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Union minister of state for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries Sanjeev Balyan said the sector was reeling under crisis due to Covid-19 lockdown.(Santosh Kumar/HT photo)
Union minister of state for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries Sanjeev Balyan said the sector was reeling under crisis due to Covid-19 lockdown.(Santosh Kumar/HT photo)

‘We are the worst affected, but we hope to recover the fastest,’ says Sanjeev Balyan

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 06:55 PM IST
“Poultry farmers don’t need too much manpower; those who run dairies also have the required manpower,” said Union minister of state for animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries Sanjeev Balyan .
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Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman met her Cabinet colleagues and senior officials to evaluate sector-specific concerns(PTI)
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman met her Cabinet colleagues and senior officials to evaluate sector-specific concerns(PTI)

Nirmala Sitharaman reviews sectors that may need intervention

By Rajeev Jayaswal | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2020 05:45 AM IST
On Friday, Sitharaman’s initial focus was on aviation, tourism, hospitality, micro, small and medium enterprises — all of which have been adversely affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic — as well as on animal husbandry.
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The eagle which lost its legs to an electric burn was given prosthetic legs by a Mohali expert.(HT PHOTO)
The eagle which lost its legs to an electric burn was given prosthetic legs by a Mohali expert.(HT PHOTO)

Eagle back on feet courtesy Mohali prosthetic expert

By Rachna Verma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Karan Bir Singh, who has developed limbs and supports for cows and dogs, said he had never made such a small limb before
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Uproar over extension in service and re-employment to govt servants in Himachal

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla:
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:45 PM IST
HP budget session: Opposition Congress stage walk out alleging large-scale transfers of government employees.
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Fazilka DC among 4 IAS, PCS officers shifted

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:22 PM IST
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The H5N1 is highly infectious and causes severe respiratory disease in birds.(Representative photo: Virendra Singh Gosain/HT)
The H5N1 is highly infectious and causes severe respiratory disease in birds.(Representative photo: Virendra Singh Gosain/HT)

Bird flu outbreak reported in Chhattisgarh farm, more than 15,000 birds culled

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Baikunthpur administration has claimed that everything is under control now.
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Haryana’ murrah buffalo yields 32.6 kg milk, sets world record

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jagraon, Jagraon
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 11:35 PM IST
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Stringent disciplinary action would be taken against defaulting officers under the Odisha Government Servant Conduct Rules, if they failed to maintain office decorum, a senior Odisha government official said.(HT PHOTO.)
Stringent disciplinary action would be taken against defaulting officers under the Odisha Government Servant Conduct Rules, if they failed to maintain office decorum, a senior Odisha government official said.(HT PHOTO.)

‘Don’t call senior officers bhai’: Odisha government

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 11:07 PM IST
Director of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Ratnakar Rout, in a letter to all joint directors, said any junior official in his department addressing seniors as Bhai would invite disciplinary action.
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The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying has released the key results of the 20th livestock census.(Reuters image)
The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying has released the key results of the 20th livestock census.(Reuters image)

Livestock census hints at rise in cattle being abandoned

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 04:46 AM IST
The livestock census gives a break-up of female cattle kept for milk purposes, referred to as milch cattle, into in-milk and dry animals.
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UP CM Yogi Adityanath. (Photo @GorakhnathMndr)
UP CM Yogi Adityanath. (Photo @GorakhnathMndr)

Yogi govt suspends Maharajganj DM, four others for cow shelter irregularities

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 11:03 PM IST
During physical verification of the Madhvaliya Gau Sadan (cow shelter), only 954 stray cattle were found on the spot against the 2500 stray cattle registered in the official records, the officials said.
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YSRC president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday handed over appointment letters to the newly-appointed village secretaries.(PTI PHOTO.)
YSRC president and chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday handed over appointment letters to the newly-appointed village secretaries.(PTI PHOTO.)

In Andhra, village secretariats to turn game changer for Jagan’s government

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 05:57 PM IST
Around 1.26 lakh village secretaries would be taking charge of these village secretariats that would bring all government services to the doorsteps of people. In semi-urban areas and municipalities, they would be known as Ward Secretariats.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Pashu Vigyan Evam Arogya Mela, in Mathura on Wednesday.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Pashu Vigyan Evam Arogya Mela, in Mathura on Wednesday.(ANI)

Some feel words ‘cow’ and ‘Om’ will take us back to 16th century: PM Modi

By Press Trust of India | Mathura (UP)
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 12:24 AM IST
PM Modi was in Mathura to launch the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) for eradicating Foot and Mouth disease and Brucellosis in livestock.
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Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday dropped M Manikandan, minister for information technology from the state council of ministers.(PTI)
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday dropped M Manikandan, minister for information technology from the state council of ministers.(PTI)

Tamil Nadu CM drops IT minister from cabinet

By HT Correspondent | Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Governor Banwarilal Purohit accepted the recommendation letter of CM Palaniswami , in an order issued late on Wednesday.
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Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Giriraj Singh, initially posted his comments on population explosion on social media and later spoke to the media.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Giriraj Singh, initially posted his comments on population explosion on social media and later spoke to the media.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

On World Population Day, Giriraj demands 2 child norm, links it to religion

By Vijay Swaroop | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2019 05:33 PM IST
The Begusarai BJP MP said that there should be a rule of having only two children in the country for every religion and those who violated it, should be debarred from the right to vote.
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The SC had directed Parliament to enact stern laws so as to provide “preventive, remedial and punitive measures” to deal with cow vigilantism and mob lynching. (Photo: Himanshu Vyas/HT)
The SC had directed Parliament to enact stern laws so as to provide “preventive, remedial and punitive measures” to deal with cow vigilantism and mob lynching. (Photo: Himanshu Vyas/HT)

Madhya Pradesh approves law to punish cow vigilantes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:32 AM IST
In July 2018, a Supreme Court bench headed by the then chief justice Dipak Misra had said, “horrendous acts of mobocracy” cannot be allowed to overrun the law of the land
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The government has taken a series of steps to protect indigenous breeds of cow under the Gokul Mission, Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh said.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
The government has taken a series of steps to protect indigenous breeds of cow under the Gokul Mission, Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh said.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)

Native cow breeds will be on par with foreign breeds in 5 years: Giriraj Singh

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2019 06:07 PM IST
Replying to a query raised by actor Ravindra Shyam Narayan Shukla (Ravi Kishan) in the Question Hour, Singh said steps are being taken to increase productivity of cows.
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In response to the extreme weather events in recent years, states have now begun incorporating climate impacts into their budgets, programmes and policies. This integration of climate information into policies, programmes, and plans is known as “mainstreaming”(AP)
In response to the extreme weather events in recent years, states have now begun incorporating climate impacts into their budgets, programmes and policies. This integration of climate information into policies, programmes, and plans is known as “mainstreaming”(AP)

States must invest more in climate adaptation plans

By Ayesha Dinshaw
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2019 06:47 PM IST
Mainstreaming can be incentivised from both bottom-up as well as top-down. The Centre can play a stronger role in creating institutions that can support sectoral and state-Centre collaborations and finance the integration of climate change into the daily functioning of states and sectors
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No longer is the vet merely the billi kuta vala doctor but with the growing respect for the value of animal life, veterinarians today are highly respected professionals.(AP)
No longer is the vet merely the billi kuta vala doctor but with the growing respect for the value of animal life, veterinarians today are highly respected professionals.(AP)

Career Counselling: Diverse opportunities exist for vets

By Usha Albuquerque
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 07:36 PM IST
As you have taken up the medical stream subjects – physics, chemistry and biology in Class XII – and also love animals, a career as a veterinary doctor is an excellent option.
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Finance Minister Piyush Goyal (C) displays a briefcase containing the Union budget to be presented at the Parliament today, outside his North Block office in New Delhi, Friday, 1 Feb, 2019.(PTI)
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal (C) displays a briefcase containing the Union budget to be presented at the Parliament today, outside his North Block office in New Delhi, Friday, 1 Feb, 2019.(PTI)

2019 Budget Speech: Full text of finance minister Piyush Goyal’s speech in Parliament

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 03:25 PM IST
2019 Budget Speech: Union finance minister Piyush Goyal presented the interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
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The bull castration was completely free of cost. Under the levy-free drive, along with the stray bulls, the bulls of the farmers were also castrated.(Representative image)
The bull castration was completely free of cost. Under the levy-free drive, along with the stray bulls, the bulls of the farmers were also castrated.(Representative image)

UP: 5500 bulls castrated under levy-free drive

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2019 11:28 AM IST
As many as 5,500 stray bulls have been castrated in two districts of Eastern UP under levy- free (free of cost) castration drive launched by chief minister Yogi Adityanath around four months back. The castration drive is aimed at controlling the population of stray animals that harm the crops of farmers.
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The Yogi Adityanath government also plans to set up a sex-sorted semen production centre in Hapur in collaboration with a US-based company all to ensure that cows delivered only female calves.(Reuters file photo)
The Yogi Adityanath government also plans to set up a sex-sorted semen production centre in Hapur in collaboration with a US-based company all to ensure that cows delivered only female calves.(Reuters file photo)

Yogi govt opts for bovine sex selection to contain bull population

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2018 12:54 PM IST
Under criticism over the stray animal menace, the Yogi Adityanath government plans to extend to all 75 districts the gender-sorted semen pilot project that the Akhilesh Yadav government launched in three districts in 2016 end to contain the bull population and increase the number of cows by ensuring that only females calves are born.
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Chief minister Raghubar Das ,union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh and others launching ground breaking with 50 companied on food processing during the "Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018" at Mega sports complex in Ranchi(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Chief minister Raghubar Das ,union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh and others launching ground breaking with 50 companied on food processing during the "Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018" at Mega sports complex in Ranchi(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Interest-free loan, free mobile phones for Jharkhand farmers: CM Raghubar Das

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2018 08:59 AM IST
The chief minister said the Jharkhand government would offer mobile phones to 28 lakh farmers of the state so that they could remain updated with the market trends.
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