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Oushadha Biksha Yatra to conclude on Sunday after touring 114 temples

After touring 114 temples across Kerala, the “Oushadha Biksha Yatra”, launched by Nellikattu Sreedhareeyam Oushadheswari temple on June 27, will be flagged in at Koothattukulam on Sunday. The unique road show, carrying the idol of Oushadheswari (Goddess of Wellness) in a decorated vehicle,  marks the revival of an ancient tradition of gathering  from devotees the basic ingredients for making the special Ayurvedic restorative preparation served in the month of Karkitakam of the Malayalam […]

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Need to look at Gandhi’s concepts critically: Writer Ajay Skaria

Underscoring the need to look at Mahatma Gandhi’s concepts and approaches critically, author and academic Ajay Skaria observes that though he insisted on equality of men and women he had done it in a patriarchal way. Speaking at the “Let’s Talk”, organised by Kochi Biennale Foundation here on Wednesday, Skaria  also took sharply  critical view of the Mahatma’s concept of equality and the legacy of his struggles for the downtrodden. “While Gandhi insisted […]

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KSUM invites applications for Idea Day

Thiruvananthapuram, July 10: Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has invited applications for the 11th Idea Day to be held here on July 28. The sectors identified for this round of  Idea Day include Agritech; Biotech; ERP; Fintech; Gaming; Health care; Platform and Aggregator; Real Estate; Retail; Robotics; SAAS; Tourism; and Transport. Last day for applications is July 15. The Idea Day was conceptualized by the Government of Kerala to promote innovation […]

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South Indian Bank pledges Rs 1 crore to Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Leading private sector lender South Indian Bank has offered Rs 1 crore for  the fourth edition of country’s premier art event Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), starting in December 2018. SIB was one of the patrons of  the third edition of the biennale in 2016. Continuing its partnership with India’s first biennale that has firmly placed Kerala in the art map of the world,  SIB  is providing its support to the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) as […]

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Kerala, Delhi startups emerge winners in Global Impact Challenge

Kerala-based startup Ajna and  Brun Health from Delhi won the Global Impact Challenge (GIC), jointly organised by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and the US-based Singularity University (SU), at  the grand finale held at Technopark here on Saturday. The two winning teams will get an opportunity to attend the SU Incubation Programme that lasts 10 weeks. EasyKrishi (Karnataka), SunEmison Solar (Chhattisgarh), and SignNEXT Assistive Technology LLP (Kerala) were declared the top three performers behind […]

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Cleantech innovation in nascent stage in India, says expert

India needs to improve on cleantech innovation, especially in creating successful commercial models, an  expert in the field said on Thursday, emphasising that this is an area where great opportunities await the startups. “The overall investment pouring into cleantech start-ups is increasing especially in Asia region. But India is yet to take a leap in this sector”, said Mr. Ananth Aravamudan, Senior Advisor and Energy Sector Lead, Villgro Innovations Foundation. He was […]

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Pune Machine Tool Expo 2018: Spotlight on India’s Western Region 27 – 30 September, Auto Cluster, Pune

Bengaluru, 5thJuly 2018: Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) is organizing the second edition of Pune Machine Tool Expo (PMTX 2018) in Pune. The expo spread over 4 days will feature exhibitors displaying technology and innovations in metal cutting and metal forming. Pune is known as the Detroit of western India. The city is base to a large number of industries in automotive, heavy engineering, aerospace, defence, ordnance and many […]

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Global Impact Challenge contestants meet CM

The participants of the ongoing Global Impact Challenge (GIC), jointly organised by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and the US-based Singularity University (SU), visited Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan at his Chamber here on Wednesday. The Chief Minister interacted with the 21-member group, hailing from different states, showing keen interest about the details of the projects being presented by them at the GIC, which started on July 2 at Technopark here. Dr. Saji Gopinath, […]

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Ideas pour in at Global Impact Challenge event

Ideas may look vague while they remain on paper.  But the startups taking part in the Global Impact Challenge (GIC) at the Technopark here are confident of giving them concrete shapes and positively impacting lives of millions. True to their social commitment, 25 startups from different states participating in the event pitched riveting ideas in diverse sectors ranging from Environment, Education to Healthcare. The India GIC, which commenced at Technopark here on […]

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Raviz Hotels & Resorts appoints Sanjay Kaushik as the new COO

The Raviz Hotels & Resorts has appointed Sanjay Kaushik as their Chief Operating Officer. Raviz Hotels & Resorts is the fastest growing hotel chain part of RP Group. Sanjay Kaushik moved to Raviz from IHG where he was the Area General Manager, West India. Sanjay Kaushik brings in 22 years of experience in the hotel industry. He holds proven track record in business turnarounds. Sanjay Kaushik started as a Judo […]

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