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To BCE or not to BCE? Common era of BC and AD appears to be over
The Telegraph UK

To BCE or not to BCE? Common era of BC and AD appears to be over

chools across England are swapping BC and AD with BCE and CE over fears the terms could offend Christians, it has been claimed. A number of authorities have already adopted the policy, while several more are reported to be considering making the switch from ... The Telegraph UK, 2 weeks ago

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Zero's Homecoming

The Indian high commission in London is making efforts to take the manuscript to India for display. Ashis Ray reports. Photographs: Courtesy Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.  If diplomacy and persuasion succeed, there could be an historic homecoming, albeit temporarily, of the Bakhshali Manuscript -- the oldest recorded evidence of the origin of the zero symbol, an Indian invention. A government source disclosed the Indian high commission in London is making efforts to ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

SCOOP: Tiger Shroff approached to play Prince Siddhartha for Ashutosh Gowariker’s next!

Ashutosh Gowariker is in the process of finalizing a few projects for his next directorial and we hear, that among these, one is based on the life of young Buddha, called Prince Siddhartha. Buzz is that Tiger Shroff has been approached to play the title role ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 week ago
DNA

Key to why Harappans moved east lies in excavations

Pottery and other cultural material, dating back to over 2000 BC that was found at an excavation site in Uttar Pradesh's Sakatpur village by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) between January and March this year could help archaeologists understand why ...
 DNA1 week ago

Erotic Forever

TO READ CENTURIES of voices writing on the erotic is to become keenly aware of a deep argument that exists in the geography of the subcontinent, an argument between literary romantics—who embrace the erotic for the gloss it adds to life—and religious ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
catchnews.com

Minority histories of the Indian national flag

This week, India celebrates 70 years of independence. The tricolour flag, perhaps the most tangible and potent symbol of freedom from colonial servitude, is on particularly full display. Few weeks ago, a rally was organised in Delhi under a 2,200-foot-long ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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'The Ashokan rock edicts are a marvel of history'

'The ideas carved into the rock articulate an important -- if often suppressed and denied -- impulse in Indian history: A call to mutual respect of different beliefs, and to persuasion as opposed to coercion as the basis of how we interact with one another.' Historian Sunil Khilnani picks some of India's treasures. IMAGE: The Ashokan Lions, the emblem of the Republic of India atop Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. Photograph: Courtesy, Mellisa Anthony Jones at English Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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