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Bayern Munich claims win against newcomer


August 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 26 (IANS) Bayern Munich claimed a comfortable 3-0 win against newcomer Greuther Fuerth at the Bundesliga Saturday.In another match, Monchengladbach's Juan Arangos' dead ball goal sealed the ... Read more...

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Gorilla duo dismantles poachers’ trap


July 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two young mountain gorillas were spotted dismantling a poacher's trap that had killed one of their own companions.Staff at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in ... Read more...

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Third tiger found dead in UP


May 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Sending forest officials into a tizzy, a third tiger has been found dead in a week in Uttar Pradesh - this time at the Dudhwa National ... Read more...

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Court quashes Karnataka police chief’s appointment


March 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has quashed the appointment of Shankar Bidari as state police chief in view of alleged atrocities on women and tribals by police ... Read more...

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Two leopards found dead in UP


March 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Two leopards were found dead in the jungles of Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, officials said Monday.According to forest officials, the post-mortem report of the wild cats ... Read more...

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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...

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Police hunt for poachers in Haryana (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Police Monday conducted raids across Haryana to nab some of the dozen poachers who fled the Kalesar National Park after one of them was killed in ... Read more...

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‘Rio’ a fun, delightful fare (IANS Movie Review)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rio"; Voice-overs: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jamie Foxx;Director: Carlos Saldanha; Rating: ****There's an old saying which goes: when in Rio, do as the Rio birds do - ... Read more...

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Cricket blends with nation, Kashmir and art (IANS Books This Week)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The bookshelf this week combines a mix of facts and fiction. 1. Book: "Standing My Ground"; Written by Matthew Hayden; Published by Harper Collins; Priced at Rs.599. ... Read more...

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Man held with peacock carcasses in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) A man was arrested with carcasses of peacocks - India's national bird - while three of his accomplices managed to escape in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said ... Read more...

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Leopard poachers get six years’ jail


November 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Three leopard poachers were sentenced to six years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs.10,000 each by a court in Madhya Pradesh Monday.Ittu Baiga, Bahilal Baiga ... Read more...

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World’s most isolated tribe in Andamans threatened by poachers


September 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): Poachers targeting rich fishing grounds in India's Andaman Islands are endangering the world's most isolated tribe, a Survival International report has claimed.More than a hundred iIllegal fishermen from Burma ... Read more...

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Three held with leopard skins


July 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, July 7 (IANS) Three people were arrested with leopard skins and bones in Dehradun in Uttarakhand, an official said Wednesday. In a joint operation of the Uttarakhand Forest Department and the ... Read more...

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Goa wants frogs off menu and into ponds


May 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, May 15 (IANS) Frog meat, locally known as 'jumping chicken', is ordered in soft whispers at numerous eateries in Goa around the beginning of monsoon when the amphibians surface ... Read more...

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Man U can kick on and win Premier League title: Rooney


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, who is now in the form of his life, believes that his club can overhaul Chelsea at the top and hold onto their ... Read more...

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Nagpur’s Maharajabagh zoo celebrates birthday of three tigers


January 24th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Jan 24 (ANI): The birthday of three tigers was celebrated at the Maharajabagh zoo here.These striped feline beauties, bubbling with energy, were rescued from the wild, a year ago.To hail the ... Read more...

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Two leopard skins seized in Himachal


January 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IAS) A 55-year-old man has been arrested in Himachal Pradesh for allegedly possessing two leopard skins -- both of fully grown animals, police said Sunday. "Two skins of fully grown ... Read more...

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About half a million birds wetlands in Kashmir


November 20th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Nov 20 (ANI): About half a million migratory birds have arrived for their annual sojourn at the Hokersar wetlands in Kashmir from Central Asia.Some of the popular migratory ... Read more...

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Leopard skins seized, one arrested in Himachal


November 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 6 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Himachal Pradesh for allegedly possessing two leopard skins, one of a fully grown animal, police said Friday. "A poacher was arrested near the ... Read more...

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West Bengal Forest officials recover deer skulls, arrest one


October 15th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
East Gurguria (West Bengal), Oct 15 (ANI): West Bengal Forest Department on Thursday recovered two deer skulls in east Gurguria town of the state.Acting on a tip-off, the forest officials nabbed a ... Read more...

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England can win the World Cup as long as ‘greatest’ Rooney is fit: Cohen


October 11th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 11 (ANI): England's 1966 World Cup hero George Cohen thinks that Wayne Rooney is the greatest player ever and England can beat any team as long as Wayne Rooney ... Read more...

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In Assam, former militants protect wildlife and promote tourism


September 15th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddManas National Park (Assam), Sep.15 (ANI): Having realised the futility of violence, many individuals who were into poaching or worked as militant cadres, are now saving wildlife and promoting ... Read more...

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Forest department nabs four men for tiger poaching in Goa


May 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) The forest department Monday admitted that a tiger was poached in the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary in north Goa last month and said that four people have been arrested ... Read more...

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White Kenyan aristocrat jailed for murder


May 14th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 14 (DPA) A white aristocrat descended from Kenya's most prominent settler family was Thursday sentenced to eight months for the murder of a black poacher on his estate in 2006. Thomas ... Read more...

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Poached tiger mystery deepens further in Goa


May 1st, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) The mystery of a poached tiger in the dense Sattari wildlife sanctuary has deepened further, with the chief conservator of forests claiming that there was no 'evidence' to ... Read more...

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Black tigress carcass found in Sri Lanka


March 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 7 (Xinhua) The carcass of a black tigress has been found in Sri Lanka, a media report said Saturday. The Daily Mirror said the carcass was found after it got caught ... Read more...

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43 jailed for smuggling animal parts in Madhya Pradesh


January 9th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) As many as 43 people were sentenced in Madhya Pradesh's Katni forest division for poaching and smuggling of animal parts, official said Friday. Minister of State for Forests ... Read more...

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Rhinoceros ordered to have sex to save its specie!


December 26th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): It may sound bizarre, but a rhinoceros has been ordered to have sex in a bid to save its species.Tam, the rhino is sadly one of the ... Read more...

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Tiger skin, teeth seized in Noida


June 21st, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 21 (IANS) A poacher was held and tiger skins and teeth were recovered from him when he was attempting to sell the banned articles, the Noida police in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Assam wants life terms for rhino poachers


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, June 3 (IANS) The Assam government has proposed tough anti-poaching laws ranging from heavy fines to life imprisonment to combat a rise in the slaughter of rhinos by ... Read more...

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Assam proposes tough laws to combat rhino poaching


May 13th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The Assam government has proposed tough laws including a 10-year prison term to tackle the menace of rhino poaching, officials said Tuesday. "Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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Two bear cubs rescued from poacher in Andhra Pradesh


February 19th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Karim Nagar (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) Two sloth bear cubs have been rescued from a poacher by a joint team of the state forest department and a non-governmental organisation Wildlife S.O.S. ... Read more...

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