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23 March 2018
View news from India Achieving Healthy, Climate-friendly, Affordable Diets in India
INDIA - New research led by IIASA researcher Narasimha Rao has shown how it might be possible to reduce micro-nutrient deficiencies in India in an affordable way whilst also reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
05 February 2018
View news from India AAP Govt Defends Law Criminalising Consumption of Beef
INDIA - The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, English: Common Man's Party) government on Monday defended in the Delhi High Court a law criminalising possession and consumption of beef in the national capital, saying the state was obligated under the Constitution...
02 February 2018
View news from India Kerala College Shuts Down Over Beef Row
INDIA - With increased tension at Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad (CUCEK) campus over the 'beef row', authorities have decided to indefinitely close down the campus....
30 January 2018
View news from India Muslim Clerics to Vouch for 'No Beef Menu' Before Wedding
INDIA - Soon Muslim clerics in Haryana may have to vouch for a "no-beef menu" at wedding ceremonies. The absence of beef from the menu on such occasions will have to be certified by the clerics without which the "nikah" ceremony may not be solemnised....
11 January 2018
View news from India Goa Chief Minister Backs Beef Traders
INDIA - In an apparent snub to 'gau rakshaks' (Hindu nationalist right-wing federation of cattle protection movements), Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today that if anybody interferes in the legal import of beef would be punished, a day after...
10 January 2018
View news from India Goa Beef Traders Call Off Strike on Assurance of Police Protection for Meat Transportation
INDIA - Beef traders in Goa called off their four-day-old strike on Tuesday as the BJP-led coalition government assured them that the meat would be imported from Karnataka under police protection, a traders association chief said....
09 January 2018
View news from India Supreme Court Fixes Final Beef Ban Hearing in February
UK - The Supreme Court today listed for final disposal a batch of pleas challenging the Bombay High Court verdict decriminalising the possession of beef in case of animals slaughtered outside the state....
08 January 2018
View news from India Beef Shortage in Goa as Karnataka Abattoirs Refuse Meat Supply
INDIA - Goa is likely to face a shortage of beef for the next couple of days as slaughterhouses in neighbouring Karnataka have refused to supply meat till the government takes steps to stop harassment by cow vigilante groups, an official said....
02 January 2018
View news from India BJP, PDP Leaders Eat Beef, Pork Together, Claims MLA
INDIA - The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) leaders eat beef and pork together, National Conference leader Akbar Lone claimed on Saturday....
30 November 2017
View news from India Centre Likely to Roll Back Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - Faced with backlash from cattle traders and farmers against the ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, the Centre is planning a rollback of its controversial notification....
13 November 2017
View news from India Biomin launches Digestarom DC: the feed converter
BIOMIN has recently introduced its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, to the Indian feed and livestock sectors as the animal nutrition firm continues its global ambition to become the phytogenic feed additive market...
28 September 2017
View news from India Regulatory Barrier Issues Raised on Meat, Dairy, Pharma with Indonesia
INDIA - India has raised issues of market access and regulatory barriers with Indonesia that its companies in the pharma, dairy and bovine meat sectors face there. ...
06 September 2017
View news from India Issues on Cattle Trade to be Resolved Soon, Says Minister
INDIA - The issues related to the notification on cattle trade, which was stayed by the Madras High Court, will be resolved soon, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday....
30 August 2017
View news from India Cabinet Approves MoU Between India, Brazil for Cooperation in Cattle Production
INDIA - The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies. The MoU...
17 August 2017
View news from India UP, MP May Buy Maha's Instant Beef Testing Kits
INDIA - Members of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) as well as officers of the Madhya Pradesh Police earlier this month met with their Maharashtra counterpart to learn more about the instant beef testing kits being used in the...
14 August 2017
View news from India Law Itself Allows Cattle Slaughter, SC Tells Central Govt
INDIA - If slaughtering cattle for food or religious sacrifice is allowed under the Prevention of Cruelty Act, why did the government ban the sale of cattle for these purposes in the new livestock market rules, the Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday....
11 August 2017
View news from India PM Should Ban Beef Completely or Put No Restrictions, Says Congress Leader
INDIA - Congress leader Aslam Sheikh on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should either completely ban beef across India or not put any kind of restrictions on its sale or consumption anywhere in the country, reported ANI....
08 August 2017
View news from India BJP Seeks Probe into Cattle Deaths
INDIA - AS the State BJP demanded a probe into cattle vaccination against Theileriosis, Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Minister Damodar Rout on Monday said, he has directed an inquiry into cattle deaths due to Theileria disease....
25 July 2017
View news from India Central Govt Seeks More Time on Cattle Slaughter Rules
INDIA - The Centre on Monday asked the Supreme Court for more time to report back on the progress in modifying the controversial cattle slaughter ban rules. "Everything in totality is being considered," it said....
19 July 2017
View news from India Cattle Sale Ban Intended for Animal Welfare, Says Government
INDIA - The ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter was intended at the welfare of animals and tackling illegal sale and smuggling, the government has informed the Lok Sabha....
18 July 2017
View news from India Cattle Trade Ban Hits Restaurants in Q2 as Meat Prices Rise
INDIA - The ban on trading cattle for slaughter hit the restaurant business during the previous quarter, with supplies of meat and meat-related food curtailed and prices on the rise, restaurateurs and traders said....
17 July 2017
View news from India Cattle Sale Ban: SC to Hear Plea Seeking Modification of 11 July Order
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking modification of its 11 July order that extended the stay of Madras High Court (HC) on Centre's notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from markets across the country....
13 July 2017
View news from India New Cattle Trade Rules Flawed, Say experts
INDIA - The Centre’s new notification on cattle trade, which the Supreme Court stayed on Tuesday, will not stand judicial scrutiny as it is ultra vires, former Lok Sabha Secretary General and constitutional expert PDT Achary said on Wednesday....
12 July 2017
View news from India SC Extends Centre's Ban on Sale of Cattle for Slaughter
INDIA - The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended across the country the Madras High Court order, putting on hold the Centre's notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter from the cattle market....
10 July 2017
View news from India TN Cow Trade Body Moves SC Against Centre's Cattle Sale Order
INDIA - A Tamil Nadu-based cow trade organisation going by the name of Maattu Vyapaarigal Matrum Tholilalargal Sangam moved the Supreme Court on Monday against the Centre's new cattle trade rules....
06 July 2017
View news from India Call for CBI Probe into Hyderabad's 'Illegal Slaughterhouses'
INDIA - Hyderabad-based Senior Telangana BJP leader G Kishan Reddy demanded a CBI probe into a "beef mafia" operating in Hyderabad through "illegal" slaughterhouses....
05 July 2017
View news from India New Beef Ban Rules, Cow Protection Vigilantes on SC Menu
INDIA - Cow politics has finally trudged back up to the Supreme Court in the form of two separate-yet-linked issues, both concerning the right to choice of food. As more petitions are likely to be filed with the highest court of the land, it has asked...
30 June 2017
View news from India India's Loss Brazil's Gain: Cattle Trade Ban Hits Buffalo Meat Exports
INDIA - Brazil has exceeded India as the world's biggest exporter of buffalo meat, thanks to the recent ban imposed on the sale and transportation of live animals across the country....
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