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Deadly mice-borne virus spreads in US national park


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A deadly virus carried by mice - that causes an incurable lung disease known as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - has been spreading from California's Yosemite National ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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Three tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore


June 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) Three new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, bringing cheer to wildlife enthusiasts.The cubs of tigress T-17, also known as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Great Himalayan National Park vies for World Heritage status


June 13th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, one of the richest biodiversity sites in the western Himalayas, has come closer to getting global recognition.A team ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Probe into ‘violation’ of court curbs on Uttar Pradesh park


June 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Monday sent a team to Rajasthan to verify a contractor's claim that he supplied stones for a Dalit park in Lucknow ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

For the perfect trekking experience at Himachal national park (Letter from Kullu)


June 11th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), June 11 (IANS) If you are a professional trekker and want to test your nerves in the rugged and inhospitable terrain of the trans-Himalayas, the Great Himalayan ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Odisha intensifies probe into jumbo killings


May 8th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday intensified a probe into the alleged killing of elephants in the state's Similipal National Park after the recovery of decomposed body parts, bones and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South African game park officials arrested for rhino poaching


March 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Four South African National Parks (SANParks) officials were arrested on Tuesday in connection with suspected rhino poaching activities, officials said on Wednesday. At least 80 rhinos ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Alert officials foil rhino poaching in Assam


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) Officials and forest guards at the Kaziranga national park and another reserve in Assam successfully foiled attempts by poachers to kill rhinos in two separate ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Student vet mauled to death by pygmy elephant


December 8th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Borneo, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A student of Australia’s University of Sydney has been mauled to death by a pygmy elephant in a Malaysian wildlife park. Painfully, veterinarian Jenna O'Grady Donley ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Yellowstone National Park officials confirm grizzly attack death


August 30th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Yellowstone National Park have announced that the man who was mauled last week by a grizzly bear is John Wallace of Chassell, Mich. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Washington monument closed indefinitely due to cracks


August 24th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Washington Monument has been closed indefinitely after engineers reported a crack on the structure. Following the 5.8 earthquake that struck on Tuesday, the engineers carried out ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sariska to get two Ranthambore tiger cubs


July 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) The Sariska tiger reserve, which has two tigers and three tigresses, will get two tiger cubs to add to the big cat numbers. The cubs will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yellowstone National Park officials hunt for a killer grizzly bear


July 7th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Yellowstone National Park are hunting for a killer grizzly bear. The animal is on the loose at the park and the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Camper loses his pet boa constrictor at County Park


June 21st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Addison Oaks County, Mich., June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Park officials at the Addison Oaks County Park are on the lookout for a 5-foot boa constrictor. The animal escaped from its owner last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lava from Hawaiian volcano sparks wildfire


March 16th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lava flowing from a Hawaiian volcano has managed to start a wildfire in the Volcanoes National Park. The National Park is not new to lava-ignited fires as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Woman dies after riding a carousel at the Disney World


February 8th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walt Disney as part of its quarterly injury report to the Florida authorities have indicated that a woman collapsed and died after riding in the carousel in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nepal ‘jails’ blind rhino for manslaughter


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in western Nepal have slapped a one-year "jail term" on a blind rhinoceros who killed a man last year.In remote Bardiya district in the farwest, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, a wildlife park that allows ‘live’ feeding (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 24 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a wildlife park in China is offering a "live feeding service" to attract more visitors and increase revenue, though education experts have ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, a wildlife park where you can feed live animals


January 24th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 24 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a wildlife park in China is offering a "live feeding service" to attract more visitors and increase revenue, though education experts ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tourists flock to Kaziranga National Park


January 18th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Golaghat (Assam), Jan 18 (ANI): India's famous Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam has created a niche for itself, as thousands of tourists thronged the wildlife sanctuary most famous for the one-horned ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Visitors See Dead Deer And Stags At Whitworth Hall Country Park


December 21st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It turned to be a nightmare for the families who had recently gone to visit the Whitworth Hall Country Park, located near County Durham. The families ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russell Brand’s Bodyguards Assaults Photographers


October 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Russell Brand and Katy Perry have arrived in India a couple of days back for their grand Indian wedding. On Friday four Indian news photographers complained ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tourist survives after falling into the Grand Canyon


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 08 (ANI): An 18-year-old French tourist has survived after falling into the Grand Canyon.According to park rangers, the unnamed man slipped while taking pictures near the rim.He fell 75 feet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pepsi Refresh Project Voting Ends, Speculations Begin


August 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the voting for the Pepsi Refresh Project has just ended, the web is abuzz with the speculations about the people who received the grants from ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Environment |

Chennai’s 100-year-old Guindy Snake Park in modernization mode


June 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 30 (ANI): The modernization of the hundred-year-old Guindy National Snake Park in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city has led to an increase in the flow of tourists here.The snake park has ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Animals flee flooded Kaziranga park


June 28th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kaziranga (Assam), June 28 (IANS) Floodwaters of the mighty Brahmaputra Monday entered the Kaziranga National Park in Assam forcing scores of endangered animals to escape to safer areas, officials said. "A vast stretch ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Father admits to killing children


June 10th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 10 (EFE) A Mexican man, who had claimed his two children had been abducted, has confessed that he killed them and hid their bodies in a city park, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3-year-old boy saved by Croc shoes


June 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A boy was saved from serious injury and probably death by the Crocs shoes that he was wearing. The three year old boy survived a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Poacher gang consisting of former forest guards busted


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Wildlife rangers in Assam have arrested seven poachers, of whom two are former forest guards, close to the famed Kaziranga National Park, officials said Tuesday. The poachers were arrested ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

At least five killed, dozens injured after tornado outbreak in Oklahoma


May 11th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by BNO News
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) -- Several tornadoes touched down southeast of Oklahoma City on Monday, overturning numerous cars, destroying houses and at least one trailer park, officials said, causing at least ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Disneyland Bans Mother-Daughter Duo From Entering Dressed As Princesses


April 24th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For this British mother- daughter duo, a trip to Disneyland in Paris turned in to a major disaster scene when they were prevented from entering the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Orca Trainer’s Death An Accident: Says Family


February 27th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Orlando, Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) To the family of Dawn Brancheau's to whom the death of the Orca trainer has come as a shock, the death was an accident. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

SeaWorld’s Orca show canceled due to trainer’s death


February 26th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The SeaWorld San Diego’s killer whale show would be canceled for the third consecutive day on Friday, after the death of a trainer who was killed by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Michael Jackson’s Captain EO back at Disneyland


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Anaheim, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson's ‘Captain EO’ is all set to make a comeback to Disneyland. The popular theme park officials said that that they will show the ... Read more...

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