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परी महल — कश्मीर का आध्यात्मिक स्थल या भूतों का निवास?

परी महल के बारे में एक लोकप्रिय कथा यह है कि कोई जादूगर राजकुमारियों का अपहरण कर उन्हें यहाँ बंदी बना कर रखता था

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Khamenei, Khomeini Not Same, Not Even Related, Jagran

Popular Hindi daily Dainik Jagran’s website on 7 january published a story where the identities of Sayyid Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini and Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei got terribly mixed up

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Rajiv Malhotra’s Half-Truth On Raja Rammohun Roy

What excuse is there for a shoddy investigation into Raja Rammohun Roy by Rajiv Malhotra and his glossing over the side-lining of Sanskrit by the heroes of Hindutva?

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History Sci-Tech

Life on earth older than what previous discoveries suggested

Chicago: The earth hosted life much earlier than thought, according to scientists who found that the planet may have developed its outer crust within 350 million years of the formation of the solar system. Continental crust is richer in essential minerals than younger volcanic rock, which would have made it significantly friendlier to supporting life. […]

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Why size of hominid brain did not matter

Johannesburg: Yesterday, Sirf News had reported that it was found that the Neanderthals turned extinct despite the fact that their brains were, in some ways, superior to that of human beings in size and complexity. Now, a group of scientists says the recently-discovered species Homo naledi may have had a pint-sized brain, but that brain packed a […]

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Skeleton 6″ long of 6-8-year old: Mutated human, not alien

Stanford: A bizarre human skeleton, once rumoured to have extraterrestrial origins, has gotten a rather comprehensive genomic work-up, the results of which are now in, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine report. The findings stamp out any remaining quandaries about the specimen’s home planet — it’s without a doubt human — but more […]

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Fish constituted bulk of early man’s diet

Lund, Scania, Sweden: Stockholm: New research at Lund University in Sweden can now show what Stone Age people actually ate in southern Scandinavia 10,000 years ago. The importance of fish in the diet has proven to be greater than expected. So, if you want to follow a Palaeo diet — you should quite simply eat […]

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Modern humans interbred with more than one species of archaic counterparts

Massachusetts: Modern humans co-existed and interbred not only with Neanderthals but also with another species of archaic humans, the mysterious Denisovans. While developing a new genome-analysis method for comparing whole genomes between modern human and Denisovan populations, researchers unexpectedly discovered two distinct episodes of Denisovan genetic intermixing, or admixing, between the two. This suggests a […]

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Prehistoric people migrated in ways history textbooks did not inform you about

Maryland: Scientists once could reconstruct humanity’s distant past only from the mute testimony of ancient settlements, bones, and artefacts. No longer! Now there’s a powerful new approach for illuminating the world before the dawn of written history — reading the actual genetic code of our ancient ancestors. Two papers published in the journal Nature on 21 February, […]

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Africans could make glass centuries before they met Europeans

Houston, United States: Scholars from Rice University, University College London and the Field Museum have found the first direct evidence that glass was produced in sub-Saharan Africa centuries before the arrival of Europeans, a finding that the researchers said represents a “new chapter in the history of glass technology.” The discovery is discussed in “Chemical […]