Pamela Anderson slams Kim in open letter

Los Angeles, Sep 18 : Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has slammed reality TV personality Kim Kardashian by writing an open letter to her criticising her style choices. Anderson wrote a letter to Kim — after the two met at New York Fashion week earlier this month. The “Baywatch” star, 50, branded the […]

China to hold memorial for world’s oldest panda

Beijing, Sep 15 : A memorial for the world’s oldest captive panda, Basi, who died at the age of 37 in Fuzhou, will be held on Saturday, Chinese authorities announced on Friday. He died on Wednesday of liver and kidney problems, reports Xinhua news agency. In order for the fans to commemorate the iconic animal, […]

New global status for snow leopard will help conservation: Experts

By Vishal Gulati New Delhi, Sep 14 : The highly elusive snow leopard, also found in India’s alpine and high-altitude regions of the Himalayas, got a new global protection and conservation status on Thursday that found favour internationally but was criticised by Indian wildlife advocates. Indian experts say the decision, which downgraded its status, would […]

‘Kumki 2’ shoot begins in Thailand

Chennai, Sep 12 : Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon has begun shooting for the sequel to his highly successful Tamil romantic-drama “Kumki” in Thailand, a source said. “Kumki”, released in 2012, explored the relationship between a mahout and his elephant. “Prabhu is currently filming some flashback portion in Thailand, in elephant farms, with a child artiste. The […]

Scratching helps boost social bonding in monkeys

London, Sep 11 : Scratching can be a sign of stress in many primates, including humans, and may may have evolved as a communication tool to help social cohesion in monkeys, a study has found. The findings showed that scratching in the monkeys is more than an itch and was more likely to occur in […]