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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Woman mauled by cheetahs in South African game park


May 4th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A woman tourist from Britain in a South African game park was mauled by two cheetahs in a horrific attack.Violet D'Mello was petting the "tame" cats ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen threatens to sue strip club


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has threatened to sue bosses of a New York City strip club after they used his name to promote the venue without ... Read more...

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Dangerous Liaisons: Wild cats as trophy pets in UAE (With Images)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS) As many as 3,000 people in the UAE keep wild animals like lions, tigers and cheetahs as pets in their homes, claims a bold documentary by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gujarat declines to shift its Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Gujarat Monday told the Supreme Court that it could not consent to the shifting of its Asiatic lions from Gir forests to Kunopal sanctuary in ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs win to remain on course


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs came up with a late surge to turn back a 1-3 deficit and score a 6-4 win against Delhi Wizards here Wednesday to remain ... Read more...

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WSH: Comets move closer to semi-final spot


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Chandigarh Comets virtually assured themselves a berth in the semi-finals when they defeated Chennai Cheetahs 4-0 in the World Series Hockey competition here Monday.The victory that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WSH: Punjab enter semi-finals


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Sher-E-Punjab here Sunday booked their berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey competition defeating Chennai Cheetahs 4-2 for their eighth win in 12 matches.Goals ... Read more...

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Radzi nets winner for Lions


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) An opportunistic deflected goal by Malaysian Mohd Radzi three minutes from close gave Karnataka Lions a 3-2 win against Pune Strykers in the World Series Hockey ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs rout Lions


March 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs helped themselves to a 4-1 win against Karnataka Lions to move into joint second place on the leaderboard in the World Series Hockey here ... Read more...

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WSH: Lions pull off thrilling win over Cheetahs


March 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Karnataka Lions survived a late surge by Chennai Cheetahs to post a 5-3 win, their second only in six matches of the World Series Hockey tournament ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WSH: Marines gun down Lions


March 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Mumbai Marines completed a successful swing through the south by handing out a 2-1 defeat to Karnataka Lions here Thursday to jump five spots to the ... Read more...

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Easy win for Mumbai Marines in WSH


March 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Playing their third match in four days, a tired and jaded Chennai Cheetahs went down 2-4 to a resurgent Mumbai Marines in the Bridgestone World Series ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WSH: Sher-E-Punjab win big against Chennai Cheetahs


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 1 (IANS) The home crowd had plenty of reasons to celebrate as favourites Sher-E-Punjab launched their campaign in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in style, winning 5-2 win ... Read more...

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Cheetahs confident of winning WSH


February 24th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Boasting a clutch of international players, Chennai Cheetahs believe they have the ammunition to light up their campaign in the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey to start Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The rebel World Series Hockey, which was postponed last month and which offers prize money of $2 million, starts Feb 29 with Chandigarh Comets taking on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wizcraft acquires WSH Delhi franchise


November 28th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Global event management agency Wizcraft International has acquired the Delhi franchise of the World Series Hockey (WSH) -- the team will be called Delhi Wizards.Delhi ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty chief mentor of WSH’s Bangalore franchise


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty will be the chief mentor of Bangalore franchise of World Series Hockey, Karnataka Lions, that has been acquired by ... Read more...

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Chennai Cheetahs, first WSH franchise to be unveiled


November 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The organisers of the World Series Hockey (WSH) unveiled their first city-based franchise Chennai Cheetahs Monday that is owned by a director and promoter ... Read more...

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Dangerous exotic animals deliberately freed in Ohio


October 20th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The owner of an exotic animal farm in Ohio deliberately released the animals and then killed himself, Muskingum county Sheriff Matt Lutz said Wednesday, the ... Read more...

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Women IAF pilots shine in Sikkim relief


September 24th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bagdogra, Sep 24 (IANS) Women pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have been in the thick of action the past week, carrying out relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madhya Pradesh to welcome 60 African cheetahs (Lead, Correcting word in para four)


August 25th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) Come December and the forests of Madhya Pradesh might just get resounding with the yowls of cheetahs. That's when the state government will bring in six ... Read more...

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Cabinet gives nod to cheetahs, more funds for Project Tiger


August 12th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved re-introduction of cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and hike in Project Tiger estimates from Rs.650 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Weight of armour burdened medieval warriors


July 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Suits of armour may have made medieval soldiers feel safe, but they were so heavy and cumbersome that they did little to influence the outcome of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vivek Oberoi off to Bali with wife (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi is off for a summer vacation in Bali with his wife Priyanka, and he is looking forward to having a relaxed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10 Cheetah choppers crashed in five years


March 16th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ten Cheetah helicopters of the Indian armed forces have crashed since 2006-07, Defence Minister A.K. Antony informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.In a written reply, Antony ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Indian elephants in German zoo: court


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government and the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to ensure "conducive" atmosphere for a pair of elephants to be sent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Extremely rare Saharan cheetah spotted


December 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) One of the world's most elusive cats has finally been photographed after a year-long search by conservationists. The Saharan cheetah was captured in a series of murky images ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Salman Khan launches Kingfisher’s Calendar 2011


December 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Dec.19 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan launched the Kingfisher Calendar 2011here over the weekend."I have launched the Kingfisher calendar for the second time and I like Vijay ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Study reveals why the leopard got its spots


October 20th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that Rudyard Kipling was right when he came up with an answer to - why leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes.He suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IAF’s Cheetah choppers evacuate 90 people in Ladakh


August 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Leh, Aug 9 (IANS) In a daring rescue effort in ravaged Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, six Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday did over 60 sorties ... Read more...

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18 cheetahs to be brought to India


July 29th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) About 18 cheetahs, brought from the Middle East, will be introduced in grasslands at three sites recommended by wildlife experts, Minister of State for Environment and Forests ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Paris Hilton spots ‘tiger’ on safari


July 10th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Paris Hilton has become the subject of ridicule after she tweeted that she spotted 'tigers' while on safari in South Africa.Hilton, 29, who has been in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Male antelopes trick females to boost their chances of mating


May 20th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Male topi antelopes deceive their female counterparts in order to increase their chances of mating, a new research has found.The study of topi antelopes in Kenya's Masai Mara ... Read more...

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