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...

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...

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...
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"...

Ram temple was demolished during Aurangzeb’s reign- Kishore

Patna, June 28  The Ram janmabhoomi temple at Ayodhya was demolished during the reign of Auranagzeb and not by Babur's commander Mir Baqi, says former IPS officer Kishore Kunal in his...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

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...