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Category: Specific Issues :: Forests
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Transfer and posting 16.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Transfer and posting
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Cong and its allies will stand against any power to protect 'Jal Junglee Zameen' of J'khand: Rahul Gandhi 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Simdega, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said his party and its allies will protect the 'Jal, Jungle and Zameen' of Jharkhand and will not leave an inch no matter who stands before them. Addressing an election rally while campaigning for party candidate Kalicharan Munda from Khunti Lok Sabha seat here, he said neither the Congress nor its allies were scared of any one. "We are not scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as benefits will reach the tribals and the farmers and no matter which power rises.....or even the sky comes down, the Congress and its allies will protect the Jal Junglee and Zameen of Jharkhand," he said. Mr Gandhi said that in the last five years the Prime Minister made many promises to the people including creating two crore jobs every year, helping the tribals and protecting their land, providing right price to the farmers for their products and crediting Rs 15 lakh to the bank accounts of the people. However, work was done for merely 15-20 people including Anil Ambani, Adani, ...
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Cong will ensure right to 'jal, jangal aur jameen': Rahul 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Morena, MP, Seeking to draw a distinction with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said that his party will ensure that the right to 'jal, jangal aur jameen (land, water and forests)' is given to tribal and farmers. “The rights of farmers, tribal, poor, labourers, dalits and minorities are being snatched in the country, one after another,” said Mr Gandhi while addressing the Jan Andolan Rally here. “Panchayati Raj Institutions are being weakened and MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) is being run by the bureaucracy, which actually does not want to run it. The Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act and the Tribal Bill are not being implemented properly,” he said. Mr Gandhi promised that his party would provide insurance cover to farmers for crop loss on the basis of farm, instead of it being provided on village basis. “Money is taken from you in the name of insurance, but you do not get the benefit in the event of crop failure, ...
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PM receives 'UNEP Champions of Earth' award 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the 'UNEP Champions of the Earth for 2018' award, United Nations' highest environmental honour, from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres here. The PM, who received the award from Mr Guterres and head of the UN Environment programme Erik Solheim during a special ceremony at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra here, called it an award for commitment of 125 crore people of the country for environmental protection. 'This is an award for the commitment of 125 crore people of the country for the cause of environmental protection.Champions of the Earth award is an honour for the tradition of India, which looks at nature as a form of God,' the PM said. Dedicating the award to the common people of India, Mr Modi said, 'This is an honour for the tribals living in jungles, who value the jungles more than their lives. This is an honour for the great women, for whom reuse and recycle has been part of daily life.' Describing the climate and calamity as being ...
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Play shows sacrifice of truthful king 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, ‘Ant Bhala Toh Sab Bhala’, a musical play decorated with folk music and dance of Madhya Pradesh, was superbly performed at Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum under the regular series of drama ‘Abhinayan’. The play was directed by Puneet Vikram Trivedi. The play was based on the sacrifice of truthful King Anjan Singh. The king goes to the forest by handing his responsibilities of a king to his son. King’s son, Bharat Singh, rules his kingdom with integrity. In the meantime, he is trapped in a conspiracy. But Bharat Singh deals all this with all his hardship, humility, truth and patience taught by his father. Though Bharat Singh faces all the difficulties yet he achieves victory. He took all the decisions in the welfare of his people and kingdom. In this play the artists used Bundeli language and a musical touch of Marwari dance, Bundeli dance and a bit of Lavani dance from Rajasthan was also added. At the end of this drama, in the Council of Ministers said that the truth ...
