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Bakrid: Bombay High Court allows slaughter of goats on building terrace, subject to terms and conditions

Bakrid: Bombay High Court allows slaughter of goats on building terrace, subject to terms and conditions

The Bombay High Court has held that city residents are entitled to sacrifice goats on the occasion of Bakrid, subject to terms and conditions laid down in the licences obtained by them from local authorities.

Like dogs, even goats can communicate with humans: Study

Like dogs, even goats can communicate with humans: Study

 A new study suggests that even goats could become man's new bestfriend as they have the capacity to communicate with humans.

PM Modi lauds 104-yr-old woman who sold her goats to build toilet

A 104-year-old woman from a village in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district who sold her goats for constructing toilet at her home, today came in for special praise by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said it is a big sign of changing India.

Beautiful, honest or organic-fed: Pick your goat online this Bakr Eid

 Online shopping is not just for clothes, shoes and gizmos. With Id-ul-Zuha or Bakr Eid round the corner, India’s Muslim community is using social networking, online marketing and e-commerce sites to buy and sell (sacrificial) goats. While online retailing of goats started a year or two ago, it has picked up significantly this year.

Watch: Goat beauty contest in Ramygala, Lithuania

Goat beauty contest in Ramygala, Lithuania. Goats are decorated and cat walk is mandatory. 7 goats took part in this contest.

Reading animal emotions key to their better welfare

Understanding how animals express emotions during mildly positive or negative situations could lead to their better welfare, researchers say.

Thousands of animals sacrificed despite ban

Thousands of animals, including roosters, were sacrificed in Odisha as part of an annual religious ceremony despite a government ban and protests by animal rights activities, an official said Friday.

Bakri-Eid gets tech twist, now goats available online!

This Bakri-Eid, tech-savy Muslims can save both their time and money as goats are now being sold online on e-tailing websites such as OLX, Quiker.

Goats are smart with excellent long-term memories

Goats are much intelligent than they may appear at first glance, a new study has shown.
Goats learn to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, researchers said.

Goats are intelligent animals after all

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have found that goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months.

Learn from male goats how to woo your lady!

Know how male goats send the love-making signal to females? It goes in the form of a most powerful, sexually-stimulating odour.

Goats snatched in Delhi on Eid eve

A goat trader, who bought three goats for Rs 30,000 from Uttar Pradesh, was robbed of the animals at knife point in east Delhi on Eid eve, police said Wednesday.

Poor households will get goats, poultry in Bihar: Nitish

Poor households in Bihar will be provided poultry and goats free-of-cost so that they get their supplement of nutrition in the form of eggs and milk, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday.

Exposure to goats linked to rare lung cancer

People who work with goats are exposed to greater risks of a rare lung cancer.

Vera Farmiga to star in `Goats`

Vera Farmiga has been roped in to star in indie comedy `Goats`.

A bank that lends you goats!

Women in remote Korawan, 70 km from Allahabad, have come up with a novel bank which exclusively deals with goats - accepting the animal as savings and lending it out as loans.

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to knit bones

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to replace body``s strained tendons, ligaments and bones in the future.

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to knit bones

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to replace body``s strained tendons, ligaments and bones in the future.