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Indus Valley

Indus Valley script numerical, not language: Historian

Contrary to the age-old assumption that the Indus script is a language, a veteran science historian has claimed that it is numerical, as evident from numbers and symbols in the seals and artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilisation (3000-1900 BC).

May 24, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

Chickens were domesticated in China first

Contradicting scientists who claimed that wild hens were first domesticated in the Indus Valley in what is now western India and Pakistan, a team of international scientists has credited the Chinese for introducing the practice.

Nov 30, 2014, 16:29 PM IST

Megacities of Indus Valley may have collapsed due to extreme drought conditions

A new study suggests that "megacities" of the Indus Valley region of Pakistan and north-west India may have collapsed because of an ancient episode of climate change.

Mar 03, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Script of Indus Valley

It has now been rejected that Indus Valley people were functionally illiterate.

Sep 04, 2009, 14:29 PM IST

Decoding Indus script

Indus Valley texts is being decoded with the help of a computer program.

Sep 02, 2009, 09:05 AM IST