Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicAncient India

Topic: ancient India

ASI finds copper figures and weapons dating back 3,800 years in UP’s Mainpuri

ASI markings on similar antiquities discovered earlier in the western UP region, Sanauli, suggest that inhabitants of that time were possibly engaged in fighting.

History textbooks should include 4 Vedas, look at post-1947 events too — House panel tells govt

The Parliamentary panel report on reforms in school textbooks recommends studying educational methodologies adopted in universities like Nalanda, Vikramshila and Takshashila.

With Sanskrit medium, Veda lessons, new Karnataka varsity aspires to be modern-day Takshashila

Vishnugupta Vishwa Vidyapeetha in Gokarna, to be formally inaugurated on 26 April, will offer two-year courses and focus on providing integrated Indian education with a touch of the modern

Robots guarded Buddha’s relics in an ancient Indian legend

According to the legend, Mauryan king Asoka battled with android warriors guarding Buddha's relics, and ultimately reigned over the army of automatons himself.

New study shows climate change caused decline of flourishing Indus Valley Civilisation

Using under-sea fossil evidence and its marine DNA, researchers were able to trace how climate change led to the decline of Harappan Civilisation.

Scientists fighting fake news want ‘outlandish’ engineering book pulled out

Book for budding engineers claims an Indian sage invented planes 5,000 years before Wright brothers, and gravity was a Vedic-era discovery too.

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Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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