GUURGRAM: The outbreak of Newcastle virus among peacocks, reported from Bhondsi on Friday, has prompted district authorities to take prompt action.

GURUGRAM: The district forest department has asked the animal husbandry department to carry out an inspection of all poultry farms in Gurugram, following an outbreak of Virulent Newcastle Disease (

Research and advocacy organisation CSE today urged tennis ace Sania Mirza to publicly disassociate from a poultry advertisement, saying it has been declared misleading by the Advertisement Standard

Doctors say even 3rd generation antibiotics are not working in some patients, making their treatment difficult.

Drugs and Food Control Organization Tuesday issued an advisory for poultry farm dealers, asking them to stop use of antibiotics in their farms three days prior to supplying chicken to the market.

CSE urges tennis player Sania Mirza in a letter

Each year, Kashmir gets around one crore live chicken from Jammu, Haryana, and Punjab, where the birds are majorly raised on antibiotics.

A green body has slammed an advertisement highlighting that no antibiotics are used in chicken as an "eye wash" and alleged that the use of antibiotics in poultry sector is "rampant".

The advertisement by All-India Poultry Development and Services Private Limited refers to the results of a 2014 study of CSE on chicken.

A green body today slammed an advertisement highlighting that no antibiotics are used in chicken as an "eye wash" and alleged that the use of antibiotics in poultry sector is "rampant".

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