North East  /  Published 12.01.21

Poultry ban not to affect Bihu

Assam can cope with the bird flu-triggered temporary ban on poultry for about six weeks but anything beyond that could severely impact the booming sector that was just about recovering after being hit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.21

Dead crows raise flu alert in Jharkhand

“We are regularly holding meeting with wholesale poultry suppliers to inform immediately about any symptoms of bird flu from poultry products brought from other district or other states like Ben...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 12.01.21

Avian influenza alert to states

Khatri said fears about avian influenza have already hit sales in the poultry sector which the Federation estimates has a turnover of Rs 100,000 crore and provides earnings to an estimated 100 million...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

8 held for poultry theft in Malda

An interstate gang allegedly involved in stealing poultry from Malda district and sending those to the Northeast was nabbed by Englishbazar police early on Wednesday. Eight persons, seven from differ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

Derek O'Brien's sartorial tribute

Old bondThe veteran actor, Kader Khan, who passed away on January 1 in a hospital in Canada, used to miss the Bollywood icon, Amitabh Bachchan, the most. This revelation comes from Khan’s son, Sarfa...
By The Telegraph in


Opinion  /  Published 16.03.20

Chickens come to roost

A week is a long period in the time of pandemics. Around Holi, India was besotted with other issues, including New Delhi’s insinuated communal riots and the Madhya Pradesh political crisis.Late last...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Angling time as meat’s fishy!

Panicking over coronavirus? Let’s take fishing tackles and down your worries by catching a huge number of fresh bhakuwa, kawoi, shital, ilish, rou, kuchia and mangur maas.Fishing has emerged as the ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 17.03.20

Poultry price dips drastically

The price of poultry has declined sharply in Assam with many people apprehending that its consumption could infect them with the deadly coronavirus.Bikash Deka, a poultry vendor near Downtown here, sa...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.11.18

Cages for hens must be bigger, says court

Delhi High Court has said that hens should be able to “move around comfortably” in cages and suggested that the poultry birds be kept in cages bigger than the small, wired ones used now.The observ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.05.20

Woman butcher breaks glass ceiling

She has traded the ladle for a dao (machete) for a better family life and a bright future for her sons.Meet Shanti Kalita, a woman butcher who runs a meat shop from a makeshift stall at Kamakhya Gate ...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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