Monthly Archives: "April 2017"

(Edit note: 17 April ’17. This is the unaltered text of the TEDx talk of Rakesh Shukla at TEDx ICT Mumbai 2017. This accompanying video is illustrative. The official TEDx video will be available here when released. There was no teleprompter so the actual spoken word will vary.)   Living with 750, I learnt to fight like a dog to survive A few days ago, I received an invitation to speak at ICT Mumbau. After all, I am the dog-man (I like it much better than the unoriginal and punnyRead More

Posted On April 6, 2017By straysadminIn PatriotDogs

Virat Kohli bats for the VOSD #patriotdogs folks!

Virat Kohli, Indian cricket captain, said, “Help VOSD bring home 100 #PatriotDogs! They spend their lives serving us, it’s time to do something for them.” #PatriotDogs are the thousands of dogs that serve our country in Indian military, paramilitary, police and special forces. More than 100 of these dogs will join the other #PatriotDogs from Kerala, Karnataka, Railway Police and military dogs already in VOSD’s care at the VOSD Dog Sanctuary in Bangalore. The VOSD Dog Sanctuary is unique because it has more than 750 rescued dogs from all overRead More
The #PatriotDogs campaign enters a new phase as top cricketers, leading stars from Hindi and Kannada cinema and TV, and other well-known celebrities come forward in its support. Through social media, dog-loving stars such as Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, Rahul Dravid, Venkatesh Prasad, Nana Patekar, Boman Irani, Soha Ali Khan, Ashwini Ponnappa, Prasad Bidapa, Sanjjanaa Galrani, Kitu Gidwani, Divya Seth Shah, and Nitin Sahrawat have asked their fans and followers to contribute to the ongoing #PatriotDogs campaign by The Voice of Stray Dogs (VOSD), the Bangalore-based rescue and rehab serviceRead More