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GN Bureau | July 9, 2016
A study by the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana, a premier institute in dairy studies, has predicted a negative impact on milk production due to changing climatic conditions. The sector will have to bear a loss of 3.2 million metric tonnes of milk annually, costing more than Rs 5,000 crore. Gokul Mission, started in 2014-15 by the government, has undertaken a breed improvement programme of the indigenous (desi) cattle, enhancement of milk production and productivity of native bovines, upgradation of nondescript (low productivity) breeds using elite indigenous breeds.
The Narendra Modi government has set aside Rs 52,393 crore in 2017-18 for the welfare of the dalits. On the face of it, the amount is substantial. However, an analysis of the past actual allocation shows that there has in fact been a dip in spending on schemes that are specifically meant only for dalits.
“I will always try and it is also my belief that the president’s post should be above politics,” said NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who filed the nomination papers on Friday. “Since the time I became governor, I am no longe
A lot of debate that we witness in the media on the cattle question these days suffer from the disease of speculative utopian imagination of a ‘cow-nation’ and relentless abuses for those beef-eating ‘others’. Political debates over the question of o
Ramin Jahanbegloo is a renowned philosopher who is now associated with the Jindal Global University. His latest work, The Decline of Civilization, calls for countering the ‘decivilising’ tendencies of our times by returning to Gandhi and Tagore. Jahanbegloo answered s
Should CBSE prepone the board exams?
In this nationalistic age, sports seem to play an important role, and in India, this can be seen during cricket matches. For most, a victory symbolises prestige and supremacy. On Sunday, India lost to Pakistan in the final match of the ICC Champions Trophy. The defea