Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicIndus Valley Civilisation

Topic: Indus Valley Civilisation

Pigs, cattle, sheep — fatty residues on Indus Valley pottery shows meat-heavy diet: Study

New findings from research on meat-eating dietary habits of Indus civilisation communities, conducted by Akshyeta Suryanarayan during her PhD at Cambridge, was published in the Journal of Archaeological Science.

India shouldn’t struggle with Covid-19 lockdown. It organises Kumbh Mela much better

Days into PM Modi’s national lockdown to fight coronavirus, there was chaos in India. Doctors didn’t have gears, people panicked and essential supplies were being stopped.

This is Modi govt’s plan for India’s first National Maritime Museum in Gujarat’s Lothal

The culture ministry is working on finalising details of the museum, to be situated in Lothal, that will showcase India's maritime heritage through the ages.

Aryans did not invade India or destroy the Indus Valley Civilisation. This is proof

It is tragic that our history textbooks say Aryans came and wiped out the settlements of the Sapt Sindhu.

2500 BC Rakhigarhi skeletons have no traces of ‘Aryan gene’, finds DNA study

Study examined DNA of skeletons found in Rakhigarhi, an Indus Valley Civilisation site in Haryana, and found no traces of R1a1, or Central Asian ‘steppe’, gene.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

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Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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