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KTDC launches Membership Card scheme for individuals, institutions

Members entitled to seven nights’ free stay a year in any of the KTDC properties  Adding to its bouquet of new products, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) today launched Premium Life Membership and Institutional Membership cards for individuals and institutions, offering seven nights’ free stay in a year in any of its hotels and substantial discounts on all facilities including food and beverages. State Finance Minister Dr T M Thomas Isaac […]

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SMiLE virtual tour guide to give fillip to Malabar tourism

Tapping into the huge potential of Malabar as a major tourist destination, the Tourism Department has brought out a high-tech digital facility that provides visitors all details about the experiential and service packages offered in the region in north Kerala. A ‘SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide’ links tourists with their places of attraction and providers of experiential services. The package has got its acronym SMiLE from Small and Medium Industries Leveraging […]

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KTDC rolls out Membership Card scheme for individuals, institutions

Members entitled to seven nights’ free stay a year in any of the KTDC properties Adding to its portfolio of new products, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has unveiled Premium Life Membership and Institutional Membership cards for individuals and institutions at affordable rates, offering seven nights of free stay in a year and substantial discounts on all its premium facilities, including hotels at  hill stations and beach resorts. The scheme […]

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Kerala Feeds to arrange low-interest loans for farmers to buy cow

Taking forward its aim to help the state achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, Kerala Feeds will facilitate low-interest loans for buying cows, the PSU’s Managing Director Dr B Sreekumar said today. The government’s allocation of Rs 22 crore for dairy farmers affected by the August calamity is insufficient for the deserving to buy cattle. So Kerala Feeds is initiating a scheme in association with the State Bank of India (SBI) […]

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Startup India and KSUM to organize over 1,000-km long ‘Startup Yatra’ for aspiring entrepreneurs

In a move to nurture aspiring entrepreneurs in Kerala’s tier 2 and 3 cities and help them realise their startup dreams, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) will be organising a state-wide, over 1000-km long ‘Startup Yatra’ next month. The march will be flagged off from Cliff House, Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan’s official residence in Thiruvananthapuram, on November