Several strays in Kalamna poisoned to death

Nagpur: In yet another case of cruelty against animals, several stray dogs were poisoned to death in Kalamna. This is the second case of killing of strays in a week.
On Wednesday morning, residents saw carcasses of strays scattered in the lanes of Mhada quarters in Kalamna. They immediately informed

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GoodNews: 24×7 Free Dispensary for Stray Animals Opens in Noida

A non-profitable group named ‘House of Stray Animals’ has set up a free animal dispensary in Sector 55, Noida, which will be open 24×7, reported Hindustan Times.
The dispensary was inaugurated on Monday, 26 February, by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture.
It will have facilities like X-ray, a mini operation

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Rajasthan proposes stricter laws to check cow smuggling

Clamping down on illegal cow slaughter, Rajasthan has ruled that vehicles used in unauthorized transportation of bovines will be seized and the accused arrested.
However, it won’t apply to transportation of buffaloes.
The government approved an amendment in the Rajasthan Bovine Animal (Prohibition of slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration

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Distractions of cow politics

A trade dispute with US; eyes off governance
US President Donald Trump’s fulmination against high Indian tariffs on Harley-Davidson bikes is cornering the news space, but the BJP government’s continuing infatuation with cow politics may have opened up another trade front with the US. India has banned US dairy products

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Scrap cattle slaughter rules to help dairy farmers

Since 15 million cattle are slaughtered each year, scrapping the law will save farmers Rs 33,000 crore in feed alone
Though prime minister Narendra Modi has made the occasional statement condemning self-styled gaurakshaks vigilantes, who have killed people alleged to be killing cows and has called them criminals, he has,

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The real cost of meat

Not a drop to drink
The meat industry uses a third of the world’s freshwater—directly or indirectly. The global production of meat is moving towards doubling, from 229 million metric tons in the year 2000 to a projected 465 million metric tons, by 2050. The burden on this planet’s water

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