Nonagenarian INA vet slams politics over Netaji

Kolkata, July 14  She is as inquisitive as many others for a convincing answer to one of India's greatest mysteries-the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. But nonagenarian INA veteran Aruna...
Technology for blue jeans developed in Peru 6,000 years ago

Technology for blue jeans developed in Peru 6,000 years ago

Washington, Sep 15. We may have Peruvians to thank for our favourite blue jeans as researchers have traced the earliest use of indigo as a dye to a 6,200-year-old fabric discovered during...

Ancient Himalyan temples reveal signs of past earthquakes

Dehradun, July 27  Based on studies of ancient ruins like tilted pillars, cracked steps and sliding stone canopies of the 7th-century A.D. temples in northwestern India, seismologists have revealed the extent...

Mamata happy over Rajya Sabha clearing GST Bill

Kolkata, Aug 4.  Expressing happiness over the Rajya Sabha passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded that small businesses should remain...

Archaeologists study ancient gold coffin

Rome, June 16 .  Archaeologists are due to resume a study aimed at unravelling the mystery over the identity of one of most controversial coffins in ancient Egyptian history and the tomb...
2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

Hanoi, Sep 26.  A bronze drum dating back 2,000 to 2,500 years ago has been found near a world heritage site in Vietnam's Thanh Hoa province, a conservation centre said on Monday.During...
Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence in what they described as an "exceptional"...
Volcanic eruptions in India linked to dinosaur extinction

Volcanic eruptions in India linked to dinosaur extinction

New York, July 7 - Combined impacts of volcanic eruptions in India and an asteroid impact in Mexico brought about one of the Earth's biggest mass extinctions that wiped out the extinction...
First evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism found in northern Europe

First evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism found in northern Europe

London, July 10 - Scientists have discovered what appears to be the first evidence of cannibal behaviour of Neanderthals in northern Europe.Evidence of this cannibal behavior has been discovered at various sites...

National Museum gets head — with Ayodhya connection — after a year

New Delhi, July 26 . Buddha Rashmi Mani, a former Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official who had led a team that excavated the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in 2003, has been appointed...

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My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...