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How the British transformed, subjugated the Punjab through canals — and left it vulnerable to external shocks
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How the British transformed, subjugated the Punjab through canals — and left it vulnerable to external shocks

History’s rhythmic drumbeats echo loudly in the Indus valley, and in how the British transformed a community-based rural economy (one that was arguably ill-equipped to make that transition) to a market-based economy, and left it vulnerable to external shocks.

Amid calls for Indus' geopolitical weaponising, a reminder of how climate change has affected the river in the past
India

Amid calls for Indus' geopolitical weaponising, a reminder of how climate change has affected the river in the past

In the days following the Pulwama attack, one suggestion for retaliation has been to “cut off” the waters of the Indus to downstream Pakistan. Can we ‘turn off’ the tap though? After all, the Indus (and her tributaries) are mighty rivers — the annual flow of the Indus is estimated to be upwards of 200 cubic kilometres.

Pakistan lawyer moves court to bring back Mohenjodaro's 'Dancing Girl' from India
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Pakistan lawyer moves court to bring back Mohenjodaro's 'Dancing Girl' from India

A Pakistani lawyer has filed a petition to ask the government to bring back a 5,000-year-old bronze statue called 'Dancing Girl' from India.

Watch: Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde dance to Sarsariya, the new Mohenjo Daro song
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Watch: Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde dance to Sarsariya, the new Mohenjo Daro song

Mohenjo Daro has released its new song Sarsariya giving us a sneak peek into the lives of Chaani and Sarman in the ancient Indus Valley civilisation.

What's the fuss about? India and Pakistan share serene embrace in a Nasa photograph
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What's the fuss about? India and Pakistan share serene embrace in a Nasa photograph

NASA has released a photo taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station which captures the India-Pakistan border in the nighttime.