Monday, September 03, 2007

It's A Funny Old World: India Edition. Wot No Biometrics?

Indian border guards are photographing cows in villages in the eastern state of West Bengal and issuing them with identity cards, officials say.

Mr Sharma said thousands of cows were smuggled every day from West Bengal.

Thousands of villagers in the state's Murshidabad district bordering Bangladesh are queuing up outside photo studios to have their cows photographed for the identity cards.

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