Satellite images show 290 heritage sites in Syria damaged by war : UN

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations` training and research arm (UNITAR) said on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

Meteor impact might have led to dawn of civilization

Dartmouth researchers have for the first time, linked a cataclysmic meteor impact in Canada to the start of civilisation.

Sep 03, 2013, 11:58 AM IST

Mideast civilization

The dawn of urban life in the Middle East still remains uncovered in Syria.

Apr 26, 2010, 15:37 PM IST

Chinese civilization

Archaeologists have come across evidence of the earliest Chinese civilization.

Jan 18, 2010, 14:00 PM IST