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Chinese want slaughter of strays to end

January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beining, Jan 5 (IANS) Chinese activists want early legislation to protect animals in a bid to stamp out growing abuse such as slaughter of strays as well as live shows ... Read more...

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Former minister on India’s wildlife trail — with a camera (With Images)

December 8th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The images stay on long after viewing them - a tigress and four of her cubs drinking from a shallow trough in high summer ... Read more...

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Kenya hardselling leisure, biz travel in India

February 18th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) You can visit Kenya 20 times and still do something different each time, may be even snack on your favourite samosa! The east African nation ... Read more...

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Rhino horn more expensive than gold in South Africa

January 17th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 17 (IANS) The price of a horn of an African rhino has increased to 400,000 rand ($59,000) per kg, making it far more expensive than gold, the South African Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Open core areas of wildlife parks to tourists: Khurshid

January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) Union Minister for Corporate and Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid Friday expressed the need for opening core areas in wildlife parks to tourists.Speaking at the 'Billy Arjan Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka has best movie locales: journal

October 19th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka has "great locations for filming", says The Location Guide, the film industry's bible for selectig movie and commercial production locales.The latest edition has a separate focus ... Read more...

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Lucknow Zoo sends elephants to wildlife parks

May 2nd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Lucknow Zoo Sunday pulled out its two elephants and sent them to two wildlife parks of the state, an official said. This follows an order of the Central ... Read more...

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Chinese farm threatened African rhino for horns: Report

March 7th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) China is farming African wild Rhinos in order to harvest their horns for alleged medicinal properties, a newspaper reported Sunday quoting a report by international conservation monitors. China has ... Read more...

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Zoo pachyderm release should be closely monitored: Experts

November 19th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 19 (IANS) The release of zoo elephants into wildlife parks should be closely monitored as they could end up creating difficulties for their peers in the wild, say experts in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh spends more on elephants statues than live ones

September 13th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Scores of elephants statues are to come up in a memorial park here in the Uttar Pradesh capital city at a cost of tens of crores of ... Read more...

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Geri Halliwell adopts two lion cubs

May 4th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Former Spice girl Geri Halliwell has adopted a pair of white lion cubs, a male and a female, and says she is delighted to have them as ... Read more...

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Oz pacer Johnson wants ”4-2” Test win over South Africa

March 17th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.17 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson says his side is keen on achieving a 4-2 score line against South Africa, and hopes to win the Cape ... Read more...

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‘Restricted entry hindering tourism growth in northeast’

September 15th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Contrary to what the government says, tourism experts believe the restrictive system of entry to several states in India's picturesque northeast is a big hurdle ... Read more...

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