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Naugam LoC Operation: India Provides Evidence on Pakistan Connection

Indian army said four terrorists were killed on the Line of Control while trying to infiltrate in Naugam Sector and recoveries from them confirm the terrorist links to Pakistan arms. Pakistan Ordinance Factory markings on the hand grenades and the UBGL Grenades recovered from the terrorists confirm Pakistan complicity in abetting and equipping terrorism, it said. The hand grenades recovered are ...

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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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Mummification Prevalent in Bronze Age Britain: Study

Based on microscopic bone analysis of British skeletons, researchers said Britons too mummified their dead during the Bronze Age and they practised exotic, novel and bizarre funerary rituals, said archaeologists at the University of Sheffield. Dr Tom Booth analysed skeletons at several Bronze Age burial sites across the UK and a collaborative team from the University of Sheffield found that ...

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Curiosity rover finds Earth-like ‘Continental Crust’ on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover found Earth-like rocks on Mars for the first time showing granitic continental crust. The ChemCam laser instrument on NASA’s Curiosity rover found it when it turned the beam onto some unusually light-colored rocks on Mars. “Along the rover’s path we have seen some beautiful rocks with large, bright crystals, quite unexpected on Mars” said Roger Wiens of ...

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Tracing Gondwanaland: MIT Study Shows How India Drifted Faster Than Ever to Join Eurasia 80 Million Years Ago

How did Indian peninsula or Gondwana island drifted northward to join the Eurasia 80 million years ago? The decades-old mystery re-surfaced again with geologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) coining their own version. The study says that India was pulled by two subduction zones in the Earth’s mantle when the edge of one tectonic plate sinks under another ...

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Did dinosaur-killing asteroid also trigger largest lava flow as evident in Mahabaleshwar?

The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs could have triggered devastating volcanic eruptions on earth leading to its pinnacle virtually eroding entire life on earth, said a team of UC Berkeley geophysicists. Interestingly, the impact on India was immense, according to the researchers, known as the Deccan Traps, explaining ...

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Depression, diabetes tied to high dementia risk

Individuals diagnosed with either depression or diabetes, or both, are at a higher risk of dementia compared with people who have neither of the conditions, said a new study. While Type-2 diabetes is associated with a 20 percent greater risk of dementia and depression alone was associated with an 83 percent greater risk, having both depression and Type-2 diabetes was ...

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Potential ‘killer blow’ hit king Richard III, reveals study

New evidence has revealed for the first time the potential “killer blow” that claimed the life of king Richard III of England. A researcher from the University of Leicester in Britain has released the key sequence, showing the dramatic injury to the base of the skull as well as the inside of the top of the skull. It is among ...

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Fossil ankles show Earth’s earliest primates lived on trees

Earth’s earliest primates were the first to take on to the trees where they lived most of their time, going by ankle study conducted by Paleontologists on fossils belonging to ancient primates. The study found that Purgatorius, a small mammal that lived on a diet of fruit and insects, was a tree dweller and the indication came from the 65-million-year-old ...

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Nasa’s New Study May Find Where Missing Martian Water Has Gone

The evidence in meteorites on earth that indicate Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface have been found by the US space agency and an international team of planetary scientists. Though controversy still surrounds the origin, abundance and history of water on Mars, the discovery helps resolve the question of where the “missing Martian water” ...

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Coal Scam Takes New Turn: CBI Finds ‘Enough Evidence’ to Proceed Case against Birla, Parakh

CBI said it has got enough evidence to carry on against Former Coal Secretary PC Parakh, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and others accused in the coal bock allocation scam case to the Delhi court on Monday. A special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar reportedly said, “Arguments heard. Special Public Prosecutor states that from the overall facts and circumstances, ...

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