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Umtyngngar School Children Plant 150 Saplings on WED

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As a step towards environmental pro-activism, Lamjingshai School, Umtyngngar, celebrated the World Environment Day in a small but significant way on June 5th. The NESFAS team along with Social Work student volunteers from St Edmund’s College, Shillong joined in on … Continue reading

International Year of Family Farming 2014

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The 2014 International Year of Family Farming (2014 IYFF) is a worldwide celebration, declared by the United Nations General Assembly, that aims to stimulate active policies for sustainable development of agricultural systems based on farmer families, communal units, indigenous groups, … Continue reading

Indian President’s passionate plea against assimilating tribes

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In a strongly worded speech the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, said this week at the inauguration of the ‘Andaman & Nicobar Tribal Research and Training Institute’ (ANTRI) that attempts to assimilate tribes into the mainstream had failed and were … Continue reading