Indian geologist seeks due recognition for Canada fossil discovery

Lucknow, July 30.  For geologist Shiv Balak Misra it's a moment of happiness wrapped with sadness. He's happy that his 1967 discovery of a fossil in Canada has been recognised by...

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...

Solar storms brought life on Earth: NASA

Washington, May 24 - Solar storms four billion years ago may have provided the crucial energy needed to warm Earth and seed life despite the Sun's faintness, new research has revealed. Some four...

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...

Archaeologists reveal high altitude prehistoric paintings

London, May 29 - A team of archaeologists has scanned the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in Europe discovered in a rock shelter in the French Alps 2,133 metres above sea level.The...

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...

Massive New Monument Found in Petra, Jordan

An enormous monument has been hiding in plain sight at the World Heritage site of Petra, according to a study recently published in theBulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research.Archaeologists...
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...

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...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

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...