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Black Sabbath rock Hyde Park

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:38

Rock band Black Sabbath turned in a rocking career-spanning set at London`s Hyde Park.

Roast pigs and mudbaths mark colourful Philippine festivals

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:17

Roast pigs decked out as superheroes and mud-coated farmers paraded in separate Philippine villages Tuesday in two of the mainly Catholic nation`s most colourful religious festivals.

Study reveals how cattle evolved to have 2 toes

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 18:41

A new study has revealed that during evolutionary diversification of vertebrate limbs, the number of toes in even-toed ungulates such as cattle and pigs was reduced and transformed into paired hooves.

170 dead pigs found in China river

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:54

At least 170 dead pigs have been retrieved from a river in China`s Qinghai province, authorities said Wednesday.

Over 130 dead pigs dumped in China`s river

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 11:12

At least 131 dead pigs have been dumped into a major river in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province which provides drinking water to the provincial capital, causing concern among the local residents.

Scientists create glow-in-the-dark pigs

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:21

Scientists in China have used jellyfish DNA to create glow-in-the-dark piglets that emit a fluorescent green light.

Italian mafia boss fed alive to pigs by rival clan

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 14:08

Francesco Raccosta, a mafia boss in Italy, was beaten with iron rods by a rival clan and later thrown at sly for pigs to eat him alive.

European hunter-gatherers reared pigs even in 4600BC

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 11:57

A new research suggests that European hunter-gatherers acquired domesticated pigs from nearby farmers as early as 4600BC.

Oink Oink! No five-star morsels for Goa pigs

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 12:18

Pigs reared in Goa will no longer get to eat the choicest leftovers from five-star hotels.

Ryan Gosling wants better conditions for farmed pigs

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 14:23

`The Notebook` star Ryan Gosling has written an open letter urging officials in his native Canada to improve conditions for caged breeding pigs.

Centre for sealing border with Myanmar to prevent PRRS

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 19:15

Centre says north eastern states, Manipur and Mizoram, should seal border with Myanmar so swine fever, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), infected pigs were not imported to India.

DC`s asked to issue prohibitory orders banning pig import

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 18:27

Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department has asked all the deputy commissioners of the districts adjoining Myanmar to issue prohibitory orders banning import of pigs from that country.