Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: chicken

Chickens are the most populous bird on earth. But before becoming food, they were ‘exotic’

In some locations, shortly after chickens were introduced, they were buried with humans as 'psychopomps' that led human souls to the afterlife.

Indian budgets feel the pinch as world prices of edible oils, meat-fish touch record highs

Rise in maize and soybean prices internationally is making chicken, fish, and eggs expensive in India, which uses products derived from these grains as feed.

Chicken created in a lab to go on sale in Singapore, a first in the world

The product, created from animal cells without the slaughter of any chickens, will debut under the GOOD Meat brand as a chicken bite with breading & seasoning in a single restaurant.

Bird flu confirmed in Odisha poultry farm, govt begins culling chickens

The state govt has banned the sale of chicken and eggs within a kilometer radius of Odisha University of Agriculture Technology where the bird flu case was detected.

Study finds multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria in chicken meat, eggs in Mumbai

The study published in Acta Scientific Microbiology says chicken liver meat and egg yolk samples showed resistance to commonly used antibiotics.

Eat chicken, it’s healthy, says Sania Mirza. But the endorsement gets fried

The Advertising Standards Council of India has sought the withdrawal or modification of the advertorial. But the poultry group is unwilling.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.