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Coronavirus outbreak a trailer of what anti-microbial resistance can do tomorrow; it's time to limit intake of antibiotics before it's too late
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Coronavirus outbreak a trailer of what anti-microbial resistance can do tomorrow; it's time to limit intake of antibiotics before it's too late

Experts dealing with anti-microbial resistance (AMR) have feared uncontrollable pathogens — bacteria as well as viruses — much before COVID-19 spread across the globe

Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities
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Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities

The allocation announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for rural development in the Union Budget is notable.

For Jaisalmer's camel owners, an uncertain future brought on by economics of change
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For Jaisalmer's camel owners, an uncertain future brought on by economics of change

The old tradition of breeding and herding camels, and using them as carriers for short distances for tourism, remains one of the primary professions for villagers around Jaisalmer. But changing fortunes have imperiled their livelihood.

Two Dalit children lynched in Madhya Pradesh: Father of one victim accuses locals of caste discrimination, slurs
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Two Dalit children lynched in Madhya Pradesh: Father of one victim accuses locals of caste discrimination, slurs

Two Dalit children were allegedly beaten to death by some people for defecating in front of a panchayat building in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpur district on Wednesday

RBI announces modalities for 2% interest subvention for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry
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RBI announces modalities for 2% interest subvention for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday announced modalities for providing 2 percent interest subsidy on short-term loans of up to Rs 2 lakh for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry through Kisan Credit Card (KCC)

Centre tells Lok Sabha of Rs 82,000 cr sanctioned over past three years for development of particularly vulnerable tribal groups
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Centre tells Lok Sabha of Rs 82,000 cr sanctioned over past three years for development of particularly vulnerable tribal groups

Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Renuka Singh Saruta told Lok Sabha that the Centre has sanctioned more than Rs 82,000 crore in the last three years for the socio-economic development of particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTGs) in the country.

Madhya Pradesh approves proposal for anti-cow vigilante law; draft bill proposes up to 5-yr jail term, Rs 50,000 fine
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Madhya Pradesh approves proposal for anti-cow vigilante law; draft bill proposes up to 5-yr jail term, Rs 50,000 fine

The punishment will be extended to a minimum of one-year and maximum five years in case a mob is involved in cow vigilantism.

Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime
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Narendra Modi's first decisions set tone of second term in office; welfare likely to be focus of NDA-II regime

The decisions taken within 24 hours after Modi and his Council of Ministers were sworn in have heightened expectations from the first regular budget of the Modi 2.0 government. If this much could be given by an executive order then people would surely hope for more to be contained in finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech

Prem Singh Tamang, aka PS Golay, sworn in as Sikkim CM: SKM chief was convicted of corruption under Chamling govt
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Prem Singh Tamang, aka PS Golay, sworn in as Sikkim CM: SKM chief was convicted of corruption under Chamling govt

Prem Singh Tamang, Sikkim's chief minister, had been accused of misappropriating funds to the tune of Rs. 9.50 lakh in the milch cow distribution scheme of the state government when he was the animal husbandry minister between 1994 and 1999.

Union Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announces initiative to enhance productivity of cattle, 2% interest subvention for disaster-hit farmers
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Union Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announces initiative to enhance productivity of cattle, 2% interest subvention for disaster-hit farmers

In the last Budget session of the NDA government, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced the setting up of 'Rashtriya Kamdhenu Ayog' for enhanced productivity of cattle.

Farmers on the war path: Solution lies not in MSP, but in giving farmers a share in the revenue
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Farmers on the war path: Solution lies not in MSP, but in giving farmers a share in the revenue

Unless the farmer gets a fair price for his produce, he will remain exploited.

UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'
India

UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'

A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.

Maharashtra govt takes preventive measures after avian influenza outbreak in Bengaluru
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Maharashtra govt takes preventive measures after avian influenza outbreak in Bengaluru

Days after the outbreak of avian influenza - commonly known as bird flu - at Bengaluru in neighbouring Karnataka, the Maharashtra government has asked officials to undertake preventive measures against spread of the infection in the state.

Nine Chhattisgarh officials suspended amid allegations of 173 cows' deaths in govt-aided gaushalas
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Nine Chhattisgarh officials suspended amid allegations of 173 cows' deaths in govt-aided gaushalas

Nine officials, including two deputy directors, of Chhattisgarh animal husbandry department have been suspended amid allegations that 173 cows have died in about one week at three shelters, one of which is run by a local BJP leader

50 cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle from Rajasthan's Barmer: CPM targets 'divisive' BJP
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50 cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle from Rajasthan's Barmer: CPM targets 'divisive' BJP

The CPM on Monday flayed the BJP after cow vigilantes targeted Tamil Nadu government officials, who were transporting cows from Jaisalmer to their state, saying the ruling party's "divisive" politics is detrimental to the country's social fabric.

Maharashtra’s rural revolution-I: Make way UP and Gujarat, state aims to be the country’s No 1 milk producer
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Maharashtra’s rural revolution-I: Make way UP and Gujarat, state aims to be the country’s No 1 milk producer

Behind this revamping of the state’s milk production, processing and distribution business, there are obviously some very canny political objectives in mind.

More than just meat: Pigs are filthy, insensitive creatures only a myth
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More than just meat: Pigs are filthy, insensitive creatures only a myth

The belief that the filthier the pig, the better tasting its meat is, has led us to keep pigs in a fashion that is not only inhumane but also makes it impossible for them to stay clean

Bird flu scare in Kerala: Dead ducks burnt, decision to cull to be taken on Thursday
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Bird flu scare in Kerala: Dead ducks burnt, decision to cull to be taken on Thursday

With four villages in Alappuzha district reporting ducks dropping dead, authorities have called a meeting on Thursday to decide if ducks in a one-kilometer radius, covering these villages, need to be culled.

Bird flu scare in Delhi: Govt makes health certificate mandatory for poultry transported to market
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Bird flu scare in Delhi: Govt makes health certificate mandatory for poultry transported to market

In a bid to check spread of bird flu, the Delhi government has made health certificate mandatory for poultry transported to the Ghazipur poultry market, Animal Husbandry Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.

After #BeefBan, Maharashtra to set up cattle sheds to protect aged animals
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After #BeefBan, Maharashtra to set up cattle sheds to protect aged animals

Maharashtra government is planning to set up three cattle shelters to house unproductive and aged animals after a long-pending Bill that widens a ban on cow slaughter in the state got Presidential assent.