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CDB celebrated World Coconut Day 2017 at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is committed in increasing the income of the farmers through scientific coconut cultivation, said Shri. Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh while inaugurating the World Coconut Day celebration of Coconut Development Board at M/s.Shubam Kalyana Vedhika, Ramavarappadu Ring Road, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He expressed his happiness on the increased productivity of coconut in the state which is having the highest […]


Navapoojitam Celebrated in Santhigiri Ashram

Santhigiri Ashram has given spirituality a new meaning and a positive direction, said Vasanth Sena Nayake, Sri Lankan Minister for Foreign Affairs, inaugurating the Navapoojitam function in the Ashram.  Religious institutions should promote peace and brotherhood through their teachings, not friction in the society.  Navajyothi Sree Karunakara Guru worked for the spiritual and social emancipation of the masses, especially the downtrodden reinterpreting and revisiting the ancient teachings of the Rishis.  He freed people […]


Andhra pools 34,000 acres of land in 60 days from farmers

Land Pooling for new capital city Amaravati A pioneering initiative made by the farmers in Andhra Pradesh helped the newly formed state to pool 34,000 acres of land in just two months from 29 villages for its new capital, Amaravati, State Housing Corporation Managing Director Kantilal Dande said here today. He made this revelation while participating in a discussion on ‘Emerging Trends and Experience in Large Scale Land Acquisition for […]


Land bonds could be game-changer in land acquisition: Kerala Addl Chief Secretary (Finance) Dr K.M. Abraham

KIIFB CEO and Dr Abraham propose use of innovative instruments to overcome constraints in infrastructure financing Observing that land acquisition is the biggest hurdle to infrastructure development in the state, a top Kerala official today suggested leveraging the potential of land bonds as a viable instrument for removing this crippling roadblock. Kerala Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Dr. K.M. Abraham said factors like high population density and relatively higher prosperity levels […]


Rs 12,000 crore for highways along coastal areas and high range: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

The Kerala government has allocated Rs 12,000 crore to the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), a state agency for fast-tracking the investment funding and approval of basic infrastructural development projects, for materialising highways along coastal areas and high ranges, Finance Minister Shri Thomas Isaac said here today. “Presently, the scope of fundraising for infrastructural development projects lies with capital market. KIIFB is the answer for this process,” he said. […]


‘Government will sanction Rs 40,000 crore to KIIFB for infrastructure development projects’: Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister inaugurated high-profile KIIFB national seminar that examined emerging trends and new avenues in infrastructure financing Lauding the pivotal role being played by the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) in addressing the infrastructure deficit being faced by the state, Honourable Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan said here today that the government would allocate Rs 40,000 crore to KIIFB this year to take a number of key infrastructure development […]


Global Spiritual Conclave Ends with a Call to Revisit and Reinforce Dharma

  The Global Spiritual Conclave organized by Santhigiri Research Foundation reiterated the noble ideas and ideals of Dharma for the welfare of the whole humanity and the entire cosmos and to facilitate their crosspollination for fostering peace and harmony in the world so that dharma becomes a veritable force for celebration of happiness and plenitude all over the troubled globe. The delegates after deliberations decided that dharma is the foundation […]


Delhi Machine Tool Expo 2017 Concluded On a Positive Note

The four-day Delhi Machine Tool Expo, 2017 – North India’s B2B exhibition, concluded on a positive note on 13 August 2017. With 242 exhibitors from 10 countries, the machine tool exhibition attracted 11,279 visitors from various industries such as auto component, automobiles, capital goods, defence, aerospace and railways. Along with this 93 trade delegations from High Commissioner of Nigeria, COFMOW (Railways), Ordnance Factory Board, Maruti Udyog, Honda Cars, BHEL, etc […]


Crowdfunding campaign launched to save 1,000 years old theatre art

Sahapedia backs efforts to raise Rs 20 lakh on BitGiving for Nepathya centre for Koodiyattam in Kerala  A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help protect one of the world’s oldest known theatre art forms from dying out for want of patronage and interest in the modern world. The Nepathya Centre for Koodiyattam in Kerala is being supported by Sahapedia, the online encyclopedia of Indian arts and culture, in its […]


IEDC Summit 2017: India’s largest student entrepreneur event to showcase state’s technical talent, discuss trends in future tech

Global tech giants Google and Facebook, policymakers and investors to share space with over 3,000 aspiring ‘technopreneurs’ at KSUM-organised event Summit to feature Kerala’s first Bitcoin Airdrop event, 50-plus student prototypes Influential technologists, leading innovators and key decision-makers will interact with more than 3,000 student-entrepreneurs from across Kerala at ‘IEDC Summit 2017’, the largest gathering of its kind in India, to be held here on Saturday and a showcase for […]


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