Nepal set for mass animal slaughter despite protests

File photo/AFP/Getty Images/Prakash Mathema

Hindu temple officials herded thousands of animals into pens in a remote corner of Nepal in final preparations for a mass slaughter Friday, defying a growing chorus of protests.

Other top news

 

Opinion

  • Sizing up Xi’s “Friendly Overture” – Part I
    By Lobsang Yeshi
    Xi’s lofty rhetoric about friendship, assuring India of the need to "work together to carry forward the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence" has failed to match genuine actions, as always.

Interviews

Features

  • Oh, Big Brother: How many sites are now blocked in China
    The real issue with all China's web censorship is how it’s keeping people in the dark on a range of important yet contentious issues, happening on the kind of sites that are more in-depth than a page on Facebook or G+ could ever be.

News You Witness

New Tibetan orphanage home inaugurated in Delhi By Konchok Yangphel

Submit your stories


Google ad