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National Advisory Council reviews its progress


July 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The reconstituted National Advisory Council (NAC) met Friday and reviewed the progress since it was formed two years ago.According to sources, the meeting approved ... Read more...

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In Myanmar, the pygmies that time forgot


June 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 13 (IANS) A group of pygmies, forgotten by time, lived among treacherous mountains in the region bordering Myanmar and Tibet till they were 'found' and written on by ... Read more...

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Jarawa women dance clip old, videographer will be held: Chidambaram (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the footage of Jarawa tribeswomen being made to dance for tourists was "three to four years" old, and ... Read more...

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Jarawa women dance clip old, videographer will be held: Chidambaram


January 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday that the footage of Jarawa tribeswomen being made to dance for tourists was "three to four years" old ... Read more...

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Andamans tribals’ semi-naked dance: Authorities promise action (Roundup)


January 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Andaman and Nicobar authorities Monday denied that women from the endangered Jarawa tribe were exploited and forced to dance semi-naked for tourists, as ... Read more...

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Government denies Andaman tribes exploited (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Andamans authorities Monday denied that women from the endangered Jarawa tribe in the islands were exploited and forced to dance semi-naked for food ... Read more...

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Government seeks report on Andaman tribals dancing for food (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The government Wednesday sought a report from the administration in the Andaman islands after a shocking video clip released by a leading British newspaper ... Read more...

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Andaman asked about semi-naked dance


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday asked the Andaman and Nicobar administration to explain how half naked tribal women were forced to dance for tourists.Terming the incident ... Read more...

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One year after extinction of Bo, Andaman tribe in danger


January 24th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.24 (ANI): One year after the death of the last member of the Bo tribe of the Andaman Islands (January 26), Survival International has warned that the neighbouring Jarawa tribe is ... Read more...

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World’s most isolated tribe in Andamans threatened by poachers


September 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): Poachers targeting rich fishing grounds in India's Andaman Islands are endangering the world's most isolated tribe, a Survival International report has claimed.More than a hundred iIllegal fishermen from Burma ... Read more...

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Legal blow for controversial Andaman tourist resort


March 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Weeks after the last member of the Bo tribe died on the Andaman Islands, an Indian court has moved to protect the neighbouring Jarawa tribe by suspending the operation ... Read more...

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Andaman tribe’s extermination complete as last member dies


February 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Andaman Islands), Feb.4 (ANI): The last member of a unique tribe has died on India's Andaman Islands.Boa Sr, who died last week aged around 85, was the last speaker ... Read more...

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