START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Offbeat

Forest Man   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Manjuli Island, one man reforestation, good news )

Evelyn
- 1 day 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
- 8 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.
Punished By Axe: Bonded Labour in India's Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: slavery, violence, economy, India )

Ray
- 10 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
Great News! - India Bans Foie Gras
Offbeat  (tags: Good news, India, bans, Foie Gras, New Delhi )

Marie
- 18 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.
Pilibhit Wildlife Sanctuary Gets Tiger Reserve Forest Status
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, reserves, India )

Cher Away
- 38 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
The third tiger reserve in UP after Dudhwa, which was notified in 1987, and Amangarh Tiger Reserve in Bijnor, notified in 2012, the consolidated forest ranges of Mala, Mahof, Barahi, Deoria and Haripur will serve as the Pilibhit tiger reserve.
Why India's Sanitation Crisis Kills Women
Offbeat  (tags: sanitation, crisis, women, rape, WHO, Unicef, health, India )

Ray
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The gruesome rape and hanging of two teenage girls in the populous Uttar Pradesh state again proves how women have become the biggest victims of India's sanitation crisis.
India Gang Rapes: Outrage Over Police 'Discrimination'
Offbeat  (tags: Girls, Crime, Law, Police, Rape, Murder, India )

Ray
- 52 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There is outrage over police inaction in a village in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh where two teenage girls were gang raped and hanged from a tree.
Victory! India Finalizes Ban on Use of Animals for Cosmetic Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, testing, ban, India )

Cher Away
- 60 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Today is a GREAT day for animals in India. After agreeing to ban imported cosmetics that use animal testing earlier this year, India has taken the full plunge and banned animal testing for cosmetics throughout the entire country!
India: Tribes Face Eviction for 'Tiger Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: India, tribes, eviction, tigers, habitat )

Marie
- 70 days ago - theecologist.org
India's conservation agencies are intent on the illegal eviction of indigenous communities from protected areas - even though they are often the best protectors of endangered wildlife. The Similipal Tiger Reserve is the latest battleground.
Cattle Subjected to Daily Torture
Offbeat  (tags: India, Delhi, cattle, cows, cruelty, dairies )

Marie
- 71 days ago - m.thehindu.com
Cattle in the city's illegal dairies are being subjected to various forms of cruelty, including hot iron branding and being administered hormone injections.
Update About Sunder the Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: Sunder, elephant, update, India, court, appeal )

Marie
- 72 days ago - petaindia.com
has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court in an attempt to stop Sunder's relocation.
Victory!!! India Bans Bullfights and Bullock Cart Racing!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ban, India )

Cher Away
- 74 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
And now India, which prohibited the use of elephants in circuses last November, has taken another step in the right direction by outlawing cruel bullfights and bullock-cart races, known as "jallikatu."
Great News! - India Bans 'Running of the Bulls' Tradition
Offbeat  (tags: India, bans, running, bulls, tradition, great news )

Marie
- 75 days ago - m.nzherald.co.nz
India's top court on Wednesday banned an ancient tradition of young men running with bulls, saying it inflicted "extreme cruelty" on the animals in a ruling hailed by animal rights activists.
Why India's Migrants Are Unable to Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Voting, Immigrants, India )

Ray
- 75 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A record number of people have taken part in India's general election, now in its home stretch with just one round of voting left before results are announced on 16 May.
The Tree - Inspirational Video, DO Watch!   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, tree, self-help, child, inspirational, together, teamwork )

Evelyn
- 77 days ago - youtu.be
Everything blocked, waiting for someone to clear the road ... Takes a small child to trigger a joint effort - a great video!
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with India

top story finders in Offbeat

1. AniMae Chi 77 popular stories

2. Carole K. 76 popular stories

3. Richard S. 73 popular stories

4. Natasha Salgado 73 popular stories

5. Alexandra G. 63 popular stories

6. Ana MESNER 62 popular stories

7. Laura H. 57 popular stories

8. Christeen Anderson 43 popular stories

9. BarbKnight SunshineLady 36 popular stories

10. Carrie B. 35 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!