Goat

  • Goats die after consuming poisonous fodder June 19, 2014

    Akola: As many as 50 goats died near here after consuming poisonous fodder, officials said. The incident occurred at Ligwa village of the district on Wednesday, when the goats died after eating poisonous green grams, which was confirmed in the post-mortem report of the dead livestock, Dr N G Chopde...
  • Meet Internet's newest viral star: This goat lives among chickens and thinks it is one, clucking around the farmhouse May 23, 2014

    Remember the goat memes and videos that were quite a rage a year ago? Goats are back it seems. America's Funniest Home Videos debuted a goat that lives among chickens. Strangely, it seems to think that it is a chicken too, and clucks like one, quite hilariously. ...
  • TN: Government to give six lakh goats free to poor in 2014-15 May 21, 2014

    The ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu is all set to distribute six lakh goats to 1.5 lakh rural poor in the state during 2014-15 and Rs 198.25 crore has been sanctioned for its procurement. A total of 1.5 lakh landless beneficiaries, predominantly women in rural areas, will be given four...
  • Ajit Singh calls Modi a goat, says he talks only about himself April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by calling him a goat. While addressing a rally on Sunday in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, Singh said, "Modi does not talk about forming a BJP government, but talks only about forming his government....
  • I don't want to direct films, I am happy where I am: Akshay Kumar April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Action star Akshay Kumar is busy producing films, but says he has no interest in donning a director's hat in the future. He was present at the trailer launch of the film 'Fugly', which he has produced with Ashwini Yardi under their Grazing Goat Pictures banner. Asked if he ever plans...
  • Watching these goats balance themselves on a flexible steel ribbon will make your day February 20, 2014

    These goats sure know how to do the balancing act. Watch this viral video, which has already been viewed more than five million times, of goats balancing themselves on a flexible ribbon sheet. The video that is all kinds of cute will definitely make your day and is worth your...
  • Desi Lady Gaga? Starlet Tanisha Singh wears a dress made of goat meat February 8, 2014

    Starlet Tanisha Singh, in a bid to spread awareness about 'saving animals' dressed up in a goat meat dress for a special photo shoot. Singh's dress was strikingly similar to the infamous meat dress that Lady Gaga had worn to Grammy Awards few years back which was criticized by animal...
  • Meet a goat named Shah Rukh in 'Bakrapur' September 19, 2013

    Chennai: National award winning filmmaker Janaki Vishwanathan's first Hindi film 'Bakrapur' has an unusual protagonist in the movie, a goat named Shah Rukh but she has brushed off any reference to the Bollywood superstar. "It has nothing to do with Shah Rukh Khan. You see people have a tendency to name...
  • Kollam: Daughter dumps 90-year-old bed-ridden mother in 'stinking' goat-shed August 27, 2013

    A 90-year-old woman was kept in a dilapidated goat-shed allegedly by her daughter next to their house at Kulathupuzha in Kerala's Kollam district. The nonagenarian, Rosily, was reportedly shifted by her daughter and family to the shed recently after she became bed-ridden. She had been staying with her son-in-law and daughter...
  • J&K: Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow February 24, 2013

    Jammu: Thousands of Pashmina goats may have perished in recent heavy snowfall around the nomadic areas of Changthang on the Sino-Indian frontier of the Ladakh region, officials said on Friday. The area is a production hub for the finest quality of Pashmina (Kashmir) wool in India and is used in...
  • Three Indian writers in Man Asian Prize longlist December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian writers Jeet Thayil, Anjali Joseph and Benyamin were on Tuesday named in the Man Asian Literary Prize longlist of 15 authors which also figure Nobel winner Orhan Pamuk. The list for the $30,000 prize, considered Asia's most prestigious, was drawn from 108 published works from nine Asian...
  • 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 goat-rearing 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...
  • Ethnic art forms disappearing from Arunachal Pradesh June 27, 2012

    Itanagar: Many ethnic art forms in tribals-dominated Arunachal Pradesh are dying a slow death for want of support and patronage by local people who have been handed down the practices from past generations. One of these is the making of dye which is practised by the Nocte tribes living in...
  • India Positive: Rare stories of courage and will-power June 9, 2012

    Watch stories of individuals who are driven by their dreams to do something beyond the ordinary and bring about a change in others' lives. ...
  • World's 1st cloned pashmina goat a boost for Kashmir June 8, 2012

