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Lion cub, 3 rare white-headed langurs rescued in Kolkata

A lion cub and three rare white-headed langurs were rescued from Belghoria Expressway in the northern suburbs of Kolkata, West Bengal, in the wee hours of Saturday (June 1). 

Jun 01, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

6 men slaughter and eat langur; live-stream gruesome act on Facebook

The live-stream FB video went viral, sparking outrage across the world.

Dec 29, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

Ahead of Prez's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace

To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists.

Nov 14, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

Activists oppose deploying langurs to tackle Vrindavan monkeys

An activist here has lodged a complaint with the Ministry of Environment and Forests to book those responsible for hiring langurs to shoo away rhesus monkeys here ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit on November 16.

Nov 14, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Tension foments in UP village after youth shoots dead langur

Tension prevailed in a village here this afternoon after a youth belonging to a particular community shot dead a langur which had been troubling locals since the past one week.

Mar 29, 2013, 19:46 PM IST