518  Gandhara and Sind satrapies of the Persian empire; Behistun
     inscription of Darius
413- Sisunagas of Magadha
364
364- Nandas of Magadha
321
327- Alexander"s Invasion of India
325
326  Battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) and defeat of Porus (Purushottarn)
     by Alexander
321- Maurya Empire
184
305- Chandragupta Maurya"s war with Seleucus Nikator
303
272- War of succession between Asoka and his brothers
268
268- Asoka"s reign
232
260  Asoka"s conquest of Kalinga
257  Asoka"s conversion to Buddhism by Upagupta
250  Third Buddhist council at Pataliputra; Buddhist missions in
     South Asia and the Hellenistic World
248  Independence of the Greeks in Bactria
232- Later Mauryas
184
184- Sungas (Pushyamitra-founder, Devabhumi-Iast Sunga)
75
182  Foundation of the Indo-Greek empire by Demetrius
166- Menander, the most important of the Indo-Greeks
150
141  Sakas conquer Bactria
94   Maues, Saka king in north-western         India