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Let’s beat Corona with Karuna i.e. by showing Compassion to our Neighbourhood Animals & the Poor, says PM Modi in a Televised address to the Nation

Prime Minister Modi urged fellow Indians to show the spirit of “Compassion” to ovetcome the threat of Coronavirus in the country. He said this while he was interacting with the people of his Lok Sabha constituency — Varanasi — via…

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Coronavirus Crisis and lessons for us, as per India’s President Ram Nath Kovind

In coronavirus crisis, lessons for us, writes President Ram Nath Kovind – in The Hindustan Times, dated March 20, 2020 “Respect Nature *Humankind’s craving to control nature and exploit all its resources for profit can be wiped out in a…

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‘Holi’ is not a festival for animals

This Holi, play it safe. Do ensure however, that in either your love towards the street or pet animals you care for OR in your post-bhaang madness you don’t put the colourful, toxic, harmful, chemical laced powdered or liquid Holi…

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Make it a Safe and Happy Diwali…for you and animals on your street

High-decibel noise during festivals like Diwali can be very traumatic for animals. Children think its fun to throw crackers at them and watch the poor animals suffer. Parents should prevent kids from doing this. Here are 10 tips that pet owners,…

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Pet Care during Diwali

The content for this post was sent to us on an e-mailer and we deem it wise to share it with you all. Dear Pet Lovers….Yes, your happy go lucky pet could be trembling shaking and barking more during the  Diwali celebrations at your home….

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This Diwali..think a little

I am writing this post to share with you a very personal story that always springs back to our (me and my brother Vivek’s, we both co-founded Jaagruti) memories every Diwali or rather in the days nearing it, as we…

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Delhi International Airport Limited’s (DIAL’s) Paper Recycling Initiative with ‘Jaagruti’ gets featured in the National Press

To read the Online version of this news story, please click here Excerpt from this story is quoted below: The Indira Gandhi International Airport here has initiated measures like using recycled papers at its premises in a bid to become a ‘green…

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The Rain Catchers – A Practical Guide to Solve Your Water Problems :

The Rain Catchers – A Practical Guide to Solve Your Water Problems : Director: Pradip Saha | Producer: Centre for Science and Environment Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 2005 Synopsis: Catch rain where it falls. This is the unambiguous message carried by “The Rain Catchers”, a training and information video…

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Limping Dogs: A treatment we used that worked!

Many a time we at Jaagruti have come across street dogs with a limp in either their hind (back) legs or the fore (front) legs. The cause for these limping legs is not difficult to guess, more often than not it is…

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Paper. Delhi recycles

Have you ever wondered what happens to the tonnes of paper used/discarded in the government offices in Delhi Government (Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, India) everyday? Here lies the answer-all of it is recycled in a first-of-its-kind initiative undertaken by…

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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 Bottled Water

See the movie below For more on the myths and reality of Bottled Water, please click here

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Alien Attack! – Alien invasion poses threat to biodiversity cover (From Livemint.com)

In this well-explained article in MINT, Padmaparna Ghosh writes about protected areas are fighting battles with invasive species (like The  African Black Fish (African Magur) or  Prosopis juliflora, locally known as vilayati/foriegn babul/keekar), all of which were introduced to India either…

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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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Sultanpur Lake: Wetland turns Graveyard…but does anybody care?

Image Courtesy for the photos  on this post: CNN IBN and Hindustan Times dated 16th June 2010 For video link to a story that illustrates how official neglect and government’s apathy has destroyed this river body and killed many an…

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Kindness to Animals: What Religion says?

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Spot a sick and ailing Tree, call the doctor: Delhi gets a Tree Ambulance

News piece in Hindustan Times dated 5th February, 2010 Please click on images to enlarge. Thanks.            

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