cruelty to animals

It pays to go veg


August 30th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, Aug 30 (IANS) PETA, the global animal rights organisation, is offering $1,000 to the first group of US students who banish meat from their college dining hall.People for the ... Read more...

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Complaint against Haryana Tourism for using elephant


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Wildlife activists have lodged an FIR against the owner of an elephant and the manager of the Haryana State Tourism Corporation's Dabchik restaurant complex at Hodal ... Read more...

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113 dead kittens found in US house


July 26th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) One hundred and thirteen dead kittens have been found in an US apartment belonging to a cat hoarder, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.None of the dead ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups want tongas to stay off Delhi roads


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Pointing to incidents of gruesome cruelty to animals, rights groups Wednesday urged the South Delhi Municipal Corporation not to roll back the ban on horse-drawn ... Read more...

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Cat survives 190-km ride on train’s underside


June 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) In a miraculous escape from death, a moggie in Britain survived by clinging on to a train's underside during a 190-km journey.Rail workers were stunned after ... Read more...

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Jobless Briton stabs dog to death, faces jail


June 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old jobless Briton is facing jail after he battered his new dog with a hammer, stabbed it in the chest and left it to die ... Read more...

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Reward for info on dog fights (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fights.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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Reward announced for information on people involved in dog fighting


May 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An animal rights NGO Thursday announced a Rs.10,000 reward for information on people involved in illegal dog fighting.The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations ... Read more...

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Withdraw undergarment ad featuring roosters: ASCI


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Advertisers of Euro Fashion Innerwear were Wednesday asked by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) to withdraw an advertisement featuring roosters, saying it depicted the ... Read more...

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Russian army officer convicted for shooting guard dogs


May 17th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court martial in Russia's Leningrad region convicted a unit commander for shooting dead six army guard dogs while he was drunk.According to the Russian ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court directs DDA to take encroached land back


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to take suitable actions for taking back possession of land encroached by Delhi legislator ... Read more...

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No experiments on animals in colleges: Environment ministry


April 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has issued guidelines to stop experimentation on animals for training undergraduate and post-graduate students in colleges and to instead ... Read more...

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Tripura police nab dog traffickers


April 6th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) Tripura Police have arrested three people, including a woman, for trafficking dogs to other northeastern states, police said here Friday."Police arrested the three people with six ... Read more...

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Stop torture of rats, says PETA


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over cruelty to rats, People for the Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have asked the Central Warehousing ... Read more...

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Britons held for cramming 69 animals in one house


March 31st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A British couple has been charged with animal cruelty after they crammed 56 large dogs and 13 other animals in a dirty four-room house.Inspectors from the ... Read more...

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Mexico City mulls bullfighting ban


March 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) A commission of the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City approved a bill that would ban bullfights in the Mexican capital.Three of the panel's members endorsed ... Read more...

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British mother, son jailed over dogs’ deaths


February 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) A British mother and her son have been jailed for starving two dogs after imprisoning them in an attic and nailing it shut.A court heard how ... Read more...

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Man jailed for eating cats


February 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 36-year-old has been arrested for killing and eating cats. Investigators in California say Jason Wilmert was arrested after neighbors reported hearing unusual cat screech and 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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Don’t use animals in campaigning, says Maharashtra poll panel


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) Friday frowned on the use of animals by candidates for canvassing during civic body elections and warned of action against ... Read more...

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PETA to protest for passing new Animal Welfare Act


December 8th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)-India will launch a protest outside parliament Friday, urging it to pass ... Read more...

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Ukraine minister calls for end to stray animals’ killing


November 18th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 18 (IANS) A Ukraine minister has called for an end to stray animals' killing ahead of the Euro 2012 Soccer Championship.Stray animals, especially dogs, are a big problem ... Read more...

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Recession affecting pets in Britain


November 13th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) It seems global recession is taking a heavy toll on pets' lives in Britain. Animal welfare charities here have warned of pets rapidly becoming the forgotten ... Read more...

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Briton suspected of cruelty to cat surrenders


November 12th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old Briton, suspected of swinging a cat by its tail for as many as 14 times, has handed himself over to the police.The incident was ... Read more...

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Dog, trapped for five days in tunnel, saved


October 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A runaway dog in Britain, stuck underground in a pipe for five days, survived by drinking water from a drain filter next to where her head ... Read more...

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Starving hens now an offence in Madhya Pradesh


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday banned starvation-forced molting of hens which deprives egg-laying hens of food.Starvation-forced molting is practised in egg production facilities throughout India in ... Read more...

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Save snakes from atrocities on Nag Panchami: PETA


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Thursday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday urged them to discourage atrocities ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson urges Danish queen to avoid fur


July 29th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson, a well-known animal rights activist, has written a letter to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, urging her not to use ... Read more...

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Computers replacing dogs’ place in your life


July 27th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Personal computers are fast taking over the place of human beings' long time best friend, the family dog, a British study has found.Researchers have found just ... Read more...

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Animal protection group cries foul at ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-4′


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) Saturday objected to what it termed "cruelty and mistreatment" of animals on the reality show "Khatron Ke ... Read more...

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Britain bans animal tests of cleaning agents


July 19th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) To prevent cruelty to animals, the British government has put an end to the practice of animal testing for items such as washing-up liquid, furniture polish ... Read more...

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Paltrow sells lemonade, cookies


July 8th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was seen selling lemonade with her kids to help raise funds for an animal welfare charity.Paltrow and her daughter Apple, 7, and son ... Read more...

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Hema Malini urges ban on Tamil Nadu’s Jallikattu


July 1st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Veteran actress Hema Malini has written to Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on behalf of PETA urging him to ban Tamil Nadu's popular ... Read more...

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NGO launches programme to protect animal rights


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Protesting against poultry farms that starve their hens to induce molting and stimulate additional cycles of egg production, an NGO has launched a whistle blower ... Read more...

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13 dogs poisoned to death in Britain


May 30th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) At least 13 dogs have died mysterious deaths after they were reportedly poisoned during a walk on a country road in Britain, police said.All the deaths ... Read more...

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