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Meanwhile In India...‘Selfie with a Cow’ contest to save cows

Take a Cowfie! An organisation in the city of Kolkata has just concluded a selfie contest with cows to raise awareness about the politically controversial topic of cow protection and slaughter in India. The campaign comes at the end of a year when the consumption and sale of beef has become a polarising issue in the country.

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Elephants Are Wearing Sweaters in North India And Here’s Why

Indian conservationist group Wildlife SOS has come up with an innovative solution to help elephants cope with northern Uttar Pradesh's chilly winters – by knitting jumbo jumpers for them. The NGO is working with village women to knit the giant jumpers for theelephants housed at its local conservation centre in the holy Hindutown of Mathura. Some of the jumpers are knitted by women in far flung towns and brought to the centre for the final fit outs. 


Villagers in India knit giant sweaters to keep elephants warm
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Stray Dogs In India Turned Blue After Swimming In Polluted River

At least 5 stray dogs in India have turned blue after swimming in a heavily polluted river near Navi Mumbai.

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Dog Saved From The Streets of India, Now World Traveller

Rochelle Lucas first met her beautiful dog Kala, not at an animal shelter, but sadly on the streets near her office. Her office… in India. Every day, on her dinner break, Lucas would go outside for a walk with her co-worker Sonal. They would see many dogs on the streets. But, for some reason, Kala always seemed special to them.

a photo of a darker dog looking at the skit standing near a statue - cover for a story about a dog that was saved from the streets of india and now is traveling the world with her parents
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Indian Illustrator Captures What It’s Like Growing Up In An Indian Family

Sailesh Gopalan, a 21-year-old student from Mumbai, created a web-comics named "Brown Paperbag" in which he describes how it's like to grow up in an Indian family. His purpose is to break stereotypes with the help of humor and the web and it looks like his doing a great job. Here are some of his illustrations, follow him on Facebook for more   

growing in an Indian family - by an Indian artist
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