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Plan Bee wins Indian Railways ‘s Best Innovation Award

The Plan Bee initiative of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has won the Best Innovation Award in Indian Railways for the 2018-19 fiscal. The initiative helps in preventing trains from hitting elephants crossing tracks. The Plan Bee is an amplifying system imitating the buzz of a swarm of honey bees to keep wild elephants away ..

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India’s first dinosaur museum and fossil park inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

India’s first dinosaur museum and fossil park has recently inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Raiyoli village near Balasinor town of Mahisagar district. The new museum will create a prehistoric-like era environment when dinosaurs might have roamed around freely in Raiyoli. As many as 50 sculptures of dinosaurs, including a life-size one of ..

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1000s of poisonous toads have entered Florida

Bufo toads are highly poisonous. They can kill pests and are dangerous to children. They have now entered Florida. They toads are 6 to 9 inches in legth. They were introduced as pest controllers from Central and South America in the sugar fields. The toad secretes a toxic milky substance when it is threatened. Also, ..

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2019 World Sparrow Day (WSD)

The World Sparrow Day (WSD) is observed every year on 20th of March to protect these little birds and conserve their houses. The house sparrow is on the verge of extinction. The 2019 theme “I Love Sparrows” is inspired by hope that more and more will celebrate the relationship between People and Sparrows. The initiative ..

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Erode turmeric (of Tamil Nadu) gets a Geographical Indication

Erode turmeric (of Tamil Nadu) has finally got a Geographical Indication (GI) tag on 6th March 2019, which will help the farmers and traders from the region to claim sole rights over the famed ‘Erode Manjal’. The Geographical Indication Registry of India granted the coveted status based on the application filed by ‘Erode Manjal Vanigarkal ..

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