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Farzad-B Gas Field

Farzad-B Gas Field is an off-shore natural gas field that is situated 20kms away from Farsi Island in Iran. This gas field was discovered in 2008 by a consortium of three Indian companies, led by the state-owned ONGC Videsh (OVL) the overseas arm of ONGC which has a 40% stake. The other two companies were ..

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Talkative Dinosaur found in Mexico

The Palaeontologists recently identified a new species of dinosaur called the Talkative Dinosaur. It was identified in the northern Mexico. The research is being conducted by the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico. About the fossil The fossil was discovered 10 years ago. However, the species was discovered now. The fossil dates back ..

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Oldest Human burial in Africa discovered at Panga ya Saidi cave

The scientists have found the oldest human burial in Africa. The site is 78,000 years old. The cave site was discovered near Kenyan coast. The site is called “Panga ya Saidi”. The remains of a child whose age was two to three years led to the discovery of the cave. The child was put to ..

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Yamatosaurus izanagii: New species of duck-billed dinosaur

An international team of Palaeontologists (who studies fossils) has identified a new genus and species of hadrosaur. Hadrosaur is also called duck-billed dinosaur. The species has been named as Yamatosaurus izanagii. About the discovery The new fossil discovery has provided information about the hadrosaur migration. According to the discovery, they migrated from Asia to North ..

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Meghalaya: 100 million-year-old bones of Sauropods discovered

The researchers in the Geological Survey of India recently found fossil bone fragments of Sauropod dinosaurs. They were 100 million years old. These dinosaur bones were found in West Khasi hills in the district of Meghalaya. This is the first record of the Sauropods discovered in the region. Sauropods They had very long necks, small ..

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