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    Cow Qurbani 2015 Pakistan Floods

  • Heavy rains, high animal prices fail to dampen collective qurbani spirit

    KARACHI: Heavy rains and high animal prices have not affected collective qurbani as bookings at various mosques, welfare institutions and madressahs have either increased or remained the same as they were last year...

    These institutions have already raised price per share of cow by Rs200 to Rs11,550 besides pushing up goat price by Rs1,000 this year...

  • Indian cow as a political dish

    Also read: India police seek cow 'mugshots' to enforce beef banTrue, red meat after the age of 50 can raise issues about cholesterol...

    Likewise, the cow has been put in the bubbling communal cauldron...

  • India's top court tells government to stop cow vigilantes

    Critics say that extremists emboldened by the current Hindu nationalist government's tough stance on cow slaughter are using beef as a pretext to target the community...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to completely outlaw cow slaughter across India, and has been accused of turning a blind eye to attacks carried out in the name of protecting the animals...

  • Entering Cow Country

    Amid the mooing cows, buzzing flies and the zesty ‘aroma’ of cow dung, I meet farm owner Shahbaz...

    The cows are milked daily at 6 AM and then again at 6 PM, which regrettably meant that there was no chance I’d get to have the hands-on experience of milking a cow...

  • Indian censors want 'cow', 'Hindu' beeped in film

    Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like “cow” and “Hindu India” are beeped out, the director said on Wednesday, in the latest dispute involving the sensitive film board...

    After three hours of viewing, officials verbally asked him to delete the terms “cow” ? an animal considered sacred for Hindus ? “Hindu India” and “Gujarat”...

  • Diwaan of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah backs Modi's campaign against cow slaughter

    The custodian of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah — the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer — defended the Modi government's campaign against cow slaughter, calling upon Muslims across the country to quit eating beef, the Hindustan Times reported...

    Read more: Modi's home state of Gujarat greenlights life sentences for cow slaughterIn a video shared on The Quint, Khan — a direct descendant of Chishti in the 22nd...

  • Cow vigilantes arrested for assault on Indian officials

    The ambush in Rajasthan was just the latest by self-proclaimed cow protection squads ? mobs of Hindu hardliners who attack anyone suspected of abusing the animals...

    In April a mob beat a 55-year-old Muslim cattle farmer to death in Rajasthan after accusing him of cow smuggling...

  • India police arrest three over cow vigilante murder

    Cow slaughter is illegal in many Indian states, and vigilante squads that roam the highways checking livestock trucks for animals being transported across state borders have proliferated since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014...

    Prakash said police had also arrested 11 survivors of the attack, charging them under various sections of Rajasthan's cow protection law...

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