R. D. Banerji – The Bengali archaeologist who discovered Moen Jo Darro

Banerji was robbed of credit for Indus findings and the accused is John Marshal – Indian author P. K. Mishra   Sindh Courier Exclusive The Pakistani archaeologists and most of those from around the world had always been quoting the name of Sir John Marshal as the discoverer of the ‘Moen Jo Darro’, the archaeological […]

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Bengali mathematician Radhanath Sikdar – the first to discover Mount Everest

“It was during the computations of the northeastern observations that Sikdar, known as ‘Bengali Computer’ rushed on one morning in 1852 into the room of Sir Andrew Waugh and exclaimed, ‘Sir, I have discovered the highest mountain of the world’. By TANVI PATEL Sir, I have discovered the highest mountain in the world!” These were […]

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Sadiq Gabol – ‘Rakhhwal’ of Rannikot is no more with us

Although not employed by Sindh Culture & Tourism Department or any other government department despite repeated requests, he continued to work on his own and looked after the treasure of Sindh. Sadiq Gabol, virtually, was the ‘Rakhhwal’ (Watchman) of Rannikot By Aziz Kachailo Sadiq Gabol, the world famous guide and host of tourists, visitors and  […]

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Bengal-born archaeologist Majumdar who lost his life in Sindh

Road leading to Gorakh be named after Majumdar to commemorate his painstaking work for the archaeology of Kachho and his murder in the same area By Aziz Kachailo Nani Gopal Majumdar, one of the great archaeologists of world, was born on December 01, in 1897 in Bengal but was assassinated on November 11, 1938 at […]

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