Author Archive for History

900-year drought wiped out Indus Valley Civilisation: IIT-Kharagpur

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

BY S VENKAT NARAYAN Our Special Correspondent Courtesy The Island April 17, 2018, 12:00 pm NEW DELHI, April 16: The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) was wiped out 4,350 years ago by a 900-year-long drought, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) have found. Evidence gathered during their study also put to rest the widely accepted theory that […]

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Professor Keith Scott- Mumby discovered Srilanka was the origin of much thought and substance.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

By Palitha Ariyarathna Srilanka and history This island nation once called Ceylon. Srilanka- the name means splendid, brightly shining- is rich in religions celebration. each summer in the city of kandy. the temple of the tooth blazes with light for the festival honouring Buddha’s tooth. Elephants parade in jewels and satin. Dancer whirl through the […]

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