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Water shortage may have led to demise of Maya civilisation

Something really drastic must have happened to the ancient Maya at the end of the Classic Period in the ninth century.

Maya civilisation had complex political and economic systems

Maya civilisation had complex political and economic systems

Researchers studied 22,000 animal remains at the museum as clues about life in the Maya lower classes.

How ancient Maya activity led to environmental decline

How ancient Maya activity led to environmental decline

Researchers have found evidence from the tropical lowlands of central America that reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today's environment as well.

A mother's dilemma, a virtual world, Nepal

The nightmare of being the mother of a 27-year-old, looking at a relationship through the lens of virtual reality and a journey through Nepal are some of the hand-picked gems IANS is treating its readers to this weekend. Take a look.

Mayan people would have loved online world: Study

As we have moved over the Maya calendar that interpreted the world`s end in 2012, it is time again to look back how people belonging to the Maya period may have had reacted to the virtual online world we are living in today.

Jessica Chastain will never date actors

Actress Jessica Chastain has vowed never to date any actor.

Jessica Chastain will never date anyone from Hollywood

Actress Jessica Chastain, who has always remained coy about her personal life, says she will never become involved in a Hollywood romance.

Jessica Chastain proud of `Zero Dark Thirty` role

Actress Jessica Chastain hopes to break Hollywood gender stereotypes by portraying strong-willed CIA agent Maya in Katherine Bigelow`s drama `Zero Dark Thirty`.

Largest ancient dam built by Maya uncovered

That dam – constructed from cut stone, rubble and earth – stretched more than 260 feet in length.

Chia seeds back in demand - this time for nutritional value

Chia seeds, which are dietary staples of the Maya and Aztecs, are catching on in America.

Wife backs Gelfand to win against Anand

Boris Gelfand might have suffered a defeat at the hands of defending champion Viswanathan Anand in the eighth round of the ongoing World Chess Championship in Moscow, but the Israeli Grandmaster`s wife, Maya is confident about her husband`s triumph against his Indian opponent.

Ajit Singh targets Maya, Mulayam on corruption

Civil Aviation Minister and RLD President Ajit Singh on Thursday lashed out at BSP chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav.

It`s all Maya: Cameron govt`s cat out of the bag?

UK Home Secy claimed that an illegal
immigrant had been allowed to stay under Rights Act as he had a cat named Maya.

2,300-year-old Maya ruins destroyed

An ancient 2,300-year-old Mayan residential complex in Mexico has been destroyed by heavy machinery.

Deal with farmers` problems on priority: Mayawati to officials

With a farmers` stir demanding
higher compensation for their land going on in state, UP CM Mayawati asked officials to deal effectively with local problems including those faced by
the farming community on a priority basis.

Oppn slams Maya, demands CBI probe into her assets

Coming down heavily on Mayawati, the Opposition today said the huge increase
in her wealth from Rs 52 crore to Rs 88 crore in three years
was indicative of massive corruption in the state.

History, the Mayans` way

Illiterate Maya people had their own unique way of recording the history.

BSP sacks K’taka secy over garland row

BSP has fired its Karnataka unit secretary for speaking to a TV channel about Maya`s money garland.

Thousands gather for Mayawati`s rally in Lucknow

Thousands of supporters from all over the country gathered in Lucknow to attend the 25th anniversary celebrations of BSP on Monday.

UP stampede: 3 arrested, Maya announces compensation

In the tragic temple stampede at Pratapgarh where at least 65 people were killed and over 20 others critically injured during a luncheon (Bhandara) organised by a well-known saint, Kripalu Maharaj, three arrests have been made.