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Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studi...

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, ... DNA, 3 days ago

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VAM urges govt to take FRA route to save small encroachers

The Van Adhikar Manch, fighting for rights of tribals, today urged the state government to take Forest Rights Act route to save people from dispossession from forest lands, terming it as the only legally tenable option.
 DNA1 month ago Implement FRA to protect small encroacher from eviction: VAM  DNA1 month ago
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CVPPL pays Rs 433 crore compensation for hydropower project

The compensation includes diversion of forest land on the right bank of Marusadar river, land of Kishtwar high altitude national park and a corpus fund for protection and conservation of wildlife, an officer of the state Power Department said.
 Money Control1 month ago

NDA changed regulations on tribal rights to prevent 130 mines from auction

Imposition of rules protecting forests and environment also deferred till after signing of leases
 Business Standard2 months ago Changes in tribal rights and green rules 'save' 130 mines  Rediff.com2 months ago

Tribal min to focus on forest rights law implementation in '17

Effective implementation of forest rights laws, particularly in Maoist-hit areas, and socio-economic uplift of tribals will be the main focus of the Tribal Ministry in the year to come. Losing of land and livelihood because of "poor" implementation ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Seventy per cent of Tribal Affairs Budget already utilized  Business Standard2 months ago Tribal rights are human rights as standard for bridging divide between development, social justice  Sify2 months ago

Over 4 lakh forest land titles granted in Odisha

The Odisha government has so far granted 4.09 lakh individual titles and community titles under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, a state minister said on Friday."While 4,03,760 individual titles have been distributed, 5,891 community titles have been ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

Forest Whitaker executive producing Angela Davis biopic

Actor Forest Whitaker has signed on to executive produce a movie about American civil rights activist Angela Davis.
 DNA2 days ago

Pak sidelined by international community after it interrupts BRP from speaking on CPEC

[Switzerland], Mar. 23 (ANI): After the Pakistani delegation at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) interrupted the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) representatives to speak on the issue of gross human rights violation with the Balochi people due to ...
 Sify1 day ago

It's time to think green...

I start with a question. Has the word 'forest' become more prevalent in our everyday vocabulary, no matter which walk of life we come from? I mean, how often do we see, read or refer to a mention of this term. Let's explore a few possibilities. The word ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Satyarthi's Nobel Prize citation found

The original Nobel Peace citation awarded for child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, which was stolen from his home over a month ago, was recovered from the Aravali jungles in Sangam Vihar late on Friday night. The Delhi Police said there have been only ...
 DNA1 week ago Satyarthi's Nobel citation recovered from jungles: police  Business Standard1 week ago
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