MINOR FOREST PRODUCES
Dental student found dead in Pakistan hostel was raped, reveals autopsy report
Her final postmortem report, which was issued by Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Woman Medico-Legal Officer (WMLO) Dr Amrita on Wednesday, revealed that the girl was sexually abused before being murdered, the News International reported on Thursday. The probe is being supervised by the Larkana District and Sessions Judge.
YES Bank conducts e-auction for forest produce
Asit Oberoi, global head-transaction banking group, YES Bank said that this was done in April ...
New guidelines to salvage MSP scheme for minor forest produce
The govt would frame new guidelines to salvage the scheme and align it to the w...
View: Bank mergers and minor policy changes won’t revive economy
Simply freezing lending by the worst banks was never a long-term solution for the economic slowdown.
Centre tells states to apply for forest clearances on behalf of companies
This major step in environment regulatory practice is being undertaken to avoid a disruption in mineral production and its impact on the economy.
Modi 2.0 100-day agenda: 312 Model Schools for tribals
Govt will also set up 600 value-addition centres for minor forest produce across the country.
In poll season, forest items eligible for MSP doubled
The move comes close to the massive electoral losses the BJP suffered in the reserved tribal constituencies of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
MSP hike up to 60% likely for minor forest produce
The MSP for 24 identified MFP collected by tribals in remote areas is likely to be increased under a scheme which was launched by Congress-led UPA government in 2013-14.
Coal India subsidiaries face Rs 53,331 crore penalties for over producing
If Coal India needs to pay the levies, its finances will be critically hit. Its reserves, which stood at Rs 38,000 crore as on April 1, will fall short by Rs 15,000 crore.
Centre to seek Election Commission’s nod for 40-60% MSP hike for forest items
The move would benefit tribals in pollbound BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
States to seek more time to gauge no. of illegal forest dwellers
“The data required is complex and the states need more time to ascertain the exact numbers,” a senior tribal affairs ministry official told ET.
Angela Merkel says Donald Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great'
"I firmly distance myself from (the attacks) and I feel solidarity towards" the women, Merkel told journalists.
View: Take a leaf from Gujarat, and let tribals own and operate forests
In five years, 31 tribal villages have supplied over Rs 30 crore worth of bamboo, providing wages totalling almost Rs 20 crore to thousands of households.
Government to release tribal funds ahead of polls
The government’s minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce (MFP), which involves buying MFPs from tribals at village haats and guaranteeing them MSP, has been a complete non-starter.
Suniel Shetty picks up minority stake in online fitness startup Squats
Launched in January 2016 as a community on Facebook to address the challenges in the fitness industry, Squats now claims of over 70,000 fitness transformations
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