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Know about THIS town near Goa that is a habitat of the rare Indian Swiftlet

An alluring beach town located on the Konkan coast, almost 110 km from Goa, Vengurla has established itself in history as a famous port town. However, now it is popular among tourists for its long stretch of sandy shoreline nestled amidst high mountains. Let's embark upon a virtual exploration to check out the specialities of this small town!

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Late Harappan Civilization & medieval era artefacts unearthed in Maharashtra

A discovery team led by Bhujang R. Bobade, Director of Heritage Foundation, recently unearthed ancient artefacts at Yawal, Jalgaon, Maharashtra. These discoveries include big and small pieces of pottery and vessels, with pictographic scripts that indicate that these items date to the later era of the Indus Valley Civilization (IVC). The entire team of archaeologists from Maharashtra is extremely excited about this discovery which has prompted more research and investigation in this field.

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Deifying of leopards by Maharashtra's Warli tribe has prompted a better man-wild relationship

Across India, worship of nature as gods and goddesses is a common practice. The latest study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) India has documented how a big cat worshipped as a deity by indigenous people, has facilitated the coexistence between humans and leopards. An example of Maharashtra's Warli tribe has been cited in this regard, which explains that these people have been worshipping 'Waghoba' (a leopard or tiger deity) to gain protection from leopards, which has prompted their peaceful coexistence.

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Offline classes to commence for 8th to 12th grades in Maharashtra's COVID free villages

The Maharashtra government on Monday passed a resolution to commence offline school for classes 8 to 12 in COVID-19-free village panchayats across. As per reports, offline sessions are set to begin immediately, with due safety protocols in place. The state has asked school authorities to discuss the same with the parents-guardians and initiate a phased reopening.

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