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PM warns of action against those who 'snatch' tribal rights

Natural resources in forests should not be exploited at the cost of tribals living there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, warning those who 'snatch' their rights of stringent action.......

The forest is your right, Rahul tells tribals in Chhattisgarh

Rahul Gandhi interacts with tribals in Chhattisgarh. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Pitching for forest rights of tribals, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre and the Bharatiya......

RTI activist shot dead near Gujarat HC

A prominent Right to Information activist, who had filed a public interest litigation against illegal mining in Gir forest region, was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite Gujarat high......

Veerappan encounter was fake: Rights activists

Human rights activists have claimed that the Special Task Force had staged-managed the encounter in which forest brigand Veerappan and his three associates were killed in October last......

'Modi has an attitude like Alexander for Kashmir'

100 days have passed since the current unrest in Kashmir began.As a tentative normalcy returns to the valley, Kashmir remains on edge.Tariq Hamid Karra, who resigned from the PDP and as the Lok......

Niyamgiri poised for voting on bauxite mining for Vedanta plant

The Supreme Court on April 18 ordered the villagers be provided with basic forest rights in form of the land titles A recent show on a local Doordarshan channel about Dongria Kondhs, indigenous......

Was it right to stop Vedanta?

The Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh's order stopping Vedanta Aluminium and the Orissa Mining Corporation from mining bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills to feed the company's......

No forest rights violation at Posco site: Orissa

The Orissa government has refuted allegations of the four-member committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), on the issue of violations of......

It's the right climate for change

The new Indian position articulated in Parliament by the minister of state for environment and forests is a mix of pragmatism and principle, says Business Standard.In defining a new and nuanced......

Sounds to come alive on Google Earth

Here's good news for Internet enthusiasts. Ethnic sounds - right from the Brazilian rain forest to Arctic ice sheets - will now accompany the location-sighting venture on Google Earth."Our......

The Star Trek mystique is alive and well

Star Trek is middle-aged and a bit tired but it's definitely here to stay, feels Shuma Raha. In an early scene of the film Star Trek Beyond, the latest edition of the Star Trek franchise, Captain......

10 Satyajit Ray films that should be re-released

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 on May 2.  We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week. Image: A scene from Mahanagar......

Review: The Jungle Book is an instant classic

Take the kids you know (and the kid within you) and go watch The Jungle Book, Raja Sen advises. This isn’t your daddy’s Jungle Book. That applies whether I’m your......

The photographer who wanted revenge

'Mahesh Bhavana is a young man who is beaten up in the town's marketplace and who consequently pledges that he won't wear his slippers again, till he avenges the beating.' 'But Mahesh can't get his......

Golfing great Arnold Palmer dies at 87

  IMAGE: Arnold Palmer gestures after hitting a drive to begin the 2007 Masters golf tournament on the first tee at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, US on April 5, 2007.......

The Mohammad brothers: Pakistan cricket's first family

It will soon be a month since Hanif Mohammad passed into the ages.Haresh Pandya recounts the fairy tale-like story of the legendary brothers who left an imprint on world cricket.   IMAGE:......

First-ever refugee team ascends to Rio's Christ statue

IMAGE: Members of the Olympic refugee team including Yusra Mardini from Syria (C) pose in front of Christ the Redeemer on Saturday. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters Members of the first-ever......

Leicester's title surge built on simple foundations

Leicester's playing style is as simple as Ranieri's team selections They rely on the old fashioned virtues of work rate, no-nonsense defending and speedy attacks 'They play simple football but in a......

Ranji cricketer DROPPED for black buck killing

IMAGE :Mehmood Khan, left, and his son Rameez, second right, were caught along with two others under the Wildlife Conservation Act for hunting endangered black bucks. Photograph: PTI The Madhya......
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Environment can fight bird flu

The recurrence of avian influenza proves that this virus is firmly entrenched in our ecosystem. The Government must recognise the role played by... ...
Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility Unlocks Private Sector Finance for Climate, Biodiversity and Jobs

From the Wires Oct. 26, 2016 10:52 PM JAKARTA, INDONESIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/16 -- The Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility, launched... ...
No title deeds; no drought relief

Farmers belonging to tribal communities living in forest settlements lament that they are ineligible to receive drought relief from the State... ...
Lok Adalats to be held in Cgarh from Nov 12

will be held at the Chhattisgarh High Court besides district headquarters and tehsil towns across the State on November 12 this year. Chief... ...
Turtle rescue

The 12 riverine turtles, being smuggled in a reserved coach of Chambal Express by a physically challenged man (right) , after their rescue by... ...

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