    Ganderbal: The world's first cloned Pashmina goat Noori has gotten a new lease of life for the Kashmiri farmers. Scientists are hopeful that she will be able to reproduce soon, giving new hope to the study aimed at boosting pashmina trade. In less than three months Noori's weight has tripled and...
  • Enraged with neighbour's goat, man kills woman June 7, 2012

    Kolkata: Enraged over a neighbour's goat nibbling some plants in his garden, a man battered to death the owner of the animal in West Bengal's south Dinajpur district, police said on Thursday. "Khojamani Das, 42, was beaten to death and her daughter Mamuni was injured by one Bimal Mondal. He was...
  • Biggest burden on a film is its artists: Akshay April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar may be seen just as an entertainer, but he has got his finger on the pulse of movie business. He says the sure-shot success mantra is to either make your own film or go for profit sharing. "I have a very simple solution - make...
  • Kashmir clones world's first Pashmina goat March 17, 2012

    It took two years of research for the Kashmir scientists to clone the goat. ...
  • Gaga gives birth to aliens in new video March 2, 2011

    London: Singer Lady Gaga, who is known for her bizarre dressing sense, is shown producing alien life forms in scenes from her new video for her comeback single "Born this way". The seven-minute promo to the song features Gaga simulating labour on the planet G.O.A.T., after which slimy creatures emerge from...
  • Bihar fights Maoist menace with goats January 12, 2011

    Patna: Bihar is gifting goats to its poorest people in a bid to win the hearts and minds of villagers and stamp out support for Maoists. Maoist violence has killed thousands over the past four decades in India. The state government hopes that giving five goats to each poor family will...
  • A bank that lends you goats November 7, 2010

    Lucknow: Ever heard of a bank that deals exclusively in goats? Women in remote Korawan, 70 km from Allahabad, have come up with a novel bank, which exclusively deals with goats - accepting the animal as savings and lending it out as...
  • The Goat, The Sofa, and Mr. Swami: a breezy read October 12, 2010

    Toss up cricket, politics and India-Pakistan banter; you’ve got yourself enough tamasha for the Great Indian Novel. Infuse it with R. Chandrasekar’s subtle, comical style, and you have a delightful page-turner, The goat, the sofa, and Mr. Swami. Through the lens of one Mr. Swami, Joint Secretary to the PMO, the...
  • Goats named Salman, SRK a big draw on Bakrid November 28, 2009

    Patna: If you ever wanted to see Amitabh Bachchan or one of the Khans in flesh and blood, now is your chance. With the coming of Bakrid, many of these superstars have goats named after them and they are up for sale in Patna. Salman Khan is for Rs 75,000 while...
  • Ent Wrap: Man professes love for George Clooney September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Beatles remastered CD's are out while George Clooney has an ardent lover other than his lady love. From Beatlemania and Clooneymania to the GQ Men of the year awardees, find out all the details in CNN-IBN's entertainment wrap. CLOONEYMANIA Actor George Clooney stepped out in style with his new...
  • Saudi Arabia holds its first 'beautiful goat' pageant November 5, 2008

    Riyadh: First it was camels. Now Saudi Arabia has held its first "beautiful goat" pageant. Owners of pedigree "Najdi" goats from around the Gulf region converged on Riyadh this week, hoping to win the prize for top male and female goat, following in the footsteps of lucrative camel competitions...
  • Saudi Arabia holds its first 'beautiful goat' pageant November 2, 2008

    Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): First it was camels and now Saudi Arabia has held its first "beautiful goat" pageant. Owners of pedigree "Najdi" goats from around the Gulf region converged on Riyadh this week, hoping to win the prize for top male and female goat, following in the footsteps of lucrative...
  • Kerala monkey doubles up as a shepherd June 23, 2008

    Pallakad (Kerala): Compare him to the goats and he may look small, but Mani the monkey, shepherds nearly 100 goats in Nelliyampathy, Palakkad. The goat's ear is how he controls them. He makes the goats turn right or left by tugging gently at their ear. And he attacks anyone who...
  • Pashmina goats face death in icy Himalayas February 28, 2008

    Srinagar: Hundreds of goats that provide wool for Kashmir's famous Pashmina shawls have died and thousands more face starvation because of heavy snow in Ladakh region where they live, officials said. About 150,000 goats graze on pastures near the border with China where temperatures plunge to as low as minus...
  • Pashmina goats face death in icy Himalayas February 6, 2008

    Srinagar: Thousands of goats that provide fine wool for Kashmir's famous Pashmina shawls are facing death because of heavy snow in the mountainous Ladakh region, officials said on Wednesday. Nearly 1 lakh Pashmina goats have been affected by a shortage of food because winter pastures near the Chinese border have...