Month-long traditional horse fair ends

At the time of its month-long fair, usually sleepy Gopinathpur village in Joypurhat’s Akkelpur upazila springs to life. Puppet shows, games and circus rides; music, bright colours and lights buoy spirits and draw crowds, but the main attraction is the horses. The continuation of a 500-year-old tradition, the Gopinathpur horse

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MC finally gets its own cattle-lifting van

Harshraj Singh
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, April 1
To shift stray cattle from the city roads, the Municipal Corporation has purchased its own vehicle.A large number of stray cattle are seen wandering on roads, due to which chances of mishaps remain high.
In the House meeting for MC’s annual Budget

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Bovine adventures

Author Shoba Narayan explores the stories, mythological tales, genetic history, cultural beliefs and rituals associated with the cow in her book.
The holy cow just got its own ballad! Intrinsic to poojas, milk, traditions, folklore, and yes, valued for its urine too! Prolific searcher of Indian nostalgia, author, writer and

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No end to stray dog menace

Gagan K Teja
Tribune News Service
Patiala, March 31
The number of dog-bite cases in the city has soared. One can find stray dogs in almost all parts of the city, including parks. Three dog-bite cases were reported from New Mehar Singh Colony on Saturday. Moreover, a dog has bit

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Dog beaten to death in Noida, case filed

A one-year-old female dog was allegedly beaten to death after security guards of Supertech Capetown society in sector 74 suspected her of biting a child. The residents vented out their anger on the dog which was not even present in the society when the child was bitten. Police have registered

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Rhinos increase by 12 in India’s Kaziranga Park

A census in India’s Kaziranga National Park has counted 2,413 one-horned rhinos – up 12 from 2015, BBC News reported. Census is carried out every three years.
The Unesco World Heritage Site, in Assam state, is home to two-thirds of the world’s population of the species.
The conversation success story is a

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100 monkeys die in Uttar Pradesh, viscera sent for tests

The deaths of the simians has triggered outrage among environmentalists after which the state government swung into action.
The viscera of the 100 monkeys found dead over the past few days in Amroha district have been dispatched to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly and the report is

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