Endangered pheasant species multiply in Himalayan park (With Image)

May 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) The presence of the highly endangered, elusive western tragopan can now be felt more clearly in the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Silver Pheasant’s sex change stuns zoo

April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a rare and a first-of-its-kind phenomenon, a Silver Pheasant, a bird belonging to the peacock family, has changed its sex from female to a male.Confirming ... Read more...

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Endangered pheasant species recouping (With Image)

August 30th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) A highly-endangered pheasant species that was hit by a bacterial infection in a Himachal Pradesh pheasantry has been recovering and may start breeding next year, say ... Read more...

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She cannot still reconcile to fall of Berlin Wall

August 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brigitte Heinrich, a teacher in east Berlin, witnessed the beginning of the Berlin Wall Aug 13, 1961. Fifty years later, the former East German resident ... Read more...

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Over 200 films to feature in Kerala film festival

December 8th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 200 films from 83 countries will feature in the 15th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) that kicks off here Friday, a release said Wednesday.The festival will ... Read more...

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Captive breeding of rare pheasant hit by bacterial infection (With Images)

June 15th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 15 (IANS) A highly-endangered pheasant species, the brilliantly plumaged western tragopan that is being bred in captivity in a Himachal Pradesh pheasantry, has been hit by a bacterial ... Read more...

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Kerala Film Festival in December

November 30th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 11th will see the start of the International Film Festival of Kerala. The Chief Minister will inaugurate the festival and Gulzar, AR Rahman and Resul Pookutty will be honored there. Seven ... Read more...

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Indians, other foreigners outdoing British in buying large county homes

November 22nd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 22 (ANI): Nearly a third of the large country houses sold in Britain in the past four years have been bought by foreign buyers, a new research has revealed.More and ... Read more...

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Flap, flap! Out comes another endangered Tragopan (With Image)

July 14th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Call it a feather in the cap of the Himachal Pradesh forest department, which has once again managed to breed Western Tragopan - a critically endangered ... Read more...

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Obama, rivals feast on American birds

January 21st, 2009 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Democrat and Republican rivals feasted on “American birds” in a traditional last friendly act Tuesday at the close of Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration.The luncheon menu for Obama and ... Read more...

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Prince Edward cleared of dog beating charges

January 10th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, has been cleared from the dog beating charges levied against him, after the RSPCA decided not to prosecute him.When the animal ... Read more...

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Lucknows pheasant shows signs of sex change!

April 6th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
By Kamna MathurLucknow, April 6 (ANI): People at the Lucknow zoo are startled after learning about a Silver female pheasant that has started to show signs of gender change here. Many ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall upsets Kashmir wildlife

March 2nd, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by admin
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, March 2 (IANS) Many rare animal and bird species have recorded a population increase in Jammu and Kashmir over the years, but heavy snowfall this winter has affected wildlife ... Read more...

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