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What has the Nobel Prize in Physics ever done for me?

Beijing News 03 Oct 2023
Each October, physics is in the news with the awarding of the Nobel Prize ... However, these lauded advances in our basic understanding of the world often have very real, practical consequences for society ... Read more ... And further, it has led to carbon dating to determine the age of artefacts, allowing us to better understand ancient civilisations ... Author.

'Aakhri Sach' and the denial of uncivil religion

Indian Express 02 Oct 2023
In the current political atmosphere, the discourse on Hindu cultural values and its ancient civilisational ethos has reached a crescendo ... However, these practices are often performed under the logic of ancient religious and cultural beliefs, sanctioned under the traditional Hindu value system and therefore, are tolerated.

House of Wisdom and King Faisal Centre sign MoU to organise exhibition of rare manuscripts ...

Urdu Point 01 Oct 2023
The ‘Takwin’ exhibition will showcase exceptional collections of historical Islamic manuscripts, highlighting the pioneering contributions of ancient Muslim scholars to preserving human civilisation and advancing knowledge in diverse fields such as astronomy, medicine, engineering, mathematics, and zoology ... Ibrahim Aldeghaither from the KFCRIS ... Mr.

‘Chinese vision of global inclusive development only acceptable way forward’

The News International 01 Oct 2023
Islamabad ... It was a developed civilization then," he added ... Senator Sayed said China had emerged on it’s own power and self-reliance, adding, "It is not a country but rather an ancient civilisation 5,000 years old.” Senator Mushahid said CPEC is the pivot and the flagship project of the Belt Road Initiative (BRI) initiative ... .

Passing on great wealth to our children spells the end of society. Just ask Aristotle

The Observer 01 Oct 2023
Money is like muck,” wrote Francis Bacon in 1625 ...Society precedes the individual ... To avoid that stench, and to finance the common life that underpins society, civilisations as disparate as feudal Europe and ancient Rome have all insisted that when wealth is transferred from one generation to another there should be a levy on the transfer ... .

National Chewing Gum Day 2023: Date, history, significance and all you need to know

Hindustan Times 29 Sep 2023
Chewing gum has a rich history dating back thousands of years, with various forms of gum-like substances being chewed by ancient civilisations ... It also celebrates the historical development of chewing gum, from ancient civilisations to the modern commercial industry, highlighting how this everyday treat has become an integral part of our society.

Unveiling Treasures Of Şanlıurfa — Türkiye

Khaleejtimes 28 Sep 2023
Imagine a land where ancient prophets walked, where the first stones of civilisation were laid and where the very earth breathes with the echoes of centuries past ... As I ventured through this ancient city, I absorbed a wealth of knowledge and insights that enriched my journey.

Media serves as bridge to promote understanding between cultures: Chinese speaker at Arab Media Forum

Beijing News 27 Sep 2023
He also highlighted the channel's role in explaining China's stance on current Arab news and bilateral relations ... "We both value the tradition of exchanging visits, and both China and the Arab world have ancient civilisations. Initiatives have been launched to explore the commonalities between our cultures and civilisations ... ....

Ancient Mayan grave found in Mexico as tourist rail project advances

The National 26 Sep 2023
The latest burial discovery took place during work on the construction of a hotel near the major Maya ruins of Palenque in Chiapas state, once home to one of the ancient civilisation's largest and most sophisticated urban centres ... They likely belong to an elite resident of the city, known by the ancient Maya as Lakamha'.

I'm A Roman Empire Expert. Here's Why Men Are So Obsessed With It

Huffington Post 25 Sep 2023
But ancient Chinese people , too ― why not think about that? ... Another TikToker pointed out that the trend heavily leans towards white, straight, American men ― it often ignores the advances made by non-European ancient civilisations, and tends to focus more on the male-centred military and political matters of the time.

Iraq to take steps to tackle water scarcity, says PM Al Sudani

The National 25 Sep 2023
READ MORE ... At least, we need water to drink ... Quote ... Iraq, often referred to as the cradle of civilisation, is experiencing its worst drought in decades, he said, noting it “must not be allowed to die of thirst”. Known in ancient times as Mesopotamia or the Land Between the Two Rivers, Iraq was at the heart of a region called the Fertile Crescent ... ....

Best Online Pokies Casinos in Australia 2023

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2023
Whether it's the allure of ancient civilisations, the thrill of the Wild West, or the mysteries of the cosmos, each pokie offers a unique journey ... Cleopatra is a timeless choice for those intrigued by the majesty of ancient civilisations and the allure of significant wins.

Thaap to hold international documentary competition

The News International 24 Sep 2023
The competition will serve as a platform for filmmakers and storytellers to delve into the profound topic of the Harappan civilisation and culture, offering an insightful exploration of this ancient and enigmatic civilisation ... cultural elements of the Harappan civilisation.

New Parliament building has ‘airport lounge feel’, says Congress; Union Minister takes ‘colonial love’ dig

Financial Express 24 Sep 2023
\u201c\u2026the spectacular display of ancient Indian art and craft, history and culture proudly proclaiming the civilisational sweep of Indian heritage have got the members and their guests raving about it ... colonial & visceral and hatred for Indian civilisational ethos\u201d.

New Parliament building has \u2018airport lounge feel\u2019, says Congress; Union Minister takes \u2018colonial love\u2019 dig

Indian Express 24 Sep 2023
\u201c\u2026the spectacular display of ancient Indian art and craft, history and culture proudly proclaiming the civilisational sweep of Indian heritage have got the members and their guests raving about it ... colonial & visceral and hatred for Indian civilisational ethos\u201d.

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