Sunday, 16 January, 2022

Topic: cows

We have toilet-trained cows. It could help combat climate change

The cows learned faster than a toddler.

Allahabad HC’s remarks on cows are needless. National animal status is for endangered species

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Scientists announce competition for students to counter Modi govt-funded ‘cow science’ projects

Students in the competition can write a research proposal on which ‘cow-science’ claim they would like to test, experiments they would conduct to test the validity of such claims.

Harsh Vardhan wants ‘significant’ progress on cow science front before PM speech on 75th I-Day

Union minister Harsh Vardhan wants cow science projects in the pipeline fast-tracked, tells officials Covid pandemic cannot be used as an excuse for any delay.

Video of dead cows at gaushala in Yogi’s UP surfaces, officials dismiss it as ‘very old’

Congress workers stage dharna at Greater Noida gaushala after video showing dead cows at Jalpura is shared widely on social media. Officials say most cows sent there are old, sick, abandoned.

In Pakistan, the cow has arrived. With it, comes Imran Khan’s new revolution

It could be Pakistan’s year of the cow, and why not? After all, the cow is its last hope to come out of the economic mess.

Govt cow agency cites test report to claim cow dung chips ‘reduce’ caesium radioactivity

The test report, analysed by Saurashtra University researchers, claims that cow dung 'chips' block caesium radioactivity by 60%.

Cow urine, milk can treat skin diseases, psoriasis — Modi govt’s agency in document for exam

The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’s suggestions are part of the syllabus for the first cow science promotion exam, to be held online among students and the general public.

Modi govt’s cow agency will hold exam next month to ‘boost awareness’ about desi bovines

Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog claims a study has associated cow milk and its derivatives as well as cow urine and dung — administered with ayurveda — with 96% efficacy in treating mild Covid-19.

Congress plans to corner Yogi govt on cows, to launch ‘Gai Bachao’ yatra tomorrow

The foot march comes after Priyanka Gandhi’s letter to CM Yogi Adityanath, highlighting the poor condition of cowsheds in the state & also the death of several cows.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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.