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An exposition of disappointment, hope

The failure to close the Andaman Trunk Road despite a Supreme Court judgement was one of the driving factors for writing The Last Wave - an Island novel, said its author Pankaj Sekhsaria. The Hindu, 1 week ago

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The Telegraph

Jarawa worries at road plan

July 15: A proposal to two-lane the Andaman Trunk Road has caused concern among global tribal rights groups, who fear heightened tourist intrusion into the Jarawa habitat that is largely sheltered from the outside world. A release from Survival International, ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago

Andaman to get double Lane ATR and two ATR bridges by year end

The lone Member of Parliament, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray today said that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has allocated funds for construction of Andaman Trunk Road (ATR) in double lane and also construction of two crucial bridges of ATR, over ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago
Intercontinental Cry

Andaman tribe threatened by illegal human safari road upgrade

An illegal road on India's Andaman Islands has already opened up a 55,000 year old tribe to disease, sexual abuse and the theft of their resources. But instead of closing the road, local politicians are upgrading it with two new bridges. Plans ...
 Intercontinental Cry2 weeks ago Major investment in human safaris road sparks fears for tribe  Survival1 month ago

Survival of a tribe

Despite the 2002 Supreme Court order, which protects the dwindling Jarawa tribe of the Andamans, hordes of vehicles continue to prowl on the Andaman Grand Trunk Road. Worse, a recent statement by BJP MP from the Andaman Islands Bishnu Pada Ray has added to ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Andaman taking Army Sharp Shooters' help to kill Musth Elephant

The Forest Department of Andaman and Nicobar Administration is taking help of Andaman Nicobar Command to kill the Musth Elephant, which has created havoc in North Andaman region since nearly a week. "A helicopter with sharp shooters have already ...
 NetIndia123.com4 weeks ago

Majuli, Andaman cellular jail in ASI's tentative UNESCO list

Majuli islands, saytagraha sites associated with the freedom movement and the cellular jail of Andaman islands are among the sites which in the tentative list of World Heritage sites prepared by the Archaeological Survey of India, the Rajya Sabha ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago ASI proposes Majuli for World Heritage status  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

NGO petitions against Jarawa tourism in the Andamans

Snaking queues of vehicles on the Andaman Grand Trunk Road has prompted a furious petition by Survival International, which has managed to get over 7,000 signatures so far against Jarawa tourism. In 2002, the Supreme Court had ordered that the road ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Petition against Jarawa tourism in the Andamans  The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

A Peek Into the Lives of Jarawas

CHENNAI: The conflicting voices of the 'self and other has been stressed by many authors who delve deep into the psychological attitude of the so called civilised. The civilised often feel that the natives are in dire need of a reformed life. But ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago

Places from Gujarat in tentative list of Indian nominations for World Heritage Sites

UNESCO recently declared Gujarat's Queens Stepwell(Patan) as World Heritage Site. Earlier UNESCO had declared Gujarat's Champaner as World Heritage Site. But for Gujarat, this is not the end. There are five more sites from Gujarat listed under ...
 DeshGujarat1 month ago
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