World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 2, 2015
Slaughtering of animals or birds and selling their meat has been banned in Kathmandu over fears of a pandemic in the wake of last week's devastating earthquake and its aftershocks which have jolted the Himalayan nation.
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 30, 2015
As 30 caparisoned elephants gracefully made their way down a festive Thrissur street in Kerala yesterday, few could doubt the stunning beauty of the parade that has come under a cloud lately for its use of captive elephants.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday April 27, 2015
A parade of elephants caparisoned in gold has been an enduring image for Kerala Tourism over the decades. The resplendent parade, featuring 30 elephants with decorated umbrellas over them, occurs during the state's annual, week-long Thrissur Pooram. ...
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Friday April 17, 2015
A kitty in Poland has taken it upon himself to prove that black cats should no longer be considered harbingers of bad news.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 13, 2015
Japanese officials were burying several more dolphins on Monday as researchers tried to work out why scores of the animals beached themselves last week.
Saturday April 11, 2015
The Indian pharmaceuticals sector would soon be showcasing new drugs for malaria, osteoporosis and diabetes, Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan said here on Saturday.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Desperate farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Agar Malwa, losing any hope of making profits, have left their orange crops on the roads to rot and for animals to eat.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government the reason for banning slaughter, possession and consumption of cows, bulls and bullocks only and not including other animals in the ban under the state's animal preservation laws.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 31, 2015
The police in Maharashtra's Malegaon want to take mugshots of every cow and bull in town in what they believe is the best way of protecting these animals from slaughter.
Sabrina Tavernise and Michael D. Shear, The New York Times | Saturday March 28, 2015
The plan calls for "enhanced summary reports on the sale of distribution and antibiotics" used in food animals but without spelling out how that would be done.
Reuters | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Developing countries are pumping livestock full of antibiotics at such a startling rate that they are dramatically increasing the risk of creating drug-resistant "super bugs", scientists warned.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Afghan women and girls uprooted by violence and living in camps in major cities are most vulnerable to abuse by male family members, who treat them like prisoners and sell them "like animals" into marriage, aid agencies said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A Colombian Air Force plane whose cargo hold looked more like the hull of Noah's Ark delivered nearly 150 trafficked animals back to the Amazon on Tuesday following months of rehabilitation.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, eavesdropping as the world's largest animals began their rumbling song, which can be detected 750 kilometres (465 miles) away.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 21, 2015
Some animals appear to have biological adaptations that are quite similar to ours, the study said.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The zoo plans to take in white and Bengal tigers in the near future to help them reproduce and to open another safari drive with tigers.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday January 19, 2015
Alexander Kudryavtsev was heard calling Australian spectators 'animals' while complaining to the umpire during his match against local favourite Marinko Matosevic.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
Climate change and high rates of extinctions of animals and plants are pushing the Earth into a danger zone for humanity, a scientific report card about mankind's impact on nature said on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
With demands galore in the state for holding the bull-taming sport of 'Jallikattu' coinciding with 'Pongal' harvest festival, Tamil Nadu government today assured steps for conducting the popular event, including asking Centre to remove bulls from a s...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 21, 2014
Considered taboo in many parts of the world, eating horsemeat remains sufficiently widespread in Italy for the country to have to import live animals destined for the slaughterhouse.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A rare species of rhinoceros is one member closer to extinction after one of only six surviving animals died, zoo keepers said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 12, 2014
An animal charity in Greece says an orphaned baby seal from an endangered species is likely to survive after receiving 25 days of treatment at a zoo near Athens.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
South Korea today confirmed a fresh case of foot-and-mouth disease in a pig farm, nearly four months after the last case was reported.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Sunday November 30, 2014
This was a pig that truly could not fly.