animal rights

DiCaprio, Maguire, Hardy to produce new film


August 29th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 29 (IANS) Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire are teaming up with Tom Hardy to produce a new film on animal trafficking.Hardy came up with the idea, ... Read more...

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Paul Watson skips bail in Germany


July 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul Watson is an animal rights and environmental activist from Canada. He is the president and the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society which is an ... Read more...

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McCartney raises voice to save baby elephant in India (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney took a break from his London Olympics performance rehearsal for Sunder, a baby elephant who has been beaten and is kept ... Read more...

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Boyle agitates animal right activists


June 14th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle has come under fire for planning to include live animals in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, with campaigners branding his ... Read more...

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Reward for info on dog fights (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fights.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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Reward announced for information on people involved in dog fighting


May 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fighting.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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Fears abound for ‘painfully thin’ Office star Lucy Davis


May 29th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lucy Davis’ latest pictures have raised fears over her health. In the images, the star of the hit TV sitcom The Office appears during a ... Read more...

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IANS journalist wins award (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) IANS journalist Anil Sharma is one of 20 people, including Anna Hazare and cabinet minister Jairam Ramesh, honoured by an international NGO working for animal ... Read more...

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Now designers come out in support of animals


March 24th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) After Bollywood celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Sonam Kapoor, a slew of designers have taken a step ahead to create awareness to ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza poses in ad against animal skin trade (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has posed as a snake to raise her voice against animal skin trade in an ad for animal rights organisation ... Read more...

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Screen ‘Kitty Porn’ in Karnataka assembly, says PETA


February 27th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Animal rights organisation PETA Monday wrote a letter to the Karnataka assembly speaker urging him to screen "Kitty Porn" video in the house, to garner ... Read more...

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Khan sisters oppose caged animals in zoos


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Celebrity siblings Nigaar and Gauahar Khan have teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for an ad campaign against caged ... Read more...

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Dhanush, Mallika named hottest vegetarians


January 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Tamil superstar Dhanush and Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat have been voted the hottest vegetarians in a new poll by People for Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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Olivia Munn bares all for anti-fur campaign


January 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Olivia Munn has posed in the buff for a campaign by animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).She features in ... Read more...

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NGO opposes dolphin park in Maharashtra


November 5th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Saturday wrote to Maharashtra's Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal opposing the proposed building of a dolphin and water theme park along the ... Read more...

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End of an era for bull-fighting in Spain’s Catalonia


September 26th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) The age-old tradition of bull-fighting came to an end in Spain's Catalonia region with a final show held Sunday in Barcelona, BBC reported.Lawmakers in Catalonia -- ... Read more...

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Anderson aspires to become goodwill ambassador


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress and animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson wants to become a goodwill ambassador of United Nations."An aspiration of mine since I started in this business ... Read more...

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Uphold ban on horse-drawn carriages, says PETA


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged the municipal commissioner of Delhi to uphold a ban on horse-drawn carriages ... Read more...

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DiCaprio urges fans to support ban on shark fins


September 4th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Leonardo Dicaprio has urged his fans to support a bill to ban the sale of shark fins in California state.The actor, who is a ... Read more...

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Stone, Wilde honoured by PETA


August 31st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Actresses Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde have been awarded leading animal rights honours for helping to highlight cruelty-free cosmetics.The effort of the actresses has stood out ... Read more...

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Joanna Lumley joins save tiger campaign


July 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) "Absolutely Fabulous" star Joanna Lumley is lending her support to a tiger charity to protect the species from extinction.Lumley, who is an avid animal rights campaigner, ... Read more...

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Amrita Rao, a proud vegetarian


July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Amrita Rao, a proud vegetarian, has shot for a new pro-vegetarian advertisement for animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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NGO launches programme to protect animal rights


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Protesting against poultry farms that starve their hens to induce molting and stimulate additional cycles of egg production, an NGO has launched a whistle blower ... Read more...

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Regulate use of antibiotics on animals: Activists


May 19th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Citing animal welfare and human health concerns, NGO Humane Society International (HSI) Wednesday urged the government to ban the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics on farm ... Read more...

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Mexican senators keen to ban bullfights


April 27th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Senators from the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party are working on a legislation to ban bullfights and guarantee animal rights in Mexico, a lawmaker said.The legislation, ... Read more...

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Animals to be banned from British circuses


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Animals will soon be banned from circuses in Britain under the government's new plans, a media report said Sunday.Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has been told by ... Read more...

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Greece to ban animals in circuses


March 31st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, March 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece is to ban circuses from using animals.The government has suggested an amendment in the law on animal rights that will increase the criminal liability ... Read more...

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Bryan Adams loves tandoori delights!


February 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, who is set to perform during a multi-city tour in India soon, says he loves eating tandoori food, but strictly vegetarian."Vegetable tandoori. Broccoli ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber teams up with PETA to promote animal adoption


January 21st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber is the latest celebrity to team up with PETA, an organization that defends animal rights, and has asked his fans to adopt a pet.The ... Read more...

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Ban exports to control food prices: Maneka Gandhi


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi Wednesday said the country should stop exports of vegetables, rice and other essential items to control rise in food ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson: Latest Surprise In Bigg Boss 4


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amidst reports about her deep concern for ‘Animal Rights and the availability of water etc, the fact that this 'Baywatch' star is going to be one of the biggest attractions of ... Read more...

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PETA names bullock after Russell Brand


November 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Comic Russell Brand who had a big fat Indian jungle wedding with Katy Perry has received an unusual wedding gift from officials at People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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PETA urges Victoria to shun reptile skins


October 21st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham has been approached by the animal rights organisation PETA to reconsider using reptile skin in her new handbag collection.Victoria has created several different ... Read more...

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Actress Brigitte Bardot wants to run for the French Presidential elections


October 19th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Brigitte Bardot wants to become the President of France. She wants to run for the elections because she is mighty miffed with the current French President ... Read more...

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73-yr-old former actress to challenge Sarkozy for French Presidency


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Brigitte Bardot, the sixties sex symbol, has announced that she could be running for French president in the next election in 2012.The former actress turned animal activist ... Read more...

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