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HC to pass orders on PIL for allowing pets access to parks
Zee News
Date: 2014-11-13

Tripathi has contended that providing such a facility "shall help reduce conflict between pet-owners and non-pet owners, especially RWAs, which has been a lurking issue of tussle between the two sides for a long time in Delhi and NCR".

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Barelvi cleric to go on indefinite fast to save cows
The Times of India
Date: 2014-11-12

Pressing for closure of meat factories, Tauqeer Raza said he feels stopping the slaughtering of cows would reduce price of milk by half and "preserve our cattle wealth which is vanishing fast with the mushrooming of meat exporting units feeding the markets of countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh and China".

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Stray dog menace grips Close North
The Times of India
Date: 2014-11-11

We are aware of the issue, but we can hardly do anything. Every time, we try to catch a stray dog, some residents call the police and inform animal welfare organizations," said a security guard, seeking anonymity. He added: "Two security guards have already lost their jobs, as they were refused to let stray dogs come inside the society."

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Marauding monkeys create panic in Shimla, woman dies
Hindushan Times
Date: 2014-11-11

Pathania, quoting Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri, said the government would bring a resolution in the next legislative assembly session seeking permission for lifting the ban on the export of monkeys.

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How A Woman Is Ending Animal Sacrifice In Himachal Pradesh
Women's Web
Date: 2014-11-10

PFA is India’s largest animal welfare organization, which boasts of having more than 26 hospitals and 2.5 Lakh members. The prime area of focus for the organization is rehabilitating sick and needy animals.

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Indian poultry farmers fear invasion of American chicken legs
Scroll.in
Date: 2014-11-10

By honouring the WTO order, India will open up an export market for America that is valued at $300 million a year. There is one product that the US is particularly keen to export to India – chicken legs. In America, most consumers prefer breast sections over chicken legs.

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700 puppies, kittens abandoned on streets in 2 months
The Times of India
Date: 2014-11-10

Animal activists said irresponsible breeding by individuals and pet shop owners to make a quick buck has also led to abandoning of animals. "When breeders take animals that are too old or unfit for breeding, their offspring have defects. The buyers eventually find out that the animals have health problems and abandon them," said Dr Jerold, animal behaviour specialist, Scan Foundation.

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Prosthetics give dogs new leash on life
The Times of India
Date: 2014-11-10


While many Amdavadis prefer to abandon or give away their disabled pets, vets are seeing a small section of committed pet owners that embrace pets as their family members.

 

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Five months on, HP stray cattle policy yet to be implemented
Hindushan Times
Date: 2014-11-10

After five months, nothing concrete has been done. Director animal husbandry KS Pathania claimed that the department was making an outlining for its implementation

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Bullfights at Nuvem, Benaulim
The Times of India
Date: 2014-11-10

People found organizing bullfights in a clandestine manner are often booked by the police under sections contained in the Prevention of Cruelty Towards Animals Act.

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