The Influence of Ancient Greece on Buddhism
Although Ancient Greece and Buddhism seem to be completely unrelated, Ancient Greek thought and aesthetics actually had a major influence on the Eastern religion by which, in turn, Greek philosophy was also impacted. Buddhism originated in ancient India at some...
India Removes Darwinian Evolution from School Textbooks
India has decided to remove references to Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution from school textbooks. The textbooks in question are used in ninth and tenth-grade science classes in Indian public schools. For the 2021-22 school year, the National...
Did Alexander the Great’s Descendant Establish Singapore?
Singapore has a long history of human settlement, having been shown by Greek scientist Ptolemy almost 2000 years ago on his map of the world. Furthermore, the founder of Singapore is mentioned as a descendant of Alexander the Great...
Multinational Air Drill Iniochos 23 Kicks Off in Greece
India's air force is participating for the first time in the multinational air drill Iniochos 23 that kicked off in Greece on Monday. The exercise includes elements from Greece, France, the US, Italy, Saudi Arabia, India, Spain, Jordan, Slovenia, and Cyprus...
Saint Thomas, the Apostle of India
India has a thriving community of Eastern Orthodox Christians. The Eastern Orthodox faith stems from the Apostolic Church, brought by Saint Thomas the Apostle to India. Orthodox Christians have confronted certain challenges from the Latin West. As per the book...
Arcturus: The Most Transmissible Covid Variant Yet
Arcturus, a newly discovered Covid variant, is the most transmissible variant yet and has already been detected in 29 countries as of April 11, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Also known as Omicron subvariant XBB.1.16, it has been...
Dalai Lama’s Bizarre Kiss Sparks Controversy
The Dalai Lama has caused controversy after kissing a young Indian boy on the lips and asking him to “suck” his tongue at a recent event. The bizarre interaction, for which he apologized on Monday, occurred last month during an...
Descendant of Alexander the Great’s Provincial Governor Crowned in India
The coronation of a new titular king, descendant of Porus the Provincial Governor (Satrap) of Alexander the Great, will take place at India's Kangra fort. Alexander the Great and king Porus are two important names in the history of Ancient...
What Did India Learn from the Ancient Greeks?
The interaction of the two great ancient civilizations of Greece and India began with the invasion of Alexander the Great in 326 BC.
India Cancels Change From Valentines to Cow Hug Day
The Indian government's campaign to promote Cow Hug Day as an alternative to Valentine's Day was abruptly canceled on Friday after facing widespread criticism and ridicule on social media. The Indian government has proposed a unique way to celebrate Valentine's...