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At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat
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At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat

One of the researchers who worked on the exhibition held at the National Museum said that nearly 80 percent of the Indus Valley people's protein intake was meat-based. As an explanation for why meat, which was supposed to be part of the food tasting at the exhibition, was excluded, a museum officer cited the museum's rule against serving meat on the premises

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

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.

Indus Valley Civilisation continues to provide crucial insight into Indians' ancestors and their lifestyles
India

Indus Valley Civilisation continues to provide crucial insight into Indians' ancestors and their lifestyles

Till the 1920s, Indians did not know about the existence of the Indus Valley Civilisation.

The sameness of the ‘other’: India has an enduring Islamic legacy; confluence of art, culture make Muslims innate part of Indian history
India

The sameness of the ‘other’: India has an enduring Islamic legacy; confluence of art, culture make Muslims innate part of Indian history

At a time when the fault lines are becoming starker, how corrosive and baffling it would be to define the boundaries of an accepted Indian-ness along lines of Hindu and Muslim otherness?

Iravatham Mahadevan, leading scholar on Indus Valley and Brahmi scripts, passes away at 88
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Iravatham Mahadevan, leading scholar on Indus Valley and Brahmi scripts, passes away at 88

Iravatham Mahadevan has authored The Indus Script - Texts, Concordance and Tables, a compilation describing the script used during the Indus Valley Civilisation

Indus Valley, Vedic civilisations' demise due to major droughts holds lessons for present-day India
India

Indus Valley, Vedic civilisations' demise due to major droughts holds lessons for present-day India

Gayatri Kathayat and Ashish Sinha speak about why it is important to study the variability of the Indian summer monsoon over the last few thousand years.

The Indus Valley Civilisation developed around the extinction of a large river, not its arrival: Study
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The Indus Valley Civilisation developed around the extinction of a large river, not its arrival: Study

This research showed how ancient urban centres did not necessarily need an active, flowing river system in order to thrive.

Mohenjodaro 'Dancing Girl' statue is Parvati, says ICHR's latest research paper
India

Mohenjodaro 'Dancing Girl' statue is Parvati, says ICHR's latest research paper

The latest research paper of the Indian Council of Historical Research published in the Hindi journal Itihaas states that the 'Dancing Girl' of Mohenjodaro is actually Goddess Parvati

Bharat Mata Ki Jai: How Jawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India offers a peek into the soul of India
India

Bharat Mata Ki Jai: How Jawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India offers a peek into the soul of India

Jawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India offers a much-needed insight into the India that leaders of India's Struggle for Freedom had in mind especially when the current leaders are aggressively professing their great love and reverence for Bharat Mata while proudly displaying ignorance of Indian history and culture

Advertorial: Drive to Mumbai to learn about Yoga in the Datsun redi-Go
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Advertorial: Drive to Mumbai to learn about Yoga in the Datsun redi-Go

We caught up with a yoga guru to learn about this ancient practice which finds mention in the sacred texts

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.

'Tu Hai' from 'Mohenjo Daro': Try not to laugh at this 'wooing' song between Hrithik-Pooja Hegde
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'Tu Hai' from 'Mohenjo Daro': Try not to laugh at this 'wooing' song between Hrithik-Pooja Hegde

Your guide to AR Rahman's 'Tu Hai' song, from Mohenjo Daro, starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde