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National Highway 183A (India)

National Highway 183A known as NH 183A, is a National Highway in the Indian state of Kerala that runs from Titanium Junction, to Vandiperiyar via Adoor and Pathanamthitta. It is the 4th National Highway passing through the Kollam district; the road was declared a National Highway on 4 March 2014. It conforms to NH standards for a two-lane traffic highway from Adoor to Plapally; the section past Plapally passes through forest and wildlife areas. The Forest Department raised concerns over the road's alignment. Once upgraded, a new connection from Vandiperiyar to Sabarimala is planned; the stretch between Angamoozhy Forest Checkpost and Vallakadavu Forest Checkpost is entry restricted and the forest department allows only 30 private vehicles per day on the route and vehicles entering through Kochandi Check post has to leave only through Vallakkadavu Check post before 6 pm. Titanium Junction Sasthamkotta Sasthamkotta Bharanikavu Kadampanad Adoor Nellimootil Padi Bridge Junction Adoor Bypass starts here Adoor Central Anandapaly Thattayil Mankuzhi Keerukuzhy - Bhagavathikkum Padinjaru - Thumpamon road starts here Tholuzham a small junction in Thattayil, the famous Orippurathu bhagavathi temple is situated near this junction Kaipattoor Kaipattoor Thekke Kurishu: Ezhamkulam Road starts via Chandanapally, Kodumon Kaipattoor Kadav Jn Kaipattoor Central Jn.

Pathanamthitta PTA Stadium Jn.: Ring road crosses Pathanamthitta – Intersects with Ring Road, TK Road Mylapra – Crosses Punaloor Moovattupuzha Main Eastern Hwy Mannarakulanji – Ranni Road deviates along Punaloor Moovattupuzha Main Eastern Hwy Vadasserikkera Perunad Lahai Plappally Plappally – Pamba, deviates to Angamoozhy Vandiperiyar Kakki Kavala – Joins NH 183 near Vandiperiyar The stretch between Adoor and Pathanamthitta is one of the road's busiest sections. Most traffic consists of trucks carrying consumer goods, construction material, container trucks and passenger vehicles. At night, the highway handles more goods-related traffic. Many large industry like Kerala Minerals and Metals limited, small scale cottage industries, rubber plantations, Engineering colleges and textile parks are located along this highway; this highway is busy during the Sabarimala Season and is one of the trunk ways. Passenger traffic in this stretch is shared by both Private buses; the Kollam – Pathanamthitta chain service and Punalur – Kanjirappally chain services of KSRTC serve this route.

List of National Highways in India List of National Highways in India National Highways Development Project Notification of NH 183A by NHAI Adoor Adimali Highway joining two National Highways Forest Department raises concerns over alignment of new Highway E Gazette Notification image

Kenya–Turkey relations

Kenya–Turkey relations are bilateral relations between Kenya and Turkey. Turkey has an embassy in Nairobi, opened in 1968. Kenya has an embassy in Ankara. Turkish-Kenyan relations can be traced back to the 16th century where they first started to trade goods. Former President Daniel Arap Moi visited Turkey in 1996 and the President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gül made his first trip in Sub-Saharan Africa to Kenya in February 2009. President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Turkey in April 2014; the second meeting of the Turkey-Kenya Joint Economic Commission was held prior to the visit. During the visit of President Kenyatta 10 bilateral agreements in different areas were signed. Both countries have agreed that to prioritise trade, industrialisation, agriculture, education, immigration and technology, development of arid lands. Turkey is seeking Kenya as an entry point to the Grand Free Trade Area planned by the East Africa Community Common Market for Eastern and Central Africa and the South Africa Development Community starting mid-2014.

Kenya is eyeing Turkey as a potential large scale buyer of its tea and flowers. It is targeting Turkey as a market for diversified goods in line with the new export plan launched in May; the Joint Trade Commission envisaged that Turkey would establish an Export Processing Zone in Nairobi as part of its outreach efforts to the regional market. Bilateral trade volume reached the level of 145 million USD in 2013. Turkey’s goods exports to Kenya in 2012 were $138 million, $199 million in 2011, exports were up by 1607% from 2002. Kenya exported goods worth $17 million in 2012, $14.7 million in 2011, imports were up by 781% from 2002. The trade surplus of goods with Turkey was $120.1 million in 2012, a 53.5% decrease $184.4 million over 2011. Meaning that trade between both countries were more balanced. Numerous companies from Turkey those involved in construction have operations in Kenya. Turkey targeted to grow the volume of bilateral trade with Kenya to a worth of $500 million. Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with Kenya

Tammy Brook

Tammy Brook is an American businesswoman, founder and CEO of FYI Brand Group. Tammy Brook grew up in California, her father is Itzhak Brook, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Brook started her career as a music executive at Empire Management, she founded FYI Brand Communications in 2001 as a full-service public relations and brand marketing agency. In 2018, FYI Brand Group relaunched with 5 new divisions, brand management and partnerships, original narrative content, experiential marketing and social impact. FYI Brand Group has offices in New York and Los Angeles, includes client list of Jhené Aiko, DJ Khaled, Travis Scott, French Montana, Pusha T, Steve Aoki, Russell Westbrook, Odell Beckham Jr. and others. In 2017, Brook worked with artist French Montana to build a hospital in Uganda with Global Citizen. Brook was named to Variety's Power of Women Impact List in 2018. In 2019, when 21 Savage was detained by ICE, Brook created the #Free21Savage human rights coalition that helped him get out of deportation.

FYI Group won the Social Good Creator Award at The 9th Annual Streamy Awards for 21 Savage's literacy campaign

Zhuo-Hua Pan

Zhuo-Hua Pan is a Chinese neuroscientist, known for his foundational contributions to optogenetics. He is the Edward T. and Ellen K. Dryer Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University, Scientific Director of the Ligon Research Center of Vision at the university's Kresge Eye Institute. Pan was born 1956 in Pujiang County of Jinhua, China. After graduating from Jinhua No. 1 High School, he entered the University of Science and Technology of China in 1978 and earned his B. S. degree in 1982. He earned his M. S. in 1984 from the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, became an instructor at Zhejiang University afterwards. In 1986, he moved to the United States to further his studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo, he earned his Ph. D. in 1990 and conducted postdoctoral research for another year. From 1991 to 1997 he was an instructor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. In 1998, he became an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

He moved to Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1999, was promoted to associate professor in 2003 and professor in 2007. In 2011, he was appointed the Edward T. and Ellen K. Dryer Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology and Kresge Eye Institute, Scientific Director of the Ligon Research Center of Vision. In the early 2000s, Pan envisioned implanting a light-sensitive protein, which converts light to electrical signals for neurons, into the eye to cure blindness; the method is now known as optogenetics. In the summer of 2004, he used a virus carrying the channelrhodopsin DNA to infect the ganglion cells in the eyes of blind mice, detected electrical activity when the cells were stimulated with light, a "revolutionary" first step in restoring eyesight to the blind. Pan and his collaborator, Alexander Dizhoor, submitted their paper reporting their work to Nature in November 2004. However, they were directed to the specialized journal Nature Neuroscience, which rejected the paper. In early 2005, they were again rejected.

In May 2005, Pan presented his work at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology conference in Florida, which became the clearest public evidence of his invention. Around the same time, other scientists around the world were doing similar research to Pan. In August 2005, Nature Neuroscience, the same journal that had rejected Pan's paper, published a paper by Stanford University scientists Edward Boyden and Karl Deisseroth describing their work using channelrhodopsin to make neurons detect light, their research was hailed as a major breakthrough and caught the attention of mainstream media including The New York Times. When the journal Neuron published Pan's paper in April 2006, it was met with indifference. Boyden and Deisseroth have since been rewarded with major grants and prizes, including The Brain Prize and the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences with a $3 million prize for each scientist, while Pan only won awards from his own university. In 2016, Stat News published a report which credits Pan as the inventor of optogenetics and brought attention to his contributions.

Based on Pan's research, Sean Ainsworth started the company RetroSense Therapeutics in 2009. The company develops treatment for the genetic disease retinitis pigmentosa, which causes blindness and affects about 100,000 people in the United States. In 2016, Allergan bought RetroSense for $60 million

Cloud2Ground

Cloud2Ground was an American Christian electronic dance music production duo, consisting of Jeremy Dawson and Chad Petree. Dawson and Petree grew up in Shawnee and met when they were teenagers, they played together before separating to pursue other projects. Dawson began Cloud2Ground as a solo project and released his first demo under the name in 1996. In 1997 he released the album E-Majn the same year. In 1998 he was rejoined by Petree, in 1999 they moved to Los Angeles. In 2000, they released The Gate. Cloud2Ground's music encompassed a wide range of dance music styles, such as epic trance, progressive house and bass and trip hop. Dawson has stated that their favourite groups were Enigma, Delirious? and Pink Floyd. Dawson's Christian beliefs played a fundamental role in the band's music; the liner notes of the 1996 demo album read: "All music is created under the influence of Jesus Christ" and the liner notes of E-Majn read: "Love through Music, Through Christ Everlasting, Not through doctrine, legalism, or fundamentals and its leaders, closed minds and the fear of the unknown, nothing more exists but your body, your spirit, your bible, a God that loves you".

Equipment used by the band included the Access Virus B, the Nord Lead 2, the Roland XV-3080 and the Korg Trinity. Dawson and Petree were known as Slyder, a side project through which they released harder, techno-oriented music. Other aliases included R. R. D. S. and Right Bros. Two Slyder tracks – "Neo" and "Score" – and the R. R. D. S. Track "Innerbattle" featured in the 2001 video game Grand Theft Auto III; as of 2010, Dawson and Petree are members of the band Shiny Toy Guns, which they formed in 2003. "cloud2ground" "E-Majn" "The Gate" "Innerbattle" "Score" "Multiple Cats / Jetscream" "Neo" "What Happens" "The Valley of Sound" Grand Theft Auto III soundtrack, Rise FM Cloud2Ground at Discogs Slyder at Discogs R. R. D. S. at Discogs Official Slyder Page