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Celebrities, animal lovers share insights on how to care for pets this Diwali

Raveena Tandon, Richa Chadda and others speak about ways to make your pet feel safe during the festival of lights.

05 Nov 2018 4:09 PM

Diwali 2018: Here are tips to keep your pet dog safe during festival

While festival brings immense joy to families, it is a time for anxiety and ill health for our furry pets.

05 Nov 2018 2:28 PM

'I'm Me, Not Meat' billboards sweep nation for World Vegan Month

PETA India advertisements urge diners to see all animals as Individuals and turn vegan.

03 Nov 2018 12:10 PM

Wildlife populations fallen by 60pc since 1970, threatening civilization: WWF report

From 1970 to 2014, 60 pc of all animals with backbone -- fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals -- were wiped out by human activity.

30 Oct 2018 8:17 PM

Woman horrified after catching neighbour having sex with cat after hearing the pet scream

Police removed the man from the property as other neighbours expressed concerns about the security of their children.

29 Oct 2018 4:15 PM


India’s air quality sinks to worst category possible, people advised to wear masks

Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

Australia’s same-sex penguin couple become parents

Sphen and Magic had caught the attention of aquarium workers when they were constantly seen waddling around and going for swims together.

26 Oct 2018 11:07 AM

Tigers not all alike: Big cat populations dwindling, just six sub-species remain

The six include the Bengal tiger, Amur tiger, South China tiger, Sumatran tiger, Indochinese tiger and Malayan tiger.

26 Oct 2018 10:01 AM

Chimpanzees can sniff out strangers from family members

Chimpanzees sniffed longer at urine than at the control, suggesting they perceive the odour of other chimpanzees.

25 Oct 2018 12:47 PM

Researchers make elephants use tablets to show they have math skills closest to humans

This is the first evidence of animals having cognitive characteristics which are similar to human counting.

23 Oct 2018 2:15 PM


Lioness strangles father of her cubs to death in shocking display of aggression

The zoo expressed sadness about the incident and are investigating the reason behind the confrontation.

22 Oct 2018 8:11 PM

Hyderabad gets country’s first dog park

Spread over 1.2 acres in Hyderabad's Kondapur area, park has been developed by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).

20 Oct 2018 8:51 AM

Man gets 6 months in prison for having sex with dog who will have to be put down

Meanwhile the dog which has been living at a shelter will have to be euthanized as he can’t recover.

17 Oct 2018 7:21 PM

This vegetarian awareness month, PETA India points to shocking sexual abuse on farms

From routine rape of cows to manipulation of hens' reproductive systems, animals face sexual violence for meat, milk, and eggs.

17 Oct 2018 3:04 PM

Dogs can understand language, process spoken words like humans, study finds

According to the study, they even process the spoken word in a similar way to humans - and in the same area of the brain.

17 Oct 2018 11:52 AM


Staff at bank in China shocked as 5-foot-long python fall from ceiling

Authorities managed to capture the snake before handing it over to the Wildlife Rescue Research and Epidemic Monitoring Centre.

15 Oct 2018 4:07 PM

Animal rights concerns lead to ban on overweight tourists riding donkeys in Greece

The regulations also made it clear that animals not fit for work should not be used and they should get adequate food and fresh water.

11 Oct 2018 6:44 PM

Here’s why Siberian Huskies have blue eyes

DNA testing of more than 6,000 dogs has revealed duplication on canine chromosome 18 is associated with blue eyes in Siberian Huskies.

05 Oct 2018 11:58 AM

Paris bans cars on first Sunday of every month to improve air quality

The capital of France, which already holds an annual car-free day, is the most polluted city in Western Europe.

04 Oct 2018 5:36 PM

Tracking indoor air quality can help mitigate home pollution

Researchers conducted study to determine if homeowners change way of living if they could visualise microscopic air pollutants in homes.

04 Oct 2018 2:43 PM