Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicCow shelters

Topic: cow shelters

Dead cows dumped near Lucknow raise questions about Yogi govt’s cattle protection push

Poor infrastructure, insufficient funds at state-run gaushala & problem of strays compounding Farrukhabad’s cattle woes, where a plot of land has become a dumping yard for cow carcasses.  

Autonomy for temples, more goshalas — Karnataka CM Bommai’s 1st budget delivers BJP promises

Freeing temples from state control was 2018 poll promise of BJP, pet project for RSS. Budget Friday also allocated funds to develop Anjanadri hills, thought to be Hanuman’s birthplace.

UP officials miss CM Adityanath’s 10 January deadline for relocating stray cattle

The CM had given district magistrates a week's time on 3rd January to shift cattle to shelter homes with fences and veterinary care. 

Now cows are expected to help reform prisoners in Haryana’s jails as well

Under the idea mooted by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar in November 2016, the state government will use jails with surplus land as cow shelters.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.