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Jarawa worries at road plan
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 Telegraph, 1 week ago

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Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
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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.com2 weeks ago Jolly bats for night transport on ATR  The Echo Of India1 month ago

Andaman tribe threatened by illegal 'human safari' road upgrade

15th July 2014 Plans for a major building project on an illegal road notorious for its 'human safaris' to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe have been condemned by Survival International. The group, which campaigns for tribal peoples' rights, fears that ...
 Ecologist1 week ago Major investment in human safaris road sparks fears for tribe  Survival1 week 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 day 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 Hindu2 days ago Petition against Jarawa tourism in the Andamans  The Hindu5 days ago

Army Jawan arrested in Andaman for clicking Jarawa Tribes Photo

Port Blair, Jun 10 : Two people, including an Army Jawan, have been booked for taking photographs of Jarawa Tribes on Andaman Trunk Road (ATR). The arrests were made under section 8 (4) A & N Islands Protection of Aboriginal Tribes (Amendment) ...
 NewKerala.com1 month ago Jawan arrested for clicking Jarawa Tribes Photo  NewKerala.com1 month ago
The Hindu

Exploring the Andaman culture

The papilionanthe teres is of special significance in the Andaman Islands; the wild orchid can be found in abundance on the islands but only in regions where the canopy of the native tropical forest has been replaced with agricultural fields or ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

TMC Supporters block GT Road against resignation of Moloy Ghatak

Home> News > west-bengal-news Asansol, May 20 : A section of ruling Trinamool Congress supporters today blocked the busy highway GT Road in this industrial town in protest against the resignation of Agriculture Minister Moloy Ghatak after debacle ...
 NewKerala.com2 months ago

What's behind their discomfort?

There will be any number of suggestions and arguments offered, but it is clear the outside world is more focused on the land occupied by the Jarawas in the Andaman Islands than on welfare of the 400-odd tribals. Contact with people beyond their ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Calcutta High Court bans battery-run rickshaws in two districts

Home> News > west-bengal-news Kolkata, June 6 : The Calcutta High Court Friday ordered a ban on plying of battery operated rickshaws in two districts of West Bengal. Following a public interest litigation filed by teacher Sudipto Roy, who ...
 NewKerala.com1 month ago
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