Culture  /  Published 03.10.21

A roof for lonely woofs

I wanted my children to grow up with dogs just as we had, so, when my son was four, we got a puppy, Mowgli. My children’s interaction with dogs would have been just like mine — bringing up...
By Paromita Sen

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Man held for poisoning 20 dogs

A 53-year-old sweetmeat seller in Odisha was arrested on Thursday for allegedly killing 20 stray dogs with poison in the last five days. The accused, Ajay Kumar Sahoo, was held following his latest k...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 20.09.21

Dubai dog squad sniffs out Covid from sweat

Police in Dubai have built a special unit of 38 sniffer dogs that can detect Covid-19 from human sweat samples with 92 per cent accuracy, the supervisor of the training programme told Reuters. The Du...
By Reuters in Dubai

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.09.21

Zero: philosophical name for a mischievous dog

When Amrita Das first went to bring home Zero as a puppy, the breeder had just one word to say about him: “duronto (restless)”. Within minutes of reaching home, Amrita would know why. &ld...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 27.08.21

Ishita Datta’s love for Dollar

The best way to overcome fear of dogs is to get one, Ishita Datta would say. “I have always liked dogs but was scared of them. Then when the lockdown was imposed last year I found myself depress...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.21

Dhanbad to launch stray dog catching drive

The Dhanbad Municipal Corporation has remodelled and converted a mini truck to a stray dog catching van to provide relief to residents from stray dog menace that has caused several road accidents besi...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

‘Google’ goes to office even during pandemic

You may be working from home these days but a Siberian Husky from EC Block continues to go to office. Even on Sundays. “Every day after breakfast Google lets out a bark, as if to announce that ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

Show stoppers all

A tent that drew a steady stream of selfie-hunters had three huge dogs — Belgian Shepherd Julie, St. Bernard Sandy and German Shepherd Dog Vaspa. Sukanta Mondal, who had got his Caravan Hound S...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.21

Sniffer dog dies, jawan hurt in blast

A sniffer dog was killed and a jawan of the 203 Cobra battalion seriously injured following an IED blast in the Marwa forests under Kurumgarh police station of Gumla district on Tuesday during an anti...
By Our Correspondent, PTI in Ranchi

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Maneka shuts animal centre

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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