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20 Breathtaking Images Of Natural Wonders And Exotic Wildlife In India
Offbeat  (tags: india, animals, images, Natural Wonders, big predators, environment, society, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - ixigo.com
India is a land of never-ending oddities. If in India, you can never really say that youâEUR(TM)ve seen it all. ThereâEUR(TM)s just too much to do, and too much to see in India; and when it comes to big predators, India is far more ahead of many
Viewpoint: How British Let One Million Indians Die in Famine
Offbeat  (tags: Drought, Orissa Famine, Britain, India, History )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Drought and a searing heat wave have affected an astonishing 330 million people across the country.
The Abandoned Mansions of Billionaires
Offbeat  (tags: India, Rajasthan, Thar Desert, Shekhwati region, havelis, mansions, traders, billionaires, art, frescoes, decorations, forgotten )

Evelyn
- 14 days ago - bbc.com
While most of Shekhawati's havelis have crumbled and remain abandoned, a small window into the world of these painted mansions is being preserved. Forgotten in Rajasthan's Thar Desert, the region was once home to the opulence of India's billionaires
Rang Rangiya or Color of Love   video
Offbeat  (tags: Rang Rangiya, color of love, India, Pakistan, song of love )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - youtube.com
Real freedom is when the mind is free from feelings of hatred, greed and vengeance. A heartfelt song of Love and Friendship. How many innocent lives have been lost in the wars? How many children today are living in the shadow of fear?
Why Are India's Housewives Killing Themselves?
Offbeat  (tags: Housewives, Suicides, India )

Ray
- 60 days ago - bbc.co.uk
More than 20,000 housewives took their lives in India in 2014.This was the year when 5,650 farmers killed themselves in the country.
Dog Is CRUCIFIED as Cruel Mob Laugh and Throw Cigarettes at It in Horrible Footage Which Has Prompted Calls for the FBI
Offbeat  (tags: India, dog, crucified, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 128 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Horrific footage of a dog being tied up in the crucifixion position and pelted with cigarettes and shoes has triggered outrage among animal rights campaigners.
Monkey Adopts A Puppy, Defends It From Stray Dogs - ADORABLE!   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Rhode, Rhesus macaque monkey, puppy, companions, protection, friendship )

Evelyn
- 131 days ago - youtu.be
Rhesus macaque monkey adopted a puppy in Rode, India. After watching the monkey defend the little dog from strays, the locals were so impressed that they set out food for the two unusual companions. To everyone's surprise, the monkey was so compassionate
The State That Loves Bullfighting But Isn't Spain
Offbeat  (tags: Bull Taming /Fighting, Tamil Nadu, India )

Ray
- 169 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Villagers in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu hope to celebrate the New Year harvest festival later this month with traditional "bull-taming" contests once more.
World Heritage Sites India
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, culture, india )

M
- 171 days ago - easytoursofindia.com
Photo gallery - enjoy!
GOOD NEWS FOR ANIMAL LOVERS! Army Will Now Give Its Service Dogs a Retirement Home Run
Offbeat  (tags: india, Service dogs, Good News )

Tracy
- 234 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
In a move which will gladden the hearts of animal lovers the army will now give its service dogs a retirement home run. After the Delhi High Court took note of a petition on the practice of putting army dogs to sleep after their retirement..
GOOD NEWS FOR INDIAS BLIND RIVER DOLPHINS
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, India, endangered, goodnews )

Tracy
- 243 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
In the early 1980s, nearly 5,000 Gangetic river dolphins swam in India's river systems. Today, it is difficult to spot even one. The strange creatures...
Why the Humble Cow Is Indias Most Polarising Animal
Offbeat  (tags: Cows, india, animals, animalrights )

Tracy
- 253 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Why do Indians love cows so much? One of the reasons, writes historian Mukul Kesavan, is that the desi cow is a beautiful thing.
Ruminations Of A Holy Cow
Offbeat  (tags: humour, off-beat, interesting, reflection, India, cow, status, women, children )

Evelyn
- 254 days ago - countercurrents.org
I am a humble cow from India and writing this to clear up some of the bull being propagated about me & members of my family for a long time. Irrespective of the propaganda about our "exalted status" cows in India are an oppressed lot, on par with people
Was Mahatma Gandhi a Racist?
Offbeat  (tags: Race, Racist, Mahatma Gandhi, India )

Ray
- 281 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch.
The Bitter Story Behind the UK's National Drink
Offbeat  (tags: BBC investigation, Dangerous, Degrading, Working and Living Conditions, Tea Estates, Rainforest Alliance, India )

Ray
- 290 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Several of Britain's biggest tea brands, including PG Tips, Tetleys and Twinings, have said they will work to improve the tea estates they buy from in India after a BBC investigation found dangerous and degrading living and working conditions
 

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