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Book review: how Africa was central to the making of the modern world

Beijing News 28 Jan 2022
French intricately traces, from the early 15th century through the Second World War, the encounters between African and European civilisations. These, he argues, were motivated by Europe's desire to trade with West Africa's rich, Black civilisations ... The ancient West African region was perceived as an abundant source of both gold and slaves.
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Word Search: See how trade was done in ancient times, from the Silk Road to the Spice Routes

Gulf News 27 Jan 2022
But in ancient times, if you or someone in your village didn’t grow, herd or make what you needed, you had to travel to look for it. And so began the trade routes of the ancient world ... 1. The Silk Road. Perhaps the most famous of them all, this ancient trade route linked the major civilisations of China and the Roman empire ... 2. The Spice Routes ... 3 ... 4.
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President Raisi congratulates India on Nat'l Day

Irna 26 Jan 2022
"As two countries with rich culture and ancient civilisations in Asia, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of India have always had excellent relations and will undoubtedly create a new page of relations in the present era with their past reserves," he added ... 9376**9417 ....
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India displayed unmatched resolve during pandemic: Prez Kovind

The Wire 26 Jan 2022
New Delhi ... In his address to the nation on the eve of 73rd Republic Day, President Kovind said this year’s celebrations may be muted due to the pandemic but the spirit is as strong as ever, as he urged the people not to let their guard down and to continue following precautions ... “India is an ancient civilisation but a young republic ... ....
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India and Israel mark 30 years of ties, Bennett likely to visit

The Times of India 25 Jan 2022
In a webinar held for the virtual launch of a special logo to set in motion year-long celebrations to commemorate the occasion, Gilon said he felt very lucky to be Israel’s ambassador in India when “relations are exceptional” and “beyond regular”, one of “partnership between ancient civilisations” ... .
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Top 13 tabletop games and RPGs to look forward to in 2022

Metro UK 25 Jan 2022
This campaign sees your characters climb an endless tower to confront an ancient evil in the form of the Lich Empress. This ancient creature was once a renowned spell caster but has been reformed by dark magic into an unnatural vessel for evil, its shrivelled anatomy held intact by forbidden lore of ancient civilisations.
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India has shown unmatched resolve during Covid-19 pandemic, says President Ram Nath KovindThe President said ...

Deccan Herald 25 Jan 2022
Asking people to celebrate “Indian-ness” this Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the country has shown an unmatched resolve in the face of the extraordinary challenge to humankind posed by the coronavirus pandemic and that a strong and sensitive India is now emerging ... Read ... "India is an ancient civilisation but a young republic.
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Rights, duties two sides of same coin: President Ram Nath Kovind

Indian Express 25 Jan 2022
STATING THAT “rights and duties are two sides of the same coin”, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said “the observance of the fundamental duties mentioned in the Constitution by the citizens creates the proper environment for enjoyment of fundamental rights” ... Check Out Express Premium ... “India is an ancient civilisation but a young republic ... Tags ... .
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Israeli PM likely to visit India as two nations celebrate 30 years of diplomatic ties

Deccan Chronicle 24 Jan 2022
In a Webinar held for the virtual launch of a special logo to set in motion the year-long celebrations to commemorate the occasion, Gilon said he feels very lucky to be Israel's Ambassador in India when "relations are exceptional" and "beyond regular", one of "partnership between ancient civilisations".
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Israeli PM Bennett likely to visit India as two nations celebrate 30 years of diplomatic ...

Indian Express 24 Jan 2022
In a Webinar held for the virtual launch of a special logo to set in motion the year-long celebrations to commemorate the occasion, Gilon said he feels very lucky to be Israel’s Ambassador in India when “relations are exceptional” and “beyond regular”, one of “partnership between ancient civilisations”.
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Israeli PM Naftali Bennett likely to visit India as two nations celebrate 30 years of ...

Moneycontrol 24 Jan 2022
... regular", one of "partnership between ancient civilisations".
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Israeli PM Bennett likely to visit India as two nations celebrate 30 years of diplomatic ties: Envoy

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022
In a webinar held for the virtual launch of a special logo to set in motion the year-long celebrations to commemorate the occasion, Gilon said he feels very lucky to be Israel's ambassador in India when "relations are exceptional" and "beyond regular", one of "partnership between ancient civilisations".
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Vice Mocks GIFs as 'For Boomers Now, Sorry'. (And For Low-Effort Millennials)

Slashdot 24 Jan 2022
"GIF folders were used by ancient civilisations as a way to store and catalogue animated pictures that were once employed to convey emotion," Vice writes. ... And to many youngsters, GIFs themselves are increasingly alien too — or at least, okay, increasingly uncool ... old) people start to encroach on their digital space ... .
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The men who rediscovered IndiaThis book chronicles the tremendous contributions of now-forgotten orientalists who were ...

Deccan Herald 23 Jan 2022
The book is a well-articulated compilation of 15 narratives, of people who were interesting exceptions and greatly responsible for the discovery of several cultural symbols, ancient scripts and ornate architecture that we take for granted today ... as one of the oldest civilisations.
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Kingdom of Characters by Jing Tsu review – Chinese writing’s near death experience

The Observer 23 Jan 2022
“If the Chinese script is not abolished, China will certainly perish!” So said the literary author Lu Xun in the 1930s, and many in China agreed. History has proved him wrong, of course ... Ancient, revered and the vehicle of a great civilisation, the character-based script had downsides that were becoming more and more pressing in a technological age ... .
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