India

Puppies in India rescued after being stuck in tar for hours

UDAIPUR, India: Three puppies that had been stuck in hardened tar for hours in India survived after an animal rescue and treatment organisation saved them in November. Alerted by a person in the city of Udaipur, the Animal Aid team attended to the suffering trio that had been stuck in the black .....

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

NEW DELHI: India has slapped a nationwide ban on television ads for condoms during prime time hours, citing rules prohibiting "vulgar" content and concerns over children viewing salacious material. The information and broadcasting ministry ordered India's estimated 900 television channels to ......

Five elephants killed by train in India

NEW DELHI: A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday (Dec 11). The elephants, including a pregnant female, were part of a larger herd wandering through the plantation early Sunday in Assam state, home to ...

Hedonist hounds escape the dog’s life on India’s mean streets

GURGAON: Velvet beds, a relaxing spa, 24-hour medical care and non-alcoholic beers imported from Belgium: The life of a pampered pooch in India would leave many humans envious. Critterati, which claims to be South Asia's first luxury hotel for dogs, offers suites at up to US$70 a night for pets ......

Golf-Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

JOHANNESBURG: India's Shubhanker Sharma produced a birdie-fuelled 65 to claim a five-shot lead at the European Tour’s Joburg Open on Saturday to enter the final round with an excellent chance of claiming a maiden professional title. Sharma, 21, who carded a 61 on Friday and has a previous best .....