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New director strengthens ATM portfolio proposition

French national Claude Blanc takes overall responsibility for all events under the World Travel Market Portfolio Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of a new Portfolio Director, who has over 25 years of experience within the travel trade and hospitality industry. Claude Blanc takes on the overall responsibility for all events in the World Travel Market portfolio […]

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The Walls of Kochi come Alive through Street Art

If wall-paintings are the most effective way to announce the approach of the subcontinent’s biggest contemporary art festival, then the murals coming up in different parts of the city best exemplify the spirit of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, which is organising the Kochi-Muziris Biennale beginning next week. Providing an unexpected visual treat, huge and colourful street murals are getting ready in the run-up to the fourth edition of the Biennale […]

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India’s largest design meet opens in Kochi on Dec 11

#Design Kerala Summit to focus post-flood rebuilding on first two days  Seeking to leverage path-breaking design solutions in rebuilding the flood-ravaged Kerala, the state government is organising  #DESIGN KERALA SUMMIT on December 11 and 12 in Kochi. The summit forms the key segment of India’s largest design festival, the six-day ‘Kochi Design Week’, at Bolgatty Convention Centre. The festival, which will be attended by leading design luminaries, architects and decision-makers […]

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ITB Berlin and IPK International: International tourism continues its success story with solid growth

Asia and South America report highest outbound growth – Tour holidays are making a comeback – Outlook for 2019 remains positive – ITB Berlin publishes the latest findings of the World Travel Monitor® exclusively in January 2019 2018 has been a strong year for the tourism industry, which has registered uninterrupted growth in international trips around the world. In the first eight months of 2018 international outbound trips grew by […]

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TN runner Muniyappan lifts Trivandrum Full Marathon title, huge response to “Run to Rebuild Kerala” race

Muniyappan M, a professional long-distance runner from Tamil Nadu,  lifted the coveted 42 km Full Marathon title of Trivandrum Marathon, which elicited huge response from within and outside the state, giving a sporting thrust to rebuild the rain-shattered Kerala. A member of Genesis Sports Foundation, Coimbatore, Muniyappan covered the distance by 2 hours, 45 minutes and 45 seconds.  Harman Bishnoi  from Rajasthan (03:00:07) and Vinod Kumar (03:13:43) finished the runner-up […]

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Kerala startup launches lactation pod for working mothers at Technopark

Kerala-based women-led venture ‘I love 9 Months’, incubated by the Kerala Startup Mission, has set up a Lactation Pod at Technopark here, which will enable working mothers to pump and store breast milk in  a safe, comfortable and  private area in offices. The facility, set up on the ground floor of Thejaswani block at Technopark, will be inaugurated  by Dr Saji Gopinath, CEO KSUM, and Ms Tina James, President e-Wit […]

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Thousands line up for Trivandrum Marathon: Run for Rebuilding Kerala

Imparting the energy of sports in rebuilding flood-battered Kerala, hundreds lined up tonight for Trivandrum Marathon that got under way with the two-km Family Fun Run, flagged off by Hon. Minister for Industries, Sports and Youth Affairs Shri E P Jayarajan, at Manaveeyam Veedhi here. Hundreds also turned up along the route to cheer and applaud the enthusiastic participants of the   ‘Run for Kerala – Run to Rebuild’, organised by […]

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Kochi Biennale 2018: The Vibrant Presence of Malayali artists

The upcoming Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB 2018) will have seven Kerala artist projects, with one of them being the works of a late painter-sculptor who led a radical pan-Indian arts movement three decades ago. An assemblage of masterpieces by renowned K P Krishnakumar (1958-89) will grace the fourth edition of the KMB beginning on December 12. The 108-day event overlaps with the 30th death anniversary of Kuttipuram-born Krishnakumar, who had led […]

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Lawyers sing at biennale concert, dazzle patients at General hospital

Lawyers practising at the Kerala High Court presented today a music concert for cancer patients as part of an ‘Arts and Medicine’ weekly cultural programme the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has been organising in downtown Ernakulam for four years. Members of a two-year-old barristers’ Whatsapp group named ‘Music loversFM@HC’ took a refreshing break from the heated arguments vital to their profession and rendered popular songs at the all-Wednesday‘Arts and Medicine’ […]

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UST Global to kick-off its annual Developer Conference D3 on Dec 6, 2018

UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, today announced that it will kick-off its annual Developer Conference D3 on December 6, 2018. D3 (Dream Develop Disrupt) is UST Globals developer conference where the brightest minds in the company can meet, learn, and develop their digital skills. The theme for D3 2018 is Interfaces. The two-day conference will witness keynote address by Sajan Pillai, CEO, UST Global; and guest keynotes […]

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