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Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Rescue captive elephants, rights group asks Natarajan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) An animal rights group Wednesday asked the union environment ministry to step up efforts to rescue captive elephants housed in hideous conditions across the country ... Read more...

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PETA for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai (With Images)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA Wednesday strongly pitched for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai, citing cruelty to the animal, and suggested it be replaced with battery-operated ... Read more...

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Campaign launched against animal testing for cosmetics


April 24th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) has launched a global campaign - 'Be Cruelty-Free' - to end animal testing for cosmetics.The campaign has been ... Read more...

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Rights group lauds India’s ban on animal testing


April 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Indian government's decision to stop experimentation on animals for training college and university students was Friday hailed by animal rights group Humane Society ... Read more...

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No experiments on animals in colleges: Environment ministry


April 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has issued guidelines to stop experimentation on animals for training undergraduate and post-graduate students in colleges and to instead ... Read more...

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Dolphin activists oppose Sea World project in Maharashtra


February 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) An international environmentalist Wednesday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to scrap the planned building of a marine-mammal park in Sindhudurg district in the coastal Konkan ... Read more...

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Century on, end of a bullock cart saga in Mumbai (With Images)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Rain or shine, they would deliver their ware. But, following a sustained campaign by an animal rights group and celebrities, Maharashtra has finally brought the curtains ... Read more...

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Bear hide seized from Himachal hotel, one arrested


January 15th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) A hotel in this Himachal Pradesh tourist spot was raided Sunday and the hide of a fully grown black bear seized, police said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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PETA to protest for passing new Animal Welfare Act


December 8th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)-India will launch a protest outside parliament Friday, urging it to pass ... Read more...

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Make Tihar Jail meat-free zone: PETA India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Urging the Delhi High Court to make Tihar Jail a meat-free zone, PETA India Tuesday said many jails in the US have introduced vegetarian food ... Read more...

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PETA criticises Witherspoon


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA has criticised actress Reese Witherspoon after she was spotted carrying a designer bag made of python skin.People for the Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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Hulk Hogan’s daughter bares all for PETA


August 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Wrestling champion Hulk Hogan's reality TV star daughter Brooke has bared all for animal rights group PETA's campaign.Brooke agreed to strip for PETA's (People for ... Read more...

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Punjab asks schools to ban leather shoes


July 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Punjab government has urged government schools to ban the wearing of leather shoes, officials said Friday.Punjab's Director of Public Instruction (DPI)-Schools, issued the directive after ... Read more...

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Animal rights group awards children’s film


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Animated children's film "The Green Chic - Finding Dad" has been awarded by an animal rights organisation for conveying the message of compassion for animals, an ... Read more...

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AIIMS improves animal care facilities


June 15th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After three years of campaign by animal rights group PETA, Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has made significant improvements in the care ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood goes shirtless for PETA ad (With Image)


May 11th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Sonu Sood showed off his chiselled physique in "Dabangg" and now goes shirtless in an ad for animal rights group People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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Sitarist Anoushka Shankar asks people to boycott zoos


May 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Sitar player Anoushka Shankar Thursday appealed to the people to boycott zoos as the animals locked up there are tortured and made to suffer.Shankar made the ... Read more...

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Clooney’s girlfriend bares all for PETA campaign


May 5th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's Italian girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis, has bared all for a new anti-fur campaign for the animal rights group PETA.The 32-year-old model and TV host ... Read more...

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Shahid promotes vegetarianism in new PETA ad (With Images)


April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who was voted Bollywood's sexiest vegetarian by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), will be seen urging people to turn ... Read more...

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PETA to protest outside AIIMS for release of animals


March 4th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it would stage protests outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Partially clad demonstrators oppose bullfighting


February 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) More than 300 partially clad demonstrators turned out in Mexico City over the weekend to protest bullfighting, organisers said.The protest was staged Sunday, a day after the ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum’s protege bares all in racy anti-fur ad for PETA


February 5th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): German supermodel Heidi Klum's protege, who was second runner-up in Germany's Next Top Model, has bared all in a racy ad for PETA's latest campaign.The black-and-white poster ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum’s protege appears in anti-fur ad for PETA


February 5th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): German supermodel Heidi Klum's protege has appeared in a racy ad for PETA, as the face of its latest campaign.The black-and-white poster shows Hana Nitsche, 25, posing ... Read more...

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Pammie’s latest PETA ad too racy for Hong Kong airport


December 30th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 30 (ANI): Pamela Anderson's latest ad for PETA, which is banned at some US airports, has been deemed too racy for Hong Kong, one of Asia's busiest aviation hubs.The ... Read more...

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Stop monkey killing in Himachal, urges animal rights group


December 14th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) Expressing anguish at farmers killing monkeys to protect their crops and fruits in Himachal Pradesh, an international animal rights group Tuesday urged the state's Chief Justice Kurian Joseph ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin outrages US animal rights group by clubbing fish to death


November 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has come under fire after she was filmed clubbing a fish to death, then holding its still-beating heart in her hands for ... Read more...

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Russell Receives A Bull Named After Him As A Gift


November 1st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood star Russell Brand, who tied the knot with singer Katy Perry in India last week, has been presented a very unusual wedding gift by two ... Read more...

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PETA opposes sending elephants to Turkmenistan


October 28th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Thursday asked Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh to reconsider his ministry's decision to send two elephants from ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson adopts stray dogs


October 27th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Pamela Anderson has adopted two stray dogs from a shelter in New Orleans, Louisiana.The supermodel-actress extended a helping hand when animal rights group PETA asked her to help ... Read more...

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50 Cent urged to adopt endangered rhino


October 11th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has been asked by an animal rights group to become the godfather of an endangered black rhinoceros.The "Baby By Me" rapper was urged by ... Read more...

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‘Civic bodies moving dogs to undisclosed locations’


October 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi's civic authorities, clearing the city of stray dogs in the wake of the Commonwealth Games, are dumping them on the outskirts of the city and ... Read more...

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PETA invites Gaga to explain her ‘meat dress’


October 1st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who wore a meat dress at the MTV Video Music Awards, has been invited for dinner by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin wants ‘Gossip Girl’ star Bake Lively to strip for PETA


September 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Vegetarian actor Alec Baldwin is urging 'Gossip Girl' star Blake Lively to strip for PETA.Baldwin, who is a big supporter of the animal rights group, thinks Lively would ... Read more...

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FBI investigated Greenpeace under terrorism guise


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (DPA) US federal law enforcement agents improperly investigated Greenpeace and other left-wing activist groups under the guise of counterterrorism in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, an ... Read more...

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