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Taxila monastery is 300 years older than previously thought

New carbon dating tests performed on charcoal found at the only Buddhist monastery in the Taxila Valley, Pakistan, has revealed that it was built 300 years earlier than previously thought. Khan said pieces of charcoal found at the monastery were analysed in the US at the University of Wisonsin using carbon

Pakistan’s ancient monuments threatened by quarrying and blasting

Ancient monuments in Pakistan's Taxila valley are being severly damaged by nearby quarrying and blasting. Blasting causes vibrations just like earthquakes and create P-waves (Primary waves) that push and pull the earth. S-waves (Secondary waves) shake the earth from side to side. These waves cause disintegration in earth and damage to

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