The Deep History of Civilisation: the blue emerald of the Indus

In the high mountainous knot of the Pamirs in South Central Asia, in the Badakhshan region of north eastern Afghanistan, there is a small cave on the side of the hill. On approaching closer, one might hear the clink-clink of rock striking rock; one might see that the inside of the cave is lit with … Continue reading The Deep History of Civilisation: the blue emerald of the Indus

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The Great Queen Semiramis of Assyria (800 BC) : from Biblitheca Historica

http://www.youtube.com/watch Before Alexander the Great (c 356-320 BC) marched to the frontiers of India through the wreck of the Persian Empire; before Cyrus the Great (c 600-530 BC), the first Emperor of the Persians conquered those frontier lands, there was the legendary queen Semiramis - who led the first recorded invasion from the West into … Continue reading The Great Queen Semiramis of Assyria (800 BC) : from Biblitheca Historica

India keen on ASEAN playing key role in emerging Indo-Pacific: Jaishankar

 India has said that it wants to see a strong, unified and prosperous ASEAN playing a central role in the emerging dynamic of the Indo-Pacific as it contributes to the country’s prosperity and security as well. Addressing foreign ministers of the ASEAN member states here in the Thai — Read on http://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/india/india-keen-on-asean-playing-key-role-in-emerging-indo-pacific--jaishankar.html

The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India’s Northern Frontier

The Great Game refers to the hundred year geostrategic contest between Britain and Russia for control of Eurasia in the 19th century.  The arena for the Great Game was all the lands, kingdoms and nations between the two Empires. At the beginning of the Great Game the territories of British India and Tsarist Russia were … Continue reading The Great Game: Afghanistan, British India and the Hundred Year War for India’s Northern Frontier

US, India, Japan, Australia for ASEAN-led mechanism to promote rules-based order in Indo-Pacific | World News, The Indian Express

China has been trying to expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific, which is a biogeographic region, comprising the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean, including the South China Sea. — Read on indianexpress.com/article/world/us-india-japan-australia-for-asean-led-mechanism-to-promote-rules-based-order-in-indo-pacific-5760188/