TN police register case against Circus company for cruelty against animals

The Coimbatore police have registered a case against Great Bombay Circus for alleged cruelty to dogs and birds.

Chennai, July 18 (BPNS) The Coimbatore police have registered a case against Great Bombay Circus for alleged cruelty to dogs and birds. Police registered a case against the Circus company based on a complaint by an animal rights activist,Arun Prasanna. G who is also the founder of the People for Cattle in India (PFCI). The […]

Questions raised on ABC programme after death of Austic kid due to stray dog attack

The recent stray dog attacks in Kerala, including the incident of an 11-year-old autistic boy from Kannur district who was allegedly mauled to death by stray dogs on Sunday evening, has once again raised questions on the Animal Birth Control (ABC) activities in Kerala.

Steni Simon/ June 14 The recent stray dog attacks in Kerala, including the incident of an 11-year-old autistic boy from Kannur district who was allegedly mauled to death by stray dogs on Sunday evening, has once again raised questions on the Animal Birth Control (ABC) activities in Kerala. As per the latest data released by […]

TN for detailed research on state animal Nilgiris Tahr

Tamil Nadu forest department has appointed a five member research team for Project Nilgiris Tahr, for the protection and conservation of the state animal.

Chennai, June 8(BPNS)  Tamil Nadu forest department has appointed a five member research team for Project Nilgiris Tahr, for the protection and conservation of the state animal.  The team will conduct field visits covering Nilgiri tahr habitats in Tamil Nadu for a month and will interact with the local NGOs, field staff and people who […]

Chennai turns hub of exotic species smuggling, TN forest department on vigil

With Chennai turning into a hub of exotic species smuggling and many people buying these exotic species smuggled into the country from far eastern countries, the state forest department has increased vigil on this.

Chennai, Mar 30 (BPNS) With Chennai turning into a hub of exotic species smuggling and many people buying these exotic species smuggled into the country from far eastern countries, the state forest department has increased vigil on this. The amended Wild Life (Protection) Act will come into effect from April 1, 2023, and once it […]

Olive Ridley Turtles :Increased soil temperature delays hatching

The Olive Ridley Turtles which is an endangered species according to the International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN)  has delayed its hatching due to the increase in soil temperature at Nagapattinam and nearby areas where it is found to have nested in large numbers.

Chennai, Feb 28( BPNS) The Olive Ridley Turtles which is an endangered species according to the International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN)  has delayed its hatching due to the increase in soil temperature at Nagapattinam and nearby areas where it is found to have nested in large numbers. Scientists and researchers who are studying […]

Exotic pet trade continues unabated in Chennai, other cities in TN

The sale of exotic pets continues unabated in Chennai and other cities like Tiruchi, Madurai, and Coimbatore and its outskirts even after the imported pets are intercepted at international airports in Tamil Nadu.

Chennai, Feb 13 (BPNS) The sale of exotic pets continues unabated in Chennai and other cities like Tiruchi, Madurai, and Coimbatore and its outskirts even after the imported pets are intercepted at international airports in Tamil Nadu. In the past fifty days, two consignments of exotic pets were seized at Chennai international airport. The consignment […]

Nature lovers worried as less number of Olive Ridley Turtles’ arrives in TN

Nature lovers and conservationists are worried as the arrival of Olive Ridley Turtles during the breeding season have come down

Chennai, Jan 24 (BPNS) Nature lovers and conservationists are worried as the arrival of Olive Ridley Turtles during the breeding season have come down. Otherwise, the arrival of this endangered species is yet to pick momentum during the breeding season. In the areas between Basant nagar and Neelankari in Chennai, around a dozen nests of […]

Bull tamer, spectator dies in Jalliakattu events in TN

Two people, one a bull tamer and the other a spectator lost their lives in the Jallikattu events held at Pudukottai and Tiruchirapalli on Monday.

Chennai, Jan 16 (BPNS) Two people, one a bull tamer and the other a spectator lost their lives in the Jallikattu events held at Pudukottai and Tiruchirapalli on Monday. While Aravind Raj (25), a bull tamer lost his life after bearing severe injuries while taming 8 bulls, the other person, Aravind (28) of Tiruchirapalli lost […]

Tamil Nadu’s Villages In Festive Mood To Welcome Jallikattu

A kick start to another Jallikattu season commenced with the first event having taken place in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu on Jan 8th.

Sreevidhya Rajeev/ Chennai, Jan 10 (BPNS) A kick start to another Jallikattu season commenced with the first event having taken place in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu on Jan 8th. The State minister for environment and climate change, Siva V Meyyanathan, and minister for law, S Regupathy inaugurated the Jallikattu event.  474 bulls were released into […]

Seizure of exotic species in Chennai airport: Customs, TN police commence probe

After the seizure of exotic species from Chennai international airport over the past two days, the Customs and Tamil Nadu police have commenced a probe into the origin of these species.

Chennai, Dec 29 (BPNS) After the seizure of exotic species from Chennai international airport over the past two days, the Customs and Tamil Nadu police have commenced a probe into the origin of these species. Chennai customs had booked a passenger arriving from Bangkok on Tuesday after exotic species like iguana and marmoset monkeys.  It […]