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12 Seater Tempo Traveller Hire in Delhi

Posted by Ajay on September 13, 2021

 
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Chandigarh birding

Posted by Susan Sharma on September 13, 2021

 
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Vulture safe painkiller

Posted by Susan Sharma on September 11, 2021

 
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Veterinary Painkiller Second Vulture-Safe Identified! Tolfenamic Acid

9th September 2021

In 2003, the veterinary use of diclofenac to treat cattle was discovered to be the cause of catastrophic vulture declines across South Asia. There was an urgent need to identify alternative, safe NSAIDs for veterinary use. The NSAID meloxicam was tested in 2006 and found to be both safe to vultures and effective in treating cattle. Unfortunately, various other NSAIDs have also been tested since then and so far all have been shown to be toxic to vultures. Therefore, it is hugely significant that a systematic safety testing study led by the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has identified tolfenamic acid as the second confirmed vulture-safe NSAID after meloxicam.

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A total of 38 wild-caught Himalayan Griffon Vultures, along with single captive White-rumped and Long-billed Vultures from the conservation breeding population, were given doses of tolfenamic acid by oral gavage at the maximum possible level likely to be encountered by birds feeding on carcasses in the wild. This was calculated based on concentrations of diclofenac found in cattle carcasses in India, which showed that vets and livestock owners routinely give doses of this drug much higher than the recommended level. In addition, four Himalayan Griffons were also fed buffalo meat from animals given double the recommended dose of tolfenamic acid just prior to death. Although two of the Himalayan Griffons given the extremely high dose by gavage died, all other birds survived without an increase in uric acid levels in the blood, which is the usual sign of kidney failure caused by NSAID poisoning. These findings show that tolfenamic acid is safe to wild vultures at levels of the drug that they are likely to be exposed to.

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IVRI and BNHS giving a vulture an oral dose. Chris Bowden, RSPB.

Dr Chandra Mohan, Scientist of IVRI and the lead investigator of the study said “Every painkiller available has slightly different properties, and the vets often complained of not having a second choice of NSAIDs. But we are very pleased to report that tolfenamic acid been found as a second safe NSAID drug.”

Dr Vibhu Prakash, Principal scientist and vulture programme Director of BNHS explained “by testing first on the less threatened Himalayan Griffon Vultures, we could establish the comparative safety of the drug. We then also tested it on the most threatened species held at the breeding centre at Pinjore, Haryana.”

The results of this study are reported in an IVRI report, while a pre-print publication, entitled “Experimental safety testing shows that the NSAID tolfenamic acid is not toxic to Gyps vultures in India at concentrations likely to be encountered in cattle carcasses” is freely available.

Dr A M Pawde, Incharge & Dr M. Karikalan, Scientist Centre for Wildlife, IVRI said “IVRI is particularly pleased to help identify this safe alternative for veterinarians, and it is important that this information is made available quickly, to avoid use of other more toxic alternatives (for the vultures) becoming popular in veterinary use.”  They added “Tolfenamic acid does have certain properties which make it slightly more similar to diclofenac in its ability to reduce fever as well as inflammation, and this may be important in being taken up more widely by vets across the country.”

Dr. Triveni Dutt, the Director of ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute commented “this is good news for vulture conservation and can help decision-makers to take important steps towards banning the NSAIDs which are proven to be toxic, such as aceclofenac and ketoprofen.”

Tolfenamic acid is already licensed and produced by a number of different Indian manufacturers, being out of patent, and similarly priced to other drugs.

Professor Rhys Green of Cambridge University UK, and Chair of the SAVE consortium said “After sixteen years and considerable effort in safety testing NSAIDs on vultures we have found a second vulture-safe NSAID for use on cattle. This is important and welcome news. It will reduce the pressure to use toxic alternatives such as aceclofenac, ketoprofen, flunixin and nimesulide, which are still available and legally used in the region. Veterinary use of all of these toxic drugs should be banned immediately.”

He added “So this is highly significant, and good news for vulture conservation, but only if it helps decision-makers to take more urgently needed action to remove licenses for similar drugs that are proven to be toxic, such as aceclofenac and ketoprofen. Neighbouring Bangladesh has earlier this year taken this important and commendable step to extend local ketoprofen bans to national bans, and if India can do this for aceclofenac and ketoprofen, this will be real progress.”

