Meat consumption in India increased by 40%

In 1961 Indians consumed an average of 3.7 kg meat (per person), and 5,2 kg in 2002 (5,6 billion kg meat). This represents a 40% increase! In comparison, meat consumption in Germany only increased by 28% (same time period).

Bank of England urged to make new £5 note vegan-friendly

More than 70,000 sign petition to cease use of tallow in production process, saying it is unacceptable to vegans and vegetarians A row has broken...

India Declares Dolphins To Be “Non-Human Persons”, Dolphin Shows Banned

by Kristen Cowart India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests have made a groundbreaking decision, to completely forbid the keeping of captive dolphins for public entertainment...

Sri Dhameswar

This beautiful neem Deity of Gauranga Mahaprabhu is the Deity that Srimati Visnupriya, wife of Lord Gauranga worshiped for 80 years after Lord Caitanya took sannyasa.

A Look at India From the Views of Other Scholars

(Excerpt from Mysteries of the Ancient Vedic Empire by Stephen Knapp, Sri Nandanandana dasa) First of all, why should we consider that Ancient India was...

India has not claimed intellectual property rights on yoga: Modi to...

by Hindustan Times Observing that there were over 30 million practitioners of Yoga in America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi quipped to members of the US...

China Admits to Brahmaputra Project

After several years of denying the existence of any river project on the Brahmaputra, China has finally admitted to India that they are indeed building a hydropower project on the river.

Ancient fire ritual has positive impact on environment: Scientists

A 4,000 year old fire ritual conducted in the remote village in Kerala in April this year has a positive impact on the atmosphere,...

Now Dwarikadheesh darshan in a click

Braj Developmnt and Planning Board (BDPB) have developed a mobile application to facilitate the darshan of Dwarikadheesh online and benefit the devotees round the...

Krishna and Mahabharat: Historical reality

In January 2001, Indian History Congress was holding its Annual Conference at the Alipur Campus of the University of Calcutta and at the concluding session of the said Conference the Nobel Laureate economist Dr. Amartya Sen, while addressing the delegates, said that Ramayana and Mahabharata do not have any historical value.