Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicMeat industry

Topic: Meat industry

Irresponsible of BJP and Anna Hazare to seek reopening of temples when Covid R-value is above 1

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Indian veganism is a thing, and taking off. Especially in the pandemic

Excited by the business potential, many non-vegan entrepreneurs in Bengaluru and Delhi have established their own vegan-friendly businesses.

Faith, freedom, finance leave Gurugram divided over ‘unfair & unjust’ no-meat Tuesdays

Gurugram has banned sale of raw meat on Tuesdays. The directive means loss of business for some, curb on choices for others. Many, though, are cheering the nod to Hindu sentiments.

Laboratory-grown meat Is getting closer to supermarket shelves

Lab-meat startups have grown from a handful in 2016 to at least 60 now. The sector wants to make production more humane & environmentally sustainable, but challenges remain.

From birth to slaughter — an account that ‘blows lid off meat, egg and dairy trade secrecy’

Poorva Joshipura's 'For a Moment of Taste', by HarperCollins, will be released on 5 August on SoftCover, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

US sees Covid spread twice as fast in areas where major meatpacking plants have reopened

Counties with these meatpacking plants accounted for 10% of new confirmed cases from 28 April to 5 May while representing just 7.5% of the US population.

Post Covid, it’s not a bad idea to have robots and machines replace humans at some jobs

Some jobs aren't good enough to protect. The pandemic presents an opportunity to negotiate better terms with those leading the AI revolution, such as Google and Amazon.

Wildlife groups urge health minister to shut illegal meat, pet markets to prevent Covid-19

The animal rights organisations said 3 out of 4 emerging pathogens affecting humans over the past decade have originated from animals or animal products.

Indian exports could take a hit as world food prices dip in February due to coronavirus

The FAO Food Price Index fell 1% from January, with vegetable oil, meat, and cereal indices registering a decline.

Modi slammed UPA for subsidising slaughterhouses, but his govt gave them 33% more money

In RTI response, food processing ministry says though UPA-era scheme was discontinued, Modi govt's PM Kisan Sampada Yojana is doing the same job.

On Camera

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Attendees pose for a group photo at the 48th G7 Summit on 26 June | PTI

G7 infra plan a lifeline developing nations can’t ignore but first crack this code, like BRI

Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
T.V. Somanathan, Union Finance Secretary | ThePrint

Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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