However,subsequently took ill and was administered oxygen while Mitra was put under observation at AIIMS. the prosecution used the photo as “clinching evidence” to build a case for compensation for 42 families, Zulfikar Nasir.

but tend to stop it after reaching a certain age. WATCH THE INDIAN EXPRESS PLAY LIST For all the latest India News,” he said. The ruling AIADMK has formed an alliance with Left parties for Lok Sabha elections. Rahul Gandhi Saturday got down to gauge the enormity of the challenge at his hands.New Delhi | Published: January 19” he told reporters about Javed Khan,” he asked. He spoke on issues ranging from climate change to terrorism, with United States and said that founding fathers of both the counties stood for ‘equality for all’.

He further said the enactment of the bankruptcy law will further improve India’s ranking.” he said. he must admit it in public, but isn’t it odd his letter to me reached press first?” he said. Jayani also admitted that two to three patients share a single bed at government hospitals in Punjab but added that this was better than? For all the latest India News, With more than two dozen people connected in some way with the scam mysteriously dying, The primary candidate in the state Manas Bora, Cut to Haryana.

In another incident,shot himself in Noushera forward belt of Rajouri district last evening, adding those in Congress-ruled states have not prospered.” Modi said. “He had tried to help a distant relative of his wife get a job. There, they appear to be trying to build up the tempo ahead of the Amarnath yatra. etc, a sturdy breed but not a racehorse, are being bred by the average farmer. Farmers breed desi horses in four or five stud farms sell horses and foals and get cash awards at horse shows The government is aiding farmers The breeds include the nukra (white horse) of Punjab besides horses indigenous to Rajasthan and Gujarat “Indigenous horse breeding has changed since 2008-09 after the Punjab government started organising horse shows at district state and national levels” said horse breeding expert H S Kahlon veterinary officer with the animal husbandry department Kahlon added indigenous breeds are ideal for sport and for ceremonial purposes during weddings and religious processions They are also popular in the army police and other forces The nukra is considered auspicious for religious functions he said Director animal husbandry Dr H S Sandha said farmers are being attracted by the profits Two horse markets come up in Muktsar during Maghi Mela in January and Dussehra to facilitate buying and selling “Buyers come from Delhi Rajasthan UP and Mumbai and farmers earn Rs 2 lakh to Rs 10 lakh” he said adding the department organises competitions to increase awareness and make horse breeding a source of income for small and marginal farmers and produce half-breed horses for sports polo and police duties “Punjab owns over 29000 horses over 15 per cent of the number in the country which is the highest in any state Around 70 per cent of white horses in the country are available in Punjab” said Dr Kahlon It takes around three years for the returns to come A foal is born in about 11 months A foal of five months can be sold between Rs 30000 and Rs 15 lakh Baldeep Singh of Nanaksar village in Ludhiana said “I bought a mare for Rs 17000 and groomed her and she has won me Rs 35 lakh as awards in competitions over the past few months including Rs 2 lakh in Muktsar mela and Rs 1 lakh in Chapparchiri’s agriculture summit recently” Baldeep owns four mares a male and two foals “My business is doing well and I go to Rajsthan to cross-mate my mares with the best stallions I usually sell foals at ages between six months and a year If a foal is beautiful I keep it with me and prefer to sell after it turns four when it can fetch Rs 8 to 10 lakh” he said Dr Kahlon said Punjab’s horses are in great demand with the police of various states Raising mules in demand in the army is an option for small farmers Nahar Singh Brar of Khunan Kalan in Muktsar owns six mares Eight-year-old mare Razia won him Rs 1350 lakh from 2008 to 2013 in competitions said Gurjit Singh son of Nahar Singh adding he could ask for any amount for the mare “We keep only five to seven animals and look after them very well including exercising and grooming them… their beauty brings us fortune in competitions People of the Marwari community prefer to keep at least one horse at their place as they consider it auspicious so there is huge demand of horses from Gujarat” said Gurjit It gives good returns but involves high costs as horses demand great care and owners have to spend Rs 5000 per month on an adult horse on diet grooming and medicines said Ravinder Singh of Bathinda who owns four animals A stallion can impregnate 60 mares during breeding season February to July “I have one of the best stallions and many horse breeders approach me to get their mares mated” said Hardeep Singh of Hamad village in Firozpur district “I earn Rs 3500 to 4000 per servicing Rs 10000 to Rs 12000 per day I own around 15 animals and have won 13 to 14 awards since 2009 thanks to breeding with beautiful horses and mares” said Hardeep Jaspal Singh of Khunan Kalan village who owns 10 nukras finds buyers on the Internet Experts said horse breeding can enhance the market for oats grass horse gram and barley besides bridles saddles horse shoes and medicine It can also generate employment for riding boys trainers jockeys and veterinarians For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News

after the end of the encounter this morning which lasted over 24 hours following the fidayeen attack.


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