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Rare photos of endangered Amazonians released to bring attention to their plight


February 1st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Rare photographs of natives of the Amazon have been released by Brazil to bring attention to the plight of the indigenous people, who rights groups say are faced ... Read more...

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Protest in London to stop mining project in Orissa


July 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Human rights activists will paint their faces to resemble the blue-faced Na'vis in the Hollywood film "Avatar" to protest the dislocation of tribals by mining company Vedanta in ... Read more...

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Tribals at greatest risk from swine flu, says report


September 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.30 (ANI): A report launched today by human rights group Survival International shows that tribal peoples across the world are at greatest risk from swine flu, as many have poor immunity ... Read more...

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Belief in god makes people helpful and generous, but under certain conditions


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Your faith in the almighty could help you become more helpful, honest and generous, but only under certain psychological conditions, says a new study by University of ... Read more...

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Scottish firm pulls out of Vedanta over Orissa mining project


August 14th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) British mining company Vedanta suffered a setback to its controversial mining contract in Orissa as green groups pressurised a Scottish firm to pull its shares out of the ... Read more...

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Uncontacted Amazon tribe has actually been known from decades


June 20th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Past and current Brazilian government officials have said that the uncontacted Amazon tribe recently photographed by a plane, has actually been known from decades, and monitored from ... Read more...

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