User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Forests
Last updated: May 25 2018 21:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sale of land to be probed 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
District Collector S. Prabhakar has asked the Gobichettipalayam Revenue Divisional Officer to probe complaints related to sale of lands given to triba
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TRIFED elects new Board of Directors 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The General Body meeting of Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd. (TRIFED) was held on 25th May 2018 in which the 11th Board of Directors was reconstituted and the Office Bearers were elected unanimously.
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Arunachal CM for legalising harvest, trade of medicinal plants 24.5.2018 General News
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today stressed the need to legalise harvesting and trade of medicinal plants in the state to save the crops from over-exploitation, an official release said. Chairing a review meeting of the state forest department here, Khandu said, "Hundreds of medicinal plants face threats of extinction because of over-harvesting and destructive collection techniques." A mechanism should be devised to facilitate farmers to grow endangered medicinal plants for sustainable income, the chief minister said. "The forest department should bring out a policy to legalise trade of therapeutic herbs, which in turn would also enable the state government to earn revenue," Khandu asserted. Responding to the department's grievances, the chief minister sanctioned Rs 15 crore for forest regeneration works in the state and announced the creation of 200 forest guard posts. He also said that a minister would be appointed by tomorrow for effective ...
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Murder charges against 16 in Madhu case 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
SIT files chargesheet in case
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Mercury rises in HP; Una hottest at 42.3 deg C 22.5.2018 General News
Several places across Himachal Pradesh recorded the hottest day of the season with Una in the Shivalik foothills registering a high of 42.3 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal. Sundernagar, Nahan and Bhuntar on the mid hills were warmer with the day temperatures at 39.3 degrees Celsius, 37.9 degrees Celsius and 37 degrees Celsius, four degrees above normal. The local Meteorological (MeT) office has forecast further rise in the temperature due to dry weather during the next six days that might intensify the heat wave conditions in the lower hills reeling under scorching sun. The sudden rise in the mercury has triggered fires in pine forests at many places. The fallen dry pine needles being highly inflammable, fires are spreading fast and the forest department has alerted the field staff and also appealed to the people to cooperate in preventing the forest fires, a forest department official said The mercury rose marginally in the tribal areas and the higher hills and Keylong and
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Couples, brothers-sisters: Meet CRPF's anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion 22.5.2018 Rediff: News
The new battalion, numbered 241, was named Bastariya because it included recruits from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur, and Sukma districts.
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Tribals respond to Rythu Bandhu 21.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Minister assures inclusion of those left out after fresh survey
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Camera traps record rare black panther in Odisha 21.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Footage from Garjanpahad Reserve Forest
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'Bastariya' battalion mix: Labourer turns commando, mother picks up gun against ultras 21.5.2018 General News
From overcoming poverty to serving the nation, the young recruits, including women, of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) "Bastariya" battalion had their reasons for joining the specialised unit, which was commissioned into service today. The battalion, numbered 241, is named "Bastariya" as its members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh, bordering Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Telangana. The recruits include married couples and a brother-sister duo. Bijapur, one of the worst insurgency-hit districts in Chhattisgarh, has sent the maximum of 163 tribal youths, including 60 women, to the special battalion, which was commissioned into service by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at a function here. The 534 troopers, including 189 women, were selected from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Sukma districts, which are battling Maoist insurgency. The specialised unit, raised to take on the Naxals in the forests, is expected to be deployed in south Bastar by next month, ..
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World Honey Bee Day: KVIC distributes bee boxes to Assam tribals 21.5.2018 General News
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) gave away 1,000 honey-bee boxes to an Assamese tribe in Kaziranga to mark the celebration of World Honey Bee Day today. Claiming it to be a world record of giving away the maximum number of bee-boxes on a single day, KVIC Chairman V K Saxena distributed 1,000 bee boxes among the Mishing tribals in the Kaziranga forest area, beating the previous best of 841 in Israel some two years ago, a KVIC statement said here. KVIC said it has fixed a target of distributing 1,30,000 bee-boxes across the country by November 2018, adding it has so far distributed 27,000 bee-boxes in the country. "Being the nodal agency of the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), the KVIC would provide loans for setting up units of processing, packaging and labelling units for the honey," it said. Saxena said that besides production of 30,000 kilograms of high-quality honey from these bee-boxes in the Kaziranga forest area, bee-keeping would open up
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A high-tech tiger census in Andhra Pradesh 21.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
New app to avoid human error in estimating big cats’ presence, tribal groups participate
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‘Bastariya’ battalion to take on Maoists 21.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
189 women among 534 tribal recruits
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Few hundred Tripura tribals went to Bangladesh for livelihood, claims CPI-M MP 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
In search of livelihood, around 600 tribals of northern Tripura went to Bangladesh as they were unable to survive in the northeastern state in view of the huge crisis on the foods and rural jobs fronts, CPI-M Chief Whip in Lok Sabha Jitendra Chowdhury has said.
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‘Growth model post liberalisation failed’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Experts cite ryot suicides among fiascos
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Rythu Bandhu to cover forest land holders 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
About 17,463 cheques will be distributed among tribals
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Tales of an endangered forest 18.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Six artists put the spotlight firmly on the risk of losing 33 hectares of green cover in Aarey colony
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Development of Jharkhand with the help of natural resources 18.5.2018 General News
There are some states in the country that are very rich in natural resources but in spite of this, the development of these states has not taken place on the scale which is expected.Jharkhand is one example, where there is immense natural wealth. The state is well known for its minerals such as mica, copper, uranium, bauxite and coal that are found in infinite quantities.According to one figure, 40% of the country's minerals come from Jharkhand. Despite this, in the name of development it is counted as one of the backward and ailing states of the country. Not only this, it is also surrounded by forests of India's largest tribal-dominated state.The only means of tribal's livelihood is forest wealth. But, due to its lack of policy use, there is a loss in both environment and economic forms. At the same time there is a bad effect on the livelihood of the tribals. While on one hand you have deforestation, on the other hand, the land of the tribals is being snatched.However, special ...
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Fake pictures send forest officials into a tizzy 17.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Two-year-old social media fake post creates flutter
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Anti-bullet train protest in city today 17.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Mumbai: The Bhumi Adhikar Andolan along with thousands of tribals will gather at Azad Maidan on Thursday to protest against the bullet train project.
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Rahul to campaign in Chhattisgarh from Thursday 16.5.2018 General News
Congress President Rahul Gandhi will on Thursday visit Chhattisgarh to launch his party's campaign ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled to be held by the end of this year.
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