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A new anthropological museum in Kolkata: New light on hunter-gatherers and modern India’s cultural and linguistic diversity – West Bengal

Shiv Sahay Singh, The Hindu, Kolkata, February 20, 2017 | To read the full article, click here >> A new museum in Kolkata tells the tale of how modern humans in the Indian subcontinent evolved from ancestors who arrived about 12.3 million … Continue reading

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Evidence suggesting a Gondi-Harappan link (Indus Valley civilisation, 2500 B.C.–1750 BC): Pictographs deciphered with the help of a proto Dravidian tribal language – Karnataka

S. Harpal Singh, The Hindu, Telangana, December 16, 2014  | To enlarge the image and read the full article, click here >> “On the goddess Kotamma temple woollen market way there is a rocky roof shelter for shepherds and sheep to … Continue reading

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The nomadic Romany (gypsy) tribe: Credited with amazing contributions to the music and dance of many countries from antiquity to the present – Sind & Punjab

The Times of India, Life, May 14, 2013 | To read the full article, click here >> Many of the modern day gypsies can be traced back to the nomadic tribe called Roma. In Europe, they were referred to as the goddess-worshippers. … Continue reading

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Did the Indus Valley Civilisation script remain “elusive because no one has attempted to study the script using Gondi symbols and language”? – Karnataka

Lhendup G Bhutia, OPEN Magazine, Archaeology, 28 November 2014 | For more images and to read the full article, click here >> New findings raise an old question: Do South Indians belong to the Indus Valley Civilisation? Around two kilometres away from … Continue reading

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“Ayurveda has evolved from the folk medicine” – Book review: Medicine and Life Sciences in India

Review: Medicine and Life Sciences in India. Subbarayappa, B. V. (Ed.) 2001. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. Pp: 771. Price not given. by D.P. Agrawal & Lalit Tiwari Of late the West is veering round to the Alternative … Continue reading

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