Jarawas Current Affairs, GK & News

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 seminar is to decide how to preserve the habitat and culture of these tribal groups. This Seminar is being organized ..

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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 upheld an October 30, 2007 notification declaring an area up to a 5-km radius of the Reserve a ‘Buffer Zone’ ..

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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 as the Jarawas. Area of up to 5 km radius around the Jarawa tribal reserve was declared as a buffer ..

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