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GOOD NEWS FOR ANIMAL LOVERS! Army Will Now Give Its Service Dogs a Retirement Home Run
Offbeat  (tags: india, Service dogs, Good News )

- 21 days ago -
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..
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, India, endangered, goodnews )

- 29 days ago -
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 )

- 40 days ago -
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 )

- 40 days ago -
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?
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- 68 days ago -
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 )

- 77 days ago -
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
Indian Schools to Have a New Subject in Their Curriculum to Teach Students About Animal Compassion
Offbeat  (tags: Gujarat, india, schools, curriculam, animals, compassion )

- 78 days ago -
Students throughout Gujarat are now equipped to get a daily lesson in compassion.
40 Stray Dogs Killed in Kerala's Kannur
Offbeat  (tags: Kanmur, dogs, strays, India, killed )

- 90 days ago -
Even as dog lovers are trying their best to save Frendicoes, an animal welfare NGO in Delhi, a shocking case of brutal killing of around 40 dogs has been reported in Kerala's Kannur.
I-Wonder:Gandhi: Reckless Teenager to Father of India
Offbeat  (tags: Great Soul, Gandhi, India )

- 101 days ago -
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is known as Mahatma meaning âEUR~Great SoulâEUR(TM). He was an astute political campaigner who fought for Indian independence from British rule and for the rights of the Indian poor.
The 'Spirited' Monk Is Not Sexist And Sure Has Class
Offbeat  (tags: India, old Monk, rum, stereotypes, sexism, agism, class, discrimination, Rashmi Oberoi, society, culture )

- 133 days ago -
Mr. Old Monk who for decades has warmed the bellies of the Indian soldier and yes, I proudly say... Of the 'better halves' too... We find your article and your thoughts most distasteful and wonder if you have done your homework at all?
Holy Cow! Mind Blowing Facts About India
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, curious, facts, India )

- 145 days ago -
A mixture of interesting, fun, curious and other facts about India ... Enjoy!
India's Modi in Bangladesh to Conclude Land Swap Agreement
Offbeat  (tags: asia, government, India, Bangladesh, land swap, agreement, interesting )

- 171 days ago -
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday started a two-day visit to neighboring Bangladesh, during which he and his hosts will conclude a landmark land swap agreement to settle a long-running border dispute.
How Jaya Devi Used Rain Water Harvesting to Fight Naxalites & Moneylenders in Her Village in Bihar - See More at: Http://Www.the
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, water, trees, asia, India, water harvesting, Green Lady, child marriage, womens'rights, inspiring, goodnews, greenliving )

- 171 days ago -
Jaya Devi was just 12 when she got married and 16 when she delivered a baby girl. Like many others, she could have just remained another child bride of Bihar. But she chose a different path to become the "Green Lady" of Bihar instead.
Some Things You'Ll Only See In India...
Offbeat  (tags: india, country, people, Indian Ocean, variety, culture, animals, arts, bizarre, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, world )

- 179 days ago -
India is a large, beautiful country, filled with warm, wonderful people. From the Indian Ocean to the south to the Himalaya Mountains in the north, it is a land of variety and culture.
India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets
Offbeat  (tags: government, children, goodnews, India, slum, clean water, water, healthconditions, destruction )

- 181 days ago -
Struggling Indian kids have heard their government's promises, but they haven't seen much action - so they're taking matters into their own little hands.

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