Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Topic: Milk

Pakistan too is rushing to save its cows—from lumpy skin

New Delhi: Livestock in Pakistan have a problem with LSD. No, not the psychedelic drug but the viral skin disease characterised by raised nodules...

What is causing US’ baby formula shortage & how Biden has invoked wartime Act to tackle crisis

America has been grappling with baby formula shortage for the last three months. ThePrint explains how the Biden administration has treated this crisis as a wartime event.

Cows moo past buffaloes as India’s milk supply champions, thanks to cross-breeding

India recorded all-time high milk production of 209 million tonnes in 2020-21 & cows accounted for 51% of this, govt figures show.

How I built India’s largest private dairy enterprise with Rs 5,500 cr+ turnover: Chandramogan

In ‘Break to Breakthrough’, Harish Damodaran documents Hatsun’s journey from ice creams to a dairy player.

Covid meant high protein intake but chicken, eggs, oil, all acting pricey. Govt must intervene

About 18% contribution to May, June inflation numbers was made by the three livestock categories: ‘milk and products’, ‘eggs’ and ‘meat and fish’.

After Amul, Mother Dairy increases milk price by Rs 2/L, cites rising costs

Dairy major Mother Dairy says it 'has been experiencing inflationary pressure on overall input costs... accompanied by distress in milk production' due to Covid.

Vegan awareness has Amul ‘worried’, explains its ‘aggressive’ ad, says PETA

Amul had taken on non-profits last week over charges of animal cruelty. This came after PETA India asked the cooperative to switch to producing vegan milk.

Convalescent, healthier than milk — Complan’s turbulent journey with its ‘tall claims’

Over the years, Complan has employed several advertising tactics to draw consumers including claiming that it is healthier than milk and that it increases children's heights.

Dairies are turning vegan, but that’s not really cutting the carbon footprint of your soy latte

All the growth in the dairy market these days has been in products other than milk, though the amount of milk being drawn from cows is still rising in the industry.

Tulasi milk, ashwagandha milk, ginger milk — Karnataka gets new drinks to ‘boost immunity’

The Karnataka Milk Federation has launched five new milk products using different herbs. They are priced at Rs 25 per bottle.

On Camera


Currently, India provides pensions for the elderly on the basis of the National Pensions Scheme | Representative Image | Wikimedia Commons

Giving up on NPS a tragedy for state govts. DB pensions are ad hoc, delay fiscal stress

Several of the problems of the National Pensions Scheme can be easily remedied. The solution to fiscal stress isn't going back two decades ago.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

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.