Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Attirampakkam

Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: Do the excavations of ancient stone tools in India reshape our theories of early human migration?

New discoveries in Attirampakkam now challenge traditional theories of evolution of ancient stone tools.
Some tools found in Attirampakkam, Tamil Nadu

One small ancient stone tool, but giant leap for Indian prehistory, says prof who found it

We place these Middle Palaeolithic cultures far earlier than estimated in India. The current models believe that this phase was brought to India only post 125,000.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...