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Category: Be the Change


Commonwealth Games and Street Dogs- Part 2

For a background or part 1 of this story on Commonwealth Games (Delhi, 2010) and street dogs, kindly click here and then read on below On 5th October, 2010, the Animal Welfare Board of India wrote to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi…

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Commonwealth Games and Street Dogs

    After the news of the report submitted by Commonwealth Games Federation President and CEO was made public by the electronic media early this week,  it was apparently qouted and shown in the photographs submitted by the committee that,…

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How to act when your society RWA puts a bar on letting your pet dog use the building lift?

On the afternoon of 10th August 2010, the Jaagruti helpline received a call from Mrs. Usha Gulati in Faridabad who informed that the residents welfare association of the colony in which they stay had objected to them taking their Pet…

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Wildlife Crime Investigations and the Legal system

By Vasudha Mehta [Mail : vasudha@jaagruti.org] We learn much in life through our respective experiences, trials and errors and this article traces my experience while working with animal rescue groups on wildlife crime based investigative operations. We do understand that…

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Abandoning one’s pet: Could there be a crime bigger than that?

Such scenes are an everday occurence all around many cities across the world. People buy pets, some even pamper them BUT then dump them on the road, at a city shelter in their old age-at an age when they need…

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The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the…

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The story of ‘The Cracked Jar’

We often refer to each other as ‘crackpots’ but if we look carefully, each ‘cracked pot’ has its own advantages… That is what the story below tries to convey. It was penned down by an anonymous author and contributed to…

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For reporting animal cruelty cases: How to approach the police for help?

What comprises Animal Cruelty? Contacting the Police on the Phone: In an emergency situation telephone your local police station or dial 100 (Central Police Control Room) Get your “Ticket number” if you have dialled 100. Get the name and designation…

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How to be ‘Eco-friendly’ at work?

Save Electricity by: Please turn of the monitors on your PC when you leave the office for the day, or leave for some break (especially during weekends). Switch the office lighting to LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) based Lamps or CFLs…

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‘Bali’ (Animal Sacrifice) in 21st Century India: The Law (Video)

This photo of a ‘young baby goat’ (referred to as a ‘kid’ in proper English language) tied to the side of a temple railing-waiting to be sacrificed was shared with us by Mr. Satish C. Gupta, an Agra resident.  It…

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