DEER

  • 2 deer tie up traffic on Golden Gate bridge September 6, 2014

    San Francisco: Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute. The California Highway Patrol tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the deer were in the busier northbound lanes leading out of the city toward Marin County...
  • Johnson shares lead with McGirt at John Deere Classic July 12, 2014

    Former Masters champion Zach Johnson shot a fourunder 67 to share a onestroke lead with William McGirt after the second round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois on Friday. Johnson, 2007 winner at Augusta, and McGirt were 12under for a total of 130, a stroke ahead of fellow Americans...
  • Johnson surges into share of John Deere lead July 11, 2014

    Former champion and 'local' favourite Zach Johnson charged into a share of the lead with a sizzling, bogeyfree display in Thursday's opening round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois. Winner of the PGA Tour event in 2012, the 38yearold fired an eightunderpar 63 in ideal scoring conditions at the...
  • Man found hanging from tree in Deer Park in south Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a 25yearold man was found hanging from a tree in a park in Safdarjung Enclave area of South Delhi on Wednesday morning, police said. The deceased identified as Shivashish, who worked at a restaurant in Yusuf Sarai area, was apparantly upset over his financial condition,...
  • Snapshot: Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer 'Ip' in Beverly Hills in this stunning photo from 1958 April 24, 2014

    A lovely snapshot of Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn surfaced on Imgur today of her shopping with her pet deer 'Ip' in Beverly Hills. The picture is from 1958. The stunning picture shows the actress down on her haunches browsing through things while her deer waits. ...
  • Three deer found dead in forests of Nandadevi National Park near Joshimath March 31, 2014

    Three deer were found dead on Monday in the forests of Nandadevi National Park near Joshimath during a search in the wake of reports that they were dying one after another of some infectious disease in the area. "Three deer have been found dead so far in the park area near...
  • Speeding truck mows down two spotted deer on BalaghatSeoni road February 11, 2014

    Two spotted deer were killed after they were hit by a speeding truck on the BalaghatSeoni Road near Karjai village, a forest official said on Tuesday. "The deer, aged about three to four years, were ran over by a truck last night after they came on the road from the forest",...
  • Congress stages walkout in the state Assembly over death of 22 deer February 4, 2014

    The principal opposition Congress on Monday staged a walkout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly demanding a probe into the mysterious death of 22 spotted deer in a zoo of Bilaspur district by a committee of the members of the house. Raising the issue through a calling attention notice in the assembly, Congress...
  • Four deer die of illness in Kanpur zoo January 21, 2014

    Four deer died in the zoo in Kanpur in the last two days, officials said on Tuesday. The four deer, aged between 12 to 15 years, died of illness, Director of the zoo K Thomas said on Tuesday. The postmortem report had confirmed that the death was natural and caused due...
  • Alert sounded around Kanan Pendhari zoo to contain anthrax January 17, 2014

    The Bilaspur district administration has sounded an alert within a 10kilometre radius of the Kanan Pendhari zoo, to contain the spread of anthrax, after 21 spotted deer died of the disease. "Teams of doctor have been constituted to keep vigil on the health of people and animals living in the region...
  • Two arrested with body parts of endangered musk deer November 16, 2013

    Two Nepalese nationals were arrested with body parts of the endangered musk deer in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, forest officials said on Saturday. On a tipoff, Yamraj Adhikari and Dilbahadur, who hail from Nepal's Jumla region, were held late last night near Joshimath area by the forest department officials, they said. Hair and...
  • 10 deer found dead in National park area of Udhagamandalam August 24, 2013

    Ten sambar deer were found dead at various spots under Mukkurathi National Park, about 60-km from Udhagamandalam. Senior forest department officials found the carcasses at different places, department sources said. Conservator of Forests Kandasamy and District Officer, Badrasamy were among those inspected the spot to ascertain the cause of the death,...
  • Teenager Spieth is youngest PGA winner in 82 years July 15, 2013

    Silvis: Nineteenyearold Jordan Spieth outlasted David Hearn and Zach Johnson on the fifth hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic on Sunday, becoming the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in 82 years. Spieth, who doesn't turn 20 for another two weeks, hit a twofoot par putt to...
  • Summerhays grabs 2shot lead at John Deere Classic July 14, 2013

    Silvis: Calm skies and a nearperfect course gave every golfer at the John Deere Classic the chance to shoot a really low number on Saturday. Daniel Summerhays went lower than everyone else, seizing firm control heading into Sunday's final round. Summerhays shot a 9under 62 for a twostroke lead following thirdround...
  • Johnson keeps share of lead at John Deere Classic July 13, 2013

    Silvis, Illinois: Zach Johnson put together another steady round at the John Deere Classic on Friday, maintaining a share of the lead despite standout efforts from tour rookie Patrick Reed and Lucas Glover. Johnson, the defending champion, shot a 5under 66 to join Reed and Glover atop the leaderboard at 12under...
  • Zach Johnson shares lead at John Deere Classic July 12, 2013

    Silvis, Illinois: Defending champion Zach Johnson shot a 7under 64 to share the lead with Camilo Villegas after Thursday's opening round of the John Deere Classic. It was the 17th straight round in the 60s at TPC Deere Run for Johnson, who grew up in nearby Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Matt Bettencourt...
  • Steve Stricker the man to beat at John Deere Classic July 11, 2013

    Silvis: Steve Stricker might be the only golfer on the PGA Tour who isn't peeking ahead to Muirfield and next week's British Open. Stricker's singleminded focus on TPC Deere Run, combined with his recent dominance of the course, makes him the man to beat at this weekend's John Deere Classic. Stricker,...
  • Johnson wipes slate clean for John Deere Classic title defence July 10, 2013

    As much as Zach Johnson loves everything about the John Deere Classic, he readily admits that past success will count for nothing when he launches his title defence in Thursday's opening round at the TPC Deere Run. Johnson triumphed last year with a birdie on the second hole of a suddendeath...
  • Vijay Singh withdraws from Wells Fargo, day after exonerated May 2, 2013

    Charlotte: Vijay Singh withdrew from the Wells Fargo Championship because of a sore back Wednesday, one day after the PGA Tour said it would not punish the Fijian for his admission that he used deer antler spray. The tour said on Tuesday the World AntiDoping Agency informed it that the...
  • Plane forced to abort landing after deer spotted at airport April 14, 2013

    London: A passenger jet had to abort its landing at the last minute at Glasgow's Prestwick Airport after a deer was spotted on the airfield. A spokesman for the Ayrshire airport said the crew of the Ryanair passenger jet, which had flown from Faro in Portugal, were ordered to perform...
  • Johnson pips Matteson to win John Deere Classic July 16, 2012

    Silvis, Illinois: Zach Johnson already was a member of the board of directors of the John Deere Classic. Now he has another title at the tournament: champion. Johnson won the Deere on Sunday with a birdie on the second hole of a suddendeath playoff. His 193yard 6iron approach from the bunker...
  • Atwal misses John Deere Classic cut in Silivis July 14, 2012

    Silivis, US: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal brought home an improved card of oneunder 70 but still failed to survive the cut and crashed out of the John Deere Classic here. Meanwhile, Rahil Gangjee turned in an even par 71 and dropped down the leaderboard from tied 23rd to 50th, but made...
  • American Matteson clings to John Deere lead July 14, 2012

    Illinois: American Troy Matteson followed a blistering opening round with a less spectacular but solid second day carding a threeunder 68 on Friday to hold a oneshot lead at the midway point of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois. Matteson, who posted a flawless 10under 61 to open the tournament,...
  • Atwal in danger of missing the cut in Illinois July 13, 2012

    Silivis, Illinois: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal recovered on the backnine to card an evenpar 71 in the first round of the John Deere Classic but at tied 100th, he was in danger of missing yet another cut here. Atwal, who has missed 11 cuts in his first 13 starts of the...
  • Kaziranga: Animals victims of floods, poaching July 9, 2012

    Kaziranga National Park: The Assam floods may have ravaged the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), with almost 500 animals losing their lives. However, a report suggests that not all of them were victims of the deluge. Park officers say that when floods come, animals usually move to the higher ground, often treading...
  • Assam floods ravage Kaziranga, 540 animals dead July 7, 2012

    Assam: Assam has experienced the worst floods in several years as 27 of its 28 districts are inundated. Lakhs of people have been displaced and even animals at the Kaziranga National Park aren't spared. At the Kaziranga National Park it has become a struggle of survival. The rhinoceros and other animals...
  • Assam floods: Over 500 animals dead in Kaziranga July 6, 2012

    Golaghat: Over 540 animals, including 13 rhinos, have perished in the worldfamed Kaziranga National Park in Assam during the current wave of floods, perhaps the worstever to hit the Park in recent history. Hog deer are the worst hit with 465 of them succumbing to the flood waters which has inundated...
  • Atwal moves into top10 at John Deere Classic July 9, 2011

    Illinois: Arjun Atwal fired a fine fiveunder 66 to put himself in contention on the second day of the John Deere Classic golf here. Atwal, the only Indian to have tasted success on the PGA Tour, is now nineunder and tied for eighth, 11 places up from overnight 19th. Atwal was consistent...
  • Stricker wins John Deere Classic golf tournament July 13, 2009

    New Delhi: America's Steve Stricker on Sunday won the John Deere Classic in Illinois by three shots. Stricker finished three shots ahead of his rivals on a gruelling final day where the golfers had to play 36 holes. The American finished on 20 under par for his second win of the...
  • One in four mammal faces extinction: IUCN report October 7, 2008

    New Delhi: One in four mammal species in the world is on the brink of extinction, an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) report, which was released on Monday, revealed. Red List of Threatened Species report is a comprehensive compilation of the findings of IUCNs fiveyearlong research, during which it...