Thousands of migratory birds die mysteriously in Rajasthan's Sambhar Lake
Officials said they suspect water contamination as one of the reasons for the deaths but were awaiting viscera test reports. Though the official toll was 1,500, locals claimed the number of dead birds could be as high as 5,000.
Centre confirms outbreak of bird flu in Bengaluru
A central team comprising two experts has been deputed to Bengaluru to oversee the operatio...
One more bird dies of avian influenza, toll over 80
Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave had constituted a monitoring committee for ov...
Deadly avian influenza virus reaches Antarctica
A deadly avian influenza virus has now reached Antarctica.
India declares itself free from bird flu
The Centre has emphasised the need for "continued surveillance especially in the vulnerable areas bordering infected countries and in areas visited by migratory birds"
India, US can fix poultry issue via WTO's compliance panel
India is the fourth-largest producer of chicken meat in the world after the US, China & Brazil, with production touching 3.5-4 million tonnes a year.
India bans imports on account of avian influenza; to challenge WTO order on US poultry
Fearing loss of business, local poultry players have been pressing the government to take steps to ensure that the US doesn't dump chicken legs.
Kerala identifies H5 avian influenza virus in poultry; 2,00,000 to be culled
Kerala has decided to cull about 2K poultry birds as a precautionary measure against H5 avian influenza virus, said Agriculture Minister KP Mohanan
World's first malaria vaccine gets regulatory nod from EMA
The vaccine, named Mosquirix, was given the green light by London-based European Medicines Agency after more than 30 years of research, detailed in 230,000 pages of data.
US chicken to land on desi plates as WTO rejects ban
India's broiler meat consumption has been consistently increasing and is estimated to have touched 3.72 million tonnes in 2014, from 3.45 million tonnes in 2013.
Rising bird flu likely to hit Kerala's tourism sector
The tourism industry in Kerala is in the throes of anxiety following an outbreak of avian influenza in at least three southern districts.
Bird flu, Avian influenza, detected in poultry samples in Nadia, West Bengal
The government has ordered immediate culling of birds and destruction of eggs and feed material to control the spread of the disease.
Sick chickens come home to roost: Deadly infection avian influenza or bird flu is present in our country
What are the chances that a chicken infected with bird flu will land on your plate? Zero.What are the chances that a bird flu infection will increase the price you pay for chicken and eggs? 100%.
Chicken, eggs became costlier by upto 95 pc in FY'13: Sharad Pawar
Chicken and egg prices rose by upto 95 per cent in different areas on higher feed cost in 2012-13 fiscal, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said.
Bird Flu, Avian influenza, confirmed in poultry samples from Nadia in West Bengal
An agriculture ministry statement here said that affected samples were found in two villages (Tehatta 1 block) in Nadia district.
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