‘Abstract: The Indus script possessed a set of signs referring to crop and share of the agricultural produce (Chart I). Five hierarchical levels of levies on the produce have been identified, namely, those due to god, state, city, land owner, and the tenant-farmer. Survivals of the agricultural signs in the Indus script as pottery graffiti in later periods are illustrated in Chart II. A list of signs of the Indus script depicting agricultural implements is also included (Chart III).’
‘The Review of Agrarian Studies is happy to present, for the first time, a multimedia feature. This is a field report of a different kind: the farm and other rural songs featured here are from a project to archive the songs of the Adivasi people of Odisha.’
‘Here’s a fact that may not surprise you: the children of the rich perform better in school, on average, than children from middle-class or poor families…It is true in most societies and it has been true in the United States for at least as long as we have thought to ask the question and had sufficient data to verify the answer…this is hardly news…What is news is that in the United States over the last few decades these differences in educational success between high- and lower-income students have grown substantially.’ Do we ask this key question in India and have sufficient data to verify the answers?
8,000 artefacts and rising: City dig pronounced the 'most important ever' in London – Home News – UK – The Independent.
When archaeologists were called to a site in the City of London where an ugly office block and a bar once stood, they were sceptical that it held any secrets.
Yet six months into the dig on Bloomberg Place, a three-acre site close to Mansion House tube station, experts believed they have stumbled across the most important find of Roman London artefacts in recent memory and have dubbed it the “Pompeii of the north”.