The Animal Welfare Board of India has directed the Himachal Pradesh government to stop its monkey sterilisation programme till a protocol was put in place to ensure humane and ethical treatment to animals.
North Korea called US President Barack Obama a "monkey" Saturday after US cinemas released a comedy about a fictional plot to kill its leader, as it suffered another in a series of crippling Internet outages that it has blamed on Washington.
An activist here has lodged a complaint with the Ministry of Environment and Forests to book those responsible for hiring langurs to shoo away rhesus monkeys here ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit on November 16.
The majority of malaria hospitalisations in Malaysia are now caused by a dangerous and potentially deadly monkey-borne parasite once rarely seen in humans, according to a research by a Malaysia-based Indian scholar.
Top-flight Gremio were thrown out of Brazil`s main cup competition Wednesday in an unprecedented punishment for a club in the football-mad country after a visiting goalkeeper was subjected to sustained racial abuse.