Monkeys

  • Monkey study: Ebola vaccine works, needs booster September 8, 2014

    Washington: New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way. Some healthy people are rolling up their sleeves at the National Institutes of Health for the first human safety...
  • Capital gets its second Monkey Bar September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Monkey Bar, a popular gastropub, has now opened in Connaught Place. It is its second outlet in the capital. Owned by Olive Cafs South Private Limited, a subsidiary of Olive Bar and Kitchen Pvt. Ltd, Monkey Bar's first Delhi outlet is located in Vasant Kunj.. The new outlet, perched high...
  • Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study August 30, 2014

    Washington: An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa once more of it can be made. The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after...
  • Wikipedia refuses to remove a selfie clicked by a black macaque saying the monkey and not the photographer owns the copyright August 7, 2014

    A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer who claims he is the owner of the selfie. Wikipedia has refused to remove the famous selfie, saying the monkey and not the...
  • Parliament struck by monkey, dog menace, Centre assures action July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Parliament seems to be struck by monkey and dog menace. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu assured the House that various efforts are being made to tackle monkey and dog menace inside and around Parliament House. Replying to Rajya Sabha MP...
  • Sorry Ellen Degeneres, yours isn't the greatest 'selfie': A monkey stole a camera in Bali and is now busy clicking selfies March 4, 2014

    During a visit to Uluwatu Temple in Bali, a man had his GoPro robbed. He was going to feed the monkeys with fruits and had the brilliant idea to shoot it with his GoPro. Suddenly, many monkeys start to approach and in a matter of second his camera was robbed....
  • You've been peeling bananas wrong all your life. This is how monkeys do it and it will blow your mind! March 1, 2014

    The old video was once a rage on the Internet. The number of views will bear testimony. It's still worth a watch. This is the correct way to peel a banana. Watch this and realize that you've been peeling bananas wrong all your life. The video demonstrates how monkeys peel...
  • Arctic Monkeys, One Direction big winners at 2014 BRIT Awards February 20, 2014

    London: Boybands Arctic Monkeys and One Direction took home multiple awards at the 2014 BRIT Awards. The event, which is held to honour the best in British music, took place yesterday at London's O2 Arena. The Sheffieldbased rock band won the Mastercard British Album of the Year for their fifth...
  • Beyonce Knowles to perform at BRIT Awards February 11, 2014

    London: Pop star Beyonce Knowles will grace the stage at the BRIT Awards on February 19. The 'Drunk in Love' hitmaker will grace the stage at the ceremony for the first time in 10 years and she will join Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Arctic Monkeys and Ellie Goulding, reports contactmusic.com. The 32yearold...
  • This photo of a monkey hugging an Indian stray will warm your heart January 30, 2014

    It could be a monkey hugging an Indian stray dog or just hitching a free ride. But either way, this is the cutest animal photo you will see today. ...
  • Poisoning of monkeys: Suspect surrenders January 17, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 40year old man, accused in the case of killing of wild monkeys by feeding them poisonous food in a village, has surrendered before a local court. Premkumar, a contractual employee in the state Forest Development Corporation, had been absconding for the last few days after the police and forest...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Monkeys poisoned to death, suspect on run January 13, 2014

    In a shocking incident, seven wild monkeys have been poisoned and killed allegedly by a farmer in a village under the Palode Forest Range near Thiruvananthapuram. Carcasses of the monkeys, aged between oneandhalf to 10 years, were exhumed from a rubber plantation owned by a villager at Senanipuram on Sunday. Forest officials...
  • Katy Perry, Arctic Monkeys to perform at Brit Awards November 30, 2013

    London: Singer Katy Perry and the member of rock band Arctic Monkeys will perform at the 2014's Brit Awards to be held here Feb 19. "The Brits has always showcased the music that I love and am influenced by. It's an honour to play at such a prestigious event where musicality...
  • Raveena Tandon rescues a captive monkey November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon spotted a runaway monkey near her Bandra residence, and rescued the animal with the help of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). When the actress noticed that the monkey had a rope tied to its neck, she realised that it was a captive monkey who...
  • Iran to send another monkey into space: Report October 13, 2013

    Tehran: An Iranian newspaper is reporting that the Islamic Republic plans to send another monkey into space within a month. A report on Sunday in the conservative daily Jomhuri Eslami quotes the deputy head of Iran's space agency, Hamid Fazeli, as saying the planned launch is part of the country's plans...
  • Iranian rocket to take another monkey into space September 8, 2013

