Indian scientists map gut bacteria of 15 tribes for better health

Gut bacteria and the human microbiome are red hot topics right now. In 2015, a major chunk of research was directed on these tiny companions that live inside and on human bodies and as links to obesity, brain and cardiac health emerged, it became clear that they are much more important than previously thought.

Jan 01, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Syria pro-regime tribes reject Jordanian king`s support

Representatives of some of Syria`s leading pro-government tribes on Friday rejected support from Jordan`s King Abdullah II against the Islamic State group, accusing him of backing "terrorists."

Jun 19, 2015, 21:09 PM IST
Malaysian villagers beg spirits to end quake aftershocks

Malaysian villagers beg spirits to end quake aftershocks

Borneo tribal shamans chanted age-old prayers on Saturday in a ceremony in Malaysia aimed at soothing spirits and bringing an end to disturbing aftershocks from an earthquake that killed 18 people.

Jun 13, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Libyan tribes fight over post of envoy to Egypt

 The internationally recognised Libyan government in Tobruk was forced to close the foreign affairs ministry headquarters after two tribes from the same clan exchanged gunfire in a dispute over who would be named ambassador to Egypt.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Happy Mondays making music with tribes

Happy Mondays, Scouting for Girls and ex-Busted singer Charlie Simpson are collaborating with tribes around the world.

May 29, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

38 dead as Yemen tribes, rebels clash near oil region

At least 38 people were killed on Sunday in clashes between rebel forces and tribes near a southern oil region, a security official and tribal sources said.

Mar 29, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

SC seeks reply of Centre, EC on plea for more seats for SC/ST

The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from the government and the Election Commission on a plea seeking "re-adjustment" of reserved parliamentary and assembly seats for scheduled castes and tribes in the wake of inclusion of more castes in SC category in 2002 and 2007.

Mar 27, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Deadly ethnic clashes in Sudan`s North Darfur: Tribes

Clashes between two ethnic groups in Sudan`s Darfur have left several people dead, their leaders told AFP on Friday, with both sides giving conflicting accounts of the clashes.

Mar 21, 2015, 05:05 AM IST

Government mulls dilution of tribal forest rights: Jual Oram

A landmark law recognising the rights of India`s tribes over forest land may be diluted to clear the way for infrastructure projects such as roads, railway lines, electricity towers and irrigation canals, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has said.

Sep 05, 2014, 15:25 PM IST

Yemen ceasefire breached as violence flares anew

Fierce clashes erupted between rebels and tribes backed by an army unit in a northern Yemeni city close to the capital today, breaching a week-old ceasefire, a Defense Ministry official said, as the country`s leaders said assailants were plotting to destabilize the country.

Jun 28, 2014, 03:01 AM IST

Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.

Feb 11, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Habitations with 100 plus tribal population to get roads

All habitations with a population of 100 tribals and above in 82 Naxal-hit districts will now be connected with all-weather roads under government`s flagship programme PMGSY, with the Union Cabinet giving nod to a proposal.

Feb 07, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

Jarawa population on the rise

Population of the Jarawas who are one of the hunting-gathering Negrito tribes of Andaman Islands has gone
from 240 in 2001 to 383 in 2011.

Feb 07, 2012, 00:12 AM IST

Libyan tribes protest at new government line-up

The demonstration was led by members of the Benghazi-based Awagi and Maghariba tribes, who were angry their representatives were not in key posts.

Nov 24, 2011, 11:36 AM IST

Four dead as Yemen army, tribes clash

Two tribesmen and two Yemeni soldiers
were killed in fierce clashes on Tuesday near the strife-torn
country second city of Taez, witnesses and the state news
agency Saba said.

Aug 02, 2011, 11:30 AM IST

Fire near US N-lab: Tribes fear sacred sites’ loss

The wildfire forced federal employees to flee the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb.

Jul 03, 2011, 09:42 AM IST

Three more minor girls rescued from flesh-trading tribes

With the rescue of 3 more minor girls from the captivity of Banchda tribe community, the total number rescued girls has gone up to 50 over the past two months, police said on Monday.

May 16, 2011, 19:50 PM IST

Saving tribes of northeast with art

Heritage of northeast has found a place in the capital`s artistic mainstream.

Apr 24, 2011, 18:41 PM IST

Key tribes abandon Yemen president

Leaders of two most important tribes abandoned Prez Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Feb 26, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

‘At least 49 killed in north Yemen clashes’

Fighting in mountainous north Yemen
between Shiite rebels and army-backed tribes over the past
four days have left at least 49 people dead, threatening a
fragile truce, tribal and rebel sources said on Wednesday.

Jul 21, 2010, 20:29 PM IST

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