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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away
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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away

This explosion has taken scientists by surprise because of its speed and heaviness of the material outflows.

Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans
India

Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans

Food containing aflatoxin concentrations, of just one milligram per kilogram, can cause aflatoxicosis which causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and convulsions in the short term and acute liver failure, jaundice, lethargy, eventually leading to death, according to a WHO study in February 2018.

45 cows seized from smugglers die of hyperthermia in Tripura shelter after being kept in open space during rains
India

45 cows seized from smugglers die of hyperthermia in Tripura shelter after being kept in open space during rains

The deaths took place during last three days starting from Sunday, officials said. Altogether, 159 cows, which were kept in the cattle shelter at Devipur in Tripura's Sipahijala district have died since 14 May.

Man lynched in Bihar's Araria on suspicion of cattle theft; police say victim was accused of same crime in past, register case
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Man lynched in Bihar's Araria on suspicion of cattle theft; police say victim was accused of same crime in past, register case

A 44-year-old man was lynched to death in this district of Bihar over suspicion of cattle theft, police said Thursday.

In Rajasthan's Alwar, cow-related violence and poorly drafted laws aggravate historic roots of local economic crisis
Politics

In Rajasthan's Alwar, cow-related violence and poorly drafted laws aggravate historic roots of local economic crisis

Convoluted and archaic laws shrouding cattle trade in Rajasthan increase the chances of Hindu and Muslim communities turning against each other — exactly what's happening in Mewat.

Commercialisation of cow dung may prevent farmers from abandoning bovine, help fix issue of stray cattle
India

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.

Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up
India

Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up

With a sharp decline in regular salaried jobs and self-employment opportunities, defending Hinduism has become a major ‘occupation’ of men in western UP

4 killed after car carrying 11 people from a wedding flips upside down after hitting cow in Uttar Pradesh
India

4 killed after car carrying 11 people from a wedding flips upside down after hitting cow in Uttar Pradesh

Local people rushed to rescue the people from the car. While four died on the spot, seven were injured in the acident, two among them critically

Congress beats BJP when it comes to cow worship: Kamal Nath govt in Madya Pradesh invokes NSA against cow slaughter accused
India

Congress beats BJP when it comes to cow worship: Kamal Nath govt in Madya Pradesh invokes NSA against cow slaughter accused

Going by its poll promises of dedicating itself for cow protection, the Congress government on Tuesday had slapped the stringent National Security Act against three persons accused of cow slaughter in the communally-sensitive Khandwa district.

Cabinet approves another cow-related scheme: Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is Modi govt's latest initiative to protect the bovine
India

Cabinet approves another cow-related scheme: Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is Modi govt's latest initiative to protect the bovine

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal seeking the establishment of 'Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog' for cow protection and effective implementation of welfare schemes.

Skeletons of six cows found at Bulandshahr-Aligarh border, police investigation underway
India

Skeletons of six cows found at Bulandshahr-Aligarh border, police investigation underway

Skeletons of six cows were found in Aligarh's Bhogpur village on Wednesday. Khurja's Circle Officer Gopal Singh told the media that the incident took place at the Bulandshahr-Aligarh border earlier this week.

Cow cess in Uttar Pradesh: SP, Congress says move will burden people; Mayawati dares Centre to implement plan at national level
Politics

Cow cess in Uttar Pradesh: SP, Congress says move will burden people; Mayawati dares Centre to implement plan at national level

The BJP government decided on Tuesday to introduce an additional levy of 0.5 percent as cow welfare cess on eight profit-making public sector infrastructure companies to fund the construction and maintenance of cow shelters.

Bring BJP back as it protects 'gai, ganga and govind', say Sants, 'direct' Centre to bring in law to build Ram temple
India

Bring BJP back as it protects 'gai, ganga and govind', say Sants, 'direct' Centre to bring in law to build Ram temple

A two-day conclave of the Samiti, which saw participation of over 3,000 seers from across the country, deliberated on a number of issues, including a central legislation for cow protection, cleaning of the Ganga river and construction of the Ram Temple. "

Family in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district tie man to tree, chop off his hand for asking about missing cow
India

Family in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district tie man to tree, chop off his hand for asking about missing cow

The victim, Kallu Sahu, went Saturday evening to the home of Sattu Yadav in Pipalwali village, situated about 40 km from the district headquarters, in search of his missing cow, Sultanpur police station's Assistant Sub-Inspector Malkhan Singh Meena said.

Safer to be 'a cow than a Muslim' at many places in India, says Shashi Tharoor days after 'Hindu Pakistan' remark
India

Safer to be 'a cow than a Muslim' at many places in India, says Shashi Tharoor days after 'Hindu Pakistan' remark

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said that it was safer "to be a cow than a Muslim" at many places in India, remarks that may trigger a controversy.

Jharkhand beef lynching case: BJP leader among 11 sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Ramgarh man
India

Jharkhand beef lynching case: BJP leader among 11 sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Ramgarh man

A fast track court in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday awarded 11 people, including a BJP leader, life imprisonment for killing a person on charges of carrying beef

Cow-related hate crimes: 2017 was deadliest year for such violence since 2010; 86% of those killed were Muslims
India

Cow-related hate crimes: 2017 was deadliest year for such violence since 2010; 86% of those killed were Muslims

11 deaths have been reported in 2017, the highest toll from cow-related hate crimes since 2010.

Jammu and Kashmir: Eight people in Udahmpur arrested for alleged bovine smuggling
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Eight people in Udahmpur arrested for alleged bovine smuggling

Eight people were arrested on charges of bovine smuggling and 49 animals were rescued by the police in Jammu, an official said on Friday.

Alwar lynching: Sharad Yadav calls incident 'unfortunate', says Center failed to control cow vigilantes
India

Alwar lynching: Sharad Yadav calls incident 'unfortunate', says Center failed to control cow vigilantes

Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was "unfortunate"

Alwar killing: Rajasthan minister says 'don't have manpower to prevent every incident'; two detained
India

Alwar killing: Rajasthan minister says 'don't have manpower to prevent every incident'; two detained

Police have detained one person in connection with the killing of 35-year-old Umar Khan by alleged cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district.