Pattinson terrified of circus

April 21st, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is terrified of circuses as he saw a clown die during a childhood trip.The "Twilight" actor was left traumatised after a stunt ... Read more...

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Activists cheer child labour prohibition in circuses

April 18th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's direction to the central government Monday to ensure that no children are employed in circuses, NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), ... 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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Bob Barker Helps 25 Bolivian Lions

February 17th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Barker played a crucial role in the rescue of about 25 Bolivian lions that were saved from deplorable conditions.The animals were rescued from several ... Read more...

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Bombay’s bar girls are back - in new reality tale

November 4th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Five years after Mumbai clamped down on bar dancers, the women still await rehabilitation and many have been forced to join the circus or become ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin Will Host PETA Awards

September 3rd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are very selective about the celebrities they choose to host their award ceremonies. Only the celebrities with perfect ... Read more...

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Panel for phased curbs on captive elephants

August 31st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The elephant task force set up by the environment and forests ministry has recommended discontinuing in a regulated manner the practice of keeping elephants in temples, zoos ... Read more...

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‘Will be unhappy if CWG are successful,’ says Mani Shankar Aiyer

July 27th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): As the Congress-led governments in Delhi pray for a successful Commonwealth Games, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday said he would be unhappy if the ... Read more...

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PETA’s racy version of ‘State of the Union Undress’

January 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 27 (ANI): PETA's third annual State of the Union 'Undress' saw the spokeswoman strip down as she stated the animal rights groups' goals of 2010.A voluptuous female slowly stripped ... Read more...

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PETA honours James Cameron for portrayal of aliens in Avatar

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): Animal rights group PETA has honored 'Avatar' director James Cameron with a Proggy Award for Outstanding Feature Film.PETA aims to acknowledge the portrayal of the aliens and "the ... Read more...

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Andhra Govt. to translocate captive elephants from zoos, circuses to national parks

December 27th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Dec.27 (ANI): In a move which may draw appreciation of animal lovers, Andhra Pradesh government has decided to translocate captive elephants from zoos and circuses to national parks and ... Read more...

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Migrating elephant from India kills 11 in Nepal

December 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) An enraged male elephant, which began its long winter odyssey in northeast India, has killed 11 people as well as two animals in Nepal in a ... Read more...

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PETA welcomes Central Zoo Authority ban on tuskers in zoos

November 16th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Monday announced an award for the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for its ban on keeping elephants in zoos ... Read more...

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Mumbai engineer builds up a remote-operated machine to control brutal elephants

November 14th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 14 (ANI): An engineer from Mumbai has designed and developed a remote operated mechanism to control the violent elephants in the state.Zachariah Mathew with his son conducted the trial ... Read more...

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PETA bosses praise Britney for no animal show on upcoming tour

February 4th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): PETA bosses are all praises for Britney Spears because of her decision of not featuring animals in her upcoming Circus tour.The animal rights group blasted the pop ... Read more...

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Plight of circus owners and artists

December 11th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Narendra Hyderabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Ever since the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests banned animals being tamed to perform in circuses except elephants and dogs, these entertaining ventures under the ... Read more...

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Real-life African Mowglis friends in pics were tame animals

November 17th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Eighteen-year-old Tippi Degre might have been called the real-life African Mowgli after extraordinary pictures showing her playing with an elephant, leopard, and ostrich appeared in the media ... Read more...

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Brit circus clowns banned from playing trumpets, saxophones!

September 23rd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Birmingham council officials have banned clowns from playing trumpets and saxophones, insisting it to be a breach of licensing laws.The clowns from UK''s biggest travelling circuses, Zippo''s ... Read more...

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500 Nepali kids still languishing as slaves in Indian circuses

September 20th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept.20 (ANI): At least 500 Nepalese children have been sold into slavery to Indian circuses over the past year, according to a new report issued in Kathmandu. The Times quotes ... Read more...

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Canadian resorts special feature a swim with polar bears!

June 17th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 17 (ANI): Swimming under water with turtles and dolphins is now passe, for a resort in Ontario , Canada will let you swim with the largest predator on ... Read more...

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Captive tigers purebred ancestry raises their conservation value

April 18th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new report has determined that many captive tigers held in captivity around the world represent purebred subspecies and harbor genomic diversity no longer found in nature, ... Read more...

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Jumbo Circus hits Bangalore after six years

January 10th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): The Jumbo Circus, one of the oldest remaining circuses in India, has organised its show in Bangalore after six years. With 350 staff and 120 artists, the main ... Read more...

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