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Wawrinka has Federer to thank for his favourite nickname  May 23, 6:37 pm
Melbourne, May.23 (ANI): Defending French Open champion Stan Wawrinka has revealed that his favourite nickname is 'Stanimal' which was given by tennis legend and Swiss compatriot Roger Federer.
Army joins fire fighting operation in Rajauri forest  May 20, 10:15 pm
Rajauri, May 20 (ANI): The massive fire that broke out in Nowshera Block in Rajauri district of Jammu and Kashmir is under control after Indian Army helped the forest department to save the flora and fauna and animals.
Here`s how giraffe got its long neck  May 18, 9:56 am
Washington D.C, May 18 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered new insights into what is behind the most iconic feature of the world's tallest land animal, the giraffe.
World Animal Protection appoints new Global CEO  May 10, 5:11 pm
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI-NewsVoir): World Animal Protection has appointed Steve McIvor as their new global CEO. Steve has extensive experience within both the animal welfare and corporate sectors, most recently as acting CEO of World Animal Protection and Global Director of programmes.
Paris Hilton asks for apology post orangutan video row  May 7, 11:12 am
Washington D.C., May 7 (ANI): After her social media video with a pet orangutan drew concerns, Paris Hilton has asked for apology from animal advocates.
On World Asthma Day, asthma disturbances on the rise  May 3, 11:49 am
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Asthma rocks the lives of approximately 300 million people worldwide. 1 in 12 people worldwide suffer from asthma. Asthma attacks cause 250000 deaths every year. The allergens that are known to bring on an asthmatic attack in a person can vary from person to person but usually they are dust, mites, pollens, animal dander and certain foods like nuts, artificial colour etc. Exposure to these allergens can cause wheezing, difficulty in breathing, coughing, tightness in the chest and sometimes even death.
Special summer care launched for animals in Tripura zoo  Apr 30, 11:46 am
Sepahijala (Tripura), Apr.30 (ANI): The Sepahijala Zoo Authority in Tripura has taken a few measures through scientific management to beat the dry hot summer and keep the animals cool and healthy under special care.
Old-growth forests: A weapon against climate change  Apr 25, 11:59 am
Washington D.C, Apr 25 (ANI): The soaring canopy and dense understory of an old-growth forest could provide a buffer for plants and animals in a warming world, according to a new study.
Richard Parker's trainer booked for whipping tiger  Apr 14, 11:46 am
Washington D.C., April 14 (ANI): Michael Hackenberger, the 'Life of Pi' tiger Richard Parker's trainer has been charged guilty by the animal rights group PETA for whipping a Siberian tiger in his care.
Swapping butter for veg oil doesn't guarantee healthier heart  Apr 13, 8:37 am
Washington D.C, Apr 13 (ANI): For years, we have been told to cut back on animal fats, such as butter, and replace them with vegetable oils and now, a recent study has suggested that the move might not be as healthy as previously believed.
NHRC seeks report on wild animals causing loss to life in Tamil Nadu  Apr 8, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Tamil Nadu and District Collector, Nilgiris on a complaint alleging that wild animals straying into the inhabited areas in the villages and towns near the forest areas of Nilgiris have been killing people and damaging crops without any protective measures by the concerned authorities.
To survive next extinction, we'll have to live fast, die young  Apr 6, 9:17 am
Washington D.C, April 6 (ANI): When our planet saw a dying-off of global proportions approximately 250 million years ago, animals, which resorted to a "live fast, die young" strategy, managed to survive.
Antibacterial soaps can risk your baby's gut  Apr 2, 12:10 pm
Washington D.C, April 2 (ANI): A new animal study has found that use of a common nonprescription antimicrobial, triclocarban (TCC) during pregnancy and breast-feeding may alter the offspring's composition of intestinal bacteria and other micro-organisms, called the gut microbiota.
New mouse model leads way for Zika drug, vaccine tests  Mar 29, 4:03 pm
Washington D.C, Mar 29 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed first animal model for testing drugs and vaccines to battle Zika virus.
Study claims Antartic birds can recognise individuals  Mar 26, 11:21 am
Washington D.C., Mar. 26 (ANI): Just like crows, magpies and mockingbirds, brown skuas living in Antarctica can also recognise individual people.
PETA calls for highest punishment for Shaktimaan's attackers  Mar 18, 11:12 am
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): Following the arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Ganesh Joshi for allegedly assaulting police horse Shaktimaan, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Friday lauded the move, while calling for the highest punishment possible under Section 429 to everyone who was involved in hitting and injuring the animal.
Horse row: Entire episode an insult for Uttarakhand, says CM  Mar 17, 12:25 pm
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Mar. 17 (ANI): Expressing concern over the recovery of police horse 'Shaktiman', who was allegedly injured by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ganesh Joshi, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday assured that the best possible treatment would be given to the ailing animal.
Maneka Gandhi's aide lambasts BJP MLA, calls for his immediate expulsion  Mar 17, 12:05 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Trustee of 'People for Animals' (PFA) Gauri Maulekhi on Thursday demanded Uttarakhand Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Ganesh Joshi's immediate expulsion from the party for allegedly attacking a police horse.
BJP MLA visits injured horse 'Shaktimaan', calls for better treatment  Mar 17, 11:36 am
Dehradun, Mar. 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Mussourie Ganesh Joshi who is accused of assaulting and severely injuring a horse that belonged to the Dehradun Police, visited the injured animal here on Thursday and said that the horse needs better treatment and must be send to the national capital in that regard.
B-town raises voice for `innocent` horse Shaktimaan  Mar 17, 10:40 am
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Don't hurt innocent animals! B-town is showing its rage over the incident that took place on Monday, wherein Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Mussoorie, Ganesh Joshi, mercilessly thrashed a police horse named Shaktimaan during a protest against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat for "misuse" of funds.
Maneka's PFA demands expulsion of MLA Ganesh Joshi for attacking horse  Mar 16, 11:01 pm
New Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): People for Animal (PFA), an organisation headed by Union Minister and BJP leader Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, on Wednesday demanded expulsion of Mussoorie MLA Ganesh Joshi for attacking a horse in Uttarakhand's capital Dehradun, which caused multiple fractures on the horse's hind leg.
Accused BJP MLA cries foul, says 'was nowhere near' when horse got injured  Mar 15, 5:10 pm
Dehradun, Mar.15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ganesh Joshi, who has been booked for beating a police horse, on Tuesday cried foul and said that he was nowhere near the animal when it got injured.
SC to states: Vaccinate stray dogs under Animal Welfare Board's supervision  Mar 9, 2:38 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all states to sterilize and vaccinate stray dogs under supervision of Animal Welfare Board of India.
Do chimps believe in God? Mysterious `ritual` captured  Mar 7, 7:56 am
Washington D.C, Mar 7 (ANI): While rock-banging and throwing have been observed in wild chimpanzees previously, this is for the first time this behaviour has raised question as to whether or not animals are able to form religious beliefs.