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