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It has become another lovers’ point of Nagpur

NAGPUR: What was meant to be a nature trail for morning walkers has turned into another Botanical Garden or Seminary Hills of the city. The 16-km long Gondwana nature trail in Gorewada reserve forest has been besieged with young couples besides piling plastic waste, shrunk track due to overgrown and

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Travel industry heavy weights are taking a stand for elephants

Some of the biggest global travel companies ban elephant rides for good
TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2015 /CNW/ – Right alongside protecting vulnerable children, communities and the environment, animal protection is now a top priority for global travel brands like G Adventures, Intrepid Travel, The Travel Corporation (including well-known brands like

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Students join efforts to curb animal rights violations

COIMBATORE: Students in the city have joined hands with People for Animals to check transport of cattle violating animal rights laws. On Sunday, in coordinated effort, two trucks transporting a total of 36 cattle were intercepted by the students at Ganapathypalayam near Erode.
Police booked cases against the two truck

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Low awareness about rabies puts people at risk

TRICHY: Though the state government has initiated a lot of schemes in the health sector, poor awareness among people about the serious consequences of rabies has put them in risk.
65-year-old Soosairaj was the latest victim of rabies. Soosairaj was bitten by his pet dog three months back but he

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Needed: better urban planning, not mass culling of dogs

Anyone on a road journey through Kerala these days is likely to see banners and posters at many junctions showing gruesome images of children bitten by dogs and calling for a wholesale culling of street dogs. The media have played host to heated debates where everybody, from the common man

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Gau mata, really? Why cows are symbols of our hypocrisy

Every morning, on a road next to a Metro station near my house, the Indian way of life has a communion with Swacch Bharat.
After collecting garbage from nearby colonies, contracted workers of the municipal council, dump it in the middle of the road. Within minutes, stray cows and dogs

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Collectorate delays seizing injured animals at Amar Circus

Nagpur: Despite clear recommendations by the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), the Nagpur collectorate seems reluctant to seize the injured animals at Amar Circus, currently playing at Kasturchand Park.
The office cited Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, for not taking action, and forwarded an application to the Judicial

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