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Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

Feb 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.

Slovakian Curators have discovered world’s earliest emoji

Feb 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Scientists have found what they believe is the world's oldest emoji – two dots, a line and a small circle- scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635.

New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans

Jan 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It has tuberous root and its inflorescence buds are urceolate in shape and its morphological features make it different from other species belonging to the genus Zingiber.

Scientists discover a new organ in human digestive system

Jan 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

New Research shows evidence of the existence of a new organ – Mesentery-within the human digestive system.

Ancient Camping site discovered in Ladakh

Dec 5, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The site shows traces of human inhabitation, perhaps a temporary settlement of pre-historic hunters. It dates back to circa 8500 BCE.

7000-year-old city discovered in Egypt

Nov 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The unearthed things include huts, pottery remains, iron tools and 15 graves. The sizes of some of the graves look even larger than the royal ones belonging to the kings in Abydos, indicating that those who were buried beneath held a high social standing.

Researchers discover biomarkers to identify drug-resistant TB

Nov 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The research covered measuring of the levels of 4 miRNAs – miR-16, miR-29a, miR-125b and miR-155 in 30 newly diagnosed TB patients, 19 Multi Drug Resistant (MDR TB) patients and 10 patients who completed their therapy and were cured of the disease. 30 healthy individuals were also recruited as controls.

3.7 Billion Years Old fossils discovered on Earth in Greenland rocks

Sep 3, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Led by the Australian University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Professor Allen Nutman, the team's discovery pushes back the previous record by 220 million years and captures the earliest history of the planet.

New species of Pterosaur from early Jurassic Era discovered in Patagonia

Sep 3, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The fossil of Allkaruen koi was found in northern central Chubut Province in Argentina. The remains included a superbly preserved and uncrushed braincase. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation.

India, US discover major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian Ocean

Jul 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The international team of scientists was led by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited of India in cooperation with the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Japanese Drilling Company.

Pre-historic Megaliths study indicate Khasis lived Meghalaya since 1200 BCE

Jul 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The study was performed at an excavated site near Lummawbuh village in the northern slopes of Sohpetbneng (Heaven’s Naval) peak near the NH-40.

Remnants of India's one of the oldest port discovered in Goa

Jul 16, 2015
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The Port is supposed to be existed between 1000 to 3500 AD which makes it India’s oldest ports.

3800-year-old statuettes of priestess and politicians discovered in Peru

Jun 11, 2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Caral civilisation first emerged some 5000-year-ago and covered an area of over 60 hectares, with around 3000 inhabitants.

17th Century Scottish pirate captain William Kidd treasure found in Madagascar

May 8, 2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The explorers brought a 50-kg silver bar to shore on the island of Sainte Marie, from wreck of the Adventure Galley.

Scientists at ANU found the world’s largest asteroid impact zone in Warburton basin, Australia

Mar 25, 2015
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The study claims that the 400-kilometer (250-mile) wide area is buried deep in the earth’s crust and consists of two separate impact scars.

Ancient Vishnu idol found in Punjab's Tran Taran

Feb 17, 2015
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

It seems that the statue belongs to the era of King Harshvardhana (590-647AD) and is surrounded by 21 other deities on a lotus flower base.

10th century sculpture of Buddha discovered in Thanjavur

Feb 2, 2015
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

A headless sculpture of Buddha dating back to 10th century AD was discovered at Manalur village in Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu in January 2015.

Chinese archaeologists discovered Buddhist relics in Hubei Province of Central China

Jan 14, 2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The relics were discovered by a team of archaeologists led by Chen Qianwan, Head of the archaeology institute of Xiangyang City.

Scientists discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b

Jan 8, 2015
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

The Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics have discovered two Earth-like planets Kepler 438b and Kepler 442b.

Late Harappan period house discovered in Chandyan village of Uttar Pradesh

Dec 31, 2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

The ASI discovered a house belonging to late Harappan period (1900 – 1800 BC) att Chandyan village in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.

Archaeologists discovered Buddhist sculptures and Kushan-era coins in Pakistan

Dec 27, 2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

Archaeologists discovered ancient Buddhist sculptures and precious coins during ongoing excavation at an ancient Buddhist Stupa in northwest Pakistan.

Archaeologists discovered 12th century royal palace hidden under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Dec 4, 2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Archaeologists from the University of Southampton revealed their discovery of medieval royal palace of 12th Century buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress in Old Sarum.

Wreckage of Chinese warship Zhiyuan sunk during first Sino-Japanese War discovered

Nov 7, 2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Wreckage of a Chinese warship that sank 120 years ago during the first Sino-Japanese War discovered.

Harappan era drawings discovered near Hampi, Karnataka

Nov 5, 2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Pictographs of Harappan (Sindhu) era discovered near Hampi. The pictographs are available in Gondi dialect.

Ancient nomadic campsite belonging to Liao Dynasty unearthed in China

Sep 26, 2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

An ancient nomadic campsite was unearthed by Chinese archeologists in Qian’an county in north-east Jilin province of China on 24 September 2014.

1846 Northwest Passage expedition ship found in Canadian Arctic

Sep 10, 2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Sir John Franklin's doomed 1846 Northwest Passage expedition ship was found in Canadian Arctic on 9 September 2014.

Enormous species of Dinosaur that weighs nearly 60 tons discovered in Argentina

Sep 6, 2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Researchers announced discovery of fossilized remains of a species of dinosaur that weighs nearly 60 tons in Patagonian hills of Argentina.

Archaeologists found two ancient Mayan cities Lagunita and Tamchen in Mexico

Aug 27, 2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities Lagunita and Tamchen hidden in the jungle of south-eastern Mexico.

Human skull with Copper Crown related to Harappan culture discovered in UP

Aug 13, 2014
Important for Exam: 83 people agreed

Human skeleton with copper crown with carnelian beads on its skull was discovered in Chandayan village of Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh.

Prehistoric rock paintings depicting aliens and UFOs found in Chhattisgarh

Jul 17, 2014
Important for Exam: 135 people agreed

Archeologists has discovered prehistoric rock paintings depicting aliens and UFOs in Caves of Charama region of Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

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