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Phase out battery cages for confining hens by 2017: Centre
Hindushan Times
Date: 2014-10-31

The petitioner had apprised the court that India is the third largest producer of eggs in world and commercial farmers confine their hens to small battery cages where even bird's movement is restricted.

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Pet lovers give dignified burial for loved ones
The Times of India
Date: 2014-10-27

Decent send off There are pet owners who come back to the cemetery to place wreaths on days like the pet's death anniversary. I have seen some weeping inconsolably at the burial site, like they would for their dear ones. Since the cemetery is the first of its kind in South India, we get calls from pet lovers living in neighbouring states as well.

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Activists to Move Court Against Kali Puja Goat Slaughter
NDTV
Date: 2014-10-27

Around 700 goats are sacrificed in each of the two major Kali temples in the district -- Baira Kalimata Mandir Committee in Kaliyaganj and Ekarchhala Kalimata Mandir in Islampur.

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Radha Mohan Singh emphasizes the need to increase Productivity of Milch Cattle
Business Standard
Date: 2014-10-27

Shri Radha Mohan Singh listened to the suggestions of the members and assured them that he would take necessary steps towards implementation of the same within the policy framework.

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NDDB organizes workshop on production and processing of bovine frozen semen
The Times of India
Date: 2014-10-27

Delivering his keynote address, NDDB's chairman T Nanda Kumar urged the experts and participants to recognize the needs and problems of the farmers while carrying out research and development activities.

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Hampshire animal rescuers to be rewarded for helping creatures great and small
Daily Echo
Date: 2014-10-21

Russell Brown from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, New Forest vet Luke Gamble and bat rescuers Donna and Graham Street from the Isle of Wight will each receive a special award at the House of Lords from the International Fund for Animal Welfare

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Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje approves ‘police outposts’ for cow protection
The Indian Express
Date: 2014-10-21

Raje on Monday announced on her twitter handle that ‘39 new police outposts to be established in Rajasthan – specially tasked with cow protection along with crime, law and order.’ The police check posts will be set up in areas that report higher instances of cattle trafficking.

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ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS PROTEST AGAINST WORLD’S LARGEST ANIMAL SACRIFICE
Sagar Media Inc
Date: 2014-10-21

Arpan Sharma of the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations added, “Nepal, as progressive country can be a beacon to other countries by prohibiting this sacrifice and withdrawing government support for it”

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Delhi’s elephant rescued in Haryana
The Hindu
Date: 2014-10-21

Lilly was being used in a procession and the man who “owned” her failed to produce an ownership certificate and other legal documents

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Poultry truck driver booked after 4 months
The Times of India
Date: 2014-10-21

justice for voiceless chickens

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