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Sunday, January 09, 2005

Tsunami-hit tribe celebrates baby

INDIAN officials celebrated a rare piece of good news in the tsunami-hit Andaman and Nicobar islands today - the birth of a baby girl to a teenage mother from a threatened "Stone Age" tribe.

Less than 100 of the hunter-gatherer Onge tribe remain, and concerns for the tribe's welfare have grown in the wake of the December 26 disaster.

"The baby is good news, we want the population to increase," said K C Ghoshal, assistant commissioner in the government's tribal welfare department in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

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At November 8, 2005 at 8:33 PM, Blogger Living in Thailand said...

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At November 9, 2005 at 2:43 PM, Blogger Living in Thailand said...

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