Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Dogs

Pet owners value dogs over cats & it’s all about wanting to be masters

No matter how cute kittens are, they can’t compete with dogs when it comes to giving pet owners the sense of mastery they seek.

Latest tool in fight against malaria: Dogs that can sniff out malaria from our socks

A two-year study has shown dogs can be trained to identify socks worn by a malaria patient with a 70% accuracy

Tata’s Bombay House isn’t just for employees, stray dogs get a swanky room of their own too

For years, stray canines would walk into the building, now they have a room of their own along with toys, a play area, food and water.

How top chefs spoil their dogs

"For his birthday, we did a trio of fish: salmon, cod and tuna, baked in the oven in tinfoil parcels. He is so fussy, he can spot anything cheap."

New study says obese dogs have similar traits to obese humans

Obesity is now considered the biggest threat to the well-being of our pets. But the emotional and cognitive behaviour of obese dogs has received little attention.

Bengaluru has an ‘approved list’ for pets and your Golden Retriever didn’t make it

Neither did Beagles, Cocker Spaniels, Boxers, or Indian dogs. The new rules also require owners to muzzle their German Shepherds.

Man-dog conflict in UP’s Sitapur: Administration accused of having blood on its hands

13 children have died of dog attacks in this district. Authorities say dogs are being killed in retaliation by villagers, who say authorities are also involved.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.