Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicStray dogs

Topic: stray dogs

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.

A dog is made ferocious by circumstances & stray ones aren’t dangerous by nature: Kerala HC

A Kerala High Court bench said killing or maiming street dogs wasn't the way to make people safer and the better option was to rehabilitate the canines at animal shelters.

Stray dogs have right to food & citizens have right to feed them — full text of Delhi HC order

Delhi HC says there's a need to spread awareness that animals have a right to live with dignity, asks Animal Welfare Board of India to carry out a campaign for this purpose.

Stray dogs have right to food, no one can restrict others from feeding them, Delhi HC says

The HC's order came in a case of dispute among two residents on the issue of feeding stray dogs where one sought direction to restrain the other from feeding at the entrance.

Modi govt has a new mission: Conserving desi dogs and cats & exporting them as pets

The animal husbandry ministry came up with a proposal for this after PM Modi promoted the adoption of indigenous breeds in his Mann Ki Baat last year.

Medicinal value to prosperity — for many Nagas, dog meat is more than just a source of food

Naga groups have been calling on the government to reverse a ban on dog meat, announced in July, on the grounds that it hurts their cultural values.

How People For Animals helped rescue stray animals when India was stuck indoors in lockdown

PFA, started by Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, is India’s largest animal welfare organisation. It carries out multiple drives and spreads awareness on caring for stray animals.

‘Dhoop aane do’, don’t lose hope & feed the strays: Gulzar’s lockdown message in poetry, prose

Stay hopeful, and practise social distancing, says Gulzar in his new poem. Read the translation of the poem by Rakhshanda Jalil.

Leopards in concrete jungle of Mumbai may be saving its residents from stray dogs

Leopards are known for their attacks on humans, but in fact leopards save them by hunting and killing dogs in and around their villages.

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Gita Heerabhai Rabbari and Vanita Kayabhai Rabbari teach students of classes 1 to 3 in the primary school of Angiya Nana village in Kachchh district. The school’s only teacher is handling administrative work in another room | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

How India can make overworked teachers adapt to newer policies to fix learning loss in kids

There are many ways to design incentives in the public education space in India that can change classroom culture and the learning outcomes of children.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.