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102nd Indian Science Congress concludes amid renewed astrology, Sanskrit issues

From the time Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off this year’s Indian Science Congress 102 Conference on January 3 in Mumbai, more than the selected theme of  ‘Science and Technology for Human Development’, ancient Indian astrology to Vedic period Vimana Shastra dominated the discussion and media coverage than in the past. The conference held at the Kalina campus of the ...

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Amartya Sen Praises Ancient India’s Knowledge of Maths Shared with Babylon, Greece, Rome

The greatness of ancient Indian knowledge has been kept alive with Nobel Laureaute and economist Amartya sen too joining the chorus to point out that ancient mathematical models were shared by Indians with Babylon, Greek and Roman scholars. “The Indian mathematicians learned something from Babylonians, Greeks and Romans. They also passed some brilliant new ideas to mathematicians elsewhere in the ...

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