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A martial arts festival that keep a tradition alive and profitable for practitioners: Tournaments conducted by the Khasi Hills Archery Sports Association – Meghalaya

In hilly Shillong, dream-interpreting locals and tribal archers combine to practise ‘Teer’ gambling | To view more photos and read the full story, click here >> The capital of Meghalaya likes to bet big and it’s not on cricket, horse-racing or teen patti … Continue reading

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“Archery is the traditional game of Chhattisgarh”: Youngsters who excel – Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh

Tribal village Siwatarai emerges as archery hub | Read the full article here >> RAIPUR: In the midst of forests, a tiny village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has emerged as a hub of archers during the last eight years as it … Continue reading

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Archery star to be Kerala’s first tribal minister

Deccan Herald, Wednesday 7 March 2012 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 21, DHNS: P K Jayalakshmi, the newly-elected Congress MLA from Mananthavadi in Wayanad district and the only woman MLA in the UDF, will be Kerala’s first Scheduled Tribe (ST) minister. A member of … Continue reading

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Dronacharya Award: “A shameful chapter in India’s history” – Jharkhand

Jharkhand Human Rights Movement C/o-Mr. Suleman Odeya, Near Don Bosci ITC Gate, Khorha Toli, Kokar, Ranchi -834001. 0651-3242752 Email: jhrmindia@gmail.com Ref: JHRM/PI/2013/04 Date: 29/08/2013 To,Sri Pranab Mukherjee,President of India,Rashtrapati Bhavan,New Delhi – 110004India. Sub: Requesting for suspension of prestigious “Dronacharya … Continue reading

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Ekalavya and Drona shape collective expectations from a teacher and a student: Ekalavya branded residential schools in tribal areas

Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) for tribal children is another ambitious programme under which 740 EMRS will be established in tribal dominated areas in the next three years. Source: “Education & Tribal Affairs ministries launch school innovation” (Times of India, … Continue reading

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