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54 Million Years Old Primate Bones in Gujarat Reiterate Mysterious, Isolated Gondwanaland Puzzle

A cache of ancient bones, exquisitely preserved, were found in a left-over coal mine in Gujarat, which appear to be the most primitive primate bones yet discovered, according to an analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and Des Moines University. More than that, the Gujarat primates date back to a time when what is now India was ...

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Oppo to Open Manufacturing Unit in India by August 2015 but Where?

Chinese handset maker Oppo is planning to establish a manufacturing unit in India by August this year, it announced on Wednesday, without mentioning the location. Going by industry expectations, the manufacturing unit may come up somewhere in Tamil Nadu, most probably bordering the tech capital Bangalore, experts said but the company is yet to confirm the place. “India is the ...

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New World Record in Swimming: President Congratulates Bhakti Sharma

With a world record of swimming 1.4 miles in 1 degree Celsius temperature in the Antarctic Ocean in 52 minutes, Bhakti Sharma turned to be the first and youngest Asian girl to achieve the open water swimming championship. Bhakti has been pursuing open water swimming for the last ten years. Applauding the young swimmer on Thursday, President Pranab Mukherjee said, ...

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54 Million Years Old Fossils Found, Solve Age-Old Riddles, Establish India was Once Isolated Gondwana Island

Some newly discovered fossils of the horse, the rhino and the tapir led researchers to solve age-old riddles concerning the common ancestor for the these animals. More than that the fossils reiterate the contention that India, ancient Gondwana island, was once separated from the mainland. The animals group likely to have originated on the subcontinent when it was still an ...

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Singer Lady Gaga introduces new pet , Asia to fans

Singer Lady Gaga has introduced her French bulldog named Asia to fans. The “Applause” hitmaker posted an image of the new addition to her family on Twitter Sunday, which shows the adorable black pooch sitting on her lap in a car. Gaga wrote: “Me and my BATPIG #partBAT #partPIG” (sic). Following this, she also posted a video on Instagram where ...

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