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  • Uprooted by war, Colombian indigenous people doubt peace

    It makes the Embera indigenous woman sceptical of the peace deal that Colombia’s government and its main rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), have vowed to sign in the first three months of the new year...

    They drifted from city to city before finally landing at a shelter in the capital Bogota set up to accommodate members of her indigenous community uprooted by the half-century conflict...

  • ‘Harappa was developed by indigenous people’

    We should learn more about the lifestyle of Harappan people through technology as they are our forefathers, says Dr Marry Sophie of the University of Rannes, France, while talking to Dawn during a field trip to the archaeological site...

    Dr Marco Medella from University of Pompeu Fabra, Spain, said it was important to know the heritage site of the Bronze Age to understand the history of the country and its people...

  • Pakistan must shift to indigenous energy resources: Sartaj

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday said Pakistan’s heavy dependence on imported energy was the main cause of circular debt, and the country needs a decisive shift to indigenous resources to reduce dependence on imported fuels...

    Addressing the two-day International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, Mr Aziz said that an optimum sustainable energy mix has to be evolved with reference to...

  • Threat to indigenous basmati from hybrid variety

    The approval of 11 new and imported rice seed varieties — seven hybrids and four open-pollinated — by the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council last week heralds new realities for the crop...

    Pakistan tried to resist it, both commercially and legally...

  • In Puerto Rico, a push to revive indigenous culture

    SAN LORENZO: In Puerto Rico’s misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language, beating on drums and growing native crops like cassava and sweet potato as they learn about the indigenous people who lived on the island before Christopher Columbus...

    ”Puerto Ricans’ interest in the territory’s indigenous past has grown in recent years, with 42,000 of the 3...

  • Indigenous Bangladeshis still attacked over land 20 years after peace accord

    Police said settler Bengalis — the majority ethnic group — set light to more than 200 homes and shops of the indigenous Pahari people in the Longadu area of Rangamati, one of three districts that comprise the — Chittagong Hill Tracts region, where most of Bangladesh’s ethnic minorities live...

    Otherwise, why would they burn houses in Longadu for a death in Dighinala?”The Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh, which shares...

  • INDIGENOUS OPTIONS TO PLANT

    (This list is in no way exhaustive...

    It lists a few of those trees that are not just beautiful to behold but also grow to large sizes and are therefore perfect carbon sinks
  • WHY LARGE BIOMASS AND WHY INDIGENOUS?

    Moreover, the fact that our planners forever miss is that Pakistan is a hot country where we need shade...

    For more than two decades I have cried myself hoarse about the need to keep our foliage indigenous...

  • No indigenous armed movement in Balochistan: IG FC Balochistan

    QUETTA: Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC), Major General Sher Afgan said Saturday that there is no indigenous armed movement in Balochistan...

    “The arrest of the Indian spy has proven Indian state sponsored terrorism in Pakistan,” said Afgan while speaking in detail regarding Indian and Afghan intelligence’s involvement in acts of terrorism in Balochistan...

  • Preserving indigenous culture

    Bamboo shoots are considered to be a delicacy for Garo people; and for the Shaotals, jute spinach is a popular treat...

    Some indigenous communities, such as the Garos and the Shaotals, hunt for wild animals like deer, pigs, turtles and squirrels which their religion permits them...

  • Kashmir issue will be resolved through indigenous struggle, says Aziz

    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Friday told lawmakers in the National Assembly that the Kashmir issue would only be resolved through indigenous movements within India-held Kashmir led by the younger generation...

    Aziz said Pakistan would continue extending political, diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiri cause on international and bilateral forums...

  • Indigenous multi-role drone unveiled in IDEAS

    KARACHI: Day two of the 10th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2018 here on Wed­nesday was witness to the unveiling of a new indigenous multi-role drone built by Global Industrial and Defence Solution (GIDS)...

    First two days of exhibition earmarked for delegations, trade visitors and networking activitiesMost Pakistan stalls were located aro­und the entrance...

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