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Mumbai auction raises $750,000 for Indian elephants


October 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A collection of African gemstone jewellery fetched $750,000 at an auction here by Sotheby's, part of a fundraising initiative for conservation of Indian elephants, the organisers ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh raises elephant deaths with Mamata


April 20th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh Wednesday appealed to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to look seriously into the killings of elephants by speeding trains."When I learnt from ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Indian elephants in German zoo: court


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government and the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) to ensure "conducive" atmosphere for a pair of elephants to be sent ... Read more...

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Kaziranga engages private elephant owners to meet tourist demand


February 13th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Apem Kamadoang Kaziranga (Assam), Feb 13 (ANI): Due to the increasing inflow of tourists at the Kaziranga National Park located in Assam, the state forest department has engaged private elephant ... Read more...

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Scientists sequence woolly-mammoth genome for the first time


November 20th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists at Penn State have for the first time sequenced the genome of the woolly mammoth, an extinct species of elephant that was adapted to living in ... Read more...

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Jumbo footprint bags latest American fashion statement


July 26th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thrissur (Kerala), July 26 (IANS) Indian elephants are now walking a fashion ramp with a difference, providing their footprints to be printed on textile carry bags of New York-based fashion ... Read more...

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Indian elephants threatened as Britain backs China move on ivory


July 16th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Animal support groups fear for elephants in India and Africa following the British government's official backing to China to buy ivory. The government voted in China's favour at ... Read more...

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Kochi collector has jumbo album on jumbos


April 3rd, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, April 3 (ANI): A man in Kochi has raised a huge collection of news and photographs of Indian elephants culled from various dailies or other published materials. M.S.Manojs ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton denies standing up for drunk Indian elephants


November 29th, 2007 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Paris Hilton has dismissed reports that she had spoken on behalf of the plight of drunk elephants in India.Recently, British tabloid the Daily Star came out with reports ... Read more...

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