Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicAnimal welfare

Topic: Animal welfare

Dogs are millionaires in Gujarat village. Thank the Mughals

The 200-odd dogs collectively own 26 bighas of land. The property has gained in value over the years but the villagers won't let anyone put a price on it.

For love & freedom: Teen wages battle for lonely African elephant at Delhi zoo

Delhi HC has ordered an inspection of the living conditions of Shankar, the elephant who was a gift to India from Zimbabwe in 1998, and has since lived in Delhi zoo.

India last in first-ever pet homelessness index of 9 countries, Germany tops list

First-ever State of Pet Homelessness Index by American pet-care firm Mars has given India a score of 2.4, while Germany has scored 8.6, UK 7.0 and US 6.4.

Nagaland bans sale of dog meat after incidents of pets being ‘shot at sight’ spark outrage

Local authorities had in May released a ‘shoot-at-sight’ order to kill dogs found roaming the streets purportedly from fear they might spread coronavirus.

Media rumours and vicious RWAs have been worst for animals during Covid: Maneka Gandhi

I am delighted by the coming of age of the volunteer animal movement but RWA cruelties are increasing and street police have been a nuisance.

Viral mama bear & cub were likely pushed to steep icy slopes by pesky drone

The video of a cub struggling to climb a steep icy slope to get to its mother has stoked a debate about the use of drones to record wildlife.

Electrocution, rail accidents, encroachment: Why elephants keep dying in India

Just last week, 7 elephants died of electrocution in Odisha. Experts deplore lack of research and data into changing behaviour of elephants.

On Camera

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Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.