User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Forests
Last updated: May 28 2017 09:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CAG awaits proof of how govt used Rs 27,000 crore grant in 2015-16 28.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Cattle slaughter rules unlikely to affect business in northeast 27.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People across sections in the northeastern states are more or less unanimous in their opinion that enforcement of the cattle slaughter rules issued by the central government on Friday will have little or no impact in the region.
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Echoes from the mountain 27.5.2017 Hindu: Travel
Nestled deep within the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Gudalur is a treat with its langurs, peacocks and verdant surroundings
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A learning experience for tribal children at Podiyam 27.5.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Summer camp targets dropouts and children with no school education
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Where silence settles with a sound of its own 26.5.2017 Hindu: Home
A novel that’s set close to the centre of our map, but light years away from the centres of power, finance, and media
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Where education is shunned 26.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Tribespeople of Anakaal zealously guard their culture
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Kodai Vizha begins in Valparai 26.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
A three-day-long Summer Festival (Kodai Vizha) began at Valparai, a hill station about 110 km from Coimbatore on Saturday.Deputy Speaker of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Pollachi V. Jayaraman inaugu...
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Kerala to be declared as fully electrified on Monday 26.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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State plans country's 1st all-women trekking guides team in Kodagu 25.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Forest department is planning to set up an all-women trekking guides group. Said to be the first such initiative in India, these women groups will help trekkers on the dedicated trekking trails identified by the Forest department. To start with, women guides will be introduced on three eco-trails of Kodagu district. Women will be drawn from local villages and tribal hamlets as they know the terrain better. Such women will be trained and recruited by Karnataka Eco-Tourism Development Board (KETDB). Vinay Lutra, Chairman of KETDB told DH that they had received a special request from Kodagu CEO and Chief Conservator of Forests to have all-women trained trek guides. "The demand for trekking trails is very high and so is the demand for women guides. Based on the response and success rate, more such teams will be formed in the coming days," he said. The idea of involving them is to make the women of this section and region employed and independent. The women are being identified and shortlisted by the ...
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Job scheme wage arrears make life difficult for tribes 25.5.2017 Hindu: National
MGNREGS only source of income for most tribespeople in Palakkad whose landholdings have been alienated
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FSSAI allows up to 5 per cent vegetable fats in chocolates 25.5.2017 ET: Food
Vegetable fats, which have physical properties similar to coco butter and are widely used by chocolate makers in Europe, were not permitted for chocolate manufacturing in India till now.
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Why roads hold the key in 'war' against Naxals 25.5.2017 Rediff: News
Roads are of great importance to win the war against the rebels in Sukma
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In 'war' against Naxals, roads hold the key: Police 25.5.2017 Zee News : States
Last month, 25 CRPF jawans were slain in one of the deadliest Naxal attacks in Sukma district.
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‘Biodiversity parks in all districts soon’ 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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JK Paper lines up $100 mn in capex; IFC to invest $50 mn in programme 23.5.2017 News
JK Paper Limited (JKPL) line up around $100 million for investment and capex. The project will be backed by IFC's investment of around $50 million.JKPL is a leading Indian producer of office papers, packaging boards, printing and writing papers, and specialty papers.The proposed project consists of capacity and efficiency improvement capital expenditures at the two existing plants and refinancing of existing debt.IFC's investment aims to help the Company improve its productivity and restructure its balance sheet, in the process preparing the Company to capitalize on growth opportunities expected to be available in the sector in the short to medium term.The total project cost is estimated at approximately US$100 million. The proposed IFC investment is in the form of secured non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of up to Rs 3.35 billion ($50 million equivalent).The Project locations are at the Company's two plants JK Paper Mills, also called Unit JKPM located at Odisha, and in Central Pulp .
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In Arunachal, tribal taboos are conservation devices 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
'My Naba (father) always says you can't challenge nature. If you challenge nature, you are asking for trouble. When you see a river and think, it's so low, I can easily cross it, the next time you need to cross the river, it will rise and swallow you; nature is always stronger than you. You can have no ego with nature,' explains Tine Mena, a woman from the Idu Mishmi tribe in Arunachal Pradesh.
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NDFB(S) second-in-command shot 23.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
NDFB(S) second-in-command shot
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Govt to decide on cultivation in forests 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Leopard, cubs sighted in Amaravathi forest range 23.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Conservation measures such as creation of water troughs pay off
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Govt sets ball rolling for Parwan Dam project 22.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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