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HLL gives away Pratheeksha scholarships to students

HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) has distributed Pratheeksha Scholarships, instituted by its CSR initiative Pratheeksha Charitable Society, to 26 academically outstanding students seeking admissions in professional and technical courses for the academic year 2017-18.  The CSR initiative is meant for supporting students belonging to the BPL category. The scholarships were distributed by Shri E.A. Subramanian, Director (Technical & Operations) at a function held at HLL Corporate Head Office here on January […]


National Banana Festival 2018: Papers Invited for National Seminar

  Thiruvananthapuram: A five-day National Banana Festival (NBF -2018), to be organised by the Thiruvananthapuram-based Centre for Innovation in Science & Social Action (CISSA) at the Kalliyoor Grama Panchayat, from February 17 to 21, 2018, has called for papers to be presented at the national seminar that will be held as part of the festival.  Abstract of the papers to be presented are to be submitted before January 15. According […]

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Folklores must be safeguarded through education and business: Dr Robert Baron

“Folklore is emergent. It changes each time it is performed, varying in form and context, with innovation by individuals within the convention of the community,” Dr Robert Baron, director of the Folk Arts Programme, New York State Council on the Arts, said here. “The existence of folklores is not only confined in preserving it. Inclusion of folklore education in school curriculum will give a new dimension in grasping the roots […]


Multitasking makes us ‘superwomen’, say women entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs who have to juggle between the demands of home life and workplace pressures are truly “superwomen” whose singular multitasking abilities make them both unique and successful — the sentiment is echoed by three mothers who have made their mark in the business world. At the 4th edition of Meetup Café organized by the Kerala Startup Mission on Tuesday, Ms. Pamela Anna Mathew, the Managing Director of O/E/N India […]


Kerala aims to become electronics manufacturing hub using skills and startup strength

·         Hardware Mission submits the Ecosystem Study Report to the state government ·         MoU with Intel to pursue creation of a hardware ecosystem accepted in principle Kerala is looking to build on its success in software startups by rolling out a new set of policies to create a similar ecosystem for hardware that will leverage the state’s advantages in terms of skilled human resources, entrepreneurial culture and high consumption, to set up […]


‘Technology offers world of opportunities for women entrepreneurs’

The technology domain is no longer a male-dominated space, and women with vision and grit have every chance of taking leadership roles and building successful companies — this was the message to budding women entrepreneurs from experts in the field at the three-day ‘SHE-2017’ tech meet hosted by Maker Village. Organised in association with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering (WIE) Congress- Kochi Hub at […]


Ozone Day Celebrations Organised by CISSA; Awareness Seminar, Quiz Held

The Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), supported by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), today (Friday) organised the Ozone Day 2017 celebrations at Parassala. The Ozone day 2017 celebrations were inaugurated by the Parassala Block Panchayat President Salooja V R, at a function held at the Bharatheeya Vidyapeedom Central School, Parassala, in Thiruvananthapuram district.  Dr C Suresh Kumar, General Secretary, CISSA, presided. […]



UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, today announced the opening of a new facility in Penang, Malaysia. This facility will be UST Global’s second centre in Penang. Commenting on the new facility, Amar Chhajer, Country Head of Malaysia, UST Global, said, “We are committed to innovative talent development, management and recruitment in Penang and are working towards having 1000 more employees onboard in next 3 years. Our new facility […]


‘Master UPSC syllabus to crack exams’: Kudumbashree Executive Director

Shri S. Harikishore interacted with IAS aspirants at Amrita Civil Service Academy Mastering the UPSC syllabus should lie at the core of any strategy for cracking the Civil Service Examinations, said Kudumbashree Executive Director Shri S. Harikishore during an interaction with IAS aspirants on Friday. The prominent senior IAS officer delivered a lecture to students undergoing training at Amrita Civil Service Academy (ACSA) in Cotton Hill Road, Vazhuthacaud. He emphasised […]


National-level quiz competition on fisheries for school students

MPEDA to organize ‘Marine Quest 2017’ regional contests in nine coastal states, and national final Aiming to create awareness among children about the importance of fish and fishery products in people’s lives, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) is organizing a national level quiz competition ‘Marine Quest 2017’ for school students across the coastal states of India. The Kerala rounds of the competition are scheduled to be held in […]


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