Indus Valley: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Dairy Production in Indus Valley Civilization: Key Facts

Published: November 2, 2020

The Indian and Canadian Archaeologists have found that dairy products were produced by Harappans even before 2500 BCE. The year 2020 marks the 100 years of discovery of Indus Valley Civilization. Key Highlights The study was conducted based on molecular chemical analysis. The analysis of residue in pottery found in Kotada Bhaldi, Gujarat showed traces ..

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First Hindu Temple in Islamabad

Published: June 25, 2020

On June 24, 2020, Pakistan began its construction of first Hindu temple in Islamabad. The estimated construction cost of the temple is Rs 10 crore. Highlights The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is to be constructed in the Pakistan soil. It is considered as the first Hindu temple in Islamabad. The ground breaking ceremony for ..

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Lothal

Published: May 4, 2011

Lothal is a small mature Harappan settlement near Gulf of Khambat in Dhalka taluk of Ahmadabad in Gujrat. It was first excavated in 1957 by S R Rao. The notable structures at Lothal include a dockyard, warehouse, workshop for manufacturing of stone beads, evidence of shell working, rice husk and a cemetery. Dockyard The artificial ..

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Kalibangan

Published: May 4, 2011

Kalibangan (literally black bangles) is located at Pilibangān, between Suratgarh and Hanumāngarh in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. It was one of the main sites of the Indus Valley Civilization and most scholars agree that it was located on the bank of River Saraswati which dried up by 2000 BC.  Kalibangan has given the evidence of both ..

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