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Indian Railways working on technology to achieve Mission 41 K; know what it is

Indian Railways is working on technologies that will enable 40% substitution of diesel by compressed natural gas (CNG) in locomotives and nine-zoned solar panels on diesel electric multiple units (DEMUs). The move will help railways achieve its ‘Mission 41K’ target and reduce carbon footprint. The development comes close on the heels of railways flagging off a solar-powered DEMU, a six-coach rake, which is expected to save 21,000 litre of diesel annually, translating to savings of Rs 12 lakh, and also cut carbon emission by 9 tonne per year. Such initiatives are…

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4 Subtle Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin K deficiency

What is vitamin K? We may be aware of the importance of vitamins for the human body but do we know the significant role played by each of the different vitamins essential for human survival? Here’s your guide to the importance of vitamin K in our body and the several signs that the lack of it may cause. According to Webmd, vitamin K is indispensable for the formation of clots in the blood. Think about it, one may suffer loss of a huge amount of blood, just in case vitamin…

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Top 6 Vitamin K Rich Foods

Did you know that the “K” in Vitamin K is in fact derived from the German word koagulation? Dr. Rupali Datta, Chief Clinical Nutritionist at Fortis-Escorts Hospital says, “Vitamin K is essential for blood clotting. It also plays an important role in bone formation.” Vitamin K is actually a group of compounds, and the most important of these compounds appears to be vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Dr. Rupali adds, “Vitamin K1 (or phylloquinone) is obtained naturally from plants, especially green vegetables. Vitamin K2 (or menaquinone) is largely produced by…

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