Mauryan period Current Affairs, GK & News

Goa Liberation Day: December 19

Every year, the Goa Liberation day is celebrated on December 19 in India. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Indian armed forces to free Goa from 450 years of the Portuguese rule. Background The Portuguese colonized several parts of India in 1510. However, by the end of 19th century their colonies were ..

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Romila Thapar elected as member of American Philosophical Society

Eminent historian and writer Romila Thapar has been elected as international member of American Philosophical Society (APS) at its Annual Spring Meeting. About Romila Thapar She is Professor Emerita of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. She is renowned for her careful scholarship on emperor Aśoka, epigraphy of Mauryan period, and ground-breaking ..

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