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Countdown Cartoons: Sunil Nambu’s unique tryst with Kochi Biennale

As the Kochi-Muziris Biennaleis to begin on Wednesday, a cartoonist-illustrator has been systematically adding to the bustle around the fourth edition of the subcontinent’s biggest contemporary art festival. For the past three months, Pune-based engineerSunil Nambuhas been coming out with caricatures that narrate witty tales around the art world and society in general. All of themare being put upon social mediaby the Kochi Biennale Foundation that is hosting the 108-day […]

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KBA launches Blockchain Women Connect at Kerala summit

Even as blockchain is creating ripples across the world, women comprise only five percent of the global blockchain talent, and seeking to alter this scenario, Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA) has taken a vital step by launching a Blockchain Women Connect. This decisive step to form the peer group was made at the at the three-day blockchain summit ‘BlockHash Live 2018’, which concluded on Saturday, at Kovalam here. During a panel […]

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Union Minister Suresh Prabhu opens MPEDA Multi-species aquaculture complex at Vallarpadam

Kerala must host an international summit on fishing for the crucial sector to make a steady development in the coastal state, Hon’ble Union Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu said today. The Centre will provide all the support for such a summit that can feature experts from countries like Korea and Japan that are major consumers of India’s marine food, he said after inaugurating a pioneering multispecies aquaculture complex […]

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US expert says Kerala could be haven of blockchain developers

At a time when blockchain technology is gaining wide currency across the globe, a US-based expert says that Kerala has immense potential to emerge as a powerhouse of blockchain developers for the industry. Speaking at the ongoing blockchain summit BlockHash Live 2018 here, Ms Jennifer Greyson, Founder and CEO, Neureal, noted that blockchain technology is growing faster and it’s vital for India to harness it. I have created an initiative […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: European outbound travel grows by five per cent

Turkey recovers, Spain stagnates – Positive outlook for 2019 – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse travel to and from Europe Spain has been unable to maintain its strong growth of international visitors of recent years, while Turkey is attracting more holidaymakers again. Greece is also reporting rising visitor numbers. Following a steady decline in the past few years, tour holidays are back in favor with European tourists. Overall, European […]

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Well-designed technology for humans isn’t like magic, it is magic: UST Global CEO Sajan Pillai

Sajan Pillai delivers a strong opening keynote to kick-start UST Global’sD3 annual developer conference  Sajan Pillai, the CEO of UST Global, opened this year’s D3, UST Global’s annual developer conference with an inspiring keynote.Speaking about ‘Interfaces’, the theme of this year’s D3 event, and the future of technology Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI), SajanPillai said, “Experience, not technology capabilities, made the internet what it is today. Experience also means we need to […]

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Establishing trust is key to success in 21st century business world, says Bob Tapscott at Kerala blockchain summit

Three-day summit BlockHash Live 2018 kicks off at Kovalam Trust is indeed one of the central issues of the 21st century business world, said Mr Bob Tapscott, Author at Blockchain Research Institute, Canada. Making his maiden visit to India for attending the three-day summit, ‘BlockHash Live 2018’,  organized by the Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA)  at Hotel Uday Samudra, Kovalam ,  Mr Tapscott   stressed that the KBA’s initiative will pave the […]

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UNWTO/UNESCO Conference: Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organized jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all. A key conclusion from the conference was the need for a clear and strong link […]

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Blue Ramp at Samudra Beach for differently abled children

As a part of their CSR programme, the UDS Group of Hotels organised Blue Ramp for differently abled Children for the Children of Centre for Rehabilitation of Differently Abled, Polio Home in Trivandrum on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December, 2018. Blue Ramp is a beach access program initiated by UDS Group in 2017 and this is the second time such an event was conducted for the children, who have been dreaming to soak their feet in the beach. The program started with […]

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Kerala startup opens lactation pod for working mothers at Technopark

Enhancing the mother and baby friendly ambience at Technopark here, women-led venture ‘I love 9 Months’ (IL9) today opened a Lactation Pod on the campus, which will enable working mothers to pump and store breast milk in  a safe, comfortable and  private area. The facility was inaugurated by CEO of Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) Dr Saji Gopinath  and Ms Tina James, President – eWIT and Co Founder and Director – […]

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