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A tale of the last natural spring (Letter from Himachal - June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 5th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shogi (Himachal Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) For residents of Shogi, a hamlet tucked away in the hills near Shimla, a natural spring reminds them what havoc ecological degeneration can cause.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three


March 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles Monday and attacked three people, including a ... Read more...

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Kerala biodiversity body stops export of rare goat breed


January 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) recently helped the cause of biodiversity by stopping the export of a rare native goat breed to Australia, which may ... Read more...

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Wisdom indeed for modern times (IANS Book Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Amma's Advice: Traditional Wisdom for Modern Times"; Author: Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi; Konark Publishers; Pages 209, Price: Rs.3,500The subtitles to the book are appropriate as are the 73 crisp articles ... Read more...

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Silverstone supports animal adoption for Christmas


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actress Alicia Silverstone has a unique gift suggestion for her fans this Christmas. She has urged them to gift animal sponsorship to their loved ones.The "Clueless" ... Read more...

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UAE Sadu weaving on Unesco’s intangible heritage list


November 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Sadu weaving has become the new addition to the Unesco's list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, said the Abu Dhabi authority ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai celebrates spirit of sacrifice on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday with gaiety and the spirit of sacrifice. Around five lakh goats and sheep were sacrificed in the city on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, or the festival of sacrifice, with religious zeal and fervour across the country.After Eid prayers, the faithful sacrificed camels, cows, goats, rams ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


November 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Bakrid, was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety amidst heavy security arrangements in Uttar Pradesh's capital Monday.Muslims thronged mosques and prayer grounds ... Read more...

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Kerala Muslims celebrate Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala Monday offered prayers at mosques and specially-built prayer centres across the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha.Devout Muslims, dressed in their best, started ... Read more...

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Prayers, sacrifice on Eid-ul-Zuha in Andhra Pradesh


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, Muslims across Andhra Pradesh offered prayers at mosques, Eidgahs and open grounds before the slaughter of 'halal' animals, symbolising the spirit of ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha is about the spirit of sacrifice (Comment)


November 7th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Eid-ul-Zuha is seen by most of my non-Muslim friends and even my own children to be an occasion to slaughter animals for no fault of theirs. My children see me as ... Read more...

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Chinese students fall ill after dissecting goats


September 4th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Twenty-seven students and a teacher in China were diagnosed with a serious disease after dissecting goats in an agricultural university, a media report said Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

In Madhya Pradesh, ‘animal march’ for Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 19 (IANS) Seems like people in Madhya Pradesh are leaving no stone unturned to pledge their support for Anna Hazare. While Wednesday saw supporters climbing atop floodlight ... Read more...

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Huge toxic waste killing animals in China


August 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 5,000 tonnes of highly toxic industrial waste have been dumped in a Chinese rural area, causing death to livestock and polluting soil and water, authorities ... Read more...

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Freebies important for a welfare government: Jayalalithaa


August 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) It is the duty of a welfare government to provide essential items free to the poor and these should not be considered as doles, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Meat prices go up in Pakistan


August 13th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Meat prices in Pakistan have been steadily rising over the past two years, with butchers and meat exporters blaming each other for the price rise.Butchers accuse ... Read more...

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‘Blood-sucking beast’ attacking animals worldwide


July 29th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A "supernatural, blood-sucking beast" is out in the wild and is attacking livestock in many countries, farmers across the world claim.Disturbed farmers in Russia's third ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to launch free cow-goat scheme Sep 15


July 9th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) To usher in a second 'white revolution' as well as to fulfil its poll promise, Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government will implement a free cow and goat ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British banker turns witch doctor in African village


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A British banker was so fascinated by the local culture during a visit to an African village that he quit his job to become a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

4,000 goats die in China after vaccination


June 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Over 4,000 goats have died in eastern China after they received goat-pox vaccine, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The incident took place in Rudong county of Jiangsu province. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Husain loved shoes, says close friend Laxma Gaud


June 11th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A goatherd tending to his goats outside a tin hut on the green Himalayan slopes, with the silhouette of a young woman in the background ... Read more...

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Goats killed in ’satanic ritual’ in Britain


May 15th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) The brutal slaughter of four goats in a British village is being termed a "satanic ritual" after one was found foaming at the mouth with a ... Read more...

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Genetically modified dairy products in Chinese markets soon


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) People in China may soon find genetically modified (GM) dairy products, which are similar to human milk, being available in the Chinese markets, a biotechnology expert ... Read more...

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GM ‘human’ milk ‘to hit Chinese shelves in 2yrs’


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 22 (ANI): An expert in biotechnology has predicted that genetically modified (GM) dairy products that are similar to human milk will appear on the Chinese market in two years.Li ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PPP lawmaker richest in Pak Parliament


March 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Senator Gul Muhammad Lot of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the richest member of the Upper House of Parliament, with his property valuing 1.351 billion rupees in and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Farmers feeding crops to animals in Aurangabad


February 11th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad, Feb 11(ANI): Farmers are feeding their produce to animals because of sky rocketing vegetable pricesGanpat Kisan Paraskar, a farmer said: "We've put one quintal of celery. Labourers are charging Rs ... Read more...

Posted in National |

I am thrifty: Reese Witherspoon


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that she hates to spend money on frivolous things."I'm pretty good with money. I'm really thrifty. I grew up in a really thrifty ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vera Farmiga to star in ‘Goats’


January 12th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Vera Farmiga has been roped in to star in indie comedy "Goats".The "Up In The Air star" will appear alongside David Duchovny, Keri Russell, Will Arnett ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Review Of Thenmerku Paruvakatru: Celebrates Motherhood With Interesting Storyline


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Thenmerku ParuvakatruDirector: Seenu RamasaamyCast: Vijay Sethupathy, Aruldas, Stills Kumar, Saranya, Vasundhra, Kadhal Sukumar, Kambam Guna, Theepetti Ganeshan.Music: N. R. Rahnandan.Rating: ***Director Seenu Ramasamy has presented a simple story with interesting twists ... Read more...

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Researchers: Reindeer regularly eat magic mushrooms


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers were left stunned when they found out that reindeer deliberately seek out magic mushroom to get high.The researchers say the consumption of the mushrooms cause ... Read more...

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Kate Moss taking Horny Goat Weed to improve reproductive health


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Catwalk queen Kate Moss has been reportedly taking a supplement, which makes goats randy.The supermodel is on a Chinese aphrodisiac known as Horny Goat Weed in the hope ... Read more...

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In Hyderabad, faithful throng Mir Alam Eidgah, Mecca Masjid


November 17th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 200,000 people offered prayers at the historic Mir Alam Eidgah, making for the biggest Eid-ul-Azha congregation in Hyderabad. They were among millions of Muslims who celebrated the ... Read more...

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Praying, feeding poor, Lucknow Muslims mark Eid-ul-Azha


November 17th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims converged at mosques and prayer grounds here to offer Eid-ul-Azha prayers Wednesday morning. And then it was time for merrymaking and feeding the poor.The biggest ... Read more...

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Goat sales decline in Srinagar ahead of Eid-al Adha


November 16th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov.16 (ANI): Ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al Adha, the goat sales have declined here due to the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley.Eid-al Adha, which will be celebrated tomorrow, ... Read more...

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