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The white ghost of the Himalayas: A vision in the snow (Feature)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) Some days ago, on a wind-swept, desolate mountainside in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district, infra-red cameras captured a shape moving about in the cold winter ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Britain’s biggest fox killed


March 5th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 17.2kg fox, believed to be the biggest in the United Kingdom, has been shot dead. The animal was killed after it attacked a lamb farm in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Big B, NDTV raise Rs.4.86 crore for tigers


December 14th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) NDTV's 12-hour telethon to support the organisation's "Save Our Tiger" campaign, backed by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, has managed to generate contributions of over Rs.4.86 ... Read more...

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New species of ‘mongoose-like’ carnivore discovered in Madagascar


October 12th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of carnivore in Madagascar.The cat-sized, speckled brown mammal belongs to a family of mongoose-like animals found only on the Indian Ocean island, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mongoose-like species found in Madagascar


October 12th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A new species of cat sized carnivores has been discovered in Madagascar. The speckled brown mammal belongs to a family of mongoose-like animals found only on the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Edward Norton Has Been Appointed As The UN Ambassador For Biodiversity


July 11th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Edward Norton happens to be a recognizable American actor, who has rendered effective performances in films such as Fight Club, The Incredible Hulk and ... Read more...

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Edward Norton named as UN’s Goodwill Ambassador


July 11th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Edward Norton, who is the renowned American actor has been named by the United Nations Secretary General - Ban Ki-moon as the UN's goodwill ambassador ... Read more...

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Edward Norton Named UN Ambassador For Biodiversity


July 11th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Edward Norton has landed a new role but not as an actor. The 'Kingdom Of Heaven' star has been appointed as the UN Goodwill Ambassador ... Read more...

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Actor Edward Norton named UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity


July 9th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Actor Edward Norton on Thursday was named United Nations (UN) Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Norton, who is also known for his conservation activism, ... Read more...

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Orangutan gestures have specific intentional meanings


June 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): In a study on a group of orangutans, researchers have found that these non-human primates perform gestures that have intentional meaning and are made with the expectation of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People walk in Sundarbans to spread awareness about tiger conservation


November 11th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov 11 (ANI) Thousands of school children, environmentalists and representative of non-governmental organizations walked across several villages located in the estuarine area of the Sundarbans of West Bengal to ... Read more...

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Alanis Morissette Likes Phillies: Performs At Yankees Stadium And Roots For Bronx


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alanis Morissette sang at the Phillies' Citizen Bank Park on the night of the 1st of November, Monday. However, she admitted that she was no follower ... Read more...

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Social networking sites are torture: Edward Norton


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Edward Norton thinks social networking sites are like "torture". Unlike many other celebrities, the "Leaves of Grass" actor has never written an internet blog because he ... Read more...

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A lion task: second home for Gir’s big cats remains mired (With Images)


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's Asiatic lions are the most vulnerable of all the big cats as they live in a single area in Gujarat, making them prone to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Elusive venomous mammal caught on camera


January 10th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Scientists have captured rare footage of the venomous Hispaniolan solenodon, one of the worlds most strange and elusive mammals on camera.Large, and with a long, thin snout, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Water points for Asiatic lions in Sasan Gir in Gujarat


May 21st, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
By Uday Adhvaryu Sasan Gir sanctuary (Gujarat), May 21 (ANI): With mercury registering high temperature with each passing day, the forest authorities in Sasan Gir sanctuary have made arrangements to protect lions ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Open wells being covered to save Asiatic lions in Gir


April 25th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot, April 25 (ANI): The Rajasthan State government, forest department, NGOs and corporate companies in Sasan Gir have joined hands to prevent lions, cubs and leopards from falling in wells, by ... Read more...

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