World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
In order to stop deforestation, researchers say emphasis must be placed on changing the incentives driving forest loss on a domestic, local level.
Overuse of antibiotics, high animal numbers and low genetic diversity increase the likelihood of pathogens becoming a public health risk.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian farmers feed strawberries, broccoli to cattle as lockdown hits transport
Maharashtra:</strong> As hundreds of millions of Indians remain locked down to stem the spread of coronavirus, some of its cattle are getting treated to strawberries and broccoli that farmers are struggling to transport and sell in cities amid the three-week lockdown
Mob beats up man for smuggling cattle in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni; police says thorough investigation underway
A viral video shows group of men intercepting a truck, freeing cattle loaded onto it and beating up a man, whose hands are tied with a rope. Police said that a thorough investigation into the matter was underway.
Indian Railways to fence off tracks after data reports of over 32,000 animal deaths between 2016 and 2018
More than 32,000 animals, including cattle, lions and leopards, have been killed on railway tracks in the past three years, according to data provided by Indian Railways.
Agriculture has a lot of potential and stands as one of the sectors that can incur the most out of IoT.
Stray cattle menance: 'They raid our fields, trample crops,' say UP farmers as crisis of free-wheeling cows plagues state
Since the slaughter of cows is not an option any longer, many farmers leave the cattle to fend for themselves when they stop giving milk. These stray cows raid farms in search of food and destroy and devour our crops.
Stray cattle menace Part 3: With cattle trade seized up, will the 'cow belt' soon become 'buffalo country'?
The population of cattle ─ cow and its progeny – although higher than that of buffaloes, is declining. It had fallen from a peak of 205 million in 1997 to 191 million in 2012
Commercialisation of cow dung may prevent farmers from abandoning bovine, help fix issue of stray cattle
There is a machine for making cow dung logs. My gaushala in Delhi bought one two years ago and we, too, sell the logs to Nigambodh Ghat. Even though we don't do this regularly, we earn Rs 60,000 a month.
New Delhi gets first round-the-clock veterinary hospital in Tis Hazari; govt promises similar facility in all eleven districts
A round-the-clock facility for providing medical care to animals in the national capital was launched at a veterinary hospital in Tiz Hazari area by Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai.
BJP’s politics of polarisation paves way for Uttar Pradesh’s stray cattle menace, economically cripples a huge population
Farmers, who are reeling under low prices for their produce, have had to fence their fields at considerable expense. They have to maintain vigil at night to protect crops from stray cattle.
14 killed, 4 missing in Vietnam floods, says country's natural disaster prevention and control agency
Natural disasters in Vietnam, mostly typhoons, floods and landslides, killed or left missing 153 people and injured 119 others, and caused property losses of over $304.3 million so far this year.
Man lynched to death in Bareilly on suspicion of cattle theft, police initially suspected drug overdose
The lynching incident happened in Bareilly's Bholapur Hindoliya village, where more than 50 persons attacked four young men when they found them in their cattle yard.
Centre drops 'slaughter' references from new version of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules: Move further dilutes original notification
Taking a significant step back, the Centre will remove all references to the term 'slaughter' in the new version of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules, 2017.
Uttar Pradesh: Twelve farmers injured in clash over stray cattle in Banda's Hamirpur district; eight arrested
Twelve farmers suffered injuries in a clash between two groups over chasing away stray cattle in neighbouring Hamirpur district and had to be hospitalised, police said on Saturday.
The central government has decided to roll back its plan of implementing a ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter in animal markets.
Rajasthan police deliberately weakened Pehlu Khan lynching case, says independent report; family sees little hope for justice
An independent fact-finding investigation into lynching of Pehlu Khan has exposed how police tried to "weaken" the investigation
Six civilians injured as Pakistan troops target Indian border outposts and villages in Jammu and Samba
After a two-day lull in cross-border firing and shelling, Pakistani troops targeted Indian border outposts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Samba districts on Thursday, injuring six civilians, a senior BSF (Border Security Force) officer said
Gangsters Act to be invoked against those sacrificing cattle during Bakrid in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district
In a strict order, local authorities Friday warned that the stringent Gangsters Act would be invoked against those who sacrifice cow, buffalo, camel, or ox as qurbani during Bakrid on Saturday
West Bengal's count of bovine-related killings has risen to five persons this year, making it the deadliest state for bovine-related violence in 2017 till date