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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 […]


Amrita Academy conducts special coaching for subjects

The Amrita Civil Service Academy will conduct special classes in certain optional subjects, which need special training, for the aspirants of 2018 UPSC Civil Service examination. The subjects include Anthropology, Geography, Public Administration, Political Science and Malayalam. Students from all over Kerala can apply for the classes, which will be held at the Academy near Cotton Hill Girls High School, Thiruvananthapuram. Hostel facilities and transportation will be provided and a […]


‘Engineers must embrace entrepreneurship and education to benefit society’: Governor

Governor Justice P. Sathasivam inaugurates ‘Sankethapravesam – 2017’, a high-profile induction programme for Kerala’s engineering students Exhorting incoming engineering students to work towards becoming innovators rather than employees, Kerala Governor  Justice (retd) P. Sathasivam said here today that inculcating lessons in societal commitment and developing an entrepreneurial bent would enable them to become difference-makers. “Just as society is investing its resources in your education, so too must you fulfill your […]


‘Unemployability of engineering graduates due to outdated curriculum’: AICTE Chairman

Remedial measures, including reduction in B.Tech credit requirements and emphasis on entrepreneurship courses and soft skills, on the slate Observing that the recent downward trend in engineering graduate employability was due to outdated curriculum, All India Council for Technical Education Chairman (AICTE) Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe said here today that a slew of remedial measures, including a reduced credit requirement and more practical tests, are set to be launched. “Antiquated syllabi […]


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