Uncontacted peoples Current Affairs, GK & News
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
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Asia • Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of India • Geography of Asia • Indigenous peoples of South Asia • Jarawa language • Jarawas • Languages of India • Maritime Southeast Asia • Ongan languages • Uncontacted peoples • Union territory