28 Nov 2014
Kathmandu: Sword-wielding Hindu devotees in Nepal began slaughtering thousands of animals and birds in a ritual sacrifice on Friday, ignoring calls by animal rights activists to halt what they described as the world's largest such exercise.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked state governments to be sympathetic towards animals by banning plastic bags which are consumed by stray cattle making them suffer.
04 Apr 2014
Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday dismissed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's charge that he had joined hands with forces promoting cattle slaughter and said it was he who used items made out of animal skin.
05 Nov 2014
Hajipur: The month-long world famous Sonepur cattle fair was inaugurated on Wednesday by Bihar Tourism Minister Javed Iqbal Ansari in the state's Saran district.
07 Nov 2014
Ajmer: Over five lakh tourists visited the annual Pushkar fair which witnessed several colourful events and cattle trade worth Rs 9 crore. However, the cattle fair which concluded on Thursday, has witnessed a dip in the number of foreign tourists, Tourism Officer, Ajmer, said.
05 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The government on Friday said it will set up two breeding centres with an outlay of Rs 50 crore to raise productivity of indigenous cattle and buffalo to meet the growing demand for milk and its products.
03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: India's livestock population including cattle and sheep has dropped by 3.33 per cent to 51.20 crore in 2012 from over the 2007 level.
20 Apr 2014
Khartoum: Over 100 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state, a media report said.
27 Aug 2012
The Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday ordered installation of CCTV cameras in all the slaughter houses and closure of illegal ones operating in urban areas.
21 Jan 2014
TAIJI: Japanese fishermen drove a large group of dolphins into the shallows and killed at least 30 on Tuesday, hiding themsleves behind a tarpaulin, as the annual dolphin hunt that sparked protest in the West entered its final stages.