The ritual, marked to celebrate the occasion of Gouri Panchami, began from Wednesday at midnight and continued till Thursday morning.
The corporation has currently sought the help of a couple of welfare organizations to conduct a stray dog census and sterilize them.
In the latest revised order, PCB has done away with the condition laid down in the earlier SOP, which mandated that slaughterhouse waste should not be given to pig farmers.
He along with two others were proceeding to Srinivasapuram through a forest path when they came across the herd.
With round-the-clock care, Hope put a relentless fight to stay alive.
Two animal welfare activists—Shruti Vinodh Raj and AP Nambi—were nominated as honorary members. They were carefully selected based on merit and past credentials from several applications received.
The union ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has written to Chief Wildlife Wardens of all states and union territories early February this year to cover the open wells.
Over 50 animals, including cattle & monkeys along highway, captured ahead of mega event.
Chennai activist hopes to rescue animals from across TN, proving not all heroes wear capes
An eye-witness said that the SI raised her hand from a distance to stop the pickup van but the driver ran her over.
Blue tongue disease is a vector-borne viral disease affecting sheep, caused by virus carriers like Culicoides midges.
In a country where casual cruelty towards animals is woefully common, increasing awareness about the need to look after our stray denizens is something to cheer about.
Shravan Krishnan of Annie Besant Memorial Animal Dispensary opens up about snake rescue, the many unethical practices in the area, and dispels snake myths.
According to sources, over 8,000 applications had been filed by people from Tamil Nadu on Parivesh website seeking permission to import exotic animals.
Junglii, a pet shop-cum-indoor zoo on ECR, exhibits around 30 species of exotic animals, including hedgehogs, rabbits, snakes, and different species of birds, which are put up for sale.
Despite the ban order on camel slaughter, transporting the animals continues unabated, animal activists said.
A state-of-the-art fish hospital sits within a hotel in Dubai that caters to the needs of 65,000 permanent residents
MLA and deputy leader in the Assembly UT Khader on Friday said the government, in its order, has stated that buffaloes over 14 years old can be slaughtered.
Based on a tip-off by an animal welfare organisation, the police laid a trap at Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road in the morning and seized the banned meat.
“The reason for this might have been the availability of food in the city areas. It has resulted in exponential growth of the canine population,” he adds.