Saturday, June 6, 2009

NASA breakthrough: ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka

As NASA cameras pored over now defunct No-Fire-Zone, it only detected SL armed forces extending their arms of friendship to their northern brethren. It was of no avail to many cynical rumour mongers. However, NASA cameras came out with a rare breakthrough. It revealed a mysterious ancient bridge in the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. The bridge, made up of a chain shoals, is currently named as Adam´s Bridge and nearly 30 km in extent.

The bridge may be man made, archeologists guess. For one thing, they say, it’s the bridge’s unique curvature. And, for another, it’s the age. The legends go as far as few thousand years, while archeological studies suggest that the first signs of human inhabitants in Sri Lanka date back to the primitive age, about 1,750,000 years ago. This essentially calls for an insight into Ramayana, which was Tredha Yuga, an era that goes as far back as 1,700,000 along the timeline.

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