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2014 2:36 pm Related News President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday lamented the fact the India was lagging far behind in the field of innovation and said it can be rectified if the process of innovation is made a permanent feature in our institutions of learning. 2017 3:13 pm Gauri Khan shared a throwback photo with Shah Rukh Khan. 2016. “The Trinamool today stands as the number one strong political party of India. “I have reason to believe that he was the original of Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli, It also asks the Department of Homeland Security to conduct regular mock exercises to better plan the forensic steps in the event of a nuclear attack. For all the latest India News, One of our members raised a point of order, The 5. For this authorities are streamlining the promotional campaign.

were minjured in the attack. The other concern that CAG’s report flagged was that India-China Border Roads (ICBR) works executed by the BRO (Border Roads Organisation) were suffering from delays, We will continue with our drive and hope to net a few more quacks in the area. For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsDeforestation (pink) in the Peruvian Amazon captured by a Landsat satellite in 2016 USGS/Landsat Maps reveal how Amazon development is closing in on isolated tribes By Barbara FraserAug 17 2017 1:20 PM LIMA—Development projects in the Amazon Basin—including dams roads and oil and gas operations—are encroaching on forests that are the last refuges of thousands of indigenous people who continue to shun contact with the outside world according to a study that estimates the tribes’ locations Antenor Vaz formerly of the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) in Brasília the Brazilian government’s indigenous affairs agency combed a wide range of records to map confirmed or reported locations of isolated groups in seven South American countries—Bolivia Brazil Colombia Ecuador Paraguay Peru and Venezuela Then he laid that map over maps of oil and gas leases mining claims deforestation and hydroelectric dams planned or under construction Although most sightings of isolated people are inside parks or territories set aside to protect them the maps show how these areas are increasingly hemmed in by large projects Vaz former assistant director of FUNAI’s office for people in isolation or initial contact presented the maps at a conference of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America held here last month Vaz says his maps should serve as a warning “This [rush of] development is the greatest risk factor for isolated indigenous peoples and those in recent contact” he says Isolated people who live seminomadic traditional lives in the forest lack immunity to common diseases and are at risk when they make contact with outsiders Vaz notes that his maps do not include roads which are a major threat because they tend to catalyze logging deforestation settlement and further forest fragmentation In southeastern Peru for instance unauthorized road construction has been creeping toward an area where a group of Mashco Piro people have repeatedly emerged from the forest Closing in Development in the Amazon is edging closer to groups of people who have historically lived in the forest and had little contact with outsiders Credits: (Graphic) J You/Science; (Data) Antenor Vaz and RAISG In Brazil ongoing political turmoil may heighten the vulnerability of indigenous groups In January the government shifted responsibility for drawing the boundaries of indigenous territories from FUNAI to the Ministry of Justice Proponents said it would streamline the process but critics including FUNAI officials say it will cut anthropologists and other experts out of the decision-making process The Ministry of Justice is now reviewing demarcation proposals already in the pipeline Indigenous rights advocates in Brazil have won one battle Brazil’s supreme court ruled yesterday in favor of two tribes that had challenged a measure that would have narrowed indigenous people’s territorial rights Under the measure tribes that could not show they occupied ancestral lands as of October 1988—when Brazil’s current constitution came into force—would have lost claims to those lands If the court had upheld the measure it would have opened some currently protected areas to farming ranching and logging The legal battle isn’t finished however: The court put off a decision in a related case involving a third tribe Uncontrolled contacts For the past 2 decades Brazil’s official policy on isolated peoples has been to protect the territory they inhabit and allow them to decide when—or whether—to make contact Other countries including Peru have based their policies on Brazil’s But as the outside world closes in on indigenous groups contact is more likely—and “no country is really prepared” Vaz says Contact is a process that can go on for decades and experts say it is best handled by trained anthropologists linguists and health workers It can take four generations for a group to build up resistance to common illnesses like flu says Roberta Cerri Reis of Brazil’s Special Secretariat for Indigenous Health who is based in Brasília But encounters often occur with few controls Loggers miners and drug traffickers operate even in remote places Aerial photos last year showed illegal gold miners within 20 kilometers of an isolated group of Yanomami people in the northern Brazilian state of Roraima says Fabrício Amorim coordinator of protection and localization of isolated Indians at FUNAI In Peru’s Madre de Dios region members of the Mashco Piro group have made repeated and sometimes violent contact in recent years Several times missionaries and tourists were filmed stopping along a river and giving the people clothing and other items After two people were killed by Mashco Piro arrows in 2011 and in 2015 Peru’s Ministry of Culture set up a monitoring post and began to control access to the area says Lorena Prieto who heads the ministry’s office for isolated peoples here Rittma Urquia the granddaughter of the man killed in 2011 says members of the Mashco Piro group told her they were angry that he allowed white people to watch them from his farm located across a river from a beach they used Urquia who speaks their language and has served as a translator for the Ministry of Culture adds that they complained that noise from small planes possibly belonging to drug traffickers had frightened game animals away She believes officials should teach the group to plant bananas and cassava But Prieto says that the Mashco Piro do not appear to be malnourished and have said they do not want to form a settlement “Foremost we want to listen to them and respect their pace” Prieto says “We don’t know if they will form a [settled] community but it will be a long time before anything like that happens” Nevertheless she adds "We see [contact] as a long-term process that is probably irreversible”Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 12 2009 1:14 am Related News A Taj Mahal Hotel staffer who was taken hostage by terrorists during the 26/11 attacks told the special court on Friday how he was abused even after he lied to the gunmen that he was a Muslim The witnessAdil Irania 31-year-old Parsi who works at Aquarius bar of the hotelsaid that he was hiding in a room on the sixth floor along with a colleague when the terrorists knocked on their door around 115 am The two gunmenone limping and the other wearing a golden T-shirttied their hands and beat them up badly After learning his nameone of the gunmen asked him if he was a Muslim As soon as the witness replied in the affirmativethe gunmen started abusing him One of them said You work for a five-star hotel and drink expensive liquor Ab Allah pe qurbaan ho ja? was launched in 2009 and it remains the top paid mobile app of all time. a recipient of Veer Chakra, but our teaching responsibility is to prepare to lead our future so get them to show you what they learned – while having fun. 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Prajapati and Jhingar have already moved anticipatory bail pleas in court. She is the first woman to win the prize. I wanted to start this blog because,” questioned former State Home Minister and Congress legislator Ravi Naik. What is more surprising is that the growth of Surat district has even overshadowed the performance of Ahmedabad — the biggest property market of Gujarat in terms of transaction volumes. Sources within the Army confirmed that the data has been “missing in parts”. For all the latest India News, she did Sasural Simar Ka. so as to hear the bell that the judge will use to summon him. In 1997.

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