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Do we really treat cows as sacred?

There are over 40 million dairy cattle in India, but only a few hundred Gaushalas to cater to the ‘useless’, ‘discarded’ and ‘abandoned’ cows and buffaloes, finds OxytocinCookies, Milk, Ice Cream, Chocolate, Strawberry Milk Shake and Cheese. On the surface dairy sounds healthy, nutritious and pure. We have been made

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PRESSURE MOUNTS TO OPPOSE MOEFCC’S MOVE TO UNABATEDLY KILL WILDLIFE

FIAPO brings together over 100 NGO to address the issue and offer sustainable ‘no-kill’ solutions
New Delhi, 10th June, 2016: Letters of protest are pouring in from all over the country to the office of Mr.PrakashJavadekar, the Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to stop the mindless killing of wild species

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Open Letter to Prakash Javadekar: Wild Animals are #NotVermin

To,
Shri. Prakash Javadekar
Minister, Independent Charge
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Subject: Invest in non-invasive methods of crop protection. Stop the unscientific and indiscriminate culling of wild species declared as ‘vermin’.
Dear Sir,
As key stakeholders in wildlife conservation and animal welfare we the undersigned organizations have

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Jaipur Food Safety Department to Crack Down on Illegal Meat Shops

Jaipur, 3rd June 2017: Thousands of animals suffering in meat shops and slaughterhouses in Jaipur have a new ray of hope, as the Jaipur Food Safety Commissionerhas promised to work with the Jaipur Municipal Corporation to curb illegal meat shops in the city. Following the complaints by Jaipur Federation of

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ANIMALS RESCUED FROM GLOBAL CIRCUS

ANIMALS RESCUED FROM GLOBAL CIRCUS
Animal Welfare Board Inspectors Find Illegal Use of Animals for Performances
Madurai, Tamil Nadu– Following a complaint filed against Global Circus – which was recently camped in the Madurai District of Tamil Nadu – by Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI)–authorised inspectors, the circus management

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Now, 100 white-collared strays safe on roads

BENGALURU: To prevent dogs from being hit by vehicles at night, an eight-member volunteer group went around the city, tying reflective collars around 100 strays on May 15.
The white collars were supplied by the volunteers’ friend Anusha Karnad, of NGO TYD (pronounced tidy), and were sponsored by fellow

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Circus loses animals for failing to renew licence

Animal Welfare Board of India representatives raided a circus company camping at Malur on Wednesday and secured a number of animals in to their custody. The animals secured by the authorities included horses, dogs, monkeys and Emu birds.
A team of officials of the Board led by senior officer Sunil

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