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Exploring human evolution in the Narmada Valley: Rich in fossils and archaeological sites, facing submergence – Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Gujarat

Prashant Rupera | TNN | Aug 14, 2012 VADODARA: Much is known about how the Harappan Civilization flourished on the banks of the Indus almost 5,000 years back. But now is the time to move ‘ahead’ of the Indus Valley … Continue reading

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“Was Narmada valley the centre of human evolution?”: Recent excavations along one of India’s seven holy rivers

Sanchari Pal, TheBetterIndia.com, March 18, 2017 | For the full story and view more images, click here >> […] Was India home to one or more unknown hominin species, fossils of which we have not yet been discovered? And did they … Continue reading

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Setting up a digital classroom on the banks of the Narmada river – Madhya Pradesh

Photo: courtesy Swapan Bhattacharjee by email (17 September 2016) Witness the setting up of a internet facility for staff and students at the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school at Kakrana, by Open Solutions Architect Arjun Venkatraman | View the slideshow here >> … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Modern education for a remote tribal school on the Narmada river: Setting up a digital classroom in Kakrana – Madhya Pradesh

A slideshow by Swapan Bhattacharjee (17 September 2016): Witness the setting up of a internet facility for staff and students at the Rani Kajal Jeevan Shala school at Kakrana, by Open Solutions Architect, Arjun Venkatraman हैकर (hacker)/浪人(ronin) Arjun’s Version – What is हैकरgram? है – … Continue reading

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Memories of life in a remote Bhil hamlet on the Narmada river: “Poor but not impoverished” – Maharashtra

Narmada Basin Map © Narmada Control Authority | For full size, click here >> The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has been setup under the final orders and decision of the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) as a machinery for implementation of its … Continue reading

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