Till today, there is no formal agreement between the Kukis and the government after the British left India, with regards to their ancestral land.
Virbhadra Singh made a pioneering bid to ban green felling of the forests in Himachal Pradesh for making wooden apple cartons.
The decree published in the country's official gazette said soldiers would go to the states of Para, Amazonas, Mato Grosso and Rondonia through the end of August. It didn't provide details about the number of troops to be deployed nor the cost of the operation.
The unsystematic practice of Jhum with complete disregard for traditional ethics poses a grave threat to restoring the ecosystem of the land.
The order was passed by a division bench of Chief Justice L. Narayana Swamy and Justice Anoop Chitkara while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL).
The bench said the officials, who were responsible for this loss of 100-year-old trees, have to be put to task and be made accountable.
Prakash Javadekar launched the Nagar Van or Urban Forests with 200 corporations and cities across India while urging people to actively participate and increase the tree cover in their areas.
Sundari trees, after which the mangrove forest is named, are on the brink of extinction in West Bengal due to excessive logging in the past for its high value wood and now with seawater rise.
Cauvery Calling, an initiative taken by the Isha foundation, is a powerful reminder of how it can be used to improve peoples’ lives.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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