Prehistoric Asia Current Affairs, GK & News
Scientists have recently discovered new species of ancient human excavations in Philippines. This newly identified species named Humo Luzonensis after Luzon Island, where bones and teeth from individuals of this species were excavated from Callao Cave. The small size of the bones suggests this archaic human would have been shorter than 4ft tall – possibly ..
Topics: Altai Krai • Callao Cave • Denisovan • Homo • Human evolution • Neanderthal • Paleoanthropology • Paleolithic • Pleistocene • Prehistoric Asia • Prehistoric Indonesia • Prehistory of the Philippines
The book titled “Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From” has been authored by journalist Tony Joseph, which unravels our history using the results of genetics and other research. According to book, the Indian population is a result of four major migrations, including that of the Aryans, into the country ..
As per a latest study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , the 4000 year old Harappan civilization ruined due to the climate change. The study reveals that decline in monsoon rains led to weakened river dynamics, and played a critical role both in the development and the collapse of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Border rivers • Civilizations • Ganges • Harappa • Harappan • Indus River • Indus Valley Civilisation • Prehistoric Asia • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • Sarasvati River • States and union territories of India
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. ..
Topics: Archaeological sites in Pakistan • Chanhudaro • Harappa • Indus River • Indus Valley Civilisation • Kalibangan • Lothal • Mohenjo-daro • Prehistoric Asia • Sahiwal District • Sanitation of the Indus Valley Civilisation • Subdivisions of Pakistan