While the victim has undergone medical examination, her statement has been recorded in the POCSO court.
A native of Tirtol in the neighbouring Jagatsinghpur district, the girl had run away from home after a fight with her parents last month, they said.
The tribunal said sustainable development is a part of the right to life and the state authorities are under obligation to protect the environment.
Promotion of eggs as a rich source of nutrition and an immunity booster is helping COVID-hit farms recover faster.
The directive was issued following appeals made by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.
Shortly after Covid outbreak in TS, many retail shop owners sold chicken at as low as Rs 40 per kg; prices now hover at Rs 270-Rs 300 per kg
Domestic poultry industry can broadly be divided as broiler meat and table egg with other poultry meat forming a marginal proportion of the overall market, the report said.
They demand additional working capital loans with 5 pc interest subvention on existing loans.
Delay in issuing passes has made entry difficult for trucks carrying feed. Farms resort to distress sale of chickens
Stating that the present scenario is grim for the poultry industry would be an understatement.
State BJP Krushak Morcha general secretary Surath Biswal on Monday said the Government should launch awareness drive through advertisements to boost the sale of chicken and eggs.
City chicken retail owners claim that the situation is so bad now that they were forced to sell out their products at a very low rate.
Bird flu rumours have broken the back of the egg industry in Namakkal zone, with sales recording a slump of 25 per cent a day.
The poultry industry in Karnataka is facing an existential threat in the wake of false news on social media and rumours linking the COVID-19 with it.
Though earlier cryo-banking technology was used for cattle and buffalo breeds in the country, no significant progress was achieved as far as poultry is concerned.