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13 December 2017 Current Events Ram-Setu Bridge Might be Human Made: US Investigators

There seems to be finally a scientific backing for the Ram-Setu bridge, which connects the Southernmost point of India to Sri Lanka. US Investigators claim that the age of the stones and the sandbar which supports them do not match. While the stones are 7000 years old, the sand is only 4000 years old, implying the stones have been brought from somewhere else and not formed naturally there. But how the stones got there still remains a mystery for the scientists.


Aadhaar Card Linking Date Extended

The government mandate of linking all your bank accounts with Aadhaar card has seen a relaxation in the deadline. Earlier the deadline was 31 December 2017, but now it is extended to 31 March 2018. The Aadhaar card linking has been mandatory in order to put a stop on money laundering and black money generation. The deadline was extended on December 7.


Ram-Setu Bridge Might be Human Made: US Investigators

There seems to be finally a scientific backing for the Ram-Setu bridge, which connects the Southernmost point of India to Sri Lanka. US Investigators claim that the age of the stones and the sandbar which supports them do not match. While the stones are 7000 years old, the sand is only 4000 years old, implying the stones have been brought from somewhere else and not formed naturally there. But how the stones got there still remains a mystery for the scientists.

Aadhaar Card Linking Date Extended

The government mandate of linking all your bank accounts with Aadhaar card has seen a relaxation in the deadline. Earlier the deadline was 31 December 2017, but now it is extended to 31 March 2018. The Aadhaar card linking has been mandatory in order to put a stop on money laundering and black money generation. The deadline was extended on December 7.




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