Lothal: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

National Maritime Heritage Complex to be developed in Gujarat

India and Portugal recently signed an MoU to develop a world-class National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal in Gujarat. The MoU has been signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, during his visit to India. The complex would showcase rich Indian artifacts and create awareness ..

First Maritime Museum of India to be set up at Lothal

Lothal, a Harappan site of one of the oldest ports in India is located on the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat has been chosen for setting up the first maritime museum, the National Maritime Heritage Museum of India. The Museum will have its own independent research center of underwater archaeology that will work towards an archaeology ..

India partners with Portugal to set up a national maritime heritage museum at Lothal

India has partnered with Portugal to set up a national maritime heritage museum at the ancient Indian site of Lothal in Gujarat. It is likely to come up on the lines of a similar museum at Lisbon, which is administered by the Portuguese Navy. The Government of India (GoI) has allocated a grant for building ..

What are the most interesting facts about Indus Valley Civilization?

The period of Indus valley civilization was 2500 B.C. to 1500 B.C. however recent carbon dating has confirmed 2400-1700 B.C. (mature period 2600–1900 BC as per wikipedia) Extended from Baluchistan to Gujarat with an upward reach to Punjab. The major area included is Valley of Indus River, Rajasthan, East Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. ..