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National Banana Festival 2018: First Ever National-Level Agriculture Conclave in a Rural Setting

The five-day National Banana Festival 2018, to begin on February 17 at the Vellayani temple grounds in Kalliyoor Grama Panchayat will have the unique distinction of being a big national level event organized at a rural village. The scale of NBF 2018 would be large that participation of research organizations, academic institutions and renowned scientists has been ensured. The NBF 2018 will bring together a large number of banana farmers, […]

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Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu assures ministry’s support for developing fisheries in Konkan region

Minister inaugurates MPEDA’s ‘AQUA BAY’ pavilion at Global Kokan Festival  Union Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu on Sunday assured that the fisheries sector in Konkan region would be developed and strengthened under his ministry. The minister made the assurance after inaugurating ‘AQUA BAY’ pavilion, set up by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), the research arm of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), at the ongoing sixth […]


Geographical Indication vital for marketing of spices in global stage: Spices Board Chairman

Potential business transaction of 600 MT of spices valued at Rs 7 crore carried out at BSM Observing that marketing of spices is a major issue as compared to production, Spices Board Chairman Dr. A. Jayathilak urged farmers and exporters to market their products with a unique selling proposition in the global market by striving for geographical indication (GI) labels for their quality spices. “In international marketing, we need to […]


International Seminar on Forming Technology

24 January 2018, BIEC, Bangalore                           With a view to highlight evolving trends in Forming Technologies, from all over the globe, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is organizing the ‘International Seminar on Forming Technology’ on 24th January 2018 at BIEC, Bangalore, coinciding with IMTEX FORMING 2018 exhibition.               Organized every alternate […]


Karnataka International Travel Expo 2018 The Travel & Tourism Exchange Program

  The ‘Govt. of Karnataka – Department of Tourism’ announces ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’ from the 28th February – 2nd March 2018 to be held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). The inaugural expo is the largest B2B travel event in India. A platform of over 400 registered buyers and media from over 25 countries seek to further enhance the tourism sector. The three-day event will attract over 1,000 […]


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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Thiruvananthapuram is all set for the New Year   New Year is the time when hopes and wishes gush across the globe. As the year draws to a close, we brace ourselves to welcome the New Year. Determination prevails to make up for all the flaws made in the previous year. With resolutions high and spirits up, it’s high time we prepared ourselves to bid adieu to 2017 and usher […]

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India Heritage Walk Festival 2018: Entries invited for online film festival

Submission deadline Jan 17; screenings throughout Feb  Professional and amateur filmmakers with a keen interest in art and culture documentation are being invited to submit their works for a unique Online Heritage Film Festival being organized by Sahapedia, an encyclopaedia on Indian art and culture. The film screenings will be a part of the month-long India Heritage Walk Festival (IHWF) 2018, which Sahapedia is organizing in partnership with YES Culture, […]


UST Global to launch Global Cyber Centre with Kerala Govt

Leading Digital Technology Services Company UST Global is set to launch the UST Global Cyber Centre in partnership with the state government’s Cyber Dome, along with the State Police Department in Thiruvananthapuram in 2018. The announcement was made by the company’s CEO, Mr. Sajan Pillai, at a press conference today. “It will be a world-class security operating centre and it can monitor all the things required for the Central and […]


CM to launch IIITM-K’s ‘MANNU’ app for farmers

Pilot project to be launched at Varavoor Panchayat on Dec. 5 Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan will launch an interactive mobile app, ‘MANNU’, designed by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) to help farmers check the suitability of a desired crop, at Kanakakunnu Palace here tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10am. Initially, it will be launched for Varavoor Panchayat in Thrissur district. The farmer-friendly spatially-enabled app, developed for the […]


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