Sonu Sood

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Sonu Sood To Build School In Shirdi For Needy On His Birthday

Sonu Sood took the task of teaching disadvantaged children on his birthday by renovating old and constructing new schools in Kankuri, near Shirdi. When asked about it, Sood stated, "The main plan is to provide education to the kids from tribal and Covid affected families who had to forgo education due to unforeseen circumstances." The project's additional objectives… read-more

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 05:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sonu Sood, birthday, School, underprivileged kids, tribal

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Tufail Ahmad

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Srinagar's Tribal Boy Tufail Ahmad Clears NEET 2022: J&K

Tufail Ahmad a tribal boy of Mulnar Harwan in Srinagar has qualified for the NEET 2022. Talking about his struggle Ahmad said to ANI, there were no transport facilities in the village, I used to walk daily two kms. "We do not have a proper electricity supply and the mobile connectivity is limited," he added. However, Ahmad wants to become a doctor and provide medical help to the village people.

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 12:36 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: tribal, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, NEET, Mulnar Harwan

Courtesy: ANI

Tuma Craft

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Chhattisgarh's Tuma Crafts Artisans Put Art To Gourd Use

Chhattisgarh's Tuma crafts market has slowed down due to Pandemic and many artisans are putting art to gourd use. Artisans like Meeta Raheja, Sunil Vishwakarma, and Jugri Kashyap are making dangling lanterns, toys, and learning crafts from the organization. "We are now focusing on creating online platforms to promote and sell tuma crafts,” says Vishwakarma. However, in the last few years, tuma craft demand has highly increased in the nation… read-more

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 09:27 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Art and Culture, Tuma Crafts, Artisans, tribal

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Tribal Art by 'Chala Akhra Khorha' in Jharkhand.

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'Chala Akhra Khorha' Operates In Jharkhand, Offers Tribal Art 

'Chala Akhra Khorha' organization in Ranchi's Pawa Toli village promotes tribal art and culture by operating a store that sells tribal goods. According to Sarita Kashyap, a member of the society, they began this project in 1998. The store provides tribal jewelry, clothing, musical instruments, books, handicrafts, metal crafts, painting, and organic food products. She also said, ''We've also delivered these items outside Jharkhand in… read-more

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ranchi, tribal, tribal goods, tribal art, Chal Akhra Khorha

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Tribal Man Commits Suicide Due To Enslavement: Maharashtra

Ramdas Korde was arrested by Palghar Police for unfair treatment towards a tribal man, named Kalu Pawar. In November 2020, Pawar took Rs 500 from Korde to buy a sheet of cloth to perform the last rites of his son. In terms of repayment of the loan, Pawar was made to work in Korde’s fields and was beaten and assaulted when asked for wages. Unable to bear the torture, Pawar committed suicide.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 02:31 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Enslavery, tribal, Maharashtra , Suicide

Courtesy: ANI

Old lady cleaning tamarind.

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Excessive Tamarind In Odisha Triggers Sharp Drop In Price

The excessive production of tamarind (imli) in Odisha has led to a sharp decline in price, putting the tribals in a difficult position. The MSP is set at Rs. 3,600/ per quintal but the states decision to buy only 1,000 quintals have led to disarray. The tribals are too eager to sell off the excess that they are now selling it to businessmen and middlemen at a much lower rate.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 05:17 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Odisha, Odisha government, tribal, price drop

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Tribal Affairs Min Claims 1205 Ashram Schools Got Funds From States

Tribal Affairs Minister Renuka Singh Saruta on March 15 said in the Parliament that around 1,205 Ashram schools have been funded for ensuring quality education to ST children. The minister said that dedicated Eklavya Model Residential Schools have empowered and attracted a large number of tribal students from the hinterland. Besides ensuring better education facilities under EMRS, the government has upgraded the school's infrastructure funded… read-more

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 10:09 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: ST, Ashram schools, Education, tribal, Eklavya Model Residential Schools

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Kamini's Women (In Photo: Kamini Sinha)

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Kindness, Emancipation Go Hand-In-Hand For This Madhubani Artist

Kamini Sinha - an illustrious Sohrai and Madhubani artist from Ranchi - etched her name in the hearts of countless tribal women for her emancipatory act of kindness. Despite objections from in-laws over pursuing a career in the art, Kamini proved herself as an artist, besides imparting the skill to 100-plus tribal women for free. By creating and retailing novel designs at state-organised exhibitions, these women have now become self-… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 04:06 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Madhubani, sohrai, artist, tribal

Waterfall in Athirapally Power project site

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Kerala Electricity Board Uproots Trees for Hydro Project; Kadars Continue Agitation

Amid consistent protests for community rights by Kadars (a tribal group), Kerala Electricity Board has started felling eight-hectares forest for Anakkayam Hydropower project. The project is said to require blasting in the buffer-zone of Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, which can submerge stretches of evergreen-forests with highly endemic animal-species. Reportedly, no consent from Kadars was taken before commencing the project. Earlier, in 2014,… read-more

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 03:41 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Hydroelectric power, Kerala, electricity board, Kadar, tribal, Forest Rights Act, Athirapally, Anakkaya, Tiger Reserve

Courtesy: Down To Earth