It was a full moon night with a crystal sky full of glittering stars in the early 19th century. The hot summer breeze offered little respite for the 1,500 odd men, women and children who had gathered at the central village of Kuldhara in the heart of the Thar desert in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, assembling meticulously through the evening from the cluster of 84 surrounding villages.
Arts and Culture
Ice Aged man may have been more culturally sophisticated than we previously thought. In Indonesia, scientists have uncovered new evidence over 30,000 years old that reveal early humans not only developed art and culture, but that it was further enriched by global migration.