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Maharaj Loonkaran Singh’s Era Gunpowder Found in Sonar Fort

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. More than 1500 kg of 500-year old gunpowder was found on 20 December 2012 in five leather bags near Jain Temple in Sonar Fort, Jaisalmer

Tipu Sultan’s Era Cannon Discovered at Bangalore Metro Site

Nov 26, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Workers digging the underground section of the Bangalore Metro rail were surprised to discover a 12 feet 18th century cannon as well as a 10 kg cannonball which is believed to be from the era of Tipu Sultan

Australian Scientists Claimed South Pacific Island Does Not Exist At All

Nov 23, 2012
Science & Technology Current Affairs November 2012. Australian scientists from the University of Sydney discovered in the third week of November 2012 that the South Pacific Island which is located between Australia and New Caledonia in South Pacific is not in existence

Russia declassified the existence richest diamond field of the world

Sep 19, 2012
International/World Current Affairs September 2012. Russian government on 18 September 2012 declassified its diamond reserves formed after a 7 kilometer wide asteroid stroked the graphite rich area of Russia, about 35 million years ago

Archaeologists discovered 2000-Year Old Sculpture in Mexico

Aug 30, 2012
International Current Affairs August 2012. Mexican archaeologists discovered a 2000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar in Izapa. The one-tonne piece measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters high

Species of Rat that doesn’t Chew discovered in Indonesia

Aug 24, 2012
Environment and Ecology Current Affairs August 2012. A unique species of rat that doesn’t chew was discovered in Indonesia

First Type of Tea prepared 1000 Years Ago by Native Americans

Aug 22, 2012
Science & Technology Current Affairs August 2012. Scientists claimed that the first cup of primitive form of tea was brewed by native Americans some thousand years ago

Scientists found a Stem Cell Therapy to prevent Osteoarthritis

Aug 14, 2012
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2012. Scientists found a stem cell therapy to prevent osteoarthritis after a joint injury

Scientist identified a new Oxidant in the Atmosphere

Aug 9, 2012
Science & Technology Current Affairs  August 2012. Scientists for the first time found evidence of another oxidant named X, which plays an important role in the formation of gaseous sulphuric acid in the atmosphere

7,500 years aged pearl found in the UAE

Jun 13, 2012
The oldest pearl that goes back to over 7,500 years right up to the Neolithic Age, was found recently in the UAE .The gem specialists believed that the oldest pearl that was known went back to 3000 BC.

2200-Year-Old Tamil-Brahmi Inscription found at Samanamalai in Madurai District

Mar 27, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. A 2200-year old Tamil-Brahmi inscription belonging to the second century BC, discovered at Samanamalai in Madurai district

Researchers discovered World’s First Hybrid Sharks in Australian Waters

Jan 11, 2012
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2012. Researchers discovered world’s first hybrid sharks in Australian waters. It suggests that the species is adapting to climate change for survival

Scientists discovered Unknown Species off the coast of Antarctica

Jan 5, 2012
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2012. British scientists discovered a lost world of unknown species 8000 feet deep on sea floor off the coast of Antarctica

The Planet with Water Ice Discovered by the Astronomers

Oct 24, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Astronomers discovered a mysterious little dwarf planet which is believed to be covered in ice. The planet was nicknamed Snow White

A Team of British Scientists Planned to Drill Antarctic Lake Ellsworth

Oct 14, 2011
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2011. A team of British scientists and engineers planned to drill three kilometers through the ice in Antarctica to explore signs of life in a lake called Ellsworth

European Scientists Discovered Particles Travelling faster than Light

Sep 26, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. European Scientists reported particles apparently travelling faster than light

Brazilian Scientists Located an Underground River below the Amazon River

Sep 8, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Brazilian scientists believe they have located an underground river, an estimated 4000 meters below the Amazon River

Oldest Stone Tools dated 1.76 mn year & Popularly known as Acheulian Tools discovered in Kenya

Sep 2, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Journal Nature on 1 September mentioned the recovery of rare haul of picks, flakes and hand axes from ancient sediments in Kenya

Astronomers Discovered Largest and Farthest Reservoir of Water

Aug 12, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Two teams of astronomers discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe

Restoration Work on Isa Khan's Tomb led to Discovery of India's Oldest Sunken Garden

Aug 5, 2011
India Current Affairs August 2011. India's oldest sunken garden discovered during restoration work at Isa Khan's tomb site in New Delhi

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