ethical treatment of animals

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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Air India stops ferrying animals for labs


September 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) After protests by rights activists, Air India has stopped ferrying animals like rabbits, cats and dogs for laboratory tests, where they are experimented upon and finally ... Read more...

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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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Chitrangada game for more item songs


August 29th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Chitrangada Singh is open to doing more item songs after her first such song "Kaafirana" has been received well."I am not really focused on item ... Read more...

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Shatrughan’s first public outing with Sonakshi post-surgery (Movie Snippets)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha made his first public appearance ever since his bypass surgery when his daughter Sonakshi took him out to watch a ... Read more...

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Body painted PETA activist to protest


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three volunteers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, painting themselves in gold, silver and bronze symbolising Olympic medals, will take out ... Read more...

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PETA India to sensitise children towards animals


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... 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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Zeenat Aman asks for ban on horse-drawn carriages


July 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Yesteryear's glamour girl Zeenat Aman has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) calling for a total ban on horse-drawn carriages within the city.The 60-year-old ... Read more...

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PETA to snake charmers: Use fake snakes on Nag Panchami


July 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Monday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged snake charmers to ... Read more...

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Lack of innocence in Hindi films worries Juhi (Movie Snippets)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says recent Bollywood films had begun to worry her about the lost charm and innocence, but Abhishek Bachchan-starrer clean film "Bol Bachchan" ... 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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Go vegetarian, it’s healthier: Poorna


July 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) "Delhi Belly" actress Poorna Jagannathan, a vegetarian, has joined hands with People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to inform people about the benefits of ... Read more...

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Hollywood-Bollywood come together for vegan cookbook


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities like Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha and Neha Dhupia, as well as Hollywood biggies are set to share their favourite ... Read more...

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Health ministry mulls ban on cosmetic testing on animals


June 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India's health ministry Wednesday said it is considering a proposal by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a ban on testing of ... Read more...

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Kardashian in trouble with PETA, again


June 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has been criticised by the People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for wearing a pair of thigh-high Christian Louboutin Python ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups step up campaign against horse carriages


June 14th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Strongly pitching for banning horse-drawn carriages, citing cruelty to the animal, rights groups Thursday asked the civic authorities here to issue motorised rickshaw licences to ... Read more...

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PETA for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai (With Images)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA Wednesday strongly pitched for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai, citing cruelty to the animal, and suggested it be replaced with battery-operated ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld’s cat launches her own Twitter account


June 7th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Lagerfeld’s beautiful white Siamese cat, Choupette, is currently receiving media attention. The animal, which has recently become the favorite cat in the world of fashion, has ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′ cast collaborates with PETA


June 7th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) The cast of "Jism 2" has decided to auction the clothes they wore in the film and give the proceeds to People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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Adopt cats, dogs, urges Jay Sean (With Images)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) British-Indian rapper Jay Sean has urged people to adopt homeless dogs and cats, as part of his association with animal activist group People for Ethical ... Read more...

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China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Pamela adopts ‘desi’ homeless puppy (With image)


May 4th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress and model Pamela Anderson, who is also an animal rights activist, has adopted an Indian homeless puppy with the help of People for ... Read more...

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PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson promotes ban on seal fur


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Actress-model Pamela Anderson, who is a prominent animal rights activist has jetted off to Berlin to promote a ban on killing seals for their fur.She ... 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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Shahtoosh: Can the prized industry be revived again?


April 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Shahtoosh, the very very name signifies royalty and kingship, a Farsi word meaning 'King of Wools'. And each shawl, delicate and ethereal, costs hundreds of ... Read more...

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Kanye West angers PETA with song


April 7th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 7 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West has taunted animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in a new song "Theraflu".The song's lyrics, "Someone ... Read more...

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PETA organises ‘Easter Protest’ in Delhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Indian chapter People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Wednesday organised a protest at India Gate against animal testing by cosmetic companies.Three PETA volunteers ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza poses in ad against animal skin trade (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has posed as a snake to raise her voice against animal skin trade in an ad for animal rights organisation ... Read more...

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Screen ‘Kitty Porn’ in Karnataka assembly, says PETA


February 27th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Animal rights organisation PETA Monday wrote a letter to the Karnataka assembly speaker urging him to screen "Kitty Porn" video in the house, to garner ... Read more...

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Boycott zoos, urge Mahima, Gulshan


February 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Bollywood's bad man Gulshan Grover and actress Mahima Chowdhary have urged people to help free animals from zoos, where they lead a caged and restricted ... Read more...

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All animals used in ‘Housefull 2′ fake: John Abraham


February 11th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, a supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has clarified that all animals shown in his upcoming film "Housefull ... Read more...

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Century on, end of a bullock cart saga in Mumbai (With Images)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Rain or shine, they would deliver their ware. But, following a sustained campaign by an animal rights group and celebrities, Maharashtra has finally brought the curtains ... Read more...

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Trying to build beauty brand? Find a USP


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Rs.25 billion (over $500 million) Indian health and wellness market is on the rise and new players are frequently entering the business. But the burning ... Read more...

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