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3,000 years ago, Britain got half its genes from…France?

December 23, 2021 11:11 am

Analyzing DNA from 793 individuals, the investigators discovered that a massive Late Bronze Age movement displaced around half the ancestry of England and Wales

How artificial light, other ‘by-products’ of rapid urbanisation threaten birds

October 08, 2021 6:34 pm

A 2017 study observed that changes in the behaviour of nocturnally migrating birds in response to light stimuli disappeared immediately after lights were switched off.

IE Thinc Migration: ‘We need power to flow from the bottom to the top’

September 28, 2021 12:36 pm

The latest edition of IE Thinc Migration, moderated by Deputy Associate Editor Udit Misra, explored structural causes of poor livelihoods among migrants and discussed policy solutions to improve conditions in both home and destination states.

Migration due to demographic change in certain areas: Uttarakhand govt

September 25, 2021 3:10 am

A “demographic imbalance” has taken place due to a rise in population in certain areas and the government apprehends communal disturbance, according to a release issued by the Information department.

Ancient footprints push back date of human arrival in the Americas

September 24, 2021 10:42 am

The results, if they hold up to scrutiny, would rejuvenate the scientific debate about how humans first spread across the Americas, implying that they did so at a time when massive glaciers covered much of their path.

Once green prehistoric Arabia drew early humans from Africa

September 03, 2021 3:21 pm

Extensive excavations over a decade revealed stone tools from multiple periods of prehistoric settlement by early human groups, the oldest 400,000 years ago.

Trump to visit US-Mexico border with Texas governor

June 16, 2021 9:42 am

Biden has faced growing pressure from migrant advocates and health experts to end the policy as more evidence emerges that migrants are being expelled into danger in Mexico.

India on the move: What data from Census 2011 show on migrations

March 04, 2021 4:40 pm

Marriage and employment are the major reasons for migration, Census data show. The bulk of the migration takes place within individual states.

The Permanence in the Ephemeral

June 03, 2019 2:07 am

The Migration Museum, a day-long event in Mumbai by Godrej India Culture Lab, will explore various aspects of migration through art, performances and discussions

Memories in an Image

November 25, 2018 12:05 am

The Apna Heritage Archive, in Wolverhampton, UK, uses original photographs of migrants from Punjab, who arrived in the city from 1960 to 1989, and how they preserved their memories.


Artists explore notions of identity through their works

September 02, 2021 5:46 pm

The exhibition titled Plot-Points explored the ever-evolving notion of identity and status through the ecologies of migration, land, and power


What is the Assam NRC and what it means to be left out of it

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.

News in Numbers: Skilled migration from India to US

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm