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Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Air India stops ferrying animals for labs


September 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) After protests by rights activists, Air India has stopped ferrying animals like rabbits, cats and dogs for laboratory tests, where they are experimented upon and finally ... Read more...

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It pays to go veg


August 30th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, Aug 30 (IANS) PETA, the global animal rights organisation, is offering $1,000 to the first group of US students who banish meat from their college dining hall.People for the ... Read more...

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Body painted PETA activist to protest


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three volunteers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, painting themselves in gold, silver and bronze symbolising Olympic medals, will take out ... Read more...

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PETA India to sensitise children towards animals


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman asks for ban on horse-drawn carriages


July 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Yesteryear's glamour girl Zeenat Aman has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) calling for a total ban on horse-drawn carriages within the city.The 60-year-old ... Read more...

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PETA to snake charmers: Use fake snakes on Nag Panchami


July 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Monday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged snake charmers to ... Read more...

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Lack of innocence in Hindi films worries Juhi (Movie Snippets)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says recent Bollywood films had begun to worry her about the lost charm and innocence, but Abhishek Bachchan-starrer clean film "Bol Bachchan" ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups want tongas to stay off Delhi roads


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Pointing to incidents of gruesome cruelty to animals, rights groups Wednesday urged the South Delhi Municipal Corporation not to roll back the ban on horse-drawn ... Read more...

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Hollywood-Bollywood come together for vegan cookbook


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities like Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha and Neha Dhupia, as well as Hollywood biggies are set to share their favourite ... Read more...

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Kardashian in trouble with PETA, again


June 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has been criticised by the People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for wearing a pair of thigh-high Christian Louboutin Python ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups step up campaign against horse carriages


June 14th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Strongly pitching for banning horse-drawn carriages, citing cruelty to the animal, rights groups Thursday asked the civic authorities here to issue motorised rickshaw licences to ... Read more...

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PETA for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai (With Images)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA Wednesday strongly pitched for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai, citing cruelty to the animal, and suggested it be replaced with battery-operated ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld’s cat launches her own Twitter account


June 7th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Lagerfeld’s beautiful white Siamese cat, Choupette, is currently receiving media attention. The animal, which has recently become the favorite cat in the world of fashion, has ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′ cast collaborates with PETA


June 7th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) The cast of "Jism 2" has decided to auction the clothes they wore in the film and give the proceeds to People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Pamela adopts ‘desi’ homeless puppy (With image)


May 4th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress and model Pamela Anderson, who is also an animal rights activist, has adopted an Indian homeless puppy with the help of People for ... Read more...

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PETA offers to help Kingfisher Airlines through new ads (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) In an interesting offer, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written to Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya, stating that they could help ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson promotes ban on seal fur


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Actress-model Pamela Anderson, who is a prominent animal rights activist has jetted off to Berlin to promote a ban on killing seals for their fur.She ... Read more...

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No experiments on animals in colleges: Environment ministry


April 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has issued guidelines to stop experimentation on animals for training undergraduate and post-graduate students in colleges and to instead ... Read more...

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Shahtoosh: Can the prized industry be revived again?


April 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Shahtoosh, the very very name signifies royalty and kingship, a Farsi word meaning 'King of Wools'. And each shawl, delicate and ethereal, costs hundreds of ... Read more...

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All animals used in ‘Housefull 2′ fake: John Abraham


February 11th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, a supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has clarified that all animals shown in his upcoming film "Housefull ... Read more...

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John doesn’t like dancing at weddings!


February 1st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) John Abraham's priorities are clear -- he loves acting on screen and supporting social causes, but doesn't like dancing at weddings."I go more for social events ... Read more...

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Khan sisters oppose caged animals in zoos


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Celebrity siblings Nigaar and Gauahar Khan have teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for an ad campaign against caged ... Read more...

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AIIMS urged not to use animals for medical training


January 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday said it will hold a workshop on alternatives to the use of animals in MBBS ... Read more...

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Olivia Munn bares all for anti-fur campaign


January 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Olivia Munn has posed in the buff for a campaign by animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).She features in ... Read more...

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John Abraham hails ban on bull sport


January 10th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham, on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, Monday wrote to the Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan, thanking ... Read more...

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PETA wants a cow memorial in Illinois


January 4th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), memorial should not be denied any specie when it is deserved. Subsequently, the group which seeks ... Read more...

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PETA to protest for passing new Animal Welfare Act


December 8th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)-India will launch a protest outside parliament Friday, urging it to pass ... Read more...

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Reward to catch sadist who fed kitten to python


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) British newspaper The Sun has offered a 3,000-pound reward to catch the culprit who fed a kitten to a python, it said on its website Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Mccartney immortalised on PETA Stamp


November 29th, 2011 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new stamp range featuring the likes of the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time, ... Read more...

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PETA is unhappy with Mario as he wears a Tanooki suit


November 16th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) PETA is criticizing Mario for wearing tanooki! The game character returns in Super Mario 3D Land wearing tanooki.PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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‘Love, Breakups, Zindagi’ makers get PETA award


November 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) A scene in Bollywood film "Love, Breakups, Zindagi", where the characters portrayed by Dia Mirza and Zayed Khan pull over to rescue a young ... Read more...

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Witherspoon gives up snakeskin bag


November 5th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) condemned Reese Witherspoon for carrying a snakeskin bag, the actress has given up on the python skin ... Read more...

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PETA criticises Witherspoon


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA has criticised actress Reese Witherspoon after she was spotted carrying a designer bag made of python skin.People for the Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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