    Tehran: Iran plans to send its second monkey into space onboard home-made rocket Pishgam (Pioneer) II within 45 days, a top official said. In January, Iran sent a capsule containing a monkey onboard the Pishgam (Pioneer) I into space, Xinhua reported. Unlike the first rocket which was solid-fuelled, the Pishgam II will...
  • Man arrested for killing a street performer who objected to liquor for his monkeys August 29, 2013

    A 35-year-old man was killed for objecting to liquor being served to his monkeys, police said on Wednesday. The accused has been arrested. Ram Babu alias Ghochu Pehelwan, 36, was arrested on Tuesday from his hideout in Delhi for killing Irfan, a 'bandarwala' (street performer with monkeys). During interrogation Babu, who works...
  • 42 monkeys found dead in Sambhal August 13, 2013

    Fourtytwo monkeys were found dead in Nakhasa area of Sambhal district. The police are suspecting that the monkeys were poisoned. The monkeys were found dead yesterday on Rahtol road, said the police. The carcasses have been sent for postmortem to ascertain the cause of the death, police said. An FIR has also...
  • Nagpur: Maharajbagh Zoo giving away tigers for adoption for Rs 1 lakh July 23, 2013

    Nagpur: Move over cats and dogs, animal lovers can now adopt wild animal like tigers, leopards, jackals and monkeys lodged at the Maharajbagh Zoo in Nagpur for a fee. The zoo, which has often received flak for its management of animals, is launching this programme with a total of 356...
  • Khurshid compares Modi to a monkey June 8, 2013

    The war of words between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is turning personal. On Friday, in an interview to CNNIBN, Union Minister Salman Khurshid compared Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to a monkey, saying he pulls crowds as his rally is like a show of monkeys and people...
  • Popstar Justin Bieber given a month to collect pet monkey April 5, 2013

    Teenage pop sensation Justin Bieber has been given a month to provide German authorities with the papers they need to release his pet monkey 'Mally'. Customs officials seized Bieber's capuchin monkey at Munich Airport last week when the 19yearold failed to present the health and species protection certificates required to bring...
  • Hollywood minute: 'GI Joe: Retaliation' big hit at the box office April 2, 2013

    Big names, big explosions and a big result at the movie house an action sequel "GI Joe: Retaliation" is number one at the box office. Also making the news is one of Justin Bieber's companions his monkey! ...
  • Apple's iTunes sets record with 25 billion songs sold February 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: The answer to the trivia question will be: "Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch." That's the 25billionth song purchased on iTunes. Apple announced the sales milestone in a news release Wednesday. The company says Phillip Lupke of Germany purchased and downloaded Buch's song and will receive an...
  • Iran: Ahmadinejad says ready to be first Iranian in space February 5, 2013

    Dubai: Iran recently sent a monkey into space and if he has his way President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad would be next. The Iranian President triggered quite a few cheeky quips on the Internet by announcing he would be glad to become the Islamic nation's first astronaut. In fact former US presidential hopeful...
  • Iran launches monkey into space January 28, 2013

    Dubai: Iran has successfully launched a live monkey into space, the state news agency IRNA said on Monday, touting it as an advance in a missile and space program that has alarmed the West and Israel. There was no independent confirmation of the report, which quoted a defense ministry statement. It...
  • Watch: As cold grips North India, monkey enjoys bonfire in UP January 7, 2013

    As the cold wave grip North India, even a monkey couldn't resist a warm bonfire in Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • Coatwearing monkey caught outside Toronto store December 11, 2012

    Toronto: Shoppers at an Ikea store in Toronto weren't monkeying around when they reported a primate on the loose. Customers spotted a monkey, clad in a pintsized shearling coat, wandering around the store's parking lot on Sunday afternoon. The baby monkey, named Darwin, made its way through rows of parked cars...
  • 'Tigerman' takes on monkeys at Bangalore University November 27, 2012

    Bangalore: Authorities in the Bangalore University have been using the help of a tiger to get rid of the monkey menace. H Jagadeesh, a gardener at the Bangalore University, dresses like a tiger and in his majestic stripes, goes around trying to scare away the monkeys that have become a...
  • EC notice to Modhwadia for comparing Modi to monkey November 22, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Election Commission on Thursday sent a notice to Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia for comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to a monkey. Modhwadia has been asked to file his reply by November 24. BJP MP and state unit General Secretary Balkrishna Shukla had filed a complaint with the...
  • Mamata Banerjee chants mantra to shoo away monkey November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: An avid animal lover, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee resorted to peaceful means to get rid of a langur that gate crashed an event in Hooghly's Chandernagore. She started chanting mantras hoping that the simian would leave the place on its own, according to a video posted...