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Goa Observes Statehood Day

Goa observed statehood day on 30th May. It commemorates the day the state of Goa attained statehood the 25th State of the Indian Union on May 30th in 1987. History of Goa The earliest traces of human settlement in the regions of Goa can be traced to the upper Palaeolithic or Mesolithic periods which are ..



Inventions of the Bronze Age

Inventions of the Bronze Age include making better tools.  As long as man was dependent upon stone tools, he was limited in the kinds of work he could do. Stone tools and weapons broke easily. To make better tools, man needed a new, longer lasting material that could be molded more easily into different sizes ..


Changes in Human Life in Mesolithic and Neolithic Age

The Palaeolithic age ended by around 8000 BC. After this, a new phase in man’s progress toward civilization started. This age is called Mesolithic (Middle Stone) or the Mesolithic period. Prior to this, the glacial ice retreated and the forests expanded to the north. Invention of Microlith During Mesolithic phase, some important inventions appeared. One ..


Advances made by Man in New Stone Age

About 8000 B.C. another period in man’s progress toward civilization began. This was the Middle Stone Age, or the Mesolithic period. Before the beginning of this age, the glacial ice retreated and the forests expanded to the north. A few important inventions appeared. One was the microlith, a small, pointed blade of stone used for ..


Introduction to Prehistory

What is the difference between Prehistoric and Historic periods? Prehistoric period belongs to the time before the emergence of writing, while historic period is the period after this. Prehistory refers to the period for which no written records exist. When does historic period start? Modern humans are living on this planet for at least 150,000 ..


Mesolithic Age in India

What is the chronology of Mesolithic Period? Mesolithic period was a transitional phase between the Palaeolithic Age and the Neolithic Age. Mesolithic period roughly spans from 1500-5000 years ago in Europe while 20000-8000 years ago in Asia. How change in climate helped transition from Palaeolithic to Mesolithic Period? The transition from the Palaeolithic period to ..