Cups for Pups, a young man tries to ease stray dogs’ suffering

August 15, 2021 4:25 pm

Angad Singh Bhatia, a resident of Pune and ardent dance lover may well be one of the youngest animal welfare activists in India. At just 19 years of age, he is in the process of organising a drive to feed as many stray dogs as he can, as well as spraying them with anti-tick spray […]

Vastra App and its fabric of success

August 12, 2021 1:34 pm

THE TEXTILE industry is one with a strong history and entrepreneurial tradition in Gujarat, and particularly Ahmedabad. The mills of the city are renowned globally for their high-quality finished products. However, the industry is currently facing a slowdown in its usually meteoric growth. While the annual growth rate remains high at 20 percent in 2021, […]

Peacock poaching on the rise

August 12, 2021 1:01 pm

Peacocks are not only the national bird of India; they also hold great religious and historical significance. However, the recent discovery of disturbing cruelty against the birds have led many people to question if Indians and the government really care about this symbol of national pride. Incidents such as the one that occurred in Dharampur, […]

Olympian horses in a sorry state?

August 8, 2021 5:33 pm

German Modern Pentathlete, Annika Schleu dreamt of bringing home the gold medal, but her horse, the handsome Saint Boy had other ideas. As Schleu mounted him, he refused to jump over the obstacles and left his rider in tears. In such a situation, the right and humane thing to do would be to dismount, and […]

Protect your dogs from Puppy killer Parvovirus

July 14, 2021 4:18 pm

The Canine Parvovirus, also known as CPV or Parvo, is a highly contagious and deadly stomach and intestine virus that mainly affects dogs. With a mortality rate as high as 91% in untreated cases and 55-70% in treated cases, it has rightly been dubbed, “The Puppy Killer”. While there have been reports of over 300 […]