India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday October 9, 2015
It's World Wildlife Week, and for many city dwellers, the closest they come to wildlife are stunning images in photographs, as photographers play an extremely important role in wildlife conservation. India's handsome national animal, the tiger, is certainly a superb brand ambassador for the conservation of Indian wildlife.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 8, 2015
Young female chimpanzees are smarter than males in object manipulation - seemingly in preparation for adult tool use - as they display greater diversity in manipulation, a study finds.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 3, 2015
There is good news for people with poor memory. Researchers have found that an anti-cancer drug currently being tested in animals may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with Alzheimer's disease.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday October 3, 2015
Four years ago Kritika rescued a puppy then from a shopping mall. Today Kaya has emerged as the runner up in an annual contest organised by animal welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 2, 2015
On the occasion of 'Wildlife Safety Week', the Haryana government has started a scheme for adoption of wild animals in zoos and deer parks for their conservation and protection
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday October 2, 2015
A plump brown mongrel with deep, dark eyes called Bambi is officially the cutest Indian dog of the year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday a plea by Jammu and Kashmir government against two "conflicting" orders of the High Court pertaining to the slaughter of bovine animals and ban on beef sale in the state, claiming these were being "misused" to disturb peace.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Werribee's Open Range Zoo, in Melbourne's west, is dealing with the unwanted animal taking over its park and eating feed meant for the star attractions, the giraffes, zebras and rhinoceros.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Despite the central ban on bulls being used as performing animals, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Prasekar today came out in support of bull fights saying it held great tourism potential and could fetch good revenue to the farmers.
Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post | Wednesday September 23, 2015
in a class action lawsuit filed in California, a well-known animal rights group alleges that the grocery chain's attempts to monitor how its suppliers treat their animals are a "sham." And that its customers are paying for it.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Jammu and Kashmir high court has issued notice to the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government on the beef ban and slaughter of bovine animals in the state. The court was hearing a writ petition challenging the constitutional validity of the ban, and has asked the state to file its response within one week.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Our ancestors made the shift from a diet based on trees and shrubs to grass-based foods -- that include not only grasses and their roots, but also insects or animals that ate grass -- roughly 400,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, says new research.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
A zoo in the US is letting animals explore their creative side by auctioning paintings produced by snakes, elephants, lemurs and bats among many others.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 11, 2015
Disturbing footage emerged today of the way migrants are being treated inside Hungary's main refugee camp on the border with Serbia, with images showing families fed "like animals in a pen".
Gurgaon News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 10, 2015
"We were treated like animals," says one of the two women rescued from the apartment of a Saudi Arabian diplomat on Monday night. For four months, they had suffered gang-rapes, unspeakable torture and enslavement.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Efforts to conserve the Asiatic elephant will not only help conserve the natural forest land but also other animals including tigers, says wildlife photographer Rajesh Bedi.
Kerala News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday August 18, 2015
The Supreme Court today directed temple management boards in Kerala to register elephants kept captive with the state's chief wildlife warden within six weeks.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
An Indian-American scientist at Northwestern University in the US state of Illinois has found that a simple two-cycle mechanism controls waking-up and going-to-sleep process in animals during a 24-hour day.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 10, 2015
Indonesian police have arrested four men for allegedly killing a Sumatran tiger and trying to sell its body parts, an official said today, the latest case of the critically endangered animals being targeted.
Opinion | Swati Thiyagarajan | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Walter Palmer, the dentist who killed Cecil is reviled, but the Kentucky Department of the US Fish and Wildlife Service a while ago shot a cougar in Kentucky. It was the first one seen in over a hundred years there.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday August 3, 2015
If you're in mourning for the weekend that ended too soon, here's a Monday pick-me-up. We have not one, not two, but three adorable videos that will uplift your mood in seconds (or, well, the time it takes for you to watch the videos).
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
The iconic Empire State Building here was the venue of a "first-of-its-kind" event where images of endangered animals like snow leopards, tigers and a giant photo of Cecil the lion were flashed across its facade, drawing huge crowds of spectators.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 1, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's grand plan to take out a procession with 1,000 horse carts ahead of the assembly polls has been challenged by an animal rights group.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 31, 2015
There were angry scenes in a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district today when it was found that a patient was being given medicine meant for animals.