User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Land
Last updated: Mar 22 2017 23:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Millet farming helps tribal farmers to eke out a living 22.3.2017 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
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How Paris fell in love with coffee grown by Andhra tribals 22.3.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Retracing the journey that brought coffee from Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh to an upscale café in the aristocratic district of Le Marais in Paris.
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'Reopen hotel Rabbani, India is Gandhi's land, not Godse's' 22.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
A large crowd gathered at Shaheed Smarak on Tuesday to protest against the closure of hotel Hayat Rabbani at Station Road late on Sunday on the basis of rumours that the hotel was serving beef.
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Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting formal land rights to indigenous people living in the world's tropical forests is among the most effective, but underused, ways to stop illegal deforestation that fuels violence, poverty and global warming, according to new research.
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Din in Chhattisgarh Assembly over farmer's death, 28 Congress MLAs suspended 20.3.2017 Zee News : States
As many as 28 MLAs of Congress were briefly suspended today after the opposition party created a ruckus in the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly while demanding a probe into the "suspicious" death of a farmer.
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Jharkhand's AJSU expanding base to contest 2019 polls 20.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Unhappy with the functioning of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) has started expanding its base with an aim to contesting the 2019 state assembly elections independently.
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Southern Shigmo: Tales of a 'maand' 19.3.2017 TOI: Goa
Shigmo, celebrated all over Goa, takes on unique flavours from village to village. STOI travels to Canacona, Goa’s southernmost taluka, to look at some of the traditions that accompany this festival
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Challenges to protect Forests in India 17.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India is one of the mega diversity countries in the world with different types of forests. Officially 20 per cent of geographical area in the country is under forest cover. The National Forest Policy (1988) aims to increase the forest cover to one third.
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Mumbai University's income estimate down by Rs 68 crore this year 17.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Despite a surplus budget projected last year, the University of Mumbai announced that its overall income estimate this year has gone down by almost Rs 68 crore in the budget presented at its senate on Thursday.  The university in its last budget had proposed to earn Rs 607.14 crore which included more than Rs 150 crore that was to be recovered from its affiliated colleges. The university, however, could not recover this money, leading to a deficit of Rs 73.29 crore.  For the academic year 2017-18, the university has projected a surplus of Rs 52 crore with an overall estimate of Rs 539.04 crore. Several new initiatives include Centre for European studies and Chinese centre. Along with this the university plans to give free education for children of single mothers and martyrs at post-graduation and under-graduation level in traditional courses.  Examiners would get higher remuneration for paper assessment. A crore has been allocated for infrastructure development in its Kalina campus. The university has ...
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Basar: A beguiling getaway from urban monotony 16.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The quaint hill destination of Basar at the centre of Arunachal Pradesh is a place that one often dreams about travelling to, but seldom does it find its way into your itinerary.
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Kerala: It’s a hard life for Athirappilly tribeswomen 15.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Adichithottil tribal colony in Athirappilly panchayat has 88 families residing in around 300 acres of forest land with at least one woman in each family. Lack of a proper ‘Vaalaymapura’, where the tribal women live during menstruation and post-delivery days, makes life miserable for these women here.
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On the boundaries 14.3.2017 FrontLine: Books
A collection of essays that looks at how the history of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was shaped by colonial intervention. By BURTON CLEETUS
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BJP gains in panchayat polls 14.3.2017 FrontLine: Politics
The Sangh Parivar’s Odisha project seems to have finally started yielding results 67 years after the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) sent a small team of dedicated workers from Maharashtra to wo...
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Illegal Hindu, Muslim Bangladeshi should be deported: NESO 14.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The powerful North East Students' Union (NESO) on Tuesday demanded that Hindu and Muslim Bangladeshis who have illegally entered into Assam and other northeastern states must be deported.
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Kerala completes work on first check-dam across the Bhavani 14.3.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Move is meant to address drinking water and irrigation needs of Attappady’
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Protest for Saibaba’s release 12.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Protest for Saibaba’s release
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Into the land of Nagas 11.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
For us 'mainland Indians', as the Nagalanders term us, the state of Nagaland is obviously 'the land of the Nagas'. Right? Well, not quite. Nagas are not just confined to the boundaries of Nagaland, for Nagaland contains just about 16 of the 64 Naga tribes (and sub-tribes). The rest are spread over Manipur (quite a few), Arunachal Pradesh (in large numbers), a few in Assam and some spill over into the neighbouring country of Myanmar (erstwhile Burma), with the tribal chiefs calling the shots from there. Nagaland's history of its struggle for freedom and identity, with reason and without, has been long and enduring... But more about that later. Suffice it to say that this state, put away in the remote North East, placed in and around Naga Hills of the Arakan, Patkai of the Purvanchal, the Satoi range of the Zunheboto and the Pfutsero in Phek district, is both by its topography and ethnicity been isolated from the rest of the country for centuries. It has been an uphill struggle for both its people and the ...
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ABSU begins indefinite hunger strike for separate Bodoland State 11.3.2017 The Assam Tribune
ABSU begins indefinite hunger strike for separate Bodoland State
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Call for clear policies to protect indigenous people of State 11.3.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for clear policies to protect indigenous people of State
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Congress flays Governor’s address to joint session 11.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Opposition says the speech failed to reflect reality in Telangana
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