Banning cow slaughter has become a major political and social issue in India but a study published by US researchers suggests this may indeed help mitigate global warming. A team of researchers from four American universities report that “eating beans instead of beef would sharply reduce greenhouse gasses (GHG)” responsible for climate change. [...]
Gandhinagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat on Friday enacted a harsher law, with the provision of life sentence for those found guilty of cow slaughter, making it the first state in the country to do so. [...]
For one night, Doctor VC becomes a gaurakshak himself, searching for cow smugglers on the road.
Doctor VC is presented with a unique ropportunity: to join a team of gaurakshaks, and understand how they operate in the dead of night, cracking down on the illegal transport and slaughter of cattle in the area. [...]
Having met the area's Muslim cow protectors, Doctor VC goes on to meet their Hindu counterparts.
Located on the border of Jharkhand and Haryana, Ramgarh is home to several groups of gausevaks or gaurakshaks, the often vigilante protectors of the cow. Doctor VC visits a local Gaushala to see first hand how the cows are treated, [...]
A TRIO of abandoned tiger cubs have been given a new mum - a fake life-size tigress teddy complete with inbuilt MILK bottles. [...]
With India experiencing a lengthy drought, the cobra had been spotted slithering around a village looking for water. It wasn’t until a generous rescue worker with a water bottle came along that the cobra was able to escape death. [...]
An incident of attack on a Hindu temple was reported on Wednesday.
This Hindu temple on the Indian side of the India-Myanmar International Border was attacked on Wednesday, causing concern among local officials and people.It's the second largest temple in the Northeast -- and popularly known as Shiva temple. [...]
Aditya Nath Yogi , recently appointed chief minister of Uttar Pradesh , has a close Gujarat connection apart from his ties with PM Narendra Modi. The erstwhile mahant of a math (ashram) of Nath sampradaya in Visnagar, Mahant Gulabnath Bapu, who was born as a Muslim with the name Gul Mohammad Pathan, was the 'gurubhai' [...]
March 28, 2017
LUCKNOW: After years of failed attempts to settle the Ram temple dispute and with age catching on him, Gorakshpeethadheeswar Mahant Avaidyanath saw a ray of hope in his disciple Yogi Aditya Nath. "Hum ashwast hain ki hamaare adhoore kaam Chhotey Maharaj (Yogi) poore karenge (I am assured that my unfulfilled tasks will be completed by [...]
March 24, 2017
A division bench of Uttarakhand High Court has declared that rivers Ganga and Yamuna, all their tributaries, streams, every natural water flowing with flow continuously or intermittently of these rivers, as juristic/legal persons/living entities having the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person. This is the [...]