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Ostrich is animal, conclude legislators in Pakistan


July 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A Pakistani provincial assembly "in its (in)finite wisdom" has declared that an ostrich is not a bird but an animal, said a leading daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Where Diwali comes late and brings on animal slaughter


November 24th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost a month after the rest of India celebrated Diwali, some interior areas of Himachal Pradesh are set to usher in the festival Friday, slaughtering hundreds ... Read more...

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Tripura bans animal slaughter in open places


May 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Tripura government Friday banned slaughtering of animals in open places and temples and threatened tough action against offendors following stringent ciriticism of the practice, officials ... Read more...

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Hindus laud District of Columbia for encouraging vegetarianism in schools


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 02 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Council of the District of Columbia (DC) in USA for encouraging vegetarianism in its public schools.According to "Healthy Schools Act" passed by the Council: ... Read more...

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Hindus back Catholics’ call for meatless Fridays


March 7th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
Nevada(US), Mar 7 (ANI): Hindus have supported Roman Catholics' call for giving-up meat on Fridays.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that besides being good ... Read more...

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Hindus back Paul McCartney’s call to India for a National Vegetarian Day


January 5th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 5 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney is reportedly urging India to declare a National Vegetarian Day and Hindus have thrown their weight behind his call to celebrate meat-free living ... Read more...

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Growing calls in Nepal to halt animal slaughter during Dussehra


October 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) When she was eight, Pramada Shah nee Rana remembers how she threw a tantrum when her grandmother ordered a goat to be bought and sacrificed as ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Australia Catholic Church for abstinence from meat on Ember Days


August 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 27 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Catholic Church in Australia for recommendation of abstaining from meat on Ember Days, which are observed on first Fridays of autumn and spring.September three ... Read more...

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Hindus Laud Australia Catholic Church


August 26th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hindus have applauded Catholic Church in Australia for recommendation of abstaining from meat on Ember Days, which are observed on first Fridays of autumn and spring.September ... Read more...

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Western styles merge with Indian crafts at Wills fashion show (With Images)


March 26th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Move over ethnic chic, the fashion high street is looking at smart western cuts for the autumn-winter season. The look at the the Wills ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney finds vegetarianism ‘most enjoyable’


February 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 8 (ANI): Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, who has been a vegetarian for over 30 years, finds vegetarianism 'very simple, tasty, and most enjoyable'.Writing in the latest newsletter ... Read more...

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PETA Protests Phil’s Exhibition In Groundhog Day Celebration


January 30th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Pennsylvania, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals, which is popularly known as PETA, has adopted several measures to protect the rights of animals. They have ... Read more...

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Antelopes play havoc with crops in Bihar


January 14th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KmuarPaliganj (Bihar), Jan.14 (ANI): Antelopes have become a major cause of worry for farmers in Bihar who are on a strict vigil round the clock these days to protect ... Read more...

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Mario Poses For PETA Advertisement “Ink Not Mink”


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrities have made several campaigns to support several humanitarian causes. Many popular personalities have participated in campaigns to save the endangered flora and fauna of the ... Read more...

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Amanda Beard Shares Photographs With Her Son


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Beard is noted among some of the best women swimmers of the United States and in her Olympic career from 1996 to 2008, she has ... Read more...

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Nepal ignores Bardot’s plea to halt animal slaughter


November 20th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Nepal's coalition government has turned a deaf ear to urgent pleas by celebrated French actress and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot to prevent the slaughter of thousands of ... Read more...

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‘Cows’, ’sheep’, ‘pigs’ lie in coffins to protest animal slaughter


November 7th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 7 (IANS) Dressed as dead cows, sheep and pigs, volunteers of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India lay on the ground in a row of open coffins ... Read more...

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Indian help sought as Nepal refuses to ban ritual slaughter


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) A group of Buddhists from Nepal as well as animal rights organisations have begun urging India's state administrations and animal welfare organisations to help prevent the ... Read more...

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PETA activists stage protest against leather fair in Delhi


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Wearing body suits splattered in red and masks of a cow and a horse, activists of an animal rights group painted a gory picture of animal slaughter ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh withdraws temporary ban on meat sales


August 18th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday hastily withdrew an order banning the sale of meat for nine days -- which would have coincided with the Muslim holy month of ... Read more...

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Haryana to keep tab on inter-state movement of animals


July 12th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) In light of the recent surge in animal carcasses being discovered in various towns of the state, the Haryana police have decided to keep a strict vigil on ... Read more...

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Burger King removes denigrating Hindu goddess Lakshmi advertisement in Spain


July 9th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Burger King Corporation has pulled the offensive advertisement poster in Spain showing Hindu goddess Lakshmi promoting a meat sandwich, which Hindu groups protested calling it repugnant, according to reports.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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Upset Hindus want apology from Burger King for denigrating goddess Lakshmi


July 8th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have asked Burger King Corporation to publicly apologize and immediately withdraw a poster seen in Spain, which shows Hindu goddess Lakshmi promoting a meat sandwich, which they termed repugnant.Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindus back Beatle Paul McCartney’s Meat Free Monday


June 17th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have thrown their weight behind Beatle Sir Paul McCartney's call for Meat-Free Monday movement, which aims at persuading public to go vegetarian once a week to slow global warming.Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Disgusting videos shed light on brains coping methods


March 20th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Researchers at Stanford have used disgusting videos to study two coping methods the brain uses to regulate human emotions.For the study, male subjects were shown 15-second videos ... Read more...

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