Posts tagged ‘India’

November 14, 2017

Jumpers for Jumbos

by duncanr

some women in India are doing what they can to help rescued elephants at a conservation and care centre cope with cold winter temperatures – http://tinyurl.com/y7ymlg4w

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October 30, 2017

Breaks my heart . . .

by duncanr

to watch videos like these . . .


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fortunately, there are some good folk around – http://animalaidunlimited.org/how-to-help/donate/

October 21, 2017

India’s Ambulance Dada

by duncanr

when his mother died when he was unable to get her to hospital for treatment because neither he or anyone else in his village had transport to make the journey to the nearest hospital. Karimul Haque decided to do something to prevent others suffering the same fate as his mother – http://tinyurl.com/y6uj8q7f

September 26, 2017

Homeless Kid in Indian Railway Station

by duncanr

sometimes a picture evokes so many thoughts and emotions it is difficult to express these in words . . .

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September 12, 2017

No Ticket to Ride

by duncanr

a hitch-hiking pigeon and a drunk passenger land an indian bus conductor in deep poo – http://tinyurl.com/yb83cdt3

September 8, 2017

Balaknama : Slumdog Press

by duncanr

August 25, 2017

Animal Ark, Maharashtra

by duncanr

The Animal Ark is a special wild animal sanctuary, in Maharashtra, India, that takes in orphaned animals whose parents get hunted by villagers for food.

set up in early 70s by Dr. Prakash Amte and his wife, the Animal Ark sanctuary has saved hundreds of orphaned animals

full story here

August 18, 2017

Where there’s a Will, there’s a Way

by duncanr

Photo: Sreekesh Raveendran Nair/The News Minute

63-year-old Melethuveettil Sasi started work climbing coconut trees when he was 15 yr old but was left semi-paralysed down the right side of his body and unable to work following an accident 18 yrs ago

determined to feed his family, however, he applied for help to build a road through the hill by his house to enable him to reach the nearby town and earn some money there

when no help was forthcoming, he decided to do the job himself

disabled, and using just rudimentary tools, it took him . . .

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August 16, 2017

Rickshaw Run

by duncanr

2,500 km trip from Kochi, in the south, to Jaisalmer in the north of India in an auto-rickshaw (aka tuk tuk) for charity

looks like a lot of fun!

more pics here – http://tinyurl.com/yb2hebny

and a short video . . .

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July 25, 2017

Murder over Chapatis

by duncanr

ghee, I think masala, it would tikka lot more than the shape of her chapatis – (that’s not a euphemism) – to drive most men to this extreme

perhaps she had a big ghobi, was giving him a raita mouthful and what started with a chat led to a big biryani ?

http://tinyurl.com/y8pz5p3b