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Archaeology is beyond just ancient

Prof Nayanjot Lahiri, Department of History, Delhi University (DU), was here recently to deliver the Infosys Science Foundation Lectures on Ashoka in Ancient India: Archaeology and Biography and Indus Civilisation: New Perspectives. The Prof who ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago

How Rs 100 crore can save our past for the future

By Nayanjot Lahiri The finance minister's first budget has been seen as evoking Bollywood because of its Rs 100 crore obsession. This is what Arun Jaitley has proposed for developing metros and upgrading madrasas, and what he has allocated for ...
 Economic Times2 months ago

Reversing Elginism

"The National Gallery of Australia has surrendered to the Indian claim that a Chola-era Nataraja that it acquired for (A) $5.6 million had indeed been stolen from a village temple in Tamil Nadu, paving the way for an early return of the idol to ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

King Ashoka paved way for good ties

Barabar caves donated by King Ashoka to Ajivikas. Walls of these caves were mirror polished. (Photo: DC) Chennai: What bombs and guns could not achieve King Ashoka made possible through medicines. Archaeologist Nayanjot Lahiri, who presented a ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

India-Pakistan link to Mohenjodaro necklace

Picture used for representational purpose. (Photo: DC) Chennai: What successive political leaders on both sides of the border have failed, a bunch of archaeologists are hoping to achieve: India-Pakistan bhai, bhai. To start with, they would like ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

The Survival Of Memory

Sancoale seemed similar yet different from many other villages in Goa. Spread across a couple of hills, its traditional houses nestling near the edges of forested tracts were like those that grace the rural landscape elsewhere. Mercifully, because ...
 Outlook India1 month ago

Where Inscriptions Speak of Emperor Ashoka and the Mauryan Dynasty

CHENNAI: The inscriptions at Erragudi caves, Andhra Pradesh, are still fresh, centuries after the reign of the third emperor of Mauryan dynasty, Ashoka, said Nayanjot Lahiri, archaeologist and professor at the University of Delhi, at a lecture ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Captive ideologues

In October 1984, I got my first academic job at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata (then Calcutta). A week after I joined, a friend from Chennai (then Madras) sent me a petition on the plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka, which he hoped ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Course structure for FYUP batch proposed

NEW DELHI: The FYUP batch and its teachers finally have some clarity on what they'll be doing over the second year, but once again, there are problems with the curriculum. Following its promise to start classes by July 21, Delhi University has sent ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Presidency varsity's Governing Board formed

The statutes of the Governing Board of the city's Presidency University would be implemented as soon as the first meeting of the board is held, University Vice-Chancellor Anuradha Lohia told mediapersons here on Tuesday. The Governing Board would ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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