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    21st Jul, 2020
  • The Railways has planned to install surveillance cameras in 7,000 coaches by March 2021 as part of a Video Surveillance System to cover stations and trains.
  • Coimbatore-based Kannan Warrier gets Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education’s National Award of Excellence for outstanding research in forestry, including conservation of endangered sacred groves in the Alappuzha district of Kerala.
    • Sacred groves comprise of patches of forests or natural vegetation – from a few trees to forests of several acres – that are usually dedicated to local folk deities.
    • Traditional Sacred Groves – It is the place where the village deity resides, who is represented by an elementary symbol
    • Temple Groves – Here a grove is created around a temple and conserved.
  • The International Centre of Automotive Technology (ICAT) has launched an automotive technology e-portal, Automotive Solutions Portal for Industry, Research and Education (ASPIRE).

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