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In UAE desert, camels compete for crowns in beauty pageant

December 24, 2021 12:56 pm

Even as the omicron variant rips through the world, legions of breeders from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar traveled to the UAE’s southwestern desert this week with 40,000 of their most beautiful camels for the Al Dhafra Festival.

Decline in India’s camel population is worrying

November 26, 2021 8:12 am

Rajiv Mehrishi writes: The economic benefits of rearing the animal have disappeared. Communities that depend on it must be the focus now

'2015 Act caused camel population to decline further'

November 13, 2021 5:51 pm

In August, the Rajasthan High Court had taken suo motu cognisance of news reports in The Indian Express on the declining number of camels in the state.

Sales down, Rajasthan camel breeders protest 2015 law

August 23, 2021 7:08 am

Camel breeders in Rajasthan have been holding protests, demanding amendments to the 2015 Act, and saying that their business has suffered due to the inability to sell camels to buyers outside the state.

Explained: Why Australia is killing thousands of camels

January 10, 2020 1:37 pm

Camels in Australia, which number over 10 lakh today, were first brought to the continent in the late 19th century from India, when Australia’s massive interior region was first being discovered. Over 20,000 were imported from India between the 1840s and the 1900s.

Treating bumps and humps: Dubai opens $10 million camel hospital

December 14, 2017 5:50 pm

Preserving that heritage is part of the purpose of Dubai Camel Hospital, which cost 40 million dirhams ($10.9 million) and is the first of its kind in the world. The hospital is also equipped with a mini-race track to get the camels up and running after their medical procedures.

Camels roamed the Arctic 3.5 million years ago

March 06, 2013 3:03 pm

Bone fragments of the shaggy creature were found on Canada's Ellesmere Island.

RBI panel wants new supervision process

June 20, 2012 1:16 am

* ‘Bank supervision to be based on probability of failure’


Republic Day rehearsals in full swing

January 21, 2014 6:45 pm