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

Offbeat

The Dog That Turned Into a Rock After Falling Into Hot Tar: Rescuers Take Two Days to Free Animal
Offbeat  (tags: Video, dog, rescued, hot tar, animal rescue, India )

Offline
- 22 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This touching video shows a team of rescuers as they work tirelessly to save a dog after it fell into hot tar in western India.
A Reminder for Despairing Brits: Delhi Gym Will Always Be a Corner of the Empire
Offbeat  (tags: India, satire, Scotland, England, partitioning, referendum )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - scroll.in
The British withdrew from their colonies, one by one, but hey developed a taste for partitioning. They partitioned Palestine, Cyprus, Ireland, North America, us. They have run out of things to partition, & now they are partitioning themselves
Tiger Poaching On The Rise With 73 Established Trade Hubs In India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, India, poaching )

Cher
- 27 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Indian poachers providing tiger body parts to buyers in China and south-east Asia
India Successfully Puts Spacecraft in Mars Orbit
Offbeat  (tags: technology, scientists, astronomy, asia, India, spacecraft, Mars )

Naoko
- 30 days ago - the-japan-news.com
India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
Why India's Asiatic Lions Are Dying in Dozens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Asiatic lions, India )

Ray
- 47 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Is the last abode of the Asiatic lion turning into a death trap for the big cat?, Gir in India's Gujarat state is home to Asiatic lions and has seen 256 lions dying in the past five years.
In India, Rice Replaces Ice in Charity Bucket Challenge
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, food, India, rice bucket challenge, poor, give, hunger )

Naoko
- 55 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast population of poor, hungry people.
Forest Man   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Manjuli Island, one man reforestation, good news )

Evelyn
- 95 days 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
- 102 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
- 104 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
Pilibhit Wildlife Sanctuary Gets Tiger Reserve Forest Status
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, reserves, India )

Cher
- 132 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
- 144 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
- 146 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
- 154 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!
Victory!!! India Bans Bullfights and Bullock Cart Racing!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ban, India )

Cher
- 168 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."
Why India's Migrants Are Unable to Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Voting, Immigrants, India )

Ray
- 169 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.
 

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 137 popular stories

2. Carole K. 131 popular stories

3. Richard S. 123 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 113 popular stories

5. Natasha Salgado 112 popular stories

6. Ana MESNER 101 popular stories

7. Laura H. 96 popular stories

8. Nancy W. 87 popular stories

9. Dalia H. 85 popular stories

10. Candy L. 83 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!