User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Forests
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Carving out diverse cultures 20.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka is bestowed with a great amount of cultural, sociological and geographical diversity. Situated in the midst of Western Ghats, more than 70% of the district is covered with forests. As a result, it has a rich share of flora and fauna. Uttara Kannada is also known for its picturesque waterfalls, scenic spots, biodiversity hotspots, beautiful beaches, historical forts, pre-historic monuments and places of worship, within the thick cover of greenery. Similarly, there are some tribal communities who are either forest dwellers or agriculturists or residing at the seashore and river banks. The tribes of this region include Siddis, Kunabis, Halakki Vokkaligas and Gowlis. These tribes are known for their distinct cultural and social practices. The Siddis are said to be of African origin, and are a unique ethnic group with agriculture as their main occupation. They are hard-working and well built. Gowlis are essentially cattle herders and are admirers of Lord Krishna. Halakki ...
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Unutilised forest wealth generates huge revenue for Rajasthan's tribals (Environment Feature) 20.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Farming has rarely been a viable proposition in Rajasthan's dry and hilly Udaipur region. A new way has now been found to provide sustainable sustenance for the area's tribals by enabling them to sell -- for a staggering Rs 189 crore ($29 million) in the last two years -- minor forest produce (MFP) that is abundant in the area and has remained unutilised for almost nine decades.
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Aadi Mahotsav gives Delhiites a peek into simpler ways of life 20.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Encourages interaction between the young and urban population of the city and tribes from across the country
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‘Waterfalls of death’ in E. Godavari Agency 18.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Students the victims; safety measures practically non-existent
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CM meets ST public representatives 18.11.2017 Hindu: News
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has asked the Scheduled Tribes (ST) public representatives to suggest schemes, programmes and measures to be taken for welfare of the the STs. At a meeting with S...
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Satyakam, Secret Ballot and Newton: different faces of idealism 17.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Last month, the many articles and social media views that came out in the wake of Amit Masurkar’s Newton had one thing in common: they dwelled on the idealism of the film’s eponymous hero. Some conced...
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Police step up security for Nilambur encounter anniversary 17.11.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Home Department feels that the Maoists will not resort to any “mischief ”
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Tribal development is important to achieve object of inclusive development: Vice President 17.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Tribal development is important to achieve object of inclusive development: Vice President
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Birsa Munda remembered on his 142nd birth anniversary 17.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Birsa Munda remembered on his 142nd birth anniversary
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Tribal development is important to achieve object of inclusive development: Vice President 16.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated ‘Aadi Mahotsav’ - a fortnight long Tribal Festival with the theme of ‘A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce’ today i.e 16 Nov 2017 at New Delhi. The inaugural function presided over by Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Jual Oram. Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Shri Sudarshan Bhagat was specially present to grace the occasion. Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs Ms. Leena Nair, Managing Director, TRIFED Shri Pravir Krishna and other senior officials were also be present on the occasion.
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In the tiger’s territory 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
JustUs Repertory’s Night’s End, which has travelled widely, has a new destination — London’s Soho Theatre
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Plea seeks demolition of road laid in reserve forest 15.11.2017 Hindu: News
HC orders notice to district authorities in Kanniyakumari
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Farmers' outfit demands release of activist Gogoi 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An umbrella organisation of farmers' rights activists on Wednesday demanded the release of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, arrested on sedition charges, and also urged the Assam government to issue a white paper on his arrest.
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Over 480 tribal artisans from over 25 States will be participating in upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV from 16th to 30th November 2017 15.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Over 480 tribal artisans from over 25 States will be participating in upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV from 16th to 30th November 2017
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Kovind pays tribute to Birsa Munda 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday paid tributes to iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda on his 142nd birth anniversary.
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Over 480 tribal artisans from over 25 States will be participating in upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV from 16th to 30th November 2017 14.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Ms. Leena Nair, Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, addressed Curtain Raiser Press Conference on upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV, to be organized at Dilli Haat New Delhi from 16th November 2017 to 30th November 2017, here today. Shri Pravir Krishna, Managing Director, TRIFED and other senior officials were also present on the occasion
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The wisdom of an octopus 13.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The importance of hearing stories from the other side, of voices not heard
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The language hunter 11.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
When Ganesh Devy, a former professor of English, embarked on a search for Indias languages, he expected to walk into a graveyard, littered with dead and dying mother tongues. Instead, he says, he walked into a "dense forest of voices," a noisy Tower of Babel in one of the worlds most populous nations. He discovered that some 16 languages spoken in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh have 200 words for snow alone, some of them ornately descriptive like "flakes falling on water," or "falling when the moon is up." He found that the nomadic communities in the desert state of Rajasthan used a large number of words to describe the barren landscape, including ones for how man and animal separately experience the sandy nothingness. And that nomads, who were once branded "criminal tribes" by British rulers and now hawk maps for a living at Delhis traffic crossings, spoke a "secret" language because of the stigma attached to their community. In a dozen villages on the western coast of Maharashtra, not far from ...
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Education, an uphill task for the tribals of Udumanparai 11.11.2017 Hindu: National
For children of the Kaadar community in the Western Ghats, getting an education means leaving home at the age of six to stay at residential schools.
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Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur 11.11.2017 Kangla Online
Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur
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