World | Associated Press | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The World Trade Organization has rejected US rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Thursday October 16, 2014
Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears she's ever seen out of a house last week.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Lakhs of Muslims thronged mosques and Eidgahs on Monday to offer prayers as mass animal sacrifices, piety and spirit of brotherhood marked Eid-ul-Zuha which was celebrated across the country with traditional fervour.
World | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
Governments are failing to meet goals to protect animals and plants set out in a biodiversity plan for 2020 that also aims to increase food supplies and slow climate change, a U.N. report showed on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Monday in the national capital with Muslims offering special prayers in Eidgahs and mosques and sacrificing animals, even as security arrangement was stepped up ahead of the festival.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Tens of thousands of Muslims, including Indians, ritually stoned the devil in Mina Valley for the second day on Sunday and sacrificed animals to mark the culmination of the annual Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 3, 2014
The recent incident of a man being killed by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo highlighted the need to restructure and revamp Indian zoological parks, while raising questions over the security of animals and visitors.
World | Agence France Presse | Saturday September 20, 2014
From monkeys to big cats, people in Ivory Coast like to keep wild animals as pets but are now rethinking the custom with the deadly Ebola virus sweeping neighbouring countries.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Wednesday September 17, 2014
Villages in the buffer zones have witnessed the man-animal conflict closely.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Thirteen countries with wild tiger populations agreed on Tuesday to take part in a global count to establish how many of the critically endangered animals are left and improve policies to protect them.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the forest and wetland sites of the park.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
In a joint raid with volunteers of animal welfare organisation People For Animals (PFA), the police today seized endangered animals and birds in Indirapuram area of the district.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
A leopard has been sighted at Thimbam in Erode.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
After helping millions of amputees walk again, Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Samiti, the makers of Jaipur Foot, have created artificial limbs for cows and will set up a special centre for such disabled animals in Jaipur.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 8, 2014
More than 22 million people live in parts of Africa where conditions exist for the Ebola virus to jump from animals to humans, a bigger area than previously thought, researchers said on Monday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 5, 2014
Centre today said it may consider CBI inquiry into poaching of world-famous one-horned rhinos and other animals in Kaziranga National Park.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Thursday September 4, 2014
A random act of kindness warms your heart like nothing else does. And if the recipient of an act of kindness is an animal (or several animals, in this case) it just takes things to a whole new level of awesome.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
MC Mary Kom shot the advertisement for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ahead of the release of the movie based on her life starring Priyanka Chopra.
India | Associated Press | Monday August 18, 2014
Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller. And activists say scores of the country's lesser-known species are vanishing from the wild as a result.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 16, 2014
The lions sit dazed in the shade of their damaged pen, while nearby the decayed carcases of two vervet monkeys lie contorted on the grass of a Ga