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Preity’s ankle twists in paparazzi ‘assault’


September 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta says she was greeted by "the shock of 40 camera flashes" when she arrived at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport and ended ... Read more...

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Kids don’t want expensive pastime during holidays


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) British children are not keen on spending their holidays on expensive activities like riding roller-coasters or eating at fast-food stands. They are just happy climbing trees ... Read more...

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Odisha to release captured leopard into wild


August 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A leopard currently lodged at a zoo after being captured about a month ago in Odisha's Subarnapur district could be released into the wild soon, ... Read more...

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Chimpanzee asks people to free him at Wales Zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee has been filmed at Wales’s zoo asking to be freed from its enclosure. Visitors to the zoo took a video of this unusual request and ... Read more...

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Man eaten alive in tiger enclosure


July 11th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) A 21-year-old man was killed by tigers at the Copenhagen Zoo early Wednesday after he scaled a fence to gain access to the predators' enclosure.The victim ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Car worst carnivore than beast, says Russian zoo


July 6th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illustrating the notion that automobiles are carnivores - and worst than beasts, at that - a zoo in central Russia has put a caged car ... Read more...

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Sweeden’s park where wolves killed Zookeeper now offers “wild encounters” to its visitors


June 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ostergotland, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police officers have investigating that attack that left a zoo worker dead in one of Sweden’s most popular zoos.Law enforcement authorities have claimed that they are still ... Read more...

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Wolves kill wildlife park worker


June 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wolves have attacked a woman at one of the most popular zoos in Sweden. The law enforcement officers investigating the case have not yet established what ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dog plays mom to three tiger cubs


June 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A dog in a China zoo plays the role of a mother to three abandoned Siberian tiger cubs as she not only breastfeeds them but also ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Summer heat killing bats?


May 27th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) More than 50 bats have died in this Jharkhand capital, possibly due to the summer heat, officials said Sunday.Ranchi's temperature is hovering between 40 and 42 ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to catch man-eating crocodiles


April 13th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's wildlife department has launched an operation to catch man-eating crocodiles in rivers close to villages.The wildlife department is searching river banks in parts of ... Read more...

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Johansson loves being challenged


March 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson loves to be challenged in her work. Johansson, who would be seen alongside Matt Damon in "We Bought A Zoo" admitted she is "up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scarlett Johansson to play Janet Leigh


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson will play the role of Janet Leigh in "The Making of Psycho".According to contactmusic.com, the 27-year-old will star alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins ... Read more...

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Personal assistant says that he helped Lord Lucan flee


February 20th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New details are emerging about the controversy surrounding the disappearance of Lord Lucan. The Right Honourable Richard John Bingham, as Lord Lucan, was originally called, disappeared in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ram and deer to marry in China


February 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at a Chinese zoo have decided marry a ram and a deer. The two creatures have been attracted to each other and previous attempts to separate ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Huge pet crocodile seized in Mexico


February 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) A 150-kg pet crocodile was seized from a house in Mexico, officials said.The two-metre-long crocodile, named "Chuy", was seized from Tlaquepaque city in western Jalisco ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees learn to mop cage from keepers


February 10th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chimpanzees in a Russian zoo have learned to clean their cages by watching zookeepers.A pair of chimpanzees, Yasha and Jessica, grabbed mops, rags and trash ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Endangered animals crushed by vehicles in Tripura (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) Speeding vehicles have crushed a porcupine, a leopard cat and small Indian civet, all endangered animals, on the Assam-Agartala highway."The animals were crossing the highway that ... Read more...

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Endangered animals crushed by vehicles


January 29th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) Speeding vehicles have crushed a porcupine, a leopard cat and small Indian civet, all endangered animals, on the Assam-Agartala highway."The animals were crossing the highway that ... 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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White tiger succumbs to tumor at Nandankanan zoo


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) A 16-year-old male white tiger succumbed to a neck tumor Monday at the Nandankanan zoo located on the outskirts of Odisha capital Bhubaneswar, an official ... Read more...

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Child attacked by tiger in Russian zoo


January 4th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A tiger at a zoo in the Amur region attacked and injured a three-year-old child Wednesday.The boy was taken to hospital in Blagoveshchensk city."The parents ... Read more...

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Kerala zoo hyena undergoes endoscopy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) In the first such veterinary medical examination in Kerala, a 14-year-old male hyena from a zoo here underwent an endoscopy Monday for detection of bleeding ulcers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bird Flu killing crows in Jharkhand


December 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) In a worrying development, hundreds of crows have died in Jharkhand due to bird flu, a government official said Thursday.The crows first started dying mysteriously last ... Read more...

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Why Damon cried like a baby?


December 14th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon cried like a baby after seeing snakes on the sets of their new movie "We Bought a Zoo", says co-star Scarlett Johansson."He ... Read more...

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100 snakes, 70 tortoises found in German hotel


December 12th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police found 100 snakes, 70 tortoises and 20 frogs in a hotel room in the western German city of Cologne, local media said Sunday.The discovery ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Elephant dies at Chhattisgarh zoo


November 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after a tigress was found killed in a Chhattisgarh sanctuary, an elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.A post-mortem report ... Read more...

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Man-eater leopard trapped alive by wildlife enthusiast


November 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) A full-grown man-eater leopard, who had reportedly devoured three children and attacked at least half a dozen people, was trapped alive by a wildlife enthusiast near ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Damon in awe of ‘We Bought…’ lion


October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon is excited to have got a chance to work closely with a lion while shooting for his film "We Bought A Zoo"."What they ... Read more...

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Tiger terrorises Chhattisgarh’s forest residents


September 18th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) A tiger that has killed one woman and over 30 domestic animals in the past month has terrorised the residents of dozens of forested villages in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No marriage for me : Diane Kruger


September 8th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Actress Diane Kruger says she doesn't want to marry her long-term boyfriend Joshua Jackson but she is keen to start a family with him. Kruger was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ukranian man to live with lions for five weeks!


July 28th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A Ukranian man has decided to spend five weeks in lions' enclosure to watch the cubs being born.Alexander Pylyshenko, 40, decided to move into the cage ... Read more...

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Karachi killings’ toll rises to 39


July 7th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The death toll from target killings in the southern port city of Karachi has risen to 39 in three days with at least eight people being ... Read more...

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