Himachal Govt lays stress on trout farming in higher reaches

With a view to boost production of exotic rainbow trout fish in ice cold waters of Himachal Pradesh, the state government is promoting fish farms in high altitude and tribal areas.

Sharif chairs high-level security meeting

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday presided over a high-level meeting to review security situation in tribal areas and Balochistan province after a powerful faction of the Taliban revoked a peace deal with the government.

Snowfall in tribal areas, widespread rains in higher, mid hills

Moderate snowfall was recorded on Saturday in higher reaches in tribal areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur while mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh had widespread rains.

Sharp rise in temp in tribal areas accelerates melting of ice

The sudden rise in day temperature in tribal areas has accelerated the process of melting of snow and glaciers.

Cold wave conditions continue in higher hills of Himachal

Intense cold wave conditions persisted in tribal areas and other higher hills of Himachal Pradesh.

Cold wave eases in tribal areas of HP despite mild snowfall

Intense cold wave conditions eased in tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh inspite of mild snowfall.

Pakistan dismisses Amnesty report on tribal areas

Pakistan dismissed a report which claimed human rights of people in the northwest tribal areas were being violated by the armed forces.

Gujarat Elections 2012: Cong leader doubts high voting in tribal areas

Former Union Minister and president of tribal cell of Gujarat Congress on Wednesday questioned the high polling figures from the tribal belt in the Assembly polls.

‘Development of tribal area govt`s priority’

Development of Jaunsar Bhabar tribal area in Uttarakhand is the priority of the government, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has said.

Plea to rename Gorkha council

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Sunday forged a pact with the Adivasi Vikas Parishad (AVP).

Rotten grain being supplied to tribal areas: CPI-M

Rotten grain with rat stool is being supplied to tribals by government agencies, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Brinda Karat said on Thursday.

Child mortality highest in tribal areas

Child mortality rates in India
are the highest in tribal areas with figures exceeding the
national average, according to a new report.

Terror camps still running in Pak tribal areas: US

US prosecutors claim Qaeda is still running terrorist training camps in Pak.

Pak to launch USD 40 million farm project in tribal areas

The Pakistan government plans to
launch a "Mechanized Agriculture Farming Project" at an
estimated cost of USD 40 million in militancy-hit tribal belt
to ensure food security for the people.

Troops kill fifteen militants in Pak tribal areas: Army

Fifteen people, most
of them Taliban fighters, were killed in clashes with security
forces in Pakistan’s tribal belt bordering Afghanistan,
authorities said on Friday.

US special forces conducting ops inside Pakistan: Report

American Special Forces have conducted multiple clandestine raids into Pakistan`s tribal areas as part of a secret war in the border region, according to reports.

Tribal push needed to quash Taliban in Pakistan: Analysts

Pakistan may be buoyed by a push against the Taliban in Swat, but a warning has been sounded that the Islamist threat cannot be quashed without a determined assault against militants entrenched in the tribal belt.

Drought-hit tribal areas to get funds from Centre: Bhuria

Union Tribal Affairs Minister
Kantilal Bhuria on Sunday said that the Centre will provide
adequate funds and food grains in the tribal areas across the
country, if needed due to scanty rains.

Al-Qaeda says Pak offensive in tribal areas is "doomed"

Osama bin Laden`s deputy
Ayman-al-Zawahri on Friday said that Pakistan military`s offensive
in the Swat valley was "doomed to failure" and described it as
part of "US crusade" to divide the Islamic country.

Al Qaeda No 2 urges support in Pak tribal areas

Al Qaeda`s number two Ayman Zawahiri called on Thursday on Pakistanis to support jihadists in the country`s tribal areas, saying it was "the" battle against the American "crusaders”, said the US-based SITE Intelligence group.