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Rhino Memorial in Kaziranga National Park

Memorial made of ashes collected from rhino horns were unveiled recently at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. Key facts The memorial having three rhino sculptures was named “Abode of the Unicorns”. It has one male rhino, a female rhino and a calf. It also has three statutes of forest guards, created using different materials. ..

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Real-Time Train Information System

Indian Railways is installing Real-Time Train Information System (RTIS) to automatically track train movements in real-time What is RTIS? The RTIS was jointly developed by the Indian Railways and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is currently being executed by the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), an organization under the Railways Ministry that designs, ..

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Sign Learn – Indian Sign Language Dictionary

The Central Government has launched the Sign Learn to make Indian Sign Language usage more widespread. Key facts Sign Learn is a mobile application-based Indian Sign Language Dictionary having 10,000 words. The application was launched by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhoumik. It was developed based on the Indian Sign ..

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China discovers new type of mineral on Moon

A new type of crystal was discovered by researchers in China from the near side of the Moon. Key facts The newly discovered crystal was named Changesite-(Y) after the Chinese moon goddess Chang’e. This small and transparent crystal was found among the volcanic debris of the near side of the moon. It is more than ..

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India exports first contingent of plant-based meat products

The APEDA has facilitated the export of first contingent of plant-based meat products under vegan food category from Gujarat to California, US. Key facts Vegan food products are highly popular in the developed countries because of their rich fibre, high nutrient content and lesser cholesterol levels. India’s first contingent of plant-based meat products were exported ..

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SRESTHA- Gujarat Project

USD 350 million in aid has been approved by the World Bank for the “Systems Reform Endeavors for Transformed Health Achievement” in Gujarat or the SRESTHA-G project. What is the total cost of this project? This project will be costing USD 500 million and the World Bank is providing USD 350 million to support this ..

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