Please contact chris.bowden@rspb.org.uk for further information or contacts.

Original article from the website

https://save-vultures.org/2021/09/second-vulture-safe-veterinary-painkiller-identified-tolfenamic-acid/

 

Bird Watching

birding for beginners

Posted by Susan Sharma on September 11, 2021

 
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Bird watching in the pandemic- birding is the best diversion for a work from home couple. And which better place than Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

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birding for beginners

Posted by Susan Sharma on September 11, 2021

 
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If there is a heaven for bird watchers, it is Sattal. In one hour of morning birding we saw a variety of birds. The adventure area has so far not interfered with the natural forest around. Hope it remains like that. https://youtu.be/rnG809pejWg

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Kullu Manali tour from Delhi

Posted by shimlaandmanalitour on September 10, 2021

 
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5 Best Places To Visit Near Rohtang Pass

Posted by Sidhiroy on September 10, 2021

 
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Rohtang Pass is nature's greatest spectacle, located 50km north of Manali in the Eastern Pir Panjal. It connects two beautiful Himachal Pradesh valleys - Manali & Lahaul & Spiti. Rohtang, which means "ground of corpses," was given to this pass due to the many people who died trying to cross it. However, many travelers still visit it every six months, when it is open and accessible to the public.

Bikers and adventurers brave slippery roads and dangerous curves to reach Rohtang Pass, Manali. This effort pays off as you are greeted with snow capped mountains and the opportunity to breathe in the fresh mountain air while enjoying the challenge of a difficult journey.

 

These are the most beautiful places you can visit when you travel to Rohtang Pass Manali. Continue reading to know more:

 

  1. Solang Valley – The Adventure Hub

A popular destination for skiing in India, Solang valley is near Manali, hence Rohtang Pass. It is ideal for snow skiing or sliding in snowy conditions in winter. Parachuting, paragliding and zorbing are all popular summer activities.

2. Picturesque Rahala waterfalls

A popular but rarely photographed waterfall, Rahala is 16 km from Manali towards Rohtang Pass. Its breathtaking descent from 2500m above sea level is the highlight of this waterfall. The beauty of nature is a delight for shutterbugs. The drive from Rohtang to here is difficult due to the narrow roads and slippery curves. Therefore, it is recommended to hire a bus or cab.

 

3. Chandra And Bhaga Rivers - A Breathtaking Confluence

The Shivalik Ranges of the lesser Himalayas glaciers melt, and they flow down, holding their course until they become Chandra or Bhaga rivers. After their confluence, they flow across the Spiti Valley and are called Chenab. It is a spectacular view because of its perfect confluence. It is located to the southeast of the Rohtang Pass, and it is worth a visit for anyone who travels up into the lower Himalayan region.

4. Lahaul and Spiti Valley - Nature Lovers Favorite

Lahaul & Spiti Valley is reached by 2.5 hours of driving along NH 505. The drive covers 145km. The Himalayan mountain desert, located in northeastern Himachal, is the land that connects India and Tibet. The valley is home to monasteries, nature's adventures, and nomads.

 

5. Khoksar village: Find Your Cozy Home Here.

Khoksar, a charming village in Lahaul's Lahaul district located 19km from Rohtang, is Rohtang. It is also the coldest area in the region. However, it is home to some of the most beautiful dhabas in the area and is highly recommended. You can travel during summer when the snow may have melted, and Rohtang's beauty will be awe-inspiring!

 

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Cheap Delhi Car Rental For Your Trip

Posted by indiatourtaxi on September 10, 2021

 
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2 DAYS NAINITAL TRIP WITH 16 SEATER TEMPO TRAVELLER

Posted by Vinod Sharma on September 10, 2021

 
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Are you planning for a trip to Nainital ‘the lake district of India? Progressive Cab Rental Services offers 2 days Nainital trip with a 16 seater tempo traveller Hire. Our company should be able to provide you with a variety of vehicles according to your travel needs and budget. Read this blog for more information about the Nainital trip with tempo traveller. for more info about tempo traveller hire in Delhi call +91 9810125805 | 8882562010.

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Tempo Traveller for outstation | Tempo traveler rental Delhi

Posted by Vinod Sharma on September 10, 2021

 
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Progressive Tour Travels provides you the most convenient way to enjoy your vacation to popular destinations in India. Book Tempo Traveller for an outstation trip from Delhi.

 

 

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