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August 31, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The government has formed a four-member committee to investigate the recent mass death of cows in Surkhet.

Foul play suspected in death of cows

August 31, 2019 07:48 am

SURKHET, Aug 31: When Krishna Prasad Kharel of Birendranagar–14 was about to open his eatery located at Katkuwa Chowk of Surkhet–Dailekh road section on Friday morning, he noticed many dead and injured cows around. It was just 5 am and he informed the district police office, Surkhet immediately.

23 cows found dead in Birendranagar

August 30, 2019 14:07 pm

SURKHET, Aug 30: Twenty-three cows have been found dead in the Katkuwa jungle of Birendranagar. The animals were being transported to Dailekh from Nepalgunj-based Kanji House, a temporary shelter for the stray cattle.

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.

KAILALI, Feb 11: In September, Ghodaghodi Municipality erected three cowsheds for the management of stray cattle. In the last six months, only 70 cows had died but a non-governmental organization (NGO) was recently found spreading rumors about the death of more than 2,200 cows in the municipality

POKHARA, Sept 20: Gandaki province is planning to import nearly 10,000 cows as part of its plan to become self-reliant on milk within three years. Through its Policy and Program as well as budget speech for the current Fiscal Year 2018/19, the provincial government has said that it would end milk import by promoting farming of cows of improved breeds.

MAHOTTARI, May 6: The law enforcement officials in Mahottari last night took under control cows and calves being smuggled across the border to India.

Who let the dogs, cows and oxen out?

February 26, 2018 13:00 pm

The Earth is a common home for all living creatures, but some people do not think this way and abuse lesser beings. According to the data of Animal Nepal, there are around 22,000 stray dogs inside the Kathmandu Valley, but the question is, where do they come from? These animals came through different means. While some of them are preexisting community dogs, the others were abandoned by their owners as they became old, aggressive, or handicapped.

MAHOTTARI, August 27: At least 29 cows being illegally transported to India by dodging the customs have been taken under control.

KATHMANDU, June 17: At least 45 cows died and 70 others sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at Om Agricultural Farm at Gokarneshwar Municipality-1 in Kathmandu today, said Metropolitan Police Circle, Bouddha.

DHANGHADI, Dec 25: Kailali remains shut today to protest against the alleged slaughters of cows. The shutdown has been called by various Hindu organisations demanding prompt investigation into the incident and action against the guilty.