Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 Current Affairs, GK & News
On May 3, 2020, the Assam Government confirmed that more than 2,500 pigs in 306 villages were killed due to African Swine Flu in Assam. There was no relevance brought with COVID-19. Highlights The reason of death of the pigs were confirmed as African Swine Flu by the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On March 12, 2020, Global Animal Protection Index 2020 was released by World Animal Protection, an international animal welfare charity. India was ranked second in the index. Highlights The Animal Protection Index ranks countries from A to G. India was ranked along with Spain, Mexico, France and New Zealand. In other words, these countries were ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has submitted the affidavit with the findings of the first Survey of Elephants in Captivity to the Supreme Court. Findings of the Survey The Survey was undertaken after the order of the Supreme Court which had asked the Union Government to identify elephants in captivity and whether ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Animal Welfare Board of India • Assam • Bihar • Kerala • Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 • Supreme court • Survey of Elephants in Captivity • Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre