Trophy hunting or poaching: loss in wilderness

Trophy hunting or poaching: loss in wilderness

The preys and places were different. It was a hapless giraffe that Sabrina Corgatteli killed in South Africa for a trophy. Cecil, the rare black-maned lion of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe was hunted for another trophy by Dr Walter Palmer.  Be it the greedy...
Dissection of animals: UGC deadline is over

Dissection of animals: UGC deadline is over

  The deadline was 30th July 2015 and it is over. University Grants Commission (UGC) wanted the Vice-chancellors of all the Universities in India to send in their ‘action taken report’ on its directions to scrap animal dissections  and the guidelines...
Employment Guarantee Scheme for Dairy farmers launched

Employment Guarantee Scheme for Dairy farmers launched

It may be a small step. Yes. But in the right direction. Thiruvananthapuram Regional Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (TRCMPU) has just launched a novel and inspiring dole scheme to their milk producers. Termed as ‘Dairy Farmers’ Employment...
How (India) National Dairy Plan works

How (India) National Dairy Plan works

    India will need 200 million tonnes of milk by 2021-22 as against 137.68 million tonnes of 2013-14. To meet the rapidly growing demand for milk, the productivity of the milch animals and the total milk production have to be increased. And hence the...
Veterinary education around the globe

Veterinary education around the globe

  The details on the veterinary universities, institutions, colleges and schools around the globe are presented at the ‘resources’ page of the website. Also find the various veterinary degrees and diplomas awarded by them. The list of veterinary...