Gulf Times - Mathura
India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

At India's first hospital for elephants, opened last week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.

23 dead in clashes as sect evicted in India

23 dead in clashes as sect evicted in India

Clashes between Indian police and followers of a revolutionary sect have left at least 23 people dead after an operation to evict thousands of people from parkland erupted into violence, officials said on Friday.