Thursday, 31 March 2016

Indian Rupee during British Rule

This is how indian rupee looks in 1917, during British rule. The portrait in this note is of George V.

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Indian Dinasour

The dinosaurs showing in the image are some of the dinosaurs found in India.

Recently a fossil of a 135-million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur was found in Kutch district of Gujarat in this year.

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Longest Tree

Hyperion is the name of a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) in Northern California that was measured at 115.61 m (379.3 ft), which ranks it as the WORLD'S TALLEST KNOWN LIVING TREE. It's roughly 700-800 years old.

The exact location has not been published due to fear of damaging its ecosystem.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Oldest Song

The origin of music is however unknown but the "oldest known song" was written in
cuneiform , dating to 3400 years ago from Ugarit.

The oldest known musical instrument is a Bone Flute, found in Germany.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Recent Extinction

These are the animals/plants that got extinct in the last 5 years.

2013 - The Scioto madtom, a species of fish, is declared extinct.

2014 - Acalypha wilderi has been declared extinct.

2014 - The Bermuda saw-whet owl has been declared extinct.

2015 - Eastern cougar was confirmed extinct.

When we'll awake?

Monday, 7 March 2016

Brain Bank

The single brain bank & brain museum in india named NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences) situated in Bengaluru, India.