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

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 ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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

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 ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Let’s make a song and dance about India’s cultural heritage

Amit Khanna Cultural industries can create over five million jobs in the next five years. It has the potential to be a $200 billion industry in the same time frame. For this it requires a complete mind set change India’s cultural heritage goes back over ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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Gujarat's favourite festival, but historians unsure of origins of kite flying

Come January 14 and entire Ahmedabad, and elsewhere in Gujarat, is on the terraces to fly kites. While precise details of how the festival became popular are still unknown, experts have their own findings of this extremely popular festival in the state.
 DNA1 month ago
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Lucidly informative Coromandel, A Personal History... exposes Charles Allen's love for the Raj

Title: Coromandel, A Personal History of South India Author: Charles Allen Publisher: Little Brown, 2017 As a devoted reader of Charles Allen, Coromandel, A Personal History of South India – his third book – overwhelmed me with its lucidity and ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

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 Herald2 months 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 Standard2 months ago
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