Abandoned Sutlej course captured water during monsoon Contrary to current belief, it was the departure of a large river — not its arrival — that triggered the growth of Indus urban centres that developed in what is now northwest India and Pakistan some 5,300 years ago, says a new study. The Indus civilisation developed at
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Reading the Balfour Declaration, a century later, for lessons in today’s world The famous (or infamous) Balfour declaration was issued exactly a hundred years ago on November 2, 1917. The visionary behind Zionism, Theodor Herzl moulded the Zionist movement into a demand for a Jewish homeland in the last decade of the 19th century. The
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Students should learn factual history of 1817: Javadekar The ‘Paika Bidroha’ (Paika rebellion) of 1817 will find a place in the history books as ‘the First War of Independence’ from the next academic session, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Mr. Javadekar had first made the announcement on Sunday here at a function to
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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that innovative techniques are soon being introduced to eliminate rail accidents. These include revamping the existing signalling system by use of TPWS – Train protection and Warning System and MTRC, Mobile Train Radio Communication. He said, the remaining 5000 unmanned level crossings will be eliminated in a time bound
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