Discovery of Megalithic Stone Jars in Assam
In the Dima Hasao district of Assam, a number of megalithic stone jars have been discovered. This discovery has highlighted the possible links, that date back to the second millennium BC, between Southeast Asia and the Northeast region of India. ..
Tags: Assam • Indonesia • Laos
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2022
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation meeting held
On July 21, 2021, while addressing the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting, S Jaishankar India’s External Affairs Minister has called for a “collective and collaborative” response to effectively deal with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, saying that national boundaries are not ..
Tags: 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation • Cambodia • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar • India • Laos
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Where is Plain of Jars located?
The archaeologists recently found that the jars in the “Plain of Jars” were used as burial sites. They have also found that though the jars could be 3,000 years old, the human remains suggest that people were buried along side ..
Tags: Archaeological Sites • Laos • Plain of Jars • sandstone • UNESCO World Heritage Site
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2021
2018 Report on International Religious Freedom
The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ..
Tags: Azerbaijan • Bahrain • Burma • China • Country of Particular Concern
New Species of Frog Discovered in North-East
Researchers from Delhi University and the Wildlife Institute of India in association with researchers from Indonesia and the US have discovered a new species of paddy frog from Assam in Northeast India. Aishani The new species has been named Aishani ..
Tags: Assam • Delhi University • Indonesia • Laos • North East
India s Conservation Diplomacy
Prime Minister Modi during his visit to the Maldives announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will undertake restoration work of Friday Mosque under the Indian grant. Friday Mosque Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy is a unique place ..
Tags: Bahrain • Bhutan • Cambodia • Conservation Diplomacy • Coral