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India's Most Famous Tiger, Machli, Dies in Ranthambore Aged 19
Offbeat  (tags: Tiger, Machli, India )

Ray
- 38 days ago - bbc.co.uk
India's most famous tiger, 19-year-old Machli, has died, officials say.
From Gaza to Mount Rainier
Offbeat  (tags: philanthropy, Climb for Asha, GRAVIS program, Anas Alfarra, Palestinian, Gaza, Mount Rainier, India, Thar Desert )

Evelyn
- 86 days ago - gofundme.com
A Palestinian refugee from Gaza was enabled to Study in the US. Now he wants to share onwards the benefits he gained. (While fasting for Ramadan) he will climb Mount Rainier; money from sponsoring will be sent to help villagers in the Thar Desert -India
20 Breathtaking Images Of Natural Wonders And Exotic Wildlife In India
Offbeat  (tags: india, animals, images, Natural Wonders, big predators, environment, society, world )

Lone
- 95 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
- 107 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
- 107 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
- 141 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
- 153 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
- 221 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
- 224 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
- 262 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 )

BA
- 264 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
- 327 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
- 336 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
- 346 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
- 347 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
 

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