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Indian State of Uttarakhand Becomes First to Ban Catch-and-Release Fishing

Catch-and-Release Fishing Banned in Indian State of Uttarakhand

The northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has become the first to ban catch-and-release fishing, otherwise known as angling, Hindustan Times reports. Going forward, the act of catch-and-release fishing, which involves snagging fish by the mouth using hooks and then...
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Animals Given Same Rights as Humans in Indian State

Uttarakhand, a state in northern India, has awarded animals the same rights as humans in a High Court ruling. According to British media publication The Telegraph, animals in the Indian state could soon be officially...