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No More Animal Test in Indian Pharmacopoeia

The Indian Pharmacopoeia has decided to remove the abnormal toxicity test from the human vaccine monographs of the Indian Pharmacopoeia. Indian Pharmacopoeia is the official compilation of approved tests for drugs manufactured and marketed in India. This decision has been welcomed by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In this kind of ..

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Imran Hussain awarded PETA ‘Hero to Animals’ award for banning Chinese manjha in Delhi

Imran Hussain, the Delhi Environment minister, has been awarded the ‘Hero to Animals’ award by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for banning the Chinese manjha (or glass-coated kite strings) in the national capital in 2017. He received a award for saving the lives of humans and animals by banning all forms ..

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Supreme Court refuses to ban Kambala

The Supreme Court has refused to pass an interim order to stay Ordinance allowing kambala, the traditional buffalo slush track race in Karnataka. However, the apex court will examine the Constitutional validity of the Ordinance. People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a non-governmental organisation, had challenged the Ordinance. Background Karnataka Assembly had passed an ..

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PETA : People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has entered the Limca Book of Records as the largest animal rights organization (May 11, 2009)A few Points:1. PETA India’s chief functionary is Anuradha Shawney.2. PETA India, based in Mumbai, was launched in January 2000.3. PETA India operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours ..

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