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Navigation began in India: Indus Valley Indians used monsoon winds for sailing
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Navigation began in India: Indus Valley Indians used monsoon w...

Indians had knowledge of harnessing monsoon winds for navigation long before Hippalus, the Greek mariner and acclaimed discoverer of monsoon winds, according to a study by the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) in Goa."The people of Indus Valley ... Prokerala, 1 week ago

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Indus civilisation did not grow around a flowing river, say researchers

The Indus civilisation flourished along a course abandoned by the major Himalayan river Sutlej, and did not develop around a flowing river as believed, scientists from India and the United Kingdom have found. Scientists have found that much of the Indus civilisation thrived around an extinct river, challenging ideas about how urbanisation in ancient cultures evolved. Archaeological evidence shows that many of the settlements in the Indus or Harappan Civilisation ...
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Expo on splendours of Indian architecture

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) launched its Mangaluru chapter on Saturday by holding an exhibition on the Splendours of Indian Architecture at Kodialguthu mane chavadi. Photographs of architecture from pre-Christ era till ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
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S'pore exhibits 140 rare artefacts of Indian traditional craft

An exhibition of some 140 Indian rare traditional artefacts, some dating back to 5,000 years, opened in here today with a minister urging Singaporeans to visit it and witness the evolution of artistic and crafting traditions across generations.The highlight ...
 Business Standard6 days ago
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55 years ago: They fought to the last man for India

On November 18, 1962, 114 soldiers of the 13th Kumaon fought till the last man, and last bullet, in sub-zero temperatures, to beat back the huge Chinese army. We salute the Heroes of Rezang La. IMAGE: An Indian soldier stands guard over makeshift forts which have been hastily built in Ladakh during the India-China war in 1962. Photograph: Radloff/Three Lions/Getty Images India may have lost the 1962 war with China, but it was not completely a saga of defeat. Hamstrung by an indecisive ...
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Address by the Honble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the valedictory ceremony of the World Food India 2017

Address by the Honble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the valedictory ceremony of the World Food India 2017  1.   I am happy to be here at the concluding function of World Food India 2017 and would like to congratulate every one of the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

President Xi's Belt and Road Initiative a 'political masterstroke' at home, abroad: Expert

[USA], Oct 28 (ANI): The One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative must be seen as a political and economic masterstroke by Chinese President Xi Jinping, in terms of its domestic as well foreign impact, an expert has said. "The singular contribution of the man now ...
 Sify1 month ago Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative a 'political masterstroke' at home, abroad: Expert  Sify1 month ago

Freedom Files: A Tenuous And Uneasy Truce

As Kashmir’s borders were exposed from all sides India’s concerns were both strategic and security related. In a secret meeting between PM Nehru and his Secretariat the issue was discussed threadbare. Positional papers to UNCIP apart, the magnitude of ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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'We'll put Pakistan under pressure and on the back foot'

'The surgical strikes were not meant to deter or stop infiltration.''It was meant to create a kind of uncertainty in the minds of Pakistani military commanders.''By using hard power we've created an option which was not there earlier.' Exclusive: How the surgical strikes were planned On September 29, the first anniversary of the cross-LoC surgical strikes, Nitin A Gokhale -- senior journalist, author and co-founder of Bharatshakti.in -- released his book Securing India The Modi way - ...
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Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude

'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't bothered: He had moved on to designing his next project, Shahjahanabad,' reveals Aakar Patel. To what can we attribute the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to demote the Taj Mahal as a tourist attraction? Bigotry? Stupidity? Forgetfulness? It is not easy to say, though given the atmosphere and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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