February 22, 2020 9:11 am
An old discomfort persists among ruling elites vis a vis the country’s earliest civilisation.
February 21, 2020 7:32 am
Time-travelling to a Harappan kitchen is politically fraught in a country at war over food habits.
September 06, 2019 7:36 pm
The study confirms that a mixed population made up the Harappan Civilization of first Indians and West Asians and Steppe pastoralists who brought Indo-Aryan languages to India were not present in the region at the time.
September 06, 2019 7:35 pm
The researchers gathered and performed DNA analysis on 61 skeletal samples found within one kilometer of the famous Harappan site of Rakhigarhi cemetery in present-day Haryana.
January 11, 2019 9:44 am
The first double burial of a man and a woman has been found at a Harappan site. But were they man and wife?
April 17, 2018 12:47 am
A team led by Professor Anil K Gupta observed a drought-like phase for a period of 900 years, which led to water scarcity and mass migration to other regions.
April 10, 2018 1:10 am
The scientists carried out AMS carbon-dating of tiny ostracod fossils to assess the ages of different layers and measured the isotopic composition of oxygen and deuterium in gypsum from these layers.
November 29, 2017 8:47 pm
The study showed that a major Himalayan river did not flow at the same time as the development of Indus Civilisation urban settlements.
March 15, 2014 11:52 pm
Studies on Lonar crater show that a long dry spell may have led to the collapse of several societies, including Indus Valley.
February 05, 2014 9:09 am
A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood .