Monday, 20 March, 2023
TopicStray dogs

Topic: stray dogs

2 dog-bite deaths in 1 week — after Noida baby, Madhya Pradesh five-yr-old attacked by strays

The girl, from Madhya Pradesh's Bakawa village, lost her life Friday, after being attacked by half-a-dozen stray dogs. while on her way to pick up groceries from a neighbourhood store.

Kerala showed the first face-off between activists and dog killers. The fight is spreading

A 7-month-old boy in Noida died after being mauled by a stray dog. Now angry residents are looking at the ‘Kerala model’.

Middle-class Indians want dog-mukt smart cities. But it isn’t possible without mass killings

We live in high-rise apartments, called “colonies”, with separate elevators for residents on the one hand, and dogs and domestic staff on the other.

RWAs of Indian cities have declared a war on dogs. Pet lovers are on the back foot

While dog parents are feeling alienated in their high-rise societies and housing colonies, a new line of attack has been opened against people who feed stray dogs as well.

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.

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NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.