Ancient India Current Affairs - 2020

Union ministry set up 16-member committee to study ancient Indian culture

Union Minister of Culture and Minister of Tourism of India, Prahlad Patel announced the formation of an expert committee to conduct a study on the origin and evolution of Indian culture. The committee consists of 16 members that include K.N. Dikshit, Chairman, Indian Archaeological Society. What are the objectives of the committee? The committee will Read More…

Bhopal to host 79th Indian History Congress

The 79th Indian History Congress (IHC) will be held at Barkatullah University in Bhopal Madhya Pradesh from February 26. Earlier the 79th Indian History Congress was supposed to be held at Pune but was cancelled citing financial constraints to host the congress. The Indian History Congress will be held at Madhya Pradesh for the second time. Read More…

Nayanjot Lahiri wins 2016 John F Richards Prize

History writer Nayanjot Lahiri has won the prestigious 2016 John F. Richards Prize for her book Ashoka in Ancient India. The prestigious prize will be bestowed upon her at the American Historical Association (AHA’s) 131st Annual Meeting to be held in Denver, Colorado in January 2017. Her book Ashoka in Ancient India has been critically Read More…