Animal Care

  • Locked out

    Animals to lose rescue home

  • Experimental anger

    Experimental anger

    More than thousand people, mainly students and researchers, took to the streets of Oxford, uk, to participate in a rally on February 25, 2006. Some marched in support of building Oxford University's

  • Poultry business too serious to be left to industry

    The news that Indian poultry in parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat have been detected with the deadly avian influenza virus may have temporarily shaken chicken eaters in the country. But it will be a

  • No tax hike for your pets and vehicles

    New Delhi: In view of the upcoming Assembly elections, the BJP led Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has made a populist move by deciding not to increase the rate of taxes levied on pets and vehicles. Leader of House Subhash Arya made this announcement while presenting the final budget for the financial year 2008-2009. He also said that the civic agency would propose to the Delhi government that it should not increase the tax, which was proposed by MCD four years back.

  • Bengal lifts poultry ban

    KOLKATA, Feb 12- The state government today decided to lift from tomorrow the ban on trading and transportation of chicken and eggs imposed on 5 February, except in the 48 blocks and five municipalities where the avian flu had broken out. Poultry products would be allowed in and out of Murshidabad and Birbhum - the first to have been hit by the flu - only from authorised farms, though the ban would continue to be in force in 22 affected blocks in the two districts.

  • Compensation for farm owners stopped

    Worried over rampant trading of chickens in the bird flu affected blocks in the state, the state animal resources department has asked the authorities of all districts to stop the payment of compensation to the backyard poultry owners who are still involved in trading of chickens.

  • Venu Menon animal awards presented

    For making a difference to the lives of animals by kindness, courage The 10th Venu Menon National Animal Awards were presented to six individuals, two organisations and one community at a function here on Tuesday for making a difference to the lives of animals by acts of kindness and extraordinary courage. Fred O'Regan, president of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), delivered the 10th Venu Menon Memorial Lecture on the occasion.

  • State lifts ban on poultry imports

    The State Government has lifted the ban on the import of poultry and poultry products from the rest of the country, barring West Bengal. The Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Commissioner and Secretary Shyam Lal Mewara signed the order to this effect yesterday. The State Government imposed the ban on the import of poultry and poultry products from the rest of the country through two orders on January 18 and 22 last, following outbreak of the dreaded bird flu in West Bengal and its spread to some of the North Indian states.

  • Animal welfare awards given

    The 10th Venu Menon National Animal Award's Ceremony was recently held here. Kapila Vatsyayan, Member of Parliament; Sathya Saran, renowned journalist and editor, DNA; MK Ranjitsinh, chairman Wildlife Trust of India; KB Menon, chairman, Venu Menon Animal Allies Foundation graced the occasion and conferred awards on six individuals, two organisations and one community for making a difference to the lives of animals by acts of kindness and extraordinary courage. Fred O'Regan, president of International Fund for Animal Welfare, delivered the 8th Venu Menon Memorial Lecture on the occasion. Vivek Menon, managing trustee of Venu Menon Animal Allies Foundation and executive director of Wildlife Trust of India while addressing the event said, "In ten years, the awards ceremony has grown to a national event of great importance among the animal welfare and wildlife fraternity. This is the best tribute to Venu's memory that the foundation can hope for.' The Venu Menon Animal Awards are India's premier private awards that commemorate excellence in animal welfare. Started in 1998 in the memory of Venu Menon, an animal lover and a highly respected and successful Communications Consultant.

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