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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of 'Dancing Girl' from India

Pakistan lawyer moves court for return of ‘Dancing Girl’ from India

Lahore, Oct 11 - A Pakistani lawyer has moved the Lahore High Court, asking it to direct the government to bring back the famous 'Dancing Girl' statuette from India, it was reported...
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...
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

Complaint against Sofia Hayat for swastika tattoo on feet

Mumbai, Feb 23. A police complaint has been filed against model-turned-nun Sofia Hayat -- a British national of Indian descent -- for getting swastika inked...

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...