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Adopt an animal, get income tax benefit

The Punjab Zoos Development Society, which runs the animal adoption scheme at Chhatbir zoo and other such facilities in the state, has something new to offer to animal adopters and other donors.
Up to 50 per cent of the amount donated to the society will be considered for exemption under

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In Bareilly, beer makes buffaloes go gaga

BAREILLY: Buffaloes in Bareilly can’t wait to go to their mangers these days. After veterinary doctors advised dairy owners here that residue from beer-making units could work wonders for the animals’ milk production, the owners are making a beeline for breweries. Vets say the high quantity of barley and other

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Veterinary Council Mulls Huge Intake of Students

The number of cases treated at veterinary institutions has increased over the years with the increase in initiatives to improve veterinary medicine. The number of cases has gone up from 223.26 lakh in 2010-2011 to 314.41 lakh in 2013-2014,” said Dr Suresh Honnappagol, animal husbandry commissioner at  Union ministry of

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Indian poultry sector growing at 10%: Radha Mohan

Indian poultry sector is growing at 8-10 percent per annum and the country stands 5th in egg production and 18th in broiler production globally, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said. India is the largest producer of milk in the world with 13.1 percent of the total milk produced in the

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Horses replace bullocks in Kila Raipur rural sports festival

ON DAY one of the Kila Raipur rural sports festival Thursday, horses replaced bullocks in cart races. More events featuring horses are slated during the four-day event. A team from Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) reached the stadium and will be present for the remainder of the tournament to

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Panchkula MC to rope in NGO for sterilisation of stray dogs

As the menace of stray dogs continues to be a cause for concern for both residents and officials, the Panchkula Municipal Corporation has decided to scale up the project of sterilisation of dogs by roping in a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
According to doctors at General Hospital, Sector 6, at least

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Poultry farm under scanner for polluting

BHUBANESWAR: One of the largest poultry farms in the state, owned by the son of leader of opposition Narasingha Mishra, has come under the scanner of National Green Tribunal (NGT), New Delhi bench for alleged pollution in nearby localities.
Narasingha’s son Soumendra Mishra has set up the poultry farm near

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Sunday story: The Cattlelines

Borders mean little here — the Padma doesn’t think it’s worth even a pause. So the river flows on, even at Lalgola in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district, where it is part of the border between India and Bangladesh. The river refuses to pay heed to any man-made creations — border

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PIL on eradicating animal-borne hazards in W.Ghats closed

Expressing satisfaction over the action taken by Tamil Nadu government in eradicating animal- borne health hazards among people in the offshoots of Western Ghats area in the state, the Madras High Court today closed a PIL which sought a direction to the government to this effect.
Advocate A R Gokulakrishnan

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Amar Circus owner denies ill-treatment of its animals

Nagpur: The owner of Amar Circus has denied all allegations of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) regarding ill-treatment of animals owned by the circus.
In a reply filed with the sessions court, circus owner Chandrakant Gadge termed the allegations baseless and said that all the animals at the circus

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