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Animal bodies spar over funds


The long feud between the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and the 125-year-old Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has reached an all-time high.

AWBI has denied funds to the

12 monkeys poisoned to death


Twelve bonnet macaques (common monkey) died on Friday after eating rice balls laced with rat poison while three have been sent to a rescue shelter. The mass killing of the macaques was reported in Tar

Love for animals brings them together


For six months now, Blue Cross is the new home for 20 youngsters who visit the centre daily to clean the place, feed the birds and even help labourers at the construction site inside the premises.


Cruelty Prevention Act a joke on animals: Kerala HC

The Kerala high court has advised the central government to make appropriate changes to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, amended in 1982, as it fell short of the requirements.

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Poachers turn to other occupations

The incidence of poaching migratory birds in the metropolis has come down drastically over the years mainly due to the decreasing green cover and stringent measures taken up near marshlands and protec

Central plan to save endangered species


Union minister of state for forests Jayanthi Natarajan on Wednesday announced a recovery programme for saving critically endangered species and their habitats.

Under the initiative, 16 species have b

Alert in Chile over half a million abandoned pigs

Chile declared a health alert Tuesday at a site where 500,000 pigs, abandoned by a slaughtering company, are said to be dying in large numbers due to a lack of food and water.

Health Minister Jaime M

Man injured as lions attack him

A villager was injured while a cow owned by him was killed when a group of six lions and cubs entered their house and attacked them in Umedpara village in Junagadh district early on Wednesday, forest

TN livestock scheme keeps trotting


The free livestock scheme, the pet project of chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, becomes the first project to attain its target.

As a bonus to the scheme, the number of lambs and goat kids born to the b

Uttar Pradesh may get nation’s 1st ‘frozen zoo’

If all goes well, Uttar Pradesh may soon have a 'frozen zoo' that will help in saving endangered species of animals.

Dr Rajneesh Verma, a reproductive biologist working with the Monash University in

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