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‘Hindutva is not the same as Hinduism’

Frontline 20 Apr 2021
She is best known for her outstanding contributions to research on ancient Indian history ... Romila Thapar’s research has been part of the transition from treating ancient Indian history as Indology to approaching it as a social science ... Texts, Readings, Histories, Kali for Women, From Lineage to State, Ancient Indian Social History.
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Thinking Anew – ‘Peace be with you’

The Irish Times 17 Apr 2021
“How cruel it is that this country, the cradle of civilisation, should have been afflicted by so barbarous a blow, with ancient places of worship destroyed and many thousands of people – Muslims, Christians, Yazidis and others – forcibly displaced or killed.”.
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Libya: In its quest for normalcy, Tripoli renovates its old town

The North Africa Journal 16 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli’s Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... Ṭrables, from Ancient Greek. Τρίπολις Trípolis, from Ancient Greek.
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Abu Simbel temple, Luxor, Egypt
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The discovery of a lost city offers vital clues about the mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Alternet 15 Apr 2021
Instead, hidden under the sands for almost three and a half millennia, they found the Dazzling Aten, believed to be the largest city discovered in Egypt and, importantly, dated to the height of Egyptian civilisation ... Ancient Egypt has been called the “civilisation without cities".
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Libyan capital's neglected Old City gets facelift

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli's Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... But others look to a brighter future ... "It was about time!" ....
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Tripoli’s Old City gets facelift as country seeks recovery

The Arab Weekly 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ...Brighter future — ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli’s Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... (AFP) ... But others look to a brighter future ... .
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Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

The New Arab 15 Apr 2021
The din of pick axes stops suddenly, however, as calls to prayer echo around the ancient buildings ... 'Revive the soul' ... Built by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC, Tripoli's Old City has passed from civilisation to civilisation, notably the ancient Greeks, Romans and the Ottoman empire ... Read more. Gaddafi's coup 50 years on ... 'Everyone counts' ... ....
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The discovery of the lost city of 'the Dazzling Aten' will offer vital clues about ...

Raw Story 14 Apr 2021
Instead, hidden under the sands for almost three and a half millennia, they found the Dazzling Aten, believed to be the largest city discovered in Egypt and, importantly, dated to the height of Egyptian civilisation ... Ancient Egypt has been called the “civilisation without cities".
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Japan ambassador visits historical site in Pakistan dating back to Alexander’s time

Gulf News 14 Apr 2021
He said the ancient caves had various engravings of Buddha on its walls that are a treasure of information and have great historical significance ... The grant would also be spent on the improvement of equipment for exhibition and conservation in the Taxila Museum which stores the rich cultural heritage of ancient Gandhara civilisation, he said.
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Lost 'golden city' discovered in Egypt

RNZ 13 Apr 2021
The archaeologists there say the city is likely to be the largest ancient Egyptian city found thus far ... We know relatively little about urban archaeology life in ancient Egypt, she says ... Egypt has limited space, so it has tended to build on top of ancient sites, Vidler says ... It was the golden age of ancient Egyptian civilisation, she says.
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Luxor's 'lost golden city': Egypt offers first look at largest ancient metropolis dating from era of pharaohs

The National 11 Apr 2021
“The city is in the midst of three palaces to Aten, the ancient Egyptian deity, and I believe that workers in the city were supplying the palaces with valuable offerings to Aten, as well as daily items such as pots, jewellery and even food,” Mr Hawass said ... inside the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.
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Indian scientists make fuel from CO2; paves way for producing energy on Mars [Explained]

International Business Times 11 Apr 2021
Earth's climate is changing fast and threatening levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is one of the primary reason behind it. Interestingly, the atmosphere of Mars—which humanity hopes to colonise—is predominantly CO2 ... Also Read ... Lost golden city discovered in Egypt; archeologists find 3,000-year-old ancient civilisation in Luxor [Photos] ... .
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Egypt offers first look at largest ancient city dating to the pharaohs

The National 10 Apr 2021
“The city is in the midst of three palaces to Aten, the ancient Egyptian deity, and I believe that workers in the city were supplying the palaces with valuable offerings to Aten, as well as daily items such as pots, jewellery and even food,” Mr Hawass said ... inside the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.
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Cancer therapy using common cold virus can fight inoperable skin cancers, finds study [details]

International Business Times 10 Apr 2021
While surgical interventions can enable the treatment of certain forms of skin cancer, there are few that cannot be operated upon ... Janice Mehnert, senior study investigator, in a statement. An Unusual Partnership ... Promising Results ... Mehnert ... Lost golden city discovered in Egypt; archeologists find 3,000-year-old ancient civilisation in Luxor [Photos] ... .
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How second wave of Spanish Flu devastated the world; COVID-19 presents similar problems

International Business Times 10 Apr 2021
As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the end of its rampage seems nowhere near ... Around 100 years ago, another pandemic devastated the world and claimed over 50 million worldwide—the Spanish Flu ... Not A 'Spanish' Flu  ... Lost golden city discovered in Egypt; archeologists find 3,000-year-old ancient civilisation in Luxor [Photos] ... .
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