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Russian Winter Olympic mascots to appear on coins


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has started minting 10 million commemorative coins featuring the three mascots of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, organisers said Tuesday."There will be up ... Read more...

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Animal welfare panel concerned over mega dairy project


August 12th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has expressed concerns over the proposed IFFCO Kisan SEZ (IKSEZ) mega dairy project to come up in Andhra ... Read more...

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Fall in love with environment - the Australian way


April 19th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) While nature lovers across the world wish all humans to realise the significance of their natural surroundings, many Australians are turning caring for environment as their ... Read more...

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200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina


May 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people. Bronze items including over 200,000 keys are ... Read more...

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Brooke Shields annoyed with ‘global warming doesn’t exist’ reports


April 27th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): American actress Brooke Shields is very much concerned about the growing skepticism surrounding global warming."It all upsets me because I feel like we keep losing sight of simpler, ... Read more...

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Scottish centre puts obese hedgehogs on a diet for their survival


April 12th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburg, Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 12 obese hedgehogs have been placed on a diet, for their own survival. Apparently the hedgehogs have become so fat, that they are now not able ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest Lindsay Lohan to take a dip in holy river Ganges


December 9th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Seeing her belief in "karma", Hindus are urging Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to take a dip in holy river Ganges during her current travel to India to make a BBC documentary.Lohan wrote ... Read more...

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Wildlife Park in Chhattisgarh segregates aggressive crocodiles


November 28th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kotmi Sonar (Chhattisgarh), Nov 28 (ANI): A large natural tank has been turned into a crocodile park near Champa village in Janjgir district here.This step has been taken in order to save ... Read more...

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On upcoming India trip, Hindus urge Lindsay Lohan to “reinvent” her in ashram


October 29th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to utilize her upcoming trip to India to "reinvent" herself by spending some time in ashram (hermitage).MTV Award winner American actress-singer-model Lindsay Dee Lohan (Mean ... Read more...

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On upcoming India trip, Hindus urge Lindsay to “reinvent” herself in ashram


October 29th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 29 (ANI): Hindus have urged Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to utilize her upcoming trip to India to "reinvent" herself by spending some time in ashram (hermitage).MTV Award winner ... Read more...

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Nature communication makes you more caring


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Paying attention to Mother Nature not only feels good, it also makes you a better person, says a new study.The study has been published in the Personality and ... Read more...

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3 missing tiger cubs found in Bandhavgarh National Park


August 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 21 (IANS) Three cubs of a tigress, which was allegedly poisoned and found dead Tuesday, were traced two days later much to the relief of the officials of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Bear captured after wreaking havoc in Slovenia


April 17th, 2009 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), April 17 (DPA) Slovenian foresters used tranquilizer darts to capture a young brown bear after it wreaked havoc in the capital Ljubljana Thursday.The first sighting of the bear was in a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh buzzes with migratory birds


December 13th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Thousands of winged visitors have come flocking to this bustling city from foreign shores. And forest officials are leaving no stone unturned to make them feel at home ... Read more...

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Lensman stirs potent cocktail of nudes and wildlife


September 10th, 2008 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Models are beautiful from outside but wild from inside, while animals are wild from outside and beautiful from inside, says award-winning photographer Akashendu Das. Nearly 100 black ... Read more...

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PETA activists protest animal deaths in the national capital


August 29th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Shubhra Saini New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): Activists of People for Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) staged a protest outside Central Zoo Authority (CZA) in the Capital on Thursday. There were just two ... Read more...

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Noida to get a bird sanctuary (Feature)


July 9th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By S.P. Singh Noida, July 9 (IANS) Many rare birds, such as the animated Yellow Wagtail or the flamboyant Black-necked Stork, would soon come calling home here, with government planning to build a ... Read more...

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Disney films have inspired powerful environmental movement: Cambridge academic


March 25th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (ANI): An academic at Cambridge University claims that Disney films have always been significant in providing people with a platform to understand environmental issues deeply.David Whitley, a ... Read more...

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A park for primates in Himachal


March 15th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
By Hemant Chauhan Shimla, Mar 15 (ANI): To keep a check on monkey menace, forest officials in Himachal Pradesh have opened a primate protection park. Spread over an area of 232 hectares, the ... Read more...

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Tool kit for patients to track drug toxicity


February 25th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) A Harvard Medical School team led by Vamsi Mootha has developed a new tool kit that helps explains how drugs can affect users. The kit is important ... Read more...

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How breast cancer cells walk turns into a run


January 1st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 1 (ANI): Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered that cancer cells, even in the early stage of breast cancer, are highly motile and might trigger ... Read more...

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