Of around 302 bird hits reported in 2009 at 79 airports in the country, close to 54 occurred in Mumbai.

Responding to an RTI query by DNA, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said the number of bird hits in the city had gone up from 26 in 2007 to 54.

However, the DGCA revealed that Delhi still recorded the maximum number of hits each year.

SHILLONG: In its bid to stop unhygienic slaughter of animals by butchers, the State Government will soon come out with a modern abattoir (slaughter house) to provide quality and hygienic meat to the consumers.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the inaction of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in addressing the absence of a boundary wall to prevent the flow of waste from a 70-acre landfill site next to the Ghazipur abattoir.

Bird hits are a standing threat at the IGI Airport and according to airport regulations, no sewage or garbage should be allowed to accumulate within its 10-km radius. But at the airport

Mumbai: Armed with a Bombay High Court directive, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has ordered immediate closing down of 44 of the 53 slaughter houses in the state as they were found to be operating under unhygienic conditions and flouting norms.

New Delhi: Slaughtering in the open or leaving carcasses exposed within a 15 km radius of an airport will now attract a hefty fine along with imprisonment of up to three months. Since these activities attract birds and have made bird hits quite common

Though meat traders have called of their strike and agreed to work at the Ghazipur slaughterhouse, illegal slaughtering is on the rise in various areas of the Capital, say sources.

According to them, most of the illegal slaughtering is being done in Seelampur, Jafrabad, Okhla, Khureji and some other areas.

30% Have Already Shifted, Mutton Supplies Will Resume From Today

New Delhi: Idgah butchers called off their strike on Thursday, ending a fortnightlong tussle between them and Municipal Corporation of Delhi over the issue of shifting to the Ghazipur abattoir. According to the butchers, around 30% of the meat traders had shifted to Ghazipur till Thursday evening.

New Delhi: The continuing strike by Idgah butchers, who are protesting against MCD

The newly constructed Ghazipur slaughterhouse continues to be mired in controversy with the Quresh (slaughter) community now challenging its hygiene, capacity and other facilities.