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Baali Moksha thrills audience 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Yakshkathi fest concludes with presentations in Yaksh Gaan style Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal,The grand musical and drama festival of South Indian folk culture had an enthusiastic closure here on Wednesday. The Yakshkathi fest concluded at Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum with another years old form ‘Yaksh Gaan’. Presentation of Baali Moksha in Yaksh Gaan style gave the audience, art lovers a great deal of enjoyment, including their dedication, commitment to art and loyalty towards traditions. The concluding presentation was performed by artists from Karnataka and was a delightful experience for the Bhopalites. Baali Moksha is a reference to Ram-Sita after the exile and Sita abduction by Ravana.Wandering in the forest with his brother Laxman in search of his wife Ram meets demon Kabandha and kills him, freeing him from a curse. The freed Kabandha advises Ram to seek the help of Sugriva to find Sita. Continuing on his journey, Ram meets Hanuman. Sugriva tells him the story of how Bali his identical ...
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Leopard kills minor boy, women 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Raisen A leopard has killed a minor boy and a woman in the last two days, a forest official said on Monday. The leopard first killed a boy, Sitaram Mehra (11), at Bhagdei in Bareli tehsil of the district. The animal also mauled an 18-year-old tribal woman, Meena Bai, to death at Dagdaga village in the area, forest ranger, Hariom Manu said. The leopard attacked Sitaram in the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday, when he had gone to answer nature’s call outside his house in the open courtyard, Manu said. His kin found his mutilated body in the morning on a hillock, the official said. Similarly, the leopard attacked Meena early today, when she was sleeping in her courtyard, added Manu. According to the officer, the forest department has provided a financial assistance of Rs 5,000 each to the kin of the two deceased to perform their last rites.Besides, they will also get an assistance of Rs 4 lakh each as per the Forest Act, he said. Meanwhile, divisional forest officer D S Paliwal ...
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Tribal Education 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh is predominantly tribal state. The tribal villages are located in deep forest and to approach it with schools and providing ration like amenities is difficult job. Now most of the village are connected with roads and the situation has eased. Now “Eklavya School” will boost the tribal education in the Madhya Pradesh, so far the tribal schools were functioning as departmental school under the Tribal Department. Now recently all the schools of different departments and civic bodies are handed over the Education Department. The setting up of Eklavya and RISE (Revitalising Infrastructure in School Eduction) are likely to prove milestone in the field of education in the state. The Eklavya schools will be opened in the tribal dominated districts of Alirajpur, Jhabua, Mandla, Shivpuri and Chhindwara and other tribal populated areas of other districts. These Eklavya schools will be residential schools with hostels attached to it. About tribal hostel there many service complaints of rations ...
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Indigenous communities living near Urpad Beel facing threat to livelihood 8.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Indigenous communities living near Urpad Beel facing threat to livelihood
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In Assam’s search for the ‘indigenous’, history has been reduced to a misguided judge 7.1.2020 Scroll.in
The battle to prove who are the ‘original inhabitants’ of the region is contributing towards writing divisive histories.
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Maharashtra government portfolios allocated: Full list of ministers 5.1.2020 DNA
This comes a week after 36 new ministers were sworn in on December 30 as Thackeray expanded the council of ministers of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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“Breeze” came from the forest 3.1.2020 Central Chronicle
This news is like a pleasant breeze that forests have increased in the country in the last four years. According to the India State of Forest Report 2019, the forest area in the country has increased by 13 thousand square kilometer in the last four years. Not only environmentalists, but market economists of the first […]
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Transfer and posting 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Transfer and posting
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Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee
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Jharkhand elections: In 12 seats lost by the BJP, forest rights was a key issue 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
The Forest Rights Act is critical to the livelihoods of at least 3.8 million Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes voters in Jharkhand.
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Javadekar releases State of Forest Report 2019; forest, tree cover increase in 2 years 30.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Forest, Environment and Climate Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released ‘India State of Forest Report’- 2019, and said that ‘India is on track to achieve its target of 2.5 billion tonnes of carbon equivalent’. The report, an assessment of country’s forest resources undertakes by the Forest Survey of India every two years, […]
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An Adivasi community in Kerala has united to save the region’s dwindling hornbill population 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
A proposed hydroelectric dam, poaching and timber mafia threaten the bird population.
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