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Kerala Tourism’s Film Tourism brochure wins PATA Gold Awards 2017

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala won the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association Grand and Gold Award 2017 for the Film Tourism Brochure in Marketing Media – Consumer Travel Brochure category. P Bala Kiran, IAS, Director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala received the award at the 32nd edition of the PATA Awards as the committee recognised its marketing strategy, which boosted Kerala as a must-visit destination. The PATA awards […]


Non-standard emission norms a challenge for car manufacturers: Expert

Substandard, high-sulphur fuel used in India and China damaging to vehicles The varying standards in pollution control norms in different countries pose a challenge for vehicle manufacturers globally, while consumers in countries without stringent regulations are suffering the consequences of using poor quality fuel, according to an expert. “In European countries they are mandated to use sulphur-free fuel as per the euro norms, but in India, if you are using […]


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. […]


Best Restaurants in Central Kerala to be Presented with Metro Food Awards on October 16th

The third edition of Metro Food Awards and World Food Day Celebration will be held on 16 th October at Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort, Kochi.In a bid to recognize the restaurants in and around central Kerala for their efforts in providing healthy and hearty food to diners throughout the year, the Metro Mart will organize this year’s Metro Food Awards – 2017. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) , Kerala Tourism, Kerala […]


MPEDA receives ‘Rajbhasha Keerti Award’

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India), Kochi, has been awarded National level “Rajbhasha Keerti Award’ for the third consecutive year. MPEDA Chairman Dr. A. Jayathilak received the award from Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Hon’ble President of India, on 14th September 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, NewDelhi. This award has been given to The Marine Products Export Development Authority (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. […]


Health Minister inaugurates state-of-the-art HINDLABS MRI & CT at SAT

HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) has provided the state government with much needed support in strengthening the infrastructure in healthcare, Kerala’s Minister of Health and Family Welfare Smt. K K Shailaja Teacher today said as she inaugurated the new HLL- HINDLABS’ MRI and CT Scan Centre at the Sree Avittom Thirunal (SAT) hospital at Medical College campus in the city today. “We aim to develop self-sufficient, excellent and patient-friendly Primary Health […]


Now HLL HINDLABS – MRI & CT Scans at Thiruvananthapuram

Public can avail scanning facilities at 60% discount from Wednesday After successfully establishing and revolutionizing market rates at MRI Scan facilities at Kozhikode, Thrissur, Alappuzha and Kottayam, HLL – HINDLABS facility will be available for the natives of Thiruvananthapuram and nearby districts from Wednesday.  Minister for Health and Social Justice Smt. K.K Shailaja Teacher and Minister for Devaswom and Tourism and Co- Operation Shri Kadakamapally Surendran will inaugurate the MRI […]


Spices Board to conduct Skill Development Programme in spices

Indian Cardamom Research Institute (ICRI), Myladumpara, the research wing of Spices Board on cardamoms, will conduct a Skill Development Programme on Nursery Management in Spices in collaboration with the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) for farmers and agricultural youths. The programme will be conducted during October 2017-February 2018 in three batches of 25 participants each. Interested farmers and agricultural youth should submit their applications to the Director (Res), […]


7th Edition of HotelTech Kerala to be held from September 22 to 24 in Cochin

HotelTech will provide a unique opportunity for the hospitality sector in the state to identify suppliers related to their sector. The seventh edition of Kerala’s premier hospitality equipment exhibition, HotelTech Kerala, will be held from September 22 to 24, 2017 at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kadavanthra, Cochin. The event will provide a unique opportunity for the hospitality sector in the state to identify suppliers related to their sector. The […]


IMTMA Appoints Mr. P. Ramadas as the New President

Indradev Babu Managing Director of UCAM Private Limited Appointed As the Vice President Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) held its 71st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) on 6th September 2017 in Bengaluru. At the Executive Committee meeting following the AGM, Mr. P. Ramadas, Managing Director, Ace Manufacturing Systems Limited was elected as the President of IMTMA and Mr. Indradev Babu, Managing Director, UCAM Private Limited was elected […]


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