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In India, Rice Replaces Ice in Charity Bucket Challenge
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, food, India, rice bucket challenge, poor, give, hunger )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - japantimes.co.jp
The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast population of poor, hungry people.
20,000 March in India in Support for Israel
World  (tags: INDIA, Sikhs, Buddhists, Hindus, show support for Israel against Hamas an )

Beth
- 5 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Israel. Sikhs and Buddhists joined a massive Hindu-organized rally in solida
Seeds of Doubt
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GMO's, actvist, india )

Rose
- 6 days ago - newyorker.com
An activist's controversial crusade against genetically modified crops. arly this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe
India Right-Wing Party Says Rape Charges Now 'Fashionable'
World  (tags: crime, asia, humanrights, India, rape, rage, Shiv Sena )

Naoko
- 28 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
NEW DELHI - Indian right-wing Hindu party Shiv Sena said Saturday filing sexual assault charges has "become a fashion" in an article backing a police officer accused of rape.
Take Action! - Save the Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: asiatic, cheetah, save, conservation, endangered, middle east, india, protection )

Marie
- 32 days ago - forcechange.com
The Asiatic Cheetah is one of the last two remaining critically endangered large cats in Iran. Populations of this species could previously be found in areas of the Middle East, Central Asia, India and Kazakhstan. Today, however, there are fewer than 100
Kartick Satyanarayan, the Man Who Made An Elephant Weep With Joy - Via Business Standard News
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Wildlife Conservation, India, Sustainable Development, Good News, Ethics )

Victoria
- 36 days ago - business-standard.com
Mr Kartick Satyanarayan's NGO Wildlife SOS organisation has been successfully rescuing and rehabilitating bears, leopards, elephants and tigers in India since 1985. Mr Satyanarayan, co-founded Delhi-based NGO Wildlife SOS. www.wildlifesos.com
Improve Medical Care for Rape Victims
World  (tags: humanrights, ACTION PLEASE, india, rape victims )

Rose
- 38 days ago - forcechange.com
rget: Indian Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan Goal: Improve post-sexual assault care standards and facilities A mentally challenged rape victim was recently made to wait naked in an Indian hospital for three
Forest Man   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Manjuli Island, one man reforestation, good news )

Evelyn
- 41 days ago - youtu.be
Since the 1970's Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NY. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis
The Mystery of India's Unrecorded Deaths
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Deaths, Unrecorded, WHO, India )

Ray
- 48 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.
Petition to Ban ALL Temple/Begging/Blessing Elephants in India. Stop Their Abuse and Torture! | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Temple elefants, india, handlers, barbed shackles, tusks, severe beatings, mahouts, starvation, chains, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, en )

Susanne
- 48 days ago - change.org
Handlers (mahouts) place Elephants in barbed shackles and chains so they can't move forwards, backwards or sideways. The temple elders allow this abuse, in addition to severe beatings by mahouts and starvation...These abused animals are then subjected...
*** URGENT *** Help Stop the Heart-Wrenching Acts of Cruelty in the Sakrebyle Elephant Camp in India ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: elephants abused, india, cruelty )

Angela
- 49 days ago - change.org
It is a crying shame that the gentle and sensitive elephants are physically and mentally abused in depressing conditions - all in the name of training. END THIS ABUSE NOW - please help !!!
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
India's economy is the 10th largest in the world, but millions of the country's workers are thought to be held in conditions little better than slavery. One man's story - which some may find disturbing - illustrates the extreme violence that some labourer
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 55 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

Cal
- 57 days ago - theecologist.org
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
Great News! - India Bans Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, India, bans, Foie Gras, New Delhi )

Marie
- 58 days ago - channelnewsasia.com
NEW DELHI: India has banned the import of foie gras, a government notice said, after animal rights activists complained that the method used to produce the duck liver delicacy was cruel.
 

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