Padma Bhushan award recipient, Olympic medalist and five-time undisputed world boxing champion Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom breaks the chain - this time for, the mighty elephant. Mary Kom joins PETA in fighting for the cause of elephants and ensuring a safe and dignified life for the largest mammal on land. Elephants and other animals in circuses are subjected to chronic confinement, physical abuse and psychological torment. Whips and other weapons – including heavy, sharp steel-tipped rods – are often used to inflict pain on elephants and beat them into submission. As per PETA, a nine-month investigation of circuses by a team that included representatives from PETA and its sister organisation Animal Rahat, the Animal Welfare Board of India, a statutory body operating under the M
After her sizzling appearance in the box-office hit Hasee Toh Phasee, Bollywood and Tollywood actress Adah Sharma is now busy swimming with the fish. Adah features in People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recent ad as a mermaid surrounded by her finned friends. The caption of the ad has Adah motivating everyone to go veg by urging everyone to "Try to relate to who is on your plate."
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 43 (starting October 22, 2012) 2012. 1. Delhi’s oldest water treatment plant poised for renovation The Capital’s oldest water treatment plant, the Chandrawal WTP, is all set for renovation and reconstruction. On Friday, the Delhi Jal Board approved plans for its renovation using funds loaned by the Japan International Cooperation Agency. 2. PETA promotes vegan diet in New Delhi Reiterating their cause that it was healthy for people to eat vegetarian food, and remain vegetarians to protect the eroding environment, PETA activists highlighted the fact that water needed to produce one pound of m