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Apple to sign, produce Joaquin Phoenix-Ridley Scott's Napoleon Bonaparte biopic

16 Jan 2021

Apple to sign, produce Joaquin Phoenix-Ridley Scott's Napoleon Bonaparte biopic

Joaquin Phoenix's upcoming role of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has received a plush deal with one of the most prominent OTT platforms at present.

Quikr has ended animal sales and pet trading: PETA India

23 Dec 2020

Quikr has ended animal sales and pet trading: PETA India

Animal rights body PETA India on Wednesday claimed that e-retailer Quikr has ended "animal sale" on its portal and taken down "pet trading" advertisements after the NGO appealed to it and also mounted pressure.

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

18 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities for 2020 by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India.

After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

04 Jul 2020

After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.

Bryan Adams apologizes for racist coronavirus rant

13 May 2020

Bryan Adams apologizes for racist coronavirus rant

Bryan Adams has apologized for a racist post that he put on social media a couple of days before.

PETA's advertisement on toxic masculinity is vulgar, weird and unnecessary

17 Jan 2019

PETA's advertisement on toxic masculinity is vulgar, weird and unnecessary

Dear PETA, we get it. The pressure to stay relevant in the woke-era is enormous. One has to constantly brainstorm ideas to cater to new consumers, who have an opinion, are unabashed about their beliefs and don't think twice before calling a spade, spade.

PETA India slams Priyanka, Nick for using animals at wedding

03 Dec 2018

PETA India slams Priyanka, Nick for using animals at wedding

Amid the heartwarming messages and posts for the newly-wed couple, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India decided to be a little "different" from the crowd.

Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni

05 Nov 2018

Rahul Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan spar over killing of tigress, Avni

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for slamming Centre over the killing of tigress Avni (T-1), Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that no previous government has worked with the kind of "depth and seriousness" this dispensation has.

Jaipur: Man has unnatural sex with female stray dog, booked

25 Aug 2018

Jaipur: Man has unnatural sex with female stray dog, booked

A man was booked in Jaipur on Friday for having unnatural sex with a female stray dog, police said.

Mumbai: Two monkeys, being forced to beg, rescued

18 Aug 2018

Mumbai: Two monkeys, being forced to beg, rescued

In India, animals are used for various purposes - from transporting goods, entertaining us to even begging.

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2018

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition before Rajasthan High Court seeking an end to the elephant joyrides at Amer Fort and Hathi Gaon (Elephant village) in Jaipur.

Delhi Police rescues four malnourished, tortured horses used for weddings

08 Jul 2018

Delhi Police rescues four malnourished, tortured horses used for weddings

The Delhi police rescued four malnourished horses, which are used for weddings, recently from different areas, after PETA India lodged a complaint.

Mumbai: 55-year-old dies after wasps sting him 100 times

30 Jun 2018

Mumbai: 55-year-old dies after wasps sting him 100 times

When Pankaj Shah left for his walk around 9:45AM on Wednesday, little could he imagine it would be his last.

Singer Zubeen Garg to receive PETA's 'Hero to Animals Award'

31 May 2018

Singer Zubeen Garg to receive PETA's 'Hero to Animals Award'

Singer Zubeen Garg would be awarded the "Hero to Animals Award" from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for his recent appeal to end animal sacrifice at the Kamakhya Temple in Assam.

Shilpa Shetty faces Internet's wrath for fishing in Maldives

30 Apr 2018

Shilpa Shetty faces Internet's wrath for fishing in Maldives

Shilpa Shetty, who is currently in Maldives with son Viaan and husband Raj Kundra, was recently criticized for going fishing during the vacation.

YouTube shooter was angry at company for 'censorship,' 'discrimination'

04 Apr 2018

YouTube shooter was angry at company for 'censorship,' 'discrimination'

A woman identified as Nasim Aghdam, YouTube employee, opened fire at the company's California headquarters yesterday, injuring three before apparently shooting herself.

SC refuses interim stay on Karnataka's Kambala buffalo race

13 Feb 2018

SC refuses interim stay on Karnataka's Kambala buffalo race

Kambala, Karnataka's buffalo-racing sport, will continue for now as the SC refused to order an interim stay on it.

Monkeys successfully cloned for first time: Are humans next?

25 Jan 2018

Monkeys successfully cloned for first time: Are humans next?

In a historical breakthrough, Chinese scientists successfully cloned monkeys using the same technique as Dolly the sheep -first mammal cloned from an adult cell- in 1996.

Rajkummar Rao, Alia Bhatt voted 'Hottest Vegetarians'!

25 Dec 2017

Rajkummar Rao, Alia Bhatt voted 'Hottest Vegetarians'!

This year PETA's Hottest Vegetarian award has a lot of new additions.

Mumbai: Housing society watchman arrested for sexually abusing dog thrice

11 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Housing society watchman arrested for sexually abusing dog thrice

Mumbai Police has arrested 41-year-old security-guard Ram Naresh Mishra for sexually assaulting a stray female dog thrice in a housing complex near Chembur Naka.

Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

12 Jul 2017

Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned 'manjha' (kite string) made from nylon or other non-biodegradable material considering the risks they pose to humans and animals as well as the environment.

PETA: Meat interrupts your sex life

04 Jul 2017

PETA: Meat interrupts your sex life

PETA is now hitting people where it hurts the most. In its latest billboard campaign, in the meat districts of America, the message is loud and clear. If you want more mileage on your love machine, go vegan or face the consequences.

Stay on drawing of river water for PepsiCo, Coca Cola

12 Apr 2017

Stay on drawing of river water for PepsiCo, Coca Cola

PepsiCo and Coca Cola have been restrained from drawing water from Tamirabharani River till April 30 due to acute water shortage.

Madras HC permits Pepsi, Coke to use river water

02 Mar 2017

Madras HC permits Pepsi, Coke to use river water

Madras HC has lifted a ban which barred Pepsi and Coca Cola from using river water to manufacture beverages.

PETA buys share in Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey

14 Jan 2017

PETA buys share in Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey

Animal rights activist group PETA has bought shares in French luxury goods company Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey (LVMH) in a bid to stop it from selling exotic animal skin products.

Ban on animal testing for soaps, detergents

18 Sep 2015

Ban on animal testing for soaps, detergents

The environment ministry decided to forbid all animal testing of "soaps and detergents".

PETA praises Chauhan for his ‘progressive stand’

6 Jun 2015

PETA praises Chauhan for his ‘progressive stand’

While Chauhan may be under fire for shutting down the proposal to reintroduce eggs in midday meals in his state, the PETA is all praises for his 'healthy' decision.