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In caring for stray animals during a pandemic, thoughts on the transformative relationships between humans and dogs
Lifestyle

In caring for stray animals during a pandemic, thoughts on the transformative relationships between humans and dogs

My growing concern about humans was also a result of my relationship with street dogs over the years. Since these are very social animals — who not only depend on people for food but also genuinely like being around us — I had access to this vantage point: how sad and empty a human-free world might look through the eyes of a creature that has evolved socially alongside us over tens of thousands of years, become one of our most steadfast companions, emotionally enriching many of us along the way. | Jai Arjun Singh writes

Nicolas Cage to star as Tiger King's Joe Exotic in new limited TV series following Netflix original's success
Entertainment

Nicolas Cage to star as Tiger King's Joe Exotic in new limited TV series following Netflix original's success

Nicolas Cage to star in a TV miniseries about the colorful wild animal owner made famous by the Tiger King docuseries.

Tiger King review: Murder, mayhem and madness reign in Netflix true crime docuseries based on Joe Exotic
Entertainment

Tiger King review: Murder, mayhem and madness reign in Netflix true crime docuseries based on Joe Exotic

There are moments from the new Netflix true crime docuseries, Tiger King, that seem almost scripted in their sheer outlandishness.

Amul pays 'tribute' to Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars win, gets criticised by PETA which says actor is against dairy cruelty
Entertainment

Amul pays 'tribute' to Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars win, gets criticised by PETA which says actor is against dairy cruelty

The Amul girl is seen feeding butter to Joaquin Phoenix, who is a vegan, on the Academy stage.

Slaughterhouse workers, fishermen face high risks of injury; teaching them skills key to ensuring their dignity, financial well-being
India

Slaughterhouse workers, fishermen face high risks of injury; teaching them skills key to ensuring their dignity, financial well-being

Millions of slaughterhouse workers do various jobs, including dragging the animals to where they will be slaughtered, stringing them up, bleeding them, breaking their bones and skinning them

Commercialisation of cow dung may prevent farmers from abandoning bovine, help fix issue of stray cattle
India

Commercialisation of cow dung may prevent farmers from abandoning bovine, help fix issue of stray cattle

There is a machine for making cow dung logs. My gaushala in Delhi bought one two years ago and we, too, sell the logs to Nigambodh Ghat. Even though we don't do this regularly, we earn Rs 60,000 a month.

Embrace a vegan life! Animals do not deserve to die to keep you healthy and define your style statement
India

Embrace a vegan life! Animals do not deserve to die to keep you healthy and define your style statement

Essentially 100 percent natural skin care products can be made without alcohol, parabens, fragrance, wax, dyes, toxic contaminants, sodium lauryl or laurethsulphate.

Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife too
India

Laterality in animals shows that many so-called unique traits of the human brain are found in wildlife too

Scientists repeatedly show that the traits we consider unique and based on a superior intelligence, are found in most animals as well.

On Makar Sankranti, Independence Day, a sky full of kites becomes a death trap for birds
India

On Makar Sankranti, Independence Day, a sky full of kites becomes a death trap for birds

Every year around festivals like Makar Sankranti, when kites soar in the sky competing with each other, conservation organisations continue to rescue thousands of birds entangled or injured by these kite strings

Two arrested in Kolkata for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises; multiple inquiries launched after animals found beaten to death
India

Two arrested in Kolkata for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises; multiple inquiries launched after animals found beaten to death

On Sunday, carcasses of 16 puppies were found in plastic bags in front of a hostel at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata's Sealdah. Preliminary reports had said the puppies were beaten to death.

Vegan business opportunities more plentiful, profitable; will help cause of animal rights in India
India

Vegan business opportunities more plentiful, profitable; will help cause of animal rights in India

Vegans choose not to eat any animal products — no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, honey or other animal-derived ingredients.

Birds' ability to grasp language and grammar points to important link between human beings and animals
India

Birds' ability to grasp language and grammar points to important link between human beings and animals

In mythology and medieval literature, the language of the birds is considered divine.

Ban on use of circus animals many years too late, but welcome move to end supremacy and speciesism among humans
India

Ban on use of circus animals many years too late, but welcome move to end supremacy and speciesism among humans

The ban on the use of animals at circuses is welcome. Animals bred in captivity, or separated from the wild, held prisoner all their lives and subjected to extreme cruelty as objects of entertainment and public display is nothing but a shame on humanity.

Centre proposes ban on animals in circuses; animal rights activists call move 'progressive and laudable'
India

Centre proposes ban on animals in circuses; animal rights activists call move 'progressive and laudable'

The Environment Ministry has invited comments from various stakeholders on the issue of use of animals for performances, exhibitions at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities, within 30 days.

Rumi's teachings, principles of Sufism show why abstaining from animal slaughter is crucial in search for divine love
India

Rumi's teachings, principles of Sufism show why abstaining from animal slaughter is crucial in search for divine love

Stop killing animals, treat them with love and respect as another form of God and see how your happiness increases.

Devendra Fadnavis says Avni's killing will be probed; Rahul invokes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'can judge nation by how it treats animals'
India

Devendra Fadnavis says Avni's killing will be probed; Rahul invokes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'can judge nation by how it treats animals'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday expressed his sadness over the decision to kill tigress Avni, stating that they will probe to see if there were any lapses in the procedure followed. His comments come after Union minister Maneka Gandhi attacked the BJP-led Maharashtra government for the “ghastly murder” of Avni, saying a shooter who was sent behind bars for illegally supplying arms to terrorists was sent to kill the animal.

Tigress Avni killed illegally, incident should be treated as wildlife crime, says PETA; seeks investigation
India

Tigress Avni killed illegally, incident should be treated as wildlife crime, says PETA; seeks investigation

Animal rights body PETA India said the killing of tigress Avni as part of an operation in Maharashtra should be investigated and treated as a wildlife crime and termed it a "dark day" for the nation.

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals
India

Security guard rapes stray dog in Mumbai's Kandivali: India must strengthen PCA Act to deter sexual crimes against animals

A security guard was recently arrested for raping a stray dog in a manner similar to the 2012 Delhi gangrape. His release on a bail of Rs 3,000, has highlighted the need for stricter laws to deter sexual crimes against animals

Hapless animals die awaiting help amid Kerala floods; rescue teams scramble to help the ones stranded, abandoned
India

Hapless animals die awaiting help amid Kerala floods; rescue teams scramble to help the ones stranded, abandoned

The helpless animals in Kerala perished in landslides and floods, while nearly a million people were shifted to relief camps across the state.

Delhi: Lack of punitive action, no check on state-funded cow shelters killing cattle in national capital
India

Delhi: Lack of punitive action, no check on state-funded cow shelters killing cattle in national capital

The gosadan or cow shelter is one of the five such establishments that receive government aid: Rs 20 per cow per day from the Delhi government.