animal activists

Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar

July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

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Coconut plucking could be monkey business in Kerala

April 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) Can a monkey do a man's job? Yes, when it comes to climbing tall coconut trees and plucking its fruits - a skill that has been ... Read more...

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Pink blasts Gomez for painting horses

May 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer Pink has lashed out at singer-actress Selena Gomez for painting a horse for her latest video "I Love You Like A Love Song".The "Stupid ... Read more...

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Tourist couple jump off fighting elephant, injured

February 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 20 (IANS) A South Korean couple was critically injured when the elephant they were riding on clashed with another elephant at the Amber Fort here Sunday morning. The terrified couple ... Read more...

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Exmoor Emperor May Still Be Alive!

October 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was reported last week that Britain’s largest wild animal, a red stag nicknamed the ‘Exmoor Emperor’ had been gunned down two weeks ago by sport hunters. Since ... Read more...

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Britain’s Largest Animal, The Exmoor Emperor Gunned Down for Sport

October 26th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British wildlife experts are furious today after the death of what was believed to be the country’s largest wild animal, a giant red stag which came to be ... Read more...

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Gaga’s raw meat bikini angers PETA

September 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Animal activists have taken aim at pop star Lady Gaga for posing in nothing but raw meat for a fashion magazine cover. The pop star posed in a bikini ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian’s “Katgate” was actually a fashion shoot

April 25th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's Twitter cat picture that left animal activists angry was actually meant for a fashion photo shoot, it has emerged.The socialite recently uploaded a photo on Twitter ... Read more...

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Animal Activists Try To Stop Thailand’s Orangutan Boxing

April 14th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Animal rights activists are slugging it out with "Safari World" in Bangkok, Thailand. The activists are trying to stop the practice of putting orangutans into a boxing ... Read more...

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Jamnagar’s animal activists celebrate World House Sparrow Day

March 20th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Mar 20 (ANI): Animal activists and environmentalists of Gujarat's Jamnagar observed World House Sparrow Day on Saturday to create awareness about their declining population.Initiated by a voluntary organization "Nature Club," ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods ‘threatens to sue PETA’ over sex life-mocking ad

February 26th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 26 (ANI): Tiger Woods has reportedly threatened to take People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to court over their planned billboards bearing his face and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woods’ sex life mocked by PETA in new ‘tiger’ ad

February 25th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, February 25 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Tiger Woods and his sex life has become food for thought in a hilarious upcoming ad by People for the Ethical ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barbi Twins And Their Love For Animals

October 24th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shane and Sia Barbi, who are popularly known as the Barbi Twins, have displayed an absolutely new side to the world by taking a plunge to ... Read more...

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Students, wildlife activists spread awareness against cruelty to elephants

August 30th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Aug 30(ANI): Hundreds of school students, animal lovers and wildlife enthusiasts came together on Sunday to stage a mass rally through the streets of Jaipur to highlight the cruel ... Read more...

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Reprieve sought for century-old lobster

August 15th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 15 (IANS) Animal activists in Canada have appealed to a fisherman in the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia to spare the life of a rare 100-year-old giant lobster. According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jolie assures PETA of fur free wardrobe for ‘Salt’

April 14th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has given her surety to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) that the fur she used in her new movie Salt was fake.The ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton blamed for epidemic of abandoned chihuahua

February 13th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Animal activists have blamed socialite Paris Hilton for the epidemic of abandoned Chihuahuas in California animal shelters.The animal shelter bosses have now banned anyone under 21 from ... Read more...

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Agra woman dies while escaping from monkeys

January 20th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 20 (IANS) A young housewife died when she fell off the terrace of a three-storey building here after being attacked by monkeys but a baby she was holding had a ... Read more...

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80 injured during bull taming revelry in Tamil Nadu

January 16th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Alanganallur (Tamil Nadu), Jan 16 (IANS) The spirit on the third day of the Tamil festival of Pongal was not dampened though over 80 young men suffered minor injuries while attempting to ... Read more...

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Animal Welfare Fortnight begins today

January 14th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Animal welfare organizations will celebrate Animal Welfare Fortnight from today across the country.This is being celebrated to create awareness among the masses about the humane ... Read more...

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A fortnight devoted to public awareness on animal welfare begins on Wednesday

January 13th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): Animal welfare organizations will hold an Animal Welfare Fortnight from Wednesday (Jan.14) across the country. The 18-day programme will aim at spreading public awareness about the need ... Read more...

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Samantha Ronsons gay marriage ban protests enrage animal activists

November 11th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohans galpal Samantha Ronsons remarks against gay marriage ban has left animal rights activist fuming.Expressing her views on the passing of Propositions 2 and ... Read more...

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Animal activists launch attack on Penelope Cruz over bullfighter film

October 12th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Actress Penelope Cruz has angered animal rights activists after signing Manolete the Spanish film about a legendary matador who was gored to death in a bullring at ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrows fur ad leaves animal activists livid

August 18th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Actress Gwyneth Paltrows endorsement for a new collection of luxury goods using fur has left angered animal rights campaigners livid.The 35-year-old star, who has been signed up ... Read more...

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Animal activists ask European court to declare chimp a person!

May 22nd, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (ANI): Austrian animal rights activists are fighting to get a 26-year-old chimpanzee legally declared as a person so the animal can enjoy human rights.Paula Stibbe, a British woman, ... Read more...

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Oz animal activists ask Macca to save kangaroos

May 19th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , May 19 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has been asked by animal rights activists for monetary aid, to help relocate hundreds of kangaroos fated for culling in Canberra .The activists ... Read more...

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Animal activists propose vegetarian diet against food crisis

May 8th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
DPA Manila, May 8 (DPA) Animal protection activists Thursday urged Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to adopt and publicly advocate a vegetarian diet as part of efforts to ease a food supply crunch ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

SC refuses permit to bull fight

January 11th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court refused on Friday to permit Jallikattu event as it involves cruelty to animals, during Pongal festival in Tamilnadu.Jallikattu is a bull fighting event ... Read more...

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