Animal rights groups on Tuesday welcomed the South Korean president’s offer to look into banning consumption of dog meat.

Despite mounting pressure exerted by animal rights activists, Nepal has yet to introduce a separate legal framework to ensure animal rights and welfare. However, the National Criminal Code 2017 has tried to make some reference about the conditions that are deemed as offensive treatment against animals.

According to the Muluki Ain Nepal 2074, the perpetrators of animal violence are liable to imprisonment for up to three months and a fine of up to Rs 5,000

KATHMANDU, Jan 15:  Animal rights activists in Nepal have expressed concern over the plan of Australian government to kill at least 10,000 camels in view of addressing the problem of acute water shortage caused due to the widespread bushfire.


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The Week in Pictures for the week Sept 1- Sept 7, 2019.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Hundreds of people gathered at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Wednesday to protest against violence and cruelty inflicted on animals.

Every Street Dog Needs Its Rights

November 6, 2018 08:56 am

Every creature in the nature has equal rights to live. Street dogs should get the same rights as pet dogs. Many animals suffer from different types of pain just because they cannot speak. Why don’t people understand that animals too have rights? They have the right to be loved and helped. A life is precious and it should be valued by everybody

SEPT 29: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

September 29, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

BOTSWANA, Sept 8: Conservationists have discovered the corpses of 90 elephants in Botswana in the last two months. The atrocious discovery unleashes fears of a poaching boom in a country that has traditionally been a safe haven for tens of thousands of these gentle animals.

Sometimes it’s the vet who is the first medical professional to see the signs of family violence