Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: Cow

Cow and its urine & dung can help strengthen India’s economy, says CM Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was speaking at the first annual convention of the women’s wing of the Indian Veterinary Association in Bhopal. 

‘Giving Taliban a chance’, and why the national animal is mum on Allahabad HC cow order

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

800 kg cow dung stolen from Chhattisgarh village, police registers theft case

The state government has been procuring cow dung at Rs 2 per kg under its 'Godhan Nyay Yojna' scheme for the production of vermicompost.

Finance ministry is ‘insensitive’, allots less funds to cow mission, says panel of MPs

Standing Committee report says against proposed allocation of Rs 2,243.87 cr for 2021-22, animal husbandry department was given Rs 502.00 cr by finance ministry for Rashtriya Gokul Mission. 

UGC wants university students to write 25 Feb ‘cow science’ exam, asks V-Cs to promote it

UGC has asked all universities to encourage students to take Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar-Prasar Examination that will test people's knowledge of 'cow science'.

90% of India’s milk, including all buffaloes’, has A2 protein. Premium is gimmick — Amul MD

Speaking at ThePrint OTC, Amul MD R.S. Sodhi also said buffalo milk is more nutritious than cow milk. and its production & consumption have risen in India over the last few years.

Govt’s cow panel drops chapters calling Jersey cows ‘lazy’, linking slaughter with earthquake

Kamdhenu Aayog spokesperson says material was removed to address 'technical glitches', and chapters will be uploaded one by one with links to more authors and publishers. 

Madhya Pradesh gets ‘gau cabinet’, will hold maiden meet at India’s first cow sanctuary

The ministers of animal husbandry, forest, panchayat, revenue, home and farmers’ welfare departments will comprise the mini-cabinet.

Soaps, shampoos & Ganesh idols from cow dung, urine — Kamdhenu Aayog’s Atma Nirbhar blueprint

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog chairman Vallabh Kathiria says the body is working to ensure there is at least one cow in every farmer household. 

Man arrested in Himachal for feeding pregnant cow explosive-mixed eatables, says police

The case was registered in response to the cow owner's complaint who accused his neigbour of the mischief, in which the cow's jaw was badly injured.

On Camera


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.