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August 25, 2018 2:50 AM 'Snake alert' issued in India's flood-hit Kerala

NEW DELHI: Hospitals are readying anti-venom and flood victims returning home in the Indian state of Kerala have been told to stay alert as receding waters leave behind a glut of snakes. Local media reports warned that snakes may be "hiding in cupboards" or under carpets, among clothes or inside washing machines in homes previously submerged by floods 90

June 10, 2018 4:29 AM Nurse survives deadly Australia snake bite using training

SYDNEY: An Australian nurse has spoken about how he survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest snakes by using medical training to instruct his rescuers as he passed in and out of consciousness. Christian Wright, 33, was bitten on his foot by a brown snake at the bottom of a gorge in a remote part of Karijini National Park some 1,400km north of Perth 47

March 8, 2018 2:51 AM The green light to party is on

IN celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, a famous Irish cultural festival attributed to the patron saint of Ireland known according to legend, to have sent serpents into the sea after they attacked him, hence the absence of snakes across Ireland and the global annual festivity it spawned since the 17th century. Thanks to Saint Patrick, the Irish along 19

January 28, 2018 11:19 AM Man killed by python he caught for sale

KUALA LANGAT: A man who is believed to have wanted to sell a python that he had found on his way home, after a night out with some friends, ended up being strangled to death by the 3.5 m long reptile in Jalan Haji Ibrahim, Jenjarom here, early today. In the 3am incident, Zaim Khalis Kosnan, 35, died of asphyxiation after his neck was constricted by the python 27

November 2, 2017 9:16 AM Man fined for illegally keeping wildlife including venomous snakes, scorpion at home

SINGAPORE: A 42-year-old man was fined S$4,700 on Thursday (Nov 2) for possessing and keeping wildlife including venomous snakes and a scorpion in his home. Clement Lau Kin Wei did not pay the fine and was jailed 23 days in default, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a press release. AVA raided Lau's house on Nov 16 last year after 17

October 21, 2017 1:13 AM Ustaz: Haram to play chess, checkers, Snakes and Ladders

PETALING JAYA: Penang-based preacher Ustaz Shahul Hamid Seeni Muhammad has spoken out against the use of mobile devices, such as the iPad, for gaming and games such as Snakes and Ladders. The preacher was mired in controversy recently for asking Muslims not to patronise hair salons run by non-Muslims, seen in footage seemingly released years ago. In the Youtube 28

September 15, 2017 7:54 AM 'Signature' Singapore GP extended to 2021

SINGAPORE: Singapore Grand Prix organisers announced a four-year contract extension on Friday, guaranteeing the glittering night race until 2021. "The agreement was concluded today after several rounds of negotiations," Singapore Trade Minister S. Iswaran told reporters. The extension had been expected after Formula One chief Chase Carey this week praised 25

July 3, 2017 7:00 AM Negri Sembilan APM catches 1,039 snakes in 4 months

SEREMBAN: The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) in Negri Sembilan has solved 1,039 snake-catch cases in the first four months of this year compared to 932 cases during the same period last year. State APM deputy director Major Mohd Rohaidi Halim said among the snakes frequently caught were pythons and king cobras while the other types of snakes caught 33

June 1, 2017 9:50 AM Python found near engine of parked car along Desker Road

SINGAPORE: A 2.5-metre-long reticulated python was removed on Thursday morning (June 1) from a car parked along Desker Road. The snake was found coiled in the engine compartment and was believed to have slithered from a nearby drain and into the car overnight, according to a Channel NewsAsia reader who was at the scene. The Animal Concerns Research and Education 29

March 31, 2017 7:01 AM Sharknado: Australia warns of snakes, crocs and sharks in floods

Sydney (AFP) - Wading through flooded areas can be dangerous anywhere in the world, but in Australia the waters may contain snakes, crocodiles and sharks as well as rubbish and sewage. One of the striking images showing the impact of category four Cyclone Debbie which smashed through northeast Australia this week was a paramedic's photo of a large bull shark 16