Animals

  • Noida: Fresher stripped, beaten up by college seniors 18-04-2014 12:05 PM

    Noida: In an apparent case of ragging, a first year student in an animation institute in Noida was badly beaten up and stripped by his seniors. Police have registered a case against the three accused. The accused captured the whole incident which took place in the college hostel on camera...
  • Dark Knight's 75th anniversary: Watch Batman tackle a strange monster in this brand-new animated short 11-04-2014 09:49 AM

    The silent protector of Gotham is celebrating 75 years this year. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros. Animation worked with Bruce Timm, the award-winning artist, writer, director and co-creator of 'Batman: The Animated Series', to create an animated short film, titled, 'Batman: Strange Days'. The short film, which is just...
  • Animation films hit by budget roadblocks in India: Sonakshi Sinha 10-04-2014 10:00 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha feels that animation films are yet to take off in India primarily due to budget constraints. "I think animation films abroad have taken off on good way since 12-15 years or so. May be here nobody has taken that seriously or not got into it seriously....
  • Hilarious footage on hidden cam: This dog isn't allowed on the bed. So of course it has a romp on the bed when the owners are away! 18-03-2014 09:11 AM

    This dog has been told in no uncertain terms that it is not allowed on the owners' bed. The owners go away after fitting a hidden camera to see what the dog does in their absence. The bed is forbidden area, so of course, like any child the dog just...
  • Is there no end to human cruelty? Students charged with animal abuse after holding dog upside down, forcing it to drink beer 13-03-2014 11:19 AM

    Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer. Police say one of the College at Brockport students held the black Labrador retriever over a keg and apparently forced...
  • Activist writes to President, demands animal sex websites to be banned 12-03-2014 03:58 PM

    Naresh Kadyan, an activist, has demanded a ban on animal sex websites.Kadyan told IANS that he has sent a petition to the President and state and central government departments concerned. "Not only animal sex websites show cruelty to animals but there are instances of youth being misguided," Kadyan said.He added...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Frozen' wins best animated feature film 03-03-2014 07:52 AM

    Los Angeles: Disney's fairytale musical 'Frozen' has won the Oscar for best animated feature. The 3-D film about a magically icy princess and her sister was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, with voicing by Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad. It's loosely based on the 19th century...
  • Government official commits suicide in Rajasthan 25-02-2014 11:52 PM

    A senior government officer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his official residence in the city on Tuesday. Shyam Sunder Meena, Joint Director at Animal Husbandry Department, committed suicide in his room when his wife had gone out from the house in the morning, Ved...
  • Watching these goats balance themselves on a flexible steel ribbon will make your day 20-02-2014 01:37 PM

    These goats sure know how to do the balancing act. Watch this viral video, which has already been viewed more than five million times, of goats balancing themselves on a flexible ribbon sheet. The video that is all kinds of cute will definitely make your day and is worth your...
  • Watch: 'Chakravyuh', award winning animation film on RTI 06-02-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Animator-director Dhvani Desai's animation film 'Chakravyuh' has been appreciated at different film festivals. The film spreads awareness about the use of RTI. It has been produced by Films Division. ...
  • Rats bigger than sheep could roam Earth in future 05-02-2014 03:05 PM

    London: Super-sized rats! Giant rodents, the size of sheep or even bigger, could walk the Earth in future as they take advantage of larger mammals becoming extinct, scientists have predicted. A University of Leicester, UK, academic predicts rats will continue to grow and fill a "significant chunk" of Earth's emptying...
  • Maine police investigating screams find happy pig 05-02-2014 10:37 AM

    Maine: Police responding to reports of screaming coming from a home in Maine didn't find a victim of domestic violence as they feared. Instead, they found an amorous pig. State police say a woman called last week after hearing what she believed to be a fight coming from a neighbour's...
  • Alaska sled-dog race organisers tell NY's Idiotarod 'cease and desist' 27-01-2014 10:43 AM

    The Iditarod, a grueling multi-day sled dog race across Alaska, is not - not! - to be confused with the Idiotarod, a pointedly sillier affair due to take place this weekend with costumed participants racing modified shopping carts through New York City. The organisers of the Alaska race, however, are...
  • YouTube Nation launched, serves you the most viral videos of the day 15-01-2014 10:34 AM

    New York: How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by visiting "YouTube Nation." The video-sharing website has teamed with DreamWorks Animation to create this daily highlight reel of brand-new, trending and yet-to-be-discovered content. It will serve as a handy sampler,...
  • Animal Husbandry Department official, family killed as their car rams into tree near Ghodagaon 07-01-2014 08:02 AM

    A government officer, along withthree members of his family, was killed when their car rammedinto a roadside tree in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district on Monday, the police said.The incident took place on NH-30 near Ghodagaon Village under Kondagaon police station limits on Monday evening,Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit Atri toldPTI....
  • Oscar winning animator Frederic Back dies at 89 28-12-2013 04:36 PM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning animator Frederic Back has lost his battle with cancer. He was 89. The two-time Academy Award-winner passed away at his home in Montreal in Canada, reported Los Angeles Times. Back began his career as an artist and illustrator in the graphics department of Radio-Canada's first-ever TV station....
  • Zebra stripes evolved to confuse predators: Scientists 18-12-2013 03:56 PM

    Zebras evolved black-and-white stripes to confuse predators by creating an optical illusion when the animals move, scientists say. The functional significance of the zebra coat stripe pattern is one of the oldest questions in evolutionary biology, having troubled scientists ever since Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace first disagreed on...
  • Ban likely on animal shows, circus industry struggles to survive 18-12-2013 10:16 AM

    New Delhi: Once the favourite form of entertainment for families on holidays, the 130-year-old Indian circus industry is struggling to survive. CNN-IBN tried to find out what the circuses are doing to remain in business even as the government considers banning all animal performances. At an evening show at the...
  • Animation should be beyond cute and clean: Shilpa Ranade 17-11-2013 01:11 PM

    Hyderabad: Director Shilpa Ranade, whose animation film 'Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa' is being screened at the 18th International Children's Film Festival, India (ICFFI), says that one needs to go further than cute animation that has been a trend for long. Produced by Children's Film Society, India, Ranade's movie features melancholic...
  • It's Mumbai calling for Chhota Bheem 06-11-2013 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: Animated character Chhota Bheem along with his entire team is set to enthrall children here as part of Kid's Central Exhibition. 'Chhota Bheem' animated TV series focuses on the adventures of a small boy named Bheem in the fictional city of Dholakpur. The two-day exhibition dedicated to children will...
  • Bombay HC allows animal lover to keep 12 dogs in her flat 17-10-2013 05:21 PM

    In an interim relief to an animal lover, the Bombay High Court, on Thursday, ruled that she may be allowed to keep 12 dogs in her suburban Andheri flat until further orders. Hearing a petition filed by animal lover Durga Rai, a bench of Justices P V Hardas and P...
  • Watch: Former employer spoofs viral dancing video resignation with a hiring pitch 02-10-2013 06:40 PM

    Marina V Shifrin created an mini Internet storm with her viral dancing video resignation that has been watched millions of times. In the video Shifrin danced to the tune of Kanye West's Gone and told the world of her employer woes. Shifrin's former employers, Next Media Animation, didn't let the...
  • Kid Krrish: Are you ready to meet Krrish's animated avatar? 18-09-2013 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who Tuesday unveiled 'Kid Krrish', the animated movie based on Bollywood movie 'Krrish', says the animated version is better than the latter. "The only difference between the two is 'Kid Krrish' is better than Krrish," Hrithik told reporters at the unveiling. 'Kid Krrish' will be premiered...
  • Adopt stray dogs, appeals Raveena Tandon 13-09-2013 03:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon, who has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for its dog adoption campaign 'Puppy Love: Adopt, Don't Buy', urges people to adopt homeless dogs from the streets and shelters. The 38-year-old has already set an example by adopting five stray dogs....
  • Prompt action of police helps to avoid flare-up in Jattari 11-09-2013 04:12 PM

    Prompt action by police helped avoid a possible flare-up in Jattari town in Aligarh district, after animal flesh was found planted at a place of worship. Following complaints from a group of residents, police took prompt action and prevented the situation from worsening. Police said an FIR had been filed...
  • Jayalalithaa approves drinking water scheme for wild animals 26-08-2013 01:18 PM

    The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced a Rs 2.81 crore drinking water scheme for wild animals covering four major tiger reserves and forest areas in the state. The measure was proposed in view of the animals straying into public places in search of water during dry spells, thus causing...
  • CCTV footage of assailants released in Dabholkar murder case 25-08-2013 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: In a crucial development in the case of the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar on August 20, Maharashtra police have released CCTV footage of the two alleged assailants on bike. The footage which shows the assailants on the bike was recorded around 6:30 am before the incident happened at...
  • Sonakshi Sinha join forces with PETA, appeals fans to adopt cats, dogs 13-08-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the International Homeless Animals' Day, which falls Saturday, Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has featured in an advertisement urging her fans to adopt cats and dogs. The actress, who has joined forces with animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for the...
  • Governor Margaret Alva flags off ambulance for animals 08-08-2013 10:47 PM

    A special multi-purpose ambulance, meant for treatment of animals in the tribal sub-plan areas of Rajasthan, was on Thursday flagged off by Governor Margaret Alva at the Raj Bhavan in Jaipur. Developed by the Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (RAJUVAS), Bikaner, the van is equipped with diagnosis, treatment...
  • After tiger, MS Dhoni now adopts a pup 01-08-2013 06:13 PM

    MS Dhoni, who has posted a picture of the pup on his twitter page, has named the dog 'Leah'. "Adopted a rescued pup from Hope and Animal Trust Ranchi .v call her Leah in English and Liya in Hindi," he wrote in his twitter handle. Dhoni, known for his love...