March 2017 Current Affairs
27 MAR
NEWS
25 MAR
NEWS
24 MAR
NEWS
23 MAR
NEWS
22 MAR
NEWS

February 2017 Current Affairs
28 FEB
NEWS
27 FEB
NEWS
25 FEB
NEWS
24 FEB
NEWS
23 FEB
NEWS
22 FEB
NEWS

January 2017 Current Affairs
31 JAN
NEWS
30 JAN
NEWS
28 JAN
NEWS
27 JAN
NEWS
25 JAN
NEWS
24 JAN
NEWS

December 2016 Current Affairs
31 DEC
NEWS
30 DEC
NEWS
29 DEC
NEWS
28 DEC
NEWS
27 DEC
NEWS
26 DEC
NEWS

November 2016 Current Affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS

World's oldest ground-edge stone axe found in Australia

World's oldest ground-edge stone axe found in Australia
12 May 2016 Current Affairs: Australian archaeologists has announced that they have discovered a piece of the world's oldest axe. The axe was discovered in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia on 11 May 2016.

The analysis of the fragment was published in the journal Australian Archaeology on 9 May 2016.

Highlights : The axe fragment is about the size of a thumbnail and dates back to a Stone Age period of 45000 to 49000 years ago.It is an axe with a handle attached. Its antiquity coincides with or immediately follows the arrival of humans on the Australian landmass. It is the earliest evidence of a ground-edge axe yet reported in the world. In Japan, such axes appear about 35000 years ago. However, in most countries in the world they arrive with agriculture after 10000 years ago.New studies of the fragment revealed that it comes from an axe that had been shaped from basalt then polished by grinding it on another rock until it was very smooth.The axe fragment was initially excavated in the early 1990s by Professor O’Connor at Carpenter’s Gap 1. The Carpenter’s Gap 1 is a large rock shelter in Windjana Gorge National Park in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.This type of axe would have been very useful for a variety of tasks including making spears and chopping down or taking the bark off trees.


March 2017 Current affairs
27 MAR
NEWS
25 MAR
NEWS
24 MAR
NEWS
23 MAR
NEWS
22 MAR
NEWS

February 2017 Current affairs
28 FEB
NEWS
27 FEB
NEWS
25 FEB
NEWS
24 FEB
NEWS
23 FEB
NEWS
22 FEB
NEWS




January 2017 Current affairs
31 JAN
NEWS
30 JAN
NEWS
28 JAN
NEWS
27 JAN
NEWS
25 JAN
NEWS
24 JAN
NEWS

December 2016 Current affairs
31 DEC
NEWS
30 DEC
NEWS
29 DEC
NEWS
28 DEC
NEWS
27 DEC
NEWS
26 DEC
NEWS

November 2016 Current affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS



FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Fresherslive Current Affairs 2017 section offers informative quiz questions with answers regarding latest current affairs today for all sorts of competitive exams like UPSC, TNPSC , IFS, IAS, IPS, railway exams (RRB) and banking exams like IPBS PO, IPBS clerk, Federal Bank PO, ICICI, SBI, RBI legal officer & Grade officer posts and much more. Register with us to get latest Current Affairs Updates. Also get latest Current Affairs news and quiz Updates for free alerts daily through E-mail

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.