• Sitharaman announces 16 action points to focus on blue economy and animal husbandry

    Sitharaman announces 16 action points to focus on blue economy and animal husbandry

    Business | February 01, 2020 16:24 IST

    During her budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed 16 action points focusing on horticulture sector, food storage, animal husbandry and blue economy. 

  • 4 horses test positive glanders Chhattisgarh

    4 horses test positive for glanders in Chhattisgarh

    India | August 27, 2019 16:29 IST

    In response to an urgent letter from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, regarding a report that the deadly zoonotic disease was detected in horses in the state, the animal husbandry department of Chhattisgarh issued a circular notifying the municipal corporation areas of Durg and Rajnandgaon as 'controlled areas', imposing restrictions on movement of equines in and out.

  • 300 yaks starve to death in North Sikkim/Representational

    300 yaks starve to death in North Sikkim

    India | May 12, 2019 13:37 IST

    "It appears that these dead yaks had got nothing to eat during the prolonged period of snowfall since December last year," Raj Yadav said.

  • india loses case against us in wto on poultry may appeal

    India loses case against US in WTO on poultry; may appeal

    October 15, 2014 7:08 IST

    Geneva/New Delhi: India lost a case in the WTO against the US on restrictions it had imposed on poultry imports from America with the dispute panel ruling that New Delhi's stand was inconsistent with international

  • convict in fodder scam fined rs 1.5 crore

    Convict in fodder scam fined Rs 1.5 crore

    India | October 03, 2013 20:06 IST

    Ranchi: Former Assistant Director, Animal Husbandry Department and fodder scam convict K M Prasad was today fined a staggering Rs 1.5 crore and sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by a special CBI court.When Prasad