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3rd century stamped coin found at Balarangarai
  • At Balarangarai under Chengalpattu district, ancient artifacts continue to be found. These are evidences of the ancient riverine civilization spread across the Akkarai region. Recently, Maduraiveeran, Professor of History Department of Anna Kalaik College and Secretary of Historians' Association, conducted research at Palaantangarai. Then, he found a stamped coin belonging to the 3rd century BC.
  • It is 15 - 12 mm in size, oblong in shape and 3 mm in thickness. This silver coin has arrowhead, sun, mountain ridge and tavarin shaped stamps.
  • As this coin was found near Kanchipuram which was the capital of Tamil Nadu during the reign of the Pallavas, it is known that the Tamils had trade relations with the Ganga plains. Regarding this, there are many records in Tamil literature such as Pattinappalai and Silappathikaram. 
  • Similarly, a flint mold for making stamp coins was also found here. Also, circular copper coins of Rajaraja, the greatest of the Cholas, were found. Among these, there is a man standing on one side and a man sitting on the other. The name Rajarajan is in Nagari.
PM Modi practices yoga at Tal Lake on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2024 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
  • Prime Minister Shri. Addressed by Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister presided over the International Yoga Day celebrations and participated in a yoga session.
  • Addressing the event, the Prime Minister thanked the gathering today in Jammu and Kashmir, the land of yoga and meditation, on the occasion of International Yoga Day.
  • This year's theme 'Yoga for Individual and Society' highlights the dual role of yoga in fostering individual and social well-being. The program will encourage grassroots participation and spread of yoga in rural areas.
India-Sri Lanka Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre
  • Jaishankar, who was sworn in as the Minister of External Affairs for the second consecutive term, went to Sri Lanka yesterday on an official visit. He met the President of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, following an enthusiastic reception by the country's ministers and others in the capital, Colombo. 
  • During the meeting held yesterday at the President's House, the leaders of the two countries discussed the relations between India and Sri Lanka. The two discussed the issue of Tamil Nadu fishermen and the investment of Indian companies in Sri Lanka.
  • Later, Jaishankar and Ranil Wickramasinghe jointly inaugurated the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, which was built at an Indian cost of Rs 50 crore with financial assistance from India. 
  • The coordination center also includes a center at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo, a sub-centre at Hambantota, and unmanned control centers at Galle, Arugumbe, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Gallaru, Parutthurai and Mollikkulam. 
  • Also, Union Minister Jaishankar handed over 154 houses built under the financial assistance of the Government of India to the beneficiaries in the presence of the President.

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