COW

  • Cow and calf new residents of Goa Raj Bhavan November 21, 2014

    Panaji: After building a cow shed in Raj Bhavan complex, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is all set to welcome the first cow and calf to the plush grounds of the estate located on the outskirts of the capital. On Wednesday, Sinha visited a cow shelter run by the Jai Sriram Gosanvardhan...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks central law to ban cow slaughter November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter in the country, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he would urge the Union government to bring a central legislation for the purpose so that all states can follow it. "I am surprised to find that a large number of cattle...
  • Punjab: Two arrested for cow slaughtering September 23, 2014

    Sangrur: Two persons were on Tuesday arrested by police on charges of cow slaughtering in Sangrur district. Police said that the two were a part of a six-member gang. Earlier, some carcasses were spotted near Malerkotla drain on September 10 by some locals who reported the issue to police. ...
  • As a 'good Hindu', Digvijaya Singh supports ban on cow slaughter June 26, 2014

    Panaji: The Hindu rightwing campaign to ban cow slaughter in India on Thursday got an unlikely poster boy. Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh said at a press conference that he was a "good Hindu" and wholeheartedly supports the ban. Asked to respond to a resolution passed by an ongoing Hindu convention...
  • VHP's wishlist for Modi ranges from Ram Mandir to law on cow slaughter May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government prepares to take over, BJP's affiliate outfit Vishwa Hindu Parishad came out with a wishlist ranging from Ram Temple to law on cow slaughter which it wants to be addressed within the Constitutional framework. Among other issues which it wants to be addressed are...
  • BJP could curb beef exports if voted to power May 11, 2014

    Nw Delhi/Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party says it plans to clamp down on beef exports if it takes power after general elections that end on Monday, threatening supplies from one of the world's biggest shippers of the meat. Surprisingly in a country where so many view cows as sacred, India has...
  • Indian seeks memorial in US for cows killed in accident April 30, 2014

    Washington: In an unusual demand, an Indian American has asked for permission from local authorities in upstate New York to erect a temporary roadside memorial in honour of 11 cows killed in an accident last week. "Following last week's truck crash in Albany, which resulted in the deaths of at least...
  • With 3 Arab horses and a herd of cows, Jaswant's assets over Rs 1 crore March 25, 2014

    A herd of Tharparkar cows and three Arab horses are among the other movable assets of BJP rebel Jaswant Singh who on Monday filed nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Rajasthan's Barmer. The movable assets of Singh is valued at Rs 1,49,83,510.08 which included Rs 51,...
  • Herd of Tharparkar cows, 3 horses among Jaswant's assets March 24, 2014

    A herd of Tharparkar cows and three Arab horses are among the other movable assets of BJP rebel Jaswant Singh who on Monday filed nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Rajasthan's Barmer. The movable assets of Singh is valued at Rs 1,49,83,510.08 which included Rs 51,...
  • Following court orders, cow undergoes DNA test to settle ownership dispute January 7, 2014

    Kollam: A local court in Kollam has ordered DNA testing on a cow to settle a dispute over its ownership by two women at Punalur in the district. Based on the court order, the cow was brought to a veterinary hospital and collected blood samples on Monday to be sent to...
  • Leopard mauls cow in Coimbatore September 9, 2013

    A leopard on Monday attacked and dragged a cow into the jungles when it was grazing in the Vellamalai Solappadi Estate area, police said. The owner of the cow and locals rushed to the spot and found its half-eaten carcass, and informed forest department officials. The officials found pug marks and are...
  • Gopalgarh: 10 cows die of food poisoning at ashram September 2, 2013

    Ten cows died and more than 24 others were taken ill due to food poisoning at an ashram in Gopalgarh at Mathura. Nearly three dozen cows suffered from food poisoning after they were fed wet green fodder at Swami Akhandanand Ashram on the Chatikara-Vrindavan Marg in Gopalgarh on Saturday, chief of...
  • Indonesia: Passenger plane skids off runway after hitting a cow August 9, 2013

    A Lion Air jet carrying 117 people hit a cow while landing and skidded off a runway in eastern Indonesia, an official said on Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but the incident forced the cancellation of flights, stranding hundreds of passengers traveling for the Eid holiday. The incident occurred on Tuesday...
  • Scientists to serve labmade burger from cow cells August 6, 2013

    London: For $332,000, you might expect that burger to come with fries and a shake. But it's no ordinary hamburger that two volunteer tastetesters are tucking into in London on Monday. The meat was grown in a laboratory, from cattle stem cells. Mark Post, whose team at Maastricht University in the Netherlands...
  • Take frogs off dissecting table in labs: NBC June 17, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: As part of conservation of endangered animal species especially amphibians, the National Biodiversity Congress has sought a ban on using animals covered under the Wildlife Protection Act for study and experimental purposes. Many species of amphibians, listed as protected in the Wildlife Act, are facing extinction on the global scale...
  • Facebook booked over group exhorting cow slaughter May 21, 2013

    Lucknow: An FIR was on Monday registered in Lucknow against social networking site Facebook on a complaint that claimed a group on the site exhorts people to slaughter cows, police said. The site was booked under penal provisions and under the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on the complaint filed...
  • K'taka: March for Governor's assent to anticow slaughter bill January 12, 2013

    Bangalore: Pontiffs of various mutts, saints and Jain gurus on Saturday took out a march to Raj Bhavan to press Governor HR Bhardwaj to give his assent to the anticow slaughter bill. The march, in which hundreds of women also participated, was led by Pejavar mutt seer Vishwesha Thirtha Swami. The...
  • Goats as investment cash cows; SEBI smells foul play November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A company promising hefty returns on investments made for rearing goats has come under the scanner of market regulator SEBI and action may be initiated against it as early as next week. Claiming to have large goatrearing farms in northern parts of the country, Beetal Livestock & Farm...
  • DRDO develops hybrid cows, goats for high altitudes October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Aiming to meet requirements of fresh meat and dairy products for soldiers deployed in high altitude areas, a DRDO lab has developed hybrid varieties of animals which can sustain the low temperatures of Ladakh and similar locations in the Himalayan region. The animals cows, goats and mules...
  • Modi targets Congress over cow slaughter August 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has gone back to his Hindutva roots. In his latest blog, Modi accused the UPA of promoting cow slaughter and export of beef. The comments are being seen as Modi's attempt to woo the majority community, his traditional vote...
  • 5yearold Russian girl found living with cows July 28, 2012

    Moscow: Social workers in Russia's western Urals region have taken into their care a fiveyearold girl who spent most of her life in a cowshed. The girl's mother and stepfather, both farmers in Perm region, did not take her to kindergarten and forced her to stay with the farm animals to...
  • Save cows, kill Nilgai, it tastes good: UP minister July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Mulayam Singh Yadav's brother and Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Yadav made a pitch to save cows from slaughter by suggesting that people kill and feast on the endangered Nilgai instead. "Don't butcher cows, there are plenty of Nilgai, anyone can kill them. They taste good when made into...
  • Cow slaughter bill gets presidential nod January 3, 2012

    Bhopal: President Pratibha Patil has granted her assent to the longpending Madhya Pradesh Cow Progeny Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Bill which proposes sevenyear imprisonment for cow slaughter. The GauVansh Vadh Pratishedh (Sanshodhan) Vidheyak has received the Presidential approval following which it has become an Act and has subsequently been published in the...
  • China to produce 'human milk' from GM cows March 22, 2011

    Beijing: Chinese scientists claimed to have created a herd of more than 200 cows that is capable of producing milk similar to that of humans. Genetically modified (GM) dairy products that are similar to human milk will appear on the Chinese market in two years, according to the staterun China Daily...
  • K'taka govtGovernor face off over cow slaughter September 14, 2010

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government has been demanding a ban on cow slaughter. But the party feels Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj is deliberately putting up hurdles. The issue of cow slaughter has widened the rift between Bhardwaj and BS Yeddyurappa government. Bhardwaj is angry over the government's repeated...
  • Drug developed by RSS body gets US patent June 18, 2010

    Nagpur: An anticancer drug extracted from cow urine and developed by an affiliate of the RSS has got a US patent for the third time for its antigenotoxicity properties, a senior official has said. The drug developed by RSSbacked 'Go Vigyan Anusandhan Kendra' had earlier got the US patent as a...
  • RSS plans cow urine drink to rival Western sodas February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: A hardline Hindu organisation, known for its opposition to "corrupting" Western food imports, is planning to launch a new soft drink made from cow's urine, often seen as sacred in parts of India. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), or National Volunteer Corps, said the bovine beverage is...
  • Cow brought to Goa court for identification parade February 1, 2009

    Panaji: Moo! A strange sound to be heard in court. And the sight of a cow that was brought to a Goa court for an identification parade was stranger still. A large crowd gathered to witness a unique judicial proceeding in Valpoi, located about 70 km from state capital Panaji, where...
  • No bull: Cows know which way is north, do you? August 26, 2008

    Washington: Somehow, cattle seem to know how to find north and south, say researchers who studied satellite photos of thousands of cows around the world. Most cattle that were grazing or resting tended to align their bodies in a northsouth direction, a team of German and Czech researchers reports in Tuesday's...
  • Royal cows bear the brunt of Nepal monarchy's fall June 17, 2008

    Kathmandu: After the king, it is now the turn of his cows to face removal from Nepal's royal palace, two days after it was turned into a museum, a government official said on Tuesday. Gyanendra, the last king of Nepal, left the main palace last week after a special Assembly voted...