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Villagers Knit Jumpers for Indian Elephants to Protect the Large Mammals From Near-Freezing Temperatures
Offbeat  (tags: India, animals, elephants, women )

Sinikka
- 37 days ago - independent.co.uk
Local women make colourful jumpers for formerly abused animals after staff at conservation centre warn of temperatures dipping close to freezing point.
India's Most Famous Tiger, Machli, Dies in Ranthambore Aged 19
Offbeat  (tags: Tiger, Machli, India )

Ray
- 192 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
- 240 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
- 250 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
- 261 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
- 261 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
- 295 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
- 308 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
- 375 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
- 379 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
- 416 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
- 418 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
- 481 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
- 490 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
- 500 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.
 

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