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Eleven more dogs die in IIT Madras in three months, death toll now at 56 in October 2021

Ma Subramanian, TN's Health Minister and also the Saidapet MLA, had visited the institute after Harish KB, an animal activist, had filed a police case against the institute for ill-treatment of dogs

Published on 18th October 2021
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45 dogs died a slow, painful death: Animal activist files complaint against IIT Madras over dog death

In July, while responding to a PIL filed by an animal rights group, the institute said that 45 of the 186 dogs that it had captured had died

Published on 17th October 2021
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What The FAQ: What is the Nipah virus and how can you protect yourself from it?

The virus comes from fruit bats and is transmitted from human to animal. However, there is a possibility of a person-to-person through respiratory droplets of an infected person

Published on 8th September 2021
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Call of the hills: WWF India's comic book on the Nilgiri tahr is as eye-pleasing as it is informative

If you ask us, the majestic State Animal of Tamil Nadu Nilgiri tahr is the protagonist of the book Valli’s Nilgiri Adventures. Grab the book for a truly immersive tour of the hills

Published on 1st September 2021
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Kalyan region in Karnataka likely to get second veterinary college in Koppal 

Students from Koppal district are forced to go to Shimoga or Gadag districts to pursue graduation courses in animal husbandry and veterinary science

Published on 28th August 2021
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Study finds that genetics is not the only control factor to control ageing

The study found that about 30 per cent of the genes traditionally associated with ageing set an animal's internal clock while the rest reflect the body's response to bacteria

Published on 25th June 2021
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What The FAQ: From Lyka to baby squids, why we have been sending animals to space since 1947

We humans have been sending all sorts of animals to space since the 1940s. The latest being baby squids that glow in the dark

Published on 22nd June 2021
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Meet Sandeep Das, the PhD scholar who popularised the purple 'Mahabali' frog in Kerala

Sandeep Das is pursuing his PhD in amphibians and reptiles. His aim is to bring attention to those animals that are often overlooked by speaking about what sets them apart

Published on 16th June 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: How the first primate in space met a gruesome death

In today's #TBT, here's remembering all those animals sent to space, especially Albert II, totally the most illustrious of them all. Here's more about what and who followed after this primate  

Published on 14th June 2021
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What the FAQ: What are the symptoms of COVID-19 among animals?

All you need to know about COVID-19 in animals, how they get affected and what you should do if your pet tests positive

Published on 10th June 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: That controversial statement on animal testing which drew flak from one and all

'God created monkeys, and some have to be tested,' said a Malaysian minister a decade back and this is what we will be talking about for #TBT today. Because animal testing continues to be a menace

Published on 31st May 2021
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India terms WHO-convened study on COVID-19 origin as 'important first step', calls for cooperation of all

The WHO team investigating the origins of coronavirus visited the Hubei Center for animal disease control and prevention in Wuhan on February 2, 2021

Published on 28th May 2021
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Wildlife expert in Maharashtra demands concrete rings around wells to save wild animals 

MSWB member Yadav Tarte Patil said this move was first implemented around 32 wells in Bhandara's Nakadongri through Central funds in 2019 and the region has not seen such incidents

Published on 24th May 2021
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Cherai Tails is caring for the most vulnerable streets dogs by providing them medical care, food and shelter

Set up in 2014, Cherai Tails is a concerted effort by a group of people who believe that every dog deserves a safe home and all the love in the world. Here's a look at the work they do

Published on 19th May 2021
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Fancy yourself a tie-dye ensemble? Get in touch with this 23-year-old who runs The Falooda Closet

She may live in Hyderabad but her products are reaching her customers across the country. Let's get to know all that went into Hyderabad-based Manimala Vemury starting The Falooda Closet. Read on...

Published on 14th April 2021

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