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Mexico asks Spain to apologise for 500 year old conquest

The Mexican president has asked Spain an the Vaticans to apologise for the invasion that happened 500 years ago. However, Spain rejected the request but exteneded its willingness to currently work more closely with the Mexicans. The President made the statement at the anniversay of the conquest of Tenochtitlan, capital of Aztec empire after which ..

Tony Joseph authors “Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From”

The book titled “Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From” has been authored by journalist Tony Joseph, which unravels our history using the results of genetics and other research. According to book, the Indian population is a result of four major migrations, including that of the Aryans, into the country ..

India is hosting International Conference on Dialogue of Civilizations – IV

The International conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations – IV” has started from October 8 –15, 2017 at Delhi, Gandhinagar and Dholavira. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Union Ministry of Culture are hosting the conference in collaboration with National Geographic Society (NGS). The purpose of the conference is to encourage scholarly and public discourse ..

4000 year old Harappan civilization ruined due to the climate change: Study

As per a latest study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the 4000 year old Harappan civilization ruined due to the climate change. The study reveals that decline in monsoon rains led to weakened river dynamics, and played a critical role both in the development and the collapse of ..