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‘Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes’

April 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, April 11 (IANS) An animal protection group Wednesday demanded action against a snake rescuer and trainer in Maharashtra's Thane district for what it called illegal possession of reptiles, one ... Read more...

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70-year-old Briton held for molesting Cambodian boys

January 29th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired British teacher has been charged with molesting at least five minor boys in Cambodia, a media report said.Reginald Blakeley, who allegedly molested the ... Read more...

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Moscow shops selling cat fur coats?

January 16th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police are checking retail outlets following reports that some of them were selling Chinese fur coats made of domestic cat skins.An animal protection group ... Read more...

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Don’t eat dogs, urge Chinese animal rights groups

November 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) Animal welfare groups in China are now challenging an ages-old tradition of eating dogs, urging people to change their "nasty habit".Citing health reasons and animal rights, ... Read more...

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Animal protection group cries foul at ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-4′

July 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) Saturday objected to what it termed "cruelty and mistreatment" of animals on the reality show "Khatron Ke ... Read more...

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Cross Eyed Opossum to Predict Oscar Winners

February 12th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a story which is amusingly similar to that of 'Paul the Octopus' who predicted soccer games during the World Cup, Germany's beloved cross-eyed opossum named ... Read more...

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Stop monkey killing in Himachal, urges animal rights group

December 14th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) Expressing anguish at farmers killing monkeys to protect their crops and fruits in Himachal Pradesh, an international animal rights group Tuesday urged the state's Chief Justice Kurian Joseph ... Read more...

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Build special crossing for frogs, toads, French say!

February 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): An animal protection group has called upon French authorities to have special crossings for frogs so that they are saved from being squashed on the country's roads."For ... Read more...

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Dog mistaken for escaped lion shot dead by Spanish officers!

November 11th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A Spanish court has ordered a probe into the killing of a dog, which was shot down to death after it was mistaken for an escaped lion.Numerous witnesses ... Read more...

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Beached whale rescue bid ends with 44 animals dead

May 31st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 31 (DPA) A desperate attempt to rescue dozens of pilot whales that washed up on a Cape Town beach in stormy seas ended with 44 out of 55 whales having ... Read more...

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South African beach a killing field for whales

May 31st, 2009 - 2:11 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Dozens of beached pilot whales have been euthanazed on a Cape Town beach after an army of rescue volunteers were unable to return the stranded mammals to the sea.Around 55 pilot whales ... Read more...

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Animal protection group goes Bollywood way to raise funds

November 3rd, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Bollywood sells. A non-profit animal protection organisation is holding an exhibition cum sale here of Bollywood posters of films ranging from the classic "Aawara" to the recent hit ... Read more...

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A smooth run for Olympic torch in the Indian capital

April 17th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Beijing Olympic torch completed its India run Thursday in a tightly orchestrated relay that lasted a little over 30 minutes with thousands of security personnel ... Read more...

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Tight security as Olympic torch begins India run

April 17th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Sportspersons past and present, film stars and other celebrities hastily passed the Beijing Olympic flame from one to another Thursday as the tightly orchestrated India run of ... Read more...

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New Delhi to witness both Olympic torch relay and parallel Tibetan protests

April 17th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Apart from Olympic torch relay today, people in New Delhi would also see a parallel Tibetan protest, in which writer Arundhati Roy and politicians like George ... Read more...

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Tight security for Olympic torch relay in Delhi

April 17th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): With few hours left for the Indian leg of the Olympic torch relay, the national capital is witnessing a high-security stretch used for the annual Republic ... Read more...

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