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The Bronze Age Indus civilization, which spanned across northwest India and Pakistan, flourished for thousands of years and mysteriously declined as some type of development forced these ancient people to abandon the mega-cities they had constructed.
New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region.
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP User Group Executive Network (SUGEN) recently has expanded with two new members. They are the African SAP User Group AFSUG and the Indian user group INDUS. SUGEN is a global network of fifteen independent SAP user groups.
The team led by a University of Washington researcher has used computers to extract patterns in ancient Indus symbols. The study, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows distinct patterns in the symbols' placement in sequences and creates a statistical model for the unknown language.
The Rosetta Stone allowed 19th century scholars to translate symbols left by an ancient civilization and thus decipher the meaning of Egyptian hieroglyphics.
By Robert Birsel ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The highly endangered Indus river dolphin has dramatically increased in numbers in a small section of the Indus in Pakistan but the animals remain very rare and in grave danger, a scientist said on Wednesday.
The Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) and Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins found in India and Pakistan. From the 1970s they had commonly been regarded as separate species. The Ganges River Dolphin is primarily found in River Ganges and its tributaries in India while the Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan Taxonomy Until the 1970s the Indus and Ganges River Dolphins were...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.