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Tourism Move in Andamans Triggers Row Over Jarawa Tribe’s Survival, Anthropologists Appalled

Anthropologists will be shocked to see that the Narendra Modi government has decided to develop Andamans and Nicobar Islands for tourism and development, with assurance that the Jarawa hunt-gathering tribe will be left untouched with barriers. For decades, anthropologists have argued with modern invasive governments to desist from tribals and not upset their isolated life-style with due respect to their ...

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Songbird, yellow-breasted bunting at risk of extinction? Almost, Says Researcher

The small songbird, yellow-breasted bunting (Emberiza aureola) has been listed in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 18 months ago but any species that is considered medically beneficial or tasty for food in China hardly lives longer. As late as the 1980s, the bunting was a frequent visitor in the skies of northern Europe and Asia but experts say ...

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Chinese Hackers Spying on India, Nepal, Others Since 2005, Reveals IT Security Firm FireEye

FireEye, a California-based IT security agency on advanced cyber attacks, released its latest intelligence report that said China government’s cyber espionage program transcended Himalays to Nepal, India and even Vietnam in Southeast Asia. Titled “APT 30 and the Mechanics of a Long-Running Cyber Espionage Operation”, the report on advanced persistent threat (APT) group said hackers, most likely sponsored by the ...

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Valentine’s Weekend Ups Shopping by 18% in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Jakarta: Study

Valentine’s weekend saw 18% heavy footfall on an average in top shopping destinations across South East Asia overriding the record for the Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year weekends in the region, said Singapore-based AdNear. AdNear, a location intelligence company, said shopping locations in Singapore saw a 25% increase in footfalls, Hong Kong and Jakarta a 15% increase in ...

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