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It has been introduced in Virginia (USA) a new legislation, that would end animal testing for cosmetics and make it the first cruelty-free state in the nation. The bill, the Virginia Humane Cosmetics Act (HB 502), would make it illegal to conduct test...

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OIPA India is the “Registered Organizations working for the welfare of the animals, especially prevention of infliction of unnecessary cruelty upon them and to protect the flora and fauna of the country, so as to maintain ecological balance”. In the H...

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From the minutes of the meeting regarding slaughter houses functioning in Haryana state, held on 14 February 2013, emerged that out of 44 slaughterhouses, only two are functional. Moreover, the Animal Husbandry Department informed that State Animal Welfar...

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The fascination of mankind with animals is as old as civilization, ever since the first domestications, mankind has always been in awe of animals, especially those that looked or behaved differently. History tells that the oldest civilizations saw collect...

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The Ministry of Environment and Forests accorded highest protection to the Asian Elephant in India. There are now national Guidelines about this topics: Ownership certificate Transportation of elephants Norms and standard for transportation Housing of ele...

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OIPA INDIA UPDATES OIPA Indian representative Mr. Naresh Kadyan moved this application under Central Government Act: Section 133 in The Code of  Criminal Procedure, 1973; Conditional order for removal of public nuisance, due to illegal and unlawful meat ...

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In a case of human-animal conflict, a leopard strayed into a village in Gurgaon where it was clubbed to death by its residents after it mauled nine people, including a policeman. There was widespread panic on the streets of Mandawar village as the feline ...

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International renowned animal rights activist Naresh Kadyan, Chairman of PFA Haryana and Rep. of UN affiliated OIPA in India, appointed as Commissioner (Headquarters), Haryana Bharat Scouts and Guides by the State Chief Commissioner Dr. K. K. Khandelwal, ...

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OIPA INDIA Delegation accomplished to improve the Act on Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the draft is focused on few points: Prohibition of operating pet shops without registration Accommodation, infrastructure and housing of pets General care of animal...

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Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state: (a) whether there are reports of smuggling of cattle across the international borders of the country; (b) if so, the details of such cases reported along with the number of cattle seized and persons a...

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