Indigenous peoples of South Asia: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir gives information about Sentinelese in a written reply to question in Lok Sabha

The North Sentinel Island (NSI) is home to the Sentinelese tribe, which have consistently refused any interaction with the outside world. They are hostile to outsiders and have killed people who approached or landed on ..

American national ‘John Allen Chau’ allegedly killed by people belonging to protected Sentinelese tribe in North Sentinel Island

The North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Islands, which includes South Sentinel Island, in the Bay of Bengal. It is home to the Sentinelese who, often violently, reject any contact with the outside ..

National Seminar on “Conservation of Particularly Vulnerable Tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands”

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is organizing a two-day National Seminar on “Conservation of Particularly Vulnerable Tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands” in New Delhi from June 27, 2018. The purpose of the ..

SC: ‘No commercial, tourism activity in Jarawa Reserve’

With a view to protecting the indigenous people, the Supreme Court has banned all commercial and tourism activities within a 5-km radius of the Jarawa Tribal Reserve on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Supreme Court ..

Govt to bring Regulations on Andaman’s buffer zone

A Presidential order will soon be placed to ban tourist and other commercial activities in the proposed buffer zone in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Objective: The move is targeted to protect native tribes such ..