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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

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Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Study reveals that jobseekers have been startled by weird questions


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forty percent of the jobseekers have been asked a weird question during their job interview. This is according to a study that has been conducted by ... Read more...

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Two elephants killed by train in Odisha, driver held


August 16th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Two elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding goods train in Odisha's Keonjhar district, officials said Thursday. The driver of the train has been ... Read more...

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Attacked by dog, man jumps off 60 feet bridge


August 12th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A terrified man in Britain did not hesitate jumping off a 60 feet high bridge when he feared being mauled to death by an attacking dog.Mohammed ... Read more...

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Bullied teen undergoes plastic surgery to stop name-calling


August 10th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been a nightmare for Nadia Llse who is aged 14years old. She has been suffering rejection because of her facial deformities. Since she started her ... Read more...

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What’s your town in US? Monkeys Eyebrow, Boring, Climax?


August 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) From Monkeys Eyebrow to Belchertown, America is full of weird and downright embarrassing town names. But Toad Suck is apparently the worst, according to a global ... Read more...

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Elephants can sing, says study


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Male elephants use an ultrasound noise, too low for humans to hear, to find mates and to keep their herd together, researchers have found.The low-pitched sound ... Read more...

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Elephant kills Bangladeshi in his house


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) A man was trampled to death and his brother injured when a wild elephant intruded into their house early Friday in Bangladesh's Chhagalkhaiya subdivision, the Daily ... Read more...

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Try standup comedy, Shekhar Suman exhorts women


July 31st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) When it comes to judging a comedy show, Shekhar Suman has been there and done that! But the actor rues that Indian women are still ... Read more...

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Elephant stomps Thai man to death


July 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An elephant stomped a man to death near a Buddhist ceremony venue in the presence of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, reported the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

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McCartney raises voice to save baby elephant in India (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney took a break from his London Olympics performance rehearsal for Sunder, a baby elephant who has been beaten and is kept ... Read more...

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Tusker tramples four in Bihar


July 8th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Four people have been trampled to death by a wild elephant in Bihar's Banka district, an official said.The tusker came from a forest area in Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Experts urged to reduce animal deaths in floods


July 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain Saturday said the government had asked experts to work out a mechanism to reduce animal deaths during floods."Floods are a natural ... Read more...

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Amy Childs thrilled with bigger assets


July 5th, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) TV star Amy Childs says she is thrilled with her breast enhancement surgery."I've been in a lot of pain but I absolutely love them," thesun.co.uk quoted ... Read more...

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Rescue captive elephants, rights group asks Natarajan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) An animal rights group Wednesday asked the union environment ministry to step up efforts to rescue captive elephants housed in hideous conditions across the country ... Read more...

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Elephant pair knocked down by tanker in Noida, one dies


June 29th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 29 (IANS) An elephant was rammed to death and another critically injured when a tanker hit them from behind while they were moving on the Mahamaya flyover here ... Read more...

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Wild tuskers rampage through Chhattisgarh villages, cause panic


June 27th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 27 (IANS) Panic has spread as at least two persons have been trampled to death and several houses damaged by herds of wild elephants rampaging in Sarguja forest ... Read more...

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North Carolina’s zoo elephant to get contact lenses on order


June 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An elephant is all get contact lenses as his eye-sight is weak. After C'sar the elephant suffered his second cataract operation, the veterinarian team at N.C. Zoo, ... Read more...

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Elephant herd kills two, injures child in Assam


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police ... Read more...

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Superstar Mohanlal booked for possessing elephant tusk


June 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) Eleven months after Income-Tax department officials searched superstar Mohanlal's houses here, a case has been registered against him for keeping an elephant tusk at his home, ... Read more...

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Citta the elephant predicts Polish win over Russia


June 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland will beat leaders Russia in their Euro 2012 Group A clash on Tuesday, at least according to Citta, a fortune-tellng elephant, local Polish ... Read more...

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Scientists excited about mammoth discovery in Iowa


June 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oskaloosa (Iowa), June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rare discovery of mammoth bones on a rural Iowa farm has left archaeological scientists very excited.The unusual of an undisturbed mammoth's skeleton will allow ... Read more...

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US farmer finds woolly mammoth skeleton


June 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) A farmer in America's Iowa state has found an entire skeleton of a wooly mammoth, a 14,000-year-old elephant-like creature from the ice age.The man, known only ... Read more...

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India returns Bangladeshi jumbo


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 20 (IANS) An elephant that entered Tripura last month from neighbouring Bangladesh and triggered panic among the people in various parts of the state has been handed over ... Read more...

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50 Cent hospitalised


May 18th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been hosptialised with a stomach virus.The 36-year-old tweeted a picture of himself surrounded by cuddly toys, including a giraffe, elephant ... Read more...

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Mayawati government’s scams (To go with BSP runs for cover as skeletons tumble out)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
List of alleged scams against the Mayawati regime:Teachers Eligibility Test: Rs.120 crore Seeds scam: Rs 106 crore Ban Sagar Project: Rs.1,285 crore Toilet construction scam: Rs.2,900 crore Noida plot allotment: Rs.5,000 crore plus MNREGA irregularities: Rs.12,000 ... Read more...

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Odisha intensifies probe into jumbo killings


May 8th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday intensified a probe into the alleged killing of elephants in the state's Similipal National Park after the recovery of decomposed body parts, bones and ... Read more...

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Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka mulls elephant conservation centre


May 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka will set up a centre to address human-elephant conflicts in the country, Deputy Economic Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywaradana said Friday.The National Elephant Conservation Centre ... Read more...

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Two dozen injured as elephant runs amok


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Close to two dozen people were injured Wednesday as an elephant participating in the Thrissur Pooram festival ran amok, police said.Inspector General of Police S. ... Read more...

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Ivory poachers shot dead in Kenya


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.Two rangers were hurt during the gun battle in West ... Read more...

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Spanish king apologises for African hunting excursion


April 19th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (IANS/EFE) "I'm very sorry. I made a mistake. It won't happen again," Spain's King Juan Carlos said Wednesday regarding a hunting trip to Botswana that became headline ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Jumbo triggers panic in Agartala


April 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Assam’s elephant population increasing


March 31st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) Assam has recorded a remarkable growth in its elephant population, according to the recently concluded elephant census in the state.The elephant census this year recorded a ... Read more...

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