Sentinelese Current Affairs, GK & News
The Sentinelese Tribe are indigenous people inhabiting North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal in India and are considered one of the world’s last uncontacted peoples. They are considered as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). Laws to Safeguard the interests of Sentinelese Tribe Laws promulgated for the protection of interests of Sentinelese Tribe are: A &N Islands (PAT) Regulation 1956. Scheduled ..
Topics: A &N Islands (PAT) Regulation 1956 • eyes-on and hands-off • Indian Forest Act 1927 • Restrictions under Foreigner (Restricted Area) Orders 1963 • Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 • Sentinelese • Visa Manual Conditions/Passport Act 1920 • Wildlife Protection Act 1972
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 the island. Sentinelese people are believed to be the only pre-Neolithic people in the world. This means they have a ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Andaman Islands • Bo people • Ethnic groups • Geography of Asia • Indigenous peoples of South Asia • Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples • North Sentinel Island • Sentinel Island • Sentinelese • South Andaman district • Uncontacted peoples
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 world, and are among the last uncontacted peoples to remain virtually untouched by modern civilisation. Recently, it is in news ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Andaman Islands • Autonomous regions of India • Geography of Asia • Indigenous peoples of South Asia • Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples • Maritime Southeast Asia • North Sentinel Island • Sentinel Island • Sentinelese • South Andaman district • Southeast Asia
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 ..
Topics: Andaman • Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Andamanese • Bo people • Geography of Asia • Indigenous peoples of South Asia • Jarawa language • Jarawas • Onge • Particularly vulnerable tribal group • Sentinelese • South Asia