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Sonepur ban may hit supply of elephants to Kerala
Supply of elephants — those bling-bedecked pachyderms that take pride of place at the state´s numerous temple festivals — to Kerala could be drying up. That´s because trade in the large mammals has b...
2015-11-05   KOCHI, India Category: trade

World famous 'Sonepur mela' begins
The globally renowned, month-long ´Sonepur mela´ at which elephants, horses and cattle are sold and purchased began today on the bank of the river Ganga in Bihar´s Saran district. The fair originates from th...
2013-11-16   Sonepur, India Category: event

Final touches being given to Swiss cottages
Sonepur, 22 km away from Patna, is famous for hosting month-long Asia’s largest cattle fair commencing from November 1. An elephant `bazaar’, which always draws crowds because of big demand for the elephants from the sout...
2009-10-26   Sonepur, India Category: event

Elephant trade still on despite ban
Though the capture, sale and purchase of elephants are banned in India, according to the media reports, they were still sold in the Sonepur Cattle Fair, which concluded recently. This is possible because those engaged in the ...
2008-12-10   Patna, India Category: trade

Probe ordered into jumbo cruelty
Dispur today ordered a probe into allegations that four elephants, seized at the Guwahati railway station yesterday, were being cruelly treated. They were being taken to Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The state government has a...
2004-11-26   Guwahati, India Category: welfare

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