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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Tops British School Exam

Youngest Nobel peace prize winner Malala has topped the British School of Exams and scored six A grades, the highest possible, and four As, the second highest in her General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations. She was the youngest person ever to win a Nobel peace Prize, she was declared joint-winner along with India’s children’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi. ...

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347 Species of Flora, 242 Fauna Discovered in India in 2013-14: Javadekar

India is upbeat on its discovery of 347 species of new flora and 424 species of fauna besides two new exclusive reptile species in 2013-14 based on studies conducted by scientists and taxonomists in several institutions and universities. Informing the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said the studies of scientists of Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and ...

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Opportunity Rover Achieves First Marathon Distance of 42 km Run on Mars

Moving over NASA’s Curiosity, its predecessor Opportunity rover on Mars still active has achieved a milestone on Tuesday by crossing 26.219 miles (42 kilometers) on the surface of Mars described as the first-ever Martian marathon. Opportunity has taken 11 years and 2 months to complete the marathon but it is a landmark achievement for NASA and the mankind. “This is ...

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Stamp Size, World Tiniest ‘Nanopore’ Battery Invented, Chargeable in 12 Minutes

Researchers in the US have invented a battery that is so small that a billon of them could be crammed into a space the size of a postage stamp. The structure called nanopore was invented by researchers at the University of Maryland in the US and could result in the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage components, the researchers said. A ...

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