Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: Dog

After Rottweiler attack, army formation recommends against keeping 5 dog breeds in Delhi Cantt

Station HQ circular asks residents of flats not to keep Rottweilers, Pitbulls, American Bulldogs, Bullmastiffs & German Shepherds. Bungalow residents should keep them enclosed.

Book captures profound moments of life with dogs

New Delhi, Dec 24 (PTI) Leading writers, debut authors, graphic artists, photographers and animal rescuers have come together to pay tribute to their canine...

Dazzle the dog has its day: ICC gives pitch-invading canine in Ireland a special award

Ireland women’s team handle had tweeted a video of Dazzle the dog’s pitch invasion. The canine fielded the ball from an overthrow, and handed it over to the non-striker.

A dog is made ferocious by circumstances & stray ones aren’t dangerous by nature: Kerala HC

A Kerala High Court bench said killing or maiming street dogs wasn't the way to make people safer and the better option was to rehabilitate the canines at animal shelters.

Who let the dog out? This Pakistani town went in a tizzy looking for commissioner’s lost pet

In a video that went viral, an autorickshaw mounted with a loudspeaker can be seen making announcements, asking people to return the dog to the commissioner.

Can a dog tell if you have Covid? Yes, according to a new study

The study says dogs’ detection reached 97% sensitivity, meaning that’s how well the canines could identify positive samples.

Indian Army trains indigenous dog breed chippiparai, cocker spaniels to detect Covid-19

The dogs are being trained to sniff out coronavirus by identifying unique metabolic biomarkers in sweat and urine samples of individuals.

How dogs became our best friends — new study on diet of Ice Age humans, wolves has an answer

Research proposes new theory on domestication of dogs based on evidence that indicates Ice Age hunter-gatherers shared leftover meat with the canine's ancestors, wolves.

Dogs are trained to sniff out coronavirus. Most have a 100% success rate

An international research team has been training dogs with sweat samples from Covid-positive people. And the results show they are friends to both humans and science.

Dogs can sniff out coronavirus infections with few days of training, German study reveals

Eight dogs from Germany’s armed forces were trained for only a week and were able to accurately identify the virus with a 94% success rate.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.