pandas

‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Panda twins born in China


July 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A 12-year-old giant panda, Xi Mei, has given birth to twin cubs, the first pandas to be born this year in China, experts said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apex court issues notices on Kalighat temple entry (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and West Bengal governments on a petition that devotees be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Conservation meets traditional art - with corporate help (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Conservation and wildlife are meeting the arts and traditional crafts of India to spread a powerful green message in the country. And the movement is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Britain’s only giant pandas fail to mate


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Male panda Sunshine and girlfriend Sweetie had a window of just 36 hours to get on with it, but despite "natural sparks" the pair failed to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Microchip to help track Shanghai’s endangered animals


February 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 11 (IANS) Over 700 endangered animals kept in parks, zoos and by acrobatic groups here will soon get a microchip planted to track their numbers and living conditions.Data ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pandas sent to the wild in China


January 12th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has begun sending pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in Sichuan Province in a bid to rebuild the depleted population of giant pandas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World’s ‘most expensive’ tea is flavored with panda poo


January 10th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Panda is obviously sacred to the Chinese people but to one businessman, there is a whole lot reason why the animal is special. A 41-year-old professor grows ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Chinese giant pandas to fly to Paris


January 10th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A pair of giant pandas from China's Shichuan province will board a chartered plane coming Sunday, embarking on a journey across half the globe to Paris, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Panda numbers increase in China


December 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) The number of pandas in the wild has increased from 14 to 41 over the past decade in China's Shaanxi province, one of the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese pandas are Scotland’s new celebrity couple


December 4th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 4 (IANS) A giant panda couple from China's Sichuan province Sunday left for Scotland as part of an awareness programme that will see them spending the next 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Adopted Chinese Americans begin root-seeking journey


July 28th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) Adopted Chinese children from 90 American families have begun a journey to their native country in search of their roots.The China-born children - aged four to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China starts panda census


June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) China has started its once-a-decade census of the endangered giant panda, according to forest authorities in Sichuan province, a major habitat of the rare species.The census ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China’s ’spoilt’ pandas


June 18th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Giant pandas in China's research centres have become "spoilt" because of the extra care taken by experts for these lovable creatures that were once on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China creates special hospital for pandas


May 5th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) China has started constructing the first ever hospital in the world for exclusive treatment of pandas, officials said.Construction for the new specialised centre for giant pandas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Green corridors to help pandas find Mr. or Miss Right


April 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Green corridors will be built linking 16 forest reserve areas in northwest China to help giant pandas from different groups "make friends" and "seek their ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Artificial insemination planned for mainland’s giant panda in Taiwan


February 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): A panda pair presented by the Chinese mainland to Taiwan is likely to give birth to cubs, if attempts at artificial insemination prove successful, say experts.Panda experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

300 pandas raised in critical breeding breakthrough in China


December 6th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): In a critical breakthrough, conservationists in China have successfully raised 300 pandas in captivity.The feat, mainly by scientists at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Centre, China, should lead ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How did the giant panda lose its taste for flesh?


December 6th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new research has explained how the giant panda lost its taste for flesh.According to researchers, the answer may lie in the gene that codes for the umami ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby panda’s name chosen in online poll


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS) The name of a baby panda born at a zoo in the Austrian capital has been chosen by fans through online voting.The cub of adult pandas Yang Yang ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A Bihar man’s ’salvation’ service for souls


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Last year he offered 'pind daan' for Michael Jackson, and the year before for those killed in the Mumbai terror blasts. This year, Suresh Narayan, a small-time ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Want to be a panda keeper?


September 28th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) Want to be a panda keeper in China? Well, you have to be trained in cleaning out enclosures and weighing the bears' excreta. A total of 12 people ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ayodhya verdict casts a shadow over Gaya pindadaan


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gaya (Bihar), Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of Hindus began conducting the 'pindadaan' ritual -- seeking salvation for their ancestors -- in this pilgrim town Thursday but the Ayodhya dispute verdict expected Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Visitors shy away from fortress Ayodhya


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Ayodhya, Sep 22 (IANS) The flow of visitors to this historic town in Uttar Pradesh is fast receding as security is heightened ahead of the court verdict Friday in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US-born panda Hua Mei gives birth to her 8th cub in China


September 20th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US-born panda Hua Mei has created a record of sorts by giving birth to her 8th cub in China. It sure is an accomplishment of a sort, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Who wants to be a Chinese ‘pambassador’?


August 20th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) China has launched a global campaign to select six "pambassadors" - people who would have the privilege of spending a whole month looking after and learning more about ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Panda Quan Quan’s death blamed on gas poisoning


July 28th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Quan Quan, the 21 year old beloved panda was killed by gas poisoning, according to Chinese officials.Officials say the panda, which is 70 years in panda age, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China releases pregnant pandas into the wild


July 26th, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) A panda research centre in China has released four "well-selected" pregnant giant pandas into the wild, expecting them to deliver their cubs out of captivity. The Wolong China ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese Tiger Dog; Pets to Dye For


June 9th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The fad of placing your small dog in a designer tote bag and prancing around in matching heels and nails is quickly being surpassed in China by a new craze, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese turn dogs into tigers and panda with a multicolored dye job


June 9th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chinese people love to experiment and the latest craze that is sweeping the nation, is that of turning dogs into tigers and pandas with the help of a good multicolored dye ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

PANDAS are not a big fan of stress


April 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections, or PANDAS, do not like stress.The diagnosis, PANDAS, was created when clinicians observed that following streptococcal infections, which include strep ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese pandas spotted eating bones rather than bamboo (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditional diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese pandas seen eating bones rather than bamboo


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some Chinese pandas have started eating animal bones instead of their traditionally-preferred diet of bamboo, state-run China Central Television has said. The bizarre change in the endangered ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India may have lost Siberian Cranes for ever (With Image)


February 9th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) For the tenth consecutive year, the majestic Siberian Cranes - among the most endangered birds in the world - have skipped India this ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe