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Health to poverty: Tribals scrape bottom of barrel

A comprehensive assessment of tribal health, by an expert committee appointed five years ago by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Tribal Development, shows that tribal populations in the country were lagging on almost every health parameter.

Bring forth the rains! Indian folklore and tribal practices to invoke rainfall

While local traditions around propitiating rain gods - ranging from a frog wedding to women ploughing the fields naked - have often stirred controversies, folklorists say one shouldn't dismiss their importance ethnographically.

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Kerala: Tribal youth allegedly beaten to death by mob, selfie with victim goes viral on social media

Madhu was handed over to the police and later transported in a jeep. But when the jeep reached Thavalam, he vomited, a police official said. Madhu was declared brought dead by doctors at a primary healthcare centre.

Naga cuisine tries its best to go global, but by cooking local

A host of Naga chefs and entrepreneurs are making Naga cuisine go global, albeit with a hint of the contemporary, but not at the cost of compromising on its indigenous identity.

16-year-old tribal girl sold off for Rs. 90,000 by a pimp

Tribal girl duped for job and sold for Rs 90, 000 by a pimp to a farmer.

Centre forms panel to look into healthcare of tribals

Health activist from Gadchiroli Abhay Bang has been named the chairman of the panel.

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Eye on tribal votes,Cong ropes in Deo

Deo listed out the initiatives of the UPA government for the tribals.

Keep heat at bay with indigenous tribal drink

Cold drinks also contain harmful chemicals that may cause physical complications.

Aadhar takes off: PM,Sonia launch UID in tribal village

In village Tembhli in Nandurbar,Maharashtra,youngest recipient is 4-year-old Hitesh Sonawane.

After Niyamgiri rap,Orissa claims to be No 1 in giving tribals land

Slammed earlier by the N C Saxena Committee for its faulty implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in districts like Kalahandi and Jagatsinghpur.

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