Horses

  • Anushka Sharma joins Arjun Rampal, Jacqueline Fernandez, in support of banning horse-drawn carriages April 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma has lent her support for banning the use of horse-drawn carriages here. She took to Twitter to help put an end to horse-drawn carriages, said a statement. "It is extremely saddening to witness the cruelty towards these horses used as carriages in tourist spots in Mumbai....
  • Animal welfare activists protest outside Liam Neeson's home April 20, 2014

    New York: Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working. Neeson didn't appear as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his apartment building on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Police watched, and doormen photographed...
  • LS aspirants possess guns, horses and artworks April 9, 2014

    At least 100 Lok Sabha aspirants possess pistols, rifles and other firearms as their 'assets', alongside many others in poll arena with 'valuable' items like artwork, health clinic, treadmill, orchard and books. There are thousands of candidates in fray for a total of 543 Lok Sabha seats and their declared assets...
  • Indian riders gear up for 29th Delhi Horse Show April 8, 2014

    With the Incheon games in Korea scheduled for later this year, the country's top riders made at pit stop at the 29th annual Delhi Horse Show. ...
  • This poll season camels and horses cost more than SUVs April 5, 2014

    While the political parties are busy preparing for the big battle, the hoteliers are busy making big bucks. According to a report in Amar Ujala, hotels in Tehri Garhwal are charging Rs 500 per day for single rooms and Rs 1000 per day for a double room. If you think this is...
  • With 3 Arab horses and a herd of cows, Jaswant's assets over Rs 1 crore March 25, 2014

    A herd of Tharparkar cows and three Arab horses are among the other movable assets of BJP rebel Jaswant Singh who on Monday filed nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Rajasthan's Barmer. The movable assets of Singh is valued at Rs 1,49,83,510.08 which included Rs 51,...
  • Katy Perry removes Islamic symbol from 'Dark horse' video February 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pop star Katy Perry has removed the Islamic symbol from her 'Dark horse' video following an online petition demanding video-sharing site YouTube remove it due to its blasphemous content. Shazad Iqbal, who started the petition after spotting a man wearing a necklace that read god (Allah) in Arabic getting...
  • Katy Perry upsets Muslims with her new video 'Dark Horse' February 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Katy Perry has upset Muslims by using "blasphemous" imagery in the music video of her new hit 'Dark Horse'. In the promo, she is seen as an Egyptian queen who has the power to zap her subjects with lightning and turn them into sand, and she offends Muslims...
  • Horse trading case: JMM MLA Sita Soren surrenders in court February 25, 2014

    Ruling JMM MLA Sita Soren, the daughter-in-law of former Chief Minister Shibu Soren, on Tuesday surrendered to a local court in Ranchi in a case of horse trading registered by CBI after Election Commission of India rescinded the original notification for the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand. Sita Soren surrendered...
  • Nitish, Bihar Assembly Speaker behind RJD MLAs' revolt: Lalu Prasad February 25, 2014

    Patna: A day after some of his MLAs announced they were resigning from his party, RJD chief Lalu Prasad has hit out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who he claims is poaching his MLAs in collusion with the Bihar Assembly Speaker. "Nitish Kumar ek number ka ghatiya insaan hai. Dorey daal...
  • RJD fire-fights rebellion in Bihar, calls for headcount of MLAs February 25, 2014

    Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad could well do without moments of anxiety such as these. Just hours after 13 of his 22 MLAs said they were splitting from the party, six of them later turned up at his doorstep reiterating their allegiance. They said the reports were false and that...
  • Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad presents 2014-15 state Budget amid din February 21, 2014

    Jharkhand Finance Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Friday presented a budget of Rs 50,387.70 crore for FY 2014-15. The non-plan expenditure is estimated at Rs 23,632.73 crore and the plan expenditure at Rs 26,754.97 crore. The Minister, however, projected a fiscal deficit of Rs 4,913.70 crore, an estimated 2.30 per cent of...
  • Absconding JMM MLA Sita Soren's anticipatory bail plea rejected February 20, 2014

    Jharkhand High Court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of ruling JMM MLA Sita Soren, who is facing warrants from a lower court in connection with a case of horse trading during Rajya Sabha polls in 2012 and asked her to surrender to the lower court within a week. Dismissing her petition, Justice Amitav...
  • Horse trading case: Charges framed against industrialists RK Agarwal, Pawan Dhoot February 16, 2014

    A special CBI court has framed charges against industrialists RK Agarwal and Pawan Dhoot and independent candidates in the rescinded 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, and one Sunil Maheswari. The three were accused in the 'horse trading' case lodged by the CBI after cancellation of the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections for two...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court gives nod to attach JMM MLA's property February 2, 2014

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of RK Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the sister-in-law of...
  • CBI court's nod to attach JMM MLA Sita Soren's property in RS horse trading case February 1, 2014

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of R K Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the sister-in-law...
  • China bids adieu to Year of Snake, welcomes Year of Horse January 31, 2014

    China on Thursday bid adieu to the Lunar Year of Snake and welcomed the Year of Horse as most of its urban population moved to rural areas to celebrate the Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year, with their families. Thursday is the last day of the Year of Snake...
  • Pitbull collaborates with Katy Perry for remix song January 29, 2014

    Los Angeles: Rapper Pitbull has teamed up with pop star Katy Perry for the remix of her 'Dark Horse'. The new version, which leaked on January 27, features Pitbull replacing the verses which were originally recorded by Juicy J, reported Ace Showbiz. The original version of 'Dark Horse' appears in...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Google celebrates the year of the horse with a doodle January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2014, Google posted a doodle on its homepage. The year 2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse, which begins on Friday, and is marked by riotous displays of fireworks thought to bring good luck. The doodle features a girl on a rocking horse...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court rejects RK Agarwal's bail plea January 26, 2014

    A special CBI court on Saturday rejected the bail petition of industrialist R K Agarwal, an accused in the 'horse trading' case lodged by the CBI after cancellation of the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections for two seats in Jharkhand. The court of R K Choudhary, which reserved judgement on the petition...
  • 2012 horse trading case: HC revokes stay order on JMM MLA Sita Soren January 25, 2014

    Jharkhand High Court on Friday revoked its stay order on JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case lodged following cash seizure on the polling day of Rajya Sabha elections. The bench of Justice R R Prasad revoked the stay order it had given after Soren petitioned...
  • Six race horses die of malnutrition, over 40 found abandoned December 7, 2013

    Haryana: In a case of shocking inhumane treatment, 49 thoroughly bred race horses were found abandoned and starving at Gopalpur farm in Haryana. These horses were rescued from a farm in Aligarh last week where they had been abandoned for months and left to starve and die. A case of cruelty...
  • 18th ICFFI: Complete list of films to be screened November 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Promising to be a rich ensemble of films from across the globe, the 18th International Children's Film Festival of India (ICFFI) would get underway here.Here is the list of films that are to be screened at the festival:7 Days of Himmawari and her Puppies (Japan)A Horse on the Balcony...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Team in Gaurikund aims to rescue affected animals June 24, 2013

    Gaurikund: Those in distress in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand include animals too. Anyone who has been on the Kedarnath pilgrimage route would be familiar with the horses and mules used to ferry travellers. Now a team from 'People for Animals' is in Gaurikund to help these animals. CNN-IBN's Priyali Sur met...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do June 19, 2013

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • Jharkhand: HC extends stay on Dhoot's arrest till May 8 May 1, 2013

    Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday extended till May 8 the stay order given against the arrest of industrialist Pawan Kumar Dhoot, who as an independent candidate is accused in the horse trading issue during 2012 Rajya Sabha polls. After hearing petitions of Dhoot and another industrialist Sunil Maheswari, the single...
  • UK: Now, fast food giant Taco Bell caught in horse meat row March 2, 2013

    London: Taco Bell is the latest restaurant chain to acknowledge that its food has been adulterated with horse meat, yanking a variety of ground beef products from its three British outlets and issuing an apology to its patrons on Friday. Meanwhile, in Iceland, a food official said his team had...
  • Nestle finds horsemeat in beef pasta meals February 19, 2013

    London: Nestle, the world's biggest food company, has removed beef pasta meals from sale in Italy and Spain after finding traces of horse DNA. The discovery of horsemeat in products labelled as beef has spread across Europe since January, prompting product withdrawals, consumer anger and government investigations into the continent's...
  • Arjun Munda says dissolve Jharkhand Assembly January 16, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Justifying his recommendation for dissolution of the Jharkhand Assembly and fresh elections in the state, caretaker Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Wednesday questioned why some political parties were demanding time from the Governor to form an alternative government if they had the numbers. "We have witnessed political parties are seeking...
  • Rahul like bridegroom's horse which doesn't move: Yashwant November 11, 2012

    Bokaro/New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday compared Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to a horse which carries the groom to his wedding, drawing strong reaction from the Congress which said that the Opposition party should be worried more about the corruption charges against its president...