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Burnt MH 370 Wreckage Found in Mozambique Finally?

Remember the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 aircraft that went missing since March 2014? Some burnt wreckage of an aircraft have been found in Madagascar and appears to contain “scorched black” marks suggesting possible sudden fire that might have blown up the plane mid-air. The pieces of debris possibly those under the cockpit floor of a Boeing 777 have been handed ...

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54 Million Years Old Primate Bones in Gujarat Reiterate Mysterious, Isolated Gondwanaland Puzzle

A cache of ancient bones, exquisitely preserved, were found in a left-over coal mine in Gujarat, which appear to be the most primitive primate bones yet discovered, according to an analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins University and Des Moines University. More than that, the Gujarat primates date back to a time when what is now India was ...

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Kutch and Wales Dinosaur Fossils from Jurassic Period Drive Geologists High

Indo-German joint research team has discovered a rare fossil of the limb of a dinosaur at Kas Hill in Lodai area of Kutch in Gujarat, joining Balasinor, the only other site where several such fossils were found earlier. The 10-meter-long herbivore became extinct millions of years ago and the fossil remains found on January 19 were about 130 million years ...

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It’s Official: WHO Reports Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

Outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people, a UN spokesman said on Monday, making it official and seeking world attention to contain it now. “Cases have been reported in 16 districts of seven regions, including in the capital, Antananarivo,” Stephane Dujarric, WHO spokesman said in New York UN heaquarters during a daily news briefing. “WHO says there is ...

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54 Million Years Old Fossils Found, Solve Age-Old Riddles, Establish India was Once Isolated Gondwana Island

Some newly discovered fossils of the horse, the rhino and the tapir led researchers to solve age-old riddles concerning the common ancestor for the these animals. More than that the fossils reiterate the contention that India, ancient Gondwana island, was once separated from the mainland. The animals group likely to have originated on the subcontinent when it was still an ...

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40 Killed in Plague Outbreak in Madagascar as Ebola Taunts the Other Side of Africa

At least 40 people were killed in an outbreak of plague in Madagascar island as the Ebola is taunting the other side of Africa. The disease may spread rapidly as fleas on the island have been found with high levels of resistance to a leading insecticide, BBC reported citing a World Health Organisation (WHO) warning. Humans usually develop the bubonic ...

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