An Indian Leopard got his head stuck in a pot.
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We've all been there, buddy.

This terrifically sad sight is a thirsty wild leopard that wandered into a rural Indian village and proceeded to get his feline face stuck in a pot.

Don't worry, there's a happy ending.

The Guardian has more details:

The thirsty feline got into a spot of bother when it got its head trapped in a metal pot after venturing into a North Indian village looking for water.

For six hours the leopard stoically endured the unwanted utensil as curious villagers looked on, unable to help the cat out.

Eventually, forest officials managed to tranquilize the leopard and free it from its potty prison.

It was then released back into the wild.

And yes, there is a video of the poor cat

Does anyone else think of this?

A man in India was lynched by a mob for eating beef
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We live in a very intense world, people.

The India Express is reporting that a mob of Hindus, the majority religion in India, pulled a Muslim man out of his home Sept. 28. They proceeded to beat him to death.

The cause? They heard rumors that had eaten beef.

Six people were arrested in connection with the attack, around 45 km from Delhi, sparking protests that led to police firing, damage to vehicles and injuries to a 20-year-old welder who works for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) facility in the area.

Police said they have sent samples of meat taken from Akhlaq's home "to the forensics department for examination". Akhlaq's daughter, Sajida, said the family had "mutton in the fridge" and not beef.

Since then the story has taken on a life of its own and the hashtag #Dadri trended on Twitter, sparking an intense debate about religious tolerance and the societal schisms in India.

The Washington Post provides some context to the crazy crime.

The attack on Monday night in the northern Indian city of Dadri has shocked the country, but it wasn't exactly a surprise. For the past six months, meat has been a matter of major debate in India.

Eighty percent of the country's of 1.3 billion inhabitants are Hindu — who avoid beef for religious reasons. Roughly 250 million Indians are not. That tally includes almost 25 million Christians and up to 140 million Muslims, like Akhlaq.

The issue has raged in India for years. Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power last May, however, incidents have increased, as they tend to do whenever a conservative government has been in power.
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You think you've seen and heard it all, Harry Potter fan. Well, you are wrong.

You must check out this Indian version of some of the most notable songs from the Harry Potter movies. It's really something striking that makes the whole of John Williams' themes seem even more magical.

According to the video's description:

This Indian fusion covers five beautiful scores from the Harry Potter Movie Series-

A Window To The Past : Harry Potter and the Prisoners of Askaban,Harry Potter Main Theme, Hedwig's Theme : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Face of Voldemort : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Epilogue - Leaving Hogwarts : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

The Indian Jam Project is a collaborative platform where different musicians come together to play Indian Adaptations of Western TV Show Theme Songs/ Movie Scores. The adaptations are arranged and composed by Tushar Lall (Founder), and are performed together with some insanely talented set of musicians.

An Indian boy got an arrow shot through his poor head.
Via: Daily Mail
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This Indian boy had a worse day at school than you, we promise.

According to The Daily Mail:

Ritvik Ankush Tarte, from Ahmednagar, in Maharashtra, Western India, was taking part in school archery practice when he stepped into the 'No Entry Zone' and was hit by a flying arrow.

The arrow pierced the schoolboy's skull from the right and exited on the other side.

Teachers at Trimurti Pavan Pratisthan Shaikshnik Sankul school rushed him to Manik Hospital and Research Centre, in Ahmednagar, where neurosurgeon Dr Jeevan Rajput performed a craniotomy in a three-hour operation to remove the arrow.

Dr Jeevan Rajput said:...'The arrow pierced the skull on the right side in the right perianal region and exited on the left side through the parenchyma, which is the frontal lobe and in very close proximity to all-important structures. We removed the arrow and debris successfully from the brain tissue with an endoscope.

...Ritvik was soon discharged from hospital to recover at home -and intends to return to his archery classes next month.

Big ouch.

Look at his head x-rays, you can see how the arrow went all the way through.

There is at least one man who can feel this poor boy's pain:

Via: jhatkaa
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Rapper Sofia Ashraf took to YouTube to protest how one company's work practices have hurt the small Indian city of Kodaikanal.

In a video backed by Nick Minaj's Anaconda (AKA Sir Mixalot's Baby Got Back), Ashraf calls out Unilever and a local thermometer factory for damaging the health of workers and polluting water used by the city's citizens with dangerous levels of mercury.

The chorus states:

"Kodaikanal won't
Kodaikanal won't
Kodaikanal won't back down until you make amends now."

The video points viewers to a petition that asks Unilever CEO Paul Polman to clean up the pollution caused by the thermometer factory. It summarizes the plight felt by workers at the factory and its neighbors.

The factory operators did not give its workers any protective equipment or information about the disastrous impact that mercury has on health.

The factory owned by Hindustan Unilever also dumped toxic mercury around their plant, and this has not been cleaned up in the 14 years since this plant was shut down. The contamination continues to impact forests and groundwater.

The workers cannot afford private healthcare. They have been fighting for Unilever to clean up the toxic contamination and compensate them for their medical expenses as a result of mercury for many long years. They need us to stand with them now, more than ever.

The creators of the petition hope to gather 15,000 signatures and have received half that number so far.

If you (somehow) disagree with the politics, you can at least appreciate a very talented rapper making some good music.

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