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Jan 06, 2017
Humans settled in Tibet at least 7,400 years ago, says studyHumans likely established permanent settlements on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau between 13,000-7,400 years ago, much before the advent of agriculture 5,200 years ago, according to new research.
Dec 05, 2016
#TransformingLives: Watch how this school in Dharavi got a colourful makeoverWatch the story of how the one-in-shambles C Survey School in Dharavi got a bright makeover from an artist in Goa, in this Slice of Life documentary
Nov 23, 2016
Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan co-star in a film after 10 years in R Balki's nextThe last time Akshay Kumar acted with Amitabh Bachchan was in Rajkumar Santoshi's 2006 ensemble Family. They have collaborated on six films so far.
Nov 03, 2016
Discovery of 49,000-year-old cave dwelling in Australia opens debate on arrival of aboriginesThe discovery of a human settlement in Australia dating back 49,000 years has challenged theories about when the world's oldest continued civilisation came to the country, the archaeologist who made the find said on Thursday.
Oct 14, 2016
Bye-bye GPS! Researchers develop new navigation technology based on cellular and Wi-Fi signalsUS researchers have developed a reliable and accurate navigation system that uses cellular and Wi-Fi that can acts as an alternative to Global Positioning System (GPS)
Sep 27, 2016
Slice Of Life: Taxidermy and the lesser-known art of bringing back the deadA lot of people get their pets converted into long-lasting taxidermy sculptures. Firstpost's An After Life is the latest from the Slice Of Life Web Series
Sep 25, 2016
African-American history 'is not separate': Obama inaugurates Smithsonian's new additionPresident Barack Obama heralded on Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, an institution dedicated to the many threads of black suffering and triumph.
Sep 09, 2016
Nasa launches first mission to collect 'asteroid dust', may hold possible clues to lifeNasa hopes the solar-powered OSIRIS-REx will bring back the largest payload of space samples since the Apollo era of the 1960s and 1970s,
Sep 01, 2016
Life on Earth older than you think: Scientists find new fossil dating back 3.7 bn yearsThey prove that life emerged fairly shortly — in geological terms — after the Earth was formed some 4.5 billion years ago, said lead researcher Allen Nutman of the University of Wollongong.
Aug 25, 2016
Myanmar earthquake damages scores of heritage Bagan templesBagan covers more than 80 square kilometers (32 square miles) of a flat plain. It is the country's biggest tourist attraction, and along with Cambodia's Angkor Wat and Indonesia's Borobudur temple, the temples of Bagan are considered one of Southeast Asia's major historical landmarks.