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An entrepreneur must possess managerial capability: Kochouseph Chittilappilly

Entrepreneurs can build successful companies only if they complement their technical knowhow with good managerial skills, according to V-Guard Industries founder and Chairman Kochouseph Chittilappilly. As a businessman who turned a solitary electric goods manufacturing unit into a large conglomerate, Chittilappilly had much valuable advice to give young founders at a ‘Meetup Cafe’ organized by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) at Maker Village, Kalamassery, here on Friday. “Apart from the […]


Kerala Startup Mission to host ‘Meetup Cafe’ on July 21

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), in association with Maker Village, will host ‘Meetup Cafe’, a platform aiming to bring innovators, industry leaders, investors, academicians and government officials together. Leading entrepreneur and V-Guard Industries Limited Chairman Kochouseph Chittilappilly will be the chief guest at the event, to be organised at Maker Village, Kalamassery (Kerala Technology Innovation Zone campus) on July 21 at 5 pm. S.R. Guru, Founder and Director of Mentor Guru […]


‘Royal past laid foundations for Kerala’s famed high social indices’: Central University VC

Kerala’s celebrated rise to the top of national social indices was not entirely the result of administrative reforms by the political parties that have ruled over the State, but only a furtherance of the visionary work done by the rulers of erstwhile Travancore, said Dr G. Gopakumar, Vice Chancellor of Central University of Kerala, Kasargod. The seasoned academician made this observation during a lecture given to the new batch of […]


Government of India Press Information Bureau

Hon’ble President of India presents the 2.5 Croreth PMUY connection at Raghunathgunj, Murshidabad, West Bengal “2nd largest Ujjwala Connections given in West Bengal, after Uttar Pradesh” – Shri Pradhan Over 600 distributorships to be commissioned in West Bengal to expand LPG coverage The 2.5 Croreth LPG Connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was given out to Smt. Gouri Sarkar of Raghunathgunj by Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee […]


ICA Edu Skills along with Rajadhani Business School organizes Seminar on ‘Goods & Service Tax’

ICA Edu Skills, a leading skilling and training institute since 1999, in association with the Department of Commerce, Rajadhani Business School, organized an exclusive Seminar on the highly relevant issue–“Goods & Service Tax” — on July 7 th at their campus in Thiruvananthapuram. The program was attended by around 220 participants, including college faculties and students. The objective of the program was to help faculty members and students update themselves […]


High-profile panel warns of unavoidable, far-reaching tech revolution

Influential innovators, technologists and entrepreneurs offer varied solutions and perspectives on staying afloat over day-long FAYA:80 summit in Technopark  Observing that a technological upheaval, with far-reaching consequences playing out on a larger scale and smaller time-frame than even the Industrial Revolution, is imminent, a panel of prominent tech ecosystem personalities here on Wednesday called for a paradigm shift in how businesses and employees plan to navigate this sea change. “While […]


Amrita Civil Service Academy’s training programme inaugurated

Amrita Civil Service Academy’s training programme for its new batch of civil service aspirants was inaugurated on Wednesday by former Kerala Chief Secretary Shri S.M. Vijayanand with a talk on the unique nature and challenges of the civil services. Swami Turiyamrithanandapuri, Swami Sivamrita Chaitanya and Brahmachari Sudeep, Director, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, participated in the function held in the Amriteshwari Hall of the Academy at Cotton Hill, Vazhuthacaud. Faculty Chairman of […]


Sophisticated bionic hand ‘holds’ benefits, savings for users

Live demo of prototype device, developed by city-based startup Onbyz, proves a hit at high-profile tech summit Sporting innovative, almost completely in-house designed architecture, a low-cost bionic hand that can help forearm amputees regain a measure of their prior grasping and holding capabilities received an enthusiastic response at a product demonstration here today. Not only is the prototype potentially much more customisable and user-friendly than products currently available in the […]


Innovative, cost-effective tech to be showcased at high-profile summit

One-day FAYA:80 conference at Technopark will feature live product demos of home-grown high-functionality prototype devices The incredible potential and wide applicability of startup-derived innovation will be on display at a live product demonstration tomorrow that will feature, among other devices, a low-cost bionic hand that can help amputees grasp and hold objects. Showcasing prototypes in created almost entirely from in-house designs, the demo sessions – which will also provide a […]


Drawing visitors from across the world, Czarina’s NRI Fest is off to a great start

The year’s much-awaited saree extravaganza, Czarina’s NRI Fest, is all set to be a trendsetter. The city’s leading designer boutique is showcasing an outstanding collection of exquisite designs and weaves from all over India, specially chosen to suit the taste of NRIs. On display are tantalising tussars, gorgeous georgettes, crisp crepes, magical maheshwaris, cool chiffons and knockout kanjivarams, among the hundreds of stunning sarees crafted in vibrant hues and mesmerizing […]


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