A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, which saw a ban on animal movement in three districts in eastern Rwanda has caused panic among herders and raised fear of a price hike in animal produc

Says peacock is the national bird because it does not have sex with peahen

Order of the Rajasthan High Court Bench, Jaipur in the matter of Jago Janta Society Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 31/05/2017. The writ petition was filed to protect the cows kept in Hingonia Goshala on the outskirts of Jaipur and in other Goshalas and arrange green fodder and cattle feeds and see that no cow should die due to illness without treatment or starvation.

Rules Violate Parent Act, Say Petitioners

The government is likely to exempt buffaloes from the 'no slaughter' list.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akhil Bhartiya Jeev Raksha Bishnoi Sabha & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding environmental clearance to Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant, Fatehabad, Haryana.

Counsel appearing for Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) submits that the Forest Department and the Government of Haryana should cooperate with them and identify the places near the proposed nuclear power plant (Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant) where water holes for animals should be provided without any undue delay.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding National Policy in regard to protection of indigenous species of cows and livestock to be protected as in some of the States, the said species are diminishing at a very rapid speed. For instance in Kerala, it is 79.9% loss of the indigenous species in just over the period of one decade.

ARUSHA, Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania is set to ban slaughtering of donkey effective from July in an effort to restore the number of the domesticated animals that are threatened by the high demand

In India, 60 cities produce 15,342 tonnes of plastic waste per day of which more than 6,000 tonnes remain uncollected.

The order came while hearing a plea filed by a lawyer regarding the "looming threat of extinction of indigenous breeds of cattle" in the country.

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