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360 Tortoises Seized in Bengal by the Border Security Forces
Indain Express
Date: 2014-08-26

Noticing movement of a suspicious person carrying two small haversacks and going towards Bangladesh, the troopers challenged him. While the man managed to flee by jumping into a river, the tortoises were recovered on checking the haversacks," said a BSF spokesperson.

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Gurgaon pet lovers take on RWA over poop fine
The Times of India
Date: 2014-08-25

Citing the circular, the pet lovers, under the banner of Pet Parents Association (PPA), have written to the RWA and Apartment Owners' Association that even after a month, such "illegal" signboards were not removed from the gated community.

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Ganesha in Bondage
Rukimini Shekhar, The Pioneer
Date: 2014-08-24

Ganesh Chaturthi falls on August 29, a few days from now. The rumble of celebrations for the elephant god will soon turn into a roar of frenzy. At the end of 10 days, the statue of Ganesha will leave each house to the rambunctious shouts of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ as processions wend their way towards the sea to immerse the elephant god.

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Panel to study state temple goshalas
The Times of India
Date: 2014-08-23

Panel set-up for gaushalas betterment by Tamil Nadu government

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Panel to Study Condition of Goshalas
Indain Express
Date: 2014-08-23

Gaushalas will more better

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Animal carcasses found near temple; stirs tension
The Times of India
Date: 2014-08-22

As per reports, when locals visited the temple on Wednesday night, they saw animal carcasses strewn around. On closer inspection, they found that the bodies were of stray puppies which had a died a few days earlier due to starvation. The bodies were reportedly cut up and strewn about in the temple courtyard, police said.

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Indian airlines need to take proper care of pets
Mizo News
Date: 2014-08-22

More common – and uncounted – are the dogs and cats whose shipping crates are dropped, crushed, sent to the wrong location, or damaged enough to allow the animals to escape.
 

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Chennai Court halts Eid camel slaughter
Art, animals, and the earth
Date: 2014-08-22

 
In 2011, Blue Cross filed a case with the court to ban the practice of slaughtering animals in public places, which is done at the time of Eid.

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Nestlé sets better animal care norms
The Times of India
Date: 2014-08-22

Nestle is adopting animal welfare standards that will affect 7,300 of its suppliers around the globe, and their suppliers.
 

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Living free in your city
The Hindu
Date: 2014-08-22

Eating less or no animal products benefits you, the environment and of course – the animals! We realize that it’s not that easy…that individuals have difficulty making the switch”, she says. “But even reduction is appreciated. If the individual’s demand for an animal product goes down, that’s where change begins

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