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Sea horses recovered from Agra warehouse


April 5th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 5 (IANS) The owners of an Agra-based firm were taken into custody after thousands of sea snakes, sea horses and various other sea creatures, some banned under the ... Read more...

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V-Day venom: Youngsters flirt with cobra drug (With Images)


February 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) It wasn't just heart-shaped chocolates and bright red roses that saw a spurt in sales this Valentine's Day. A deadly drug prepared from cobra venom ... Read more...

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Role reversal: Kalandars turn angels for sloth bears (Feature, With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) "Rani was ours", says Aashiq Miyan, fondly looking at the sloth bear. But there is no remorse in the voice of this former 'kalandar' or bear ... Read more...

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In Madhya Pradesh, ‘animal march’ for Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 19 (IANS) Seems like people in Madhya Pradesh are leaving no stone unturned to pledge their support for Anna Hazare. While Wednesday saw supporters climbing atop floodlight ... Read more...

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Adopt a dog, urges Imran Khan (With Images)


May 19th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan, who is getting rave reviews for the trailer of his forthcoming movie "Delhi Belly", has urged people to follow his lead ... Read more...

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PETA India gifts artificial silk sherwani, sari to royal couple


April 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) British royals Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton will receive a special wedding gift from India - an artificial silk sari and a ... Read more...

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Pet dogs in Britain to be microchipped


April 24th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) The British government is planning to microchip all pet dogs in the country under a sweeping regulation that will enable it combat dangerous animals.Under the plan, ... Read more...

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25 firemen rush to rescue one cat in Britain


April 6th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Some 25 firemen and five fire engines were pressed into service to rescue a cat in Britain, a media report said Wednesday.The cat was perched on ... Read more...

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Around 100 stray dogs caught from Games Village, other venues


September 24th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Around 100 stray dogs have been rounded up from the Commonwealth Games Village and other Games venues by the capital's civic authority in coordination with an NGO, ... Read more...

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Eight ‘dancing bears’ rescued from Nepal, shifted to India


June 15th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS has rescued eight "dancing bears" from Nepal and shifted them to a temporary holding centre in India. Wildlife SOS was helped ... Read more...

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‘Biotechnology developments averse to animal welfare’


March 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) An animal welfare organisation Thursday expressed concern over the latest developments in biotechnology, as a result of which genomes of farm animals are modified to propagate certain ... Read more...

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PETA requests IIFA, Bachchan to promote vegetarian food


May 26th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Animal welfare organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has urged members of the India International Film Academy (IIFA) and its brand ambassador, Bollywood ... Read more...

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Camilla holds paw-wow for Nepal dogs


November 15th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) When the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles walked her dog in Green Park in London last week, it was no ordinary paw-wow. The future queen of England's ... Read more...

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West Bengal lacks forest management blueprint: experts


July 22nd, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Amid reports of animal deaths and destruction caused by elephants in several West Bengal villages, wildlife activists Tuesday said the government lacked a proper forest management blueprint to ... Read more...

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PETA opposes Britain’s plan to send dogs to war zones


July 22nd, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An animal welfare organisation in India Tuesday raised concern over Britain's plans to deploy dogs in battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. In a letter written to the ... Read more...

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Rent-a-dog service faces flak from animal welfare organisations


May 11th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
London , May 11 (ANI): Hassles like money or constant care and cleaning stops many from owning a pet of their own no matter how much they desire to have one. ... Read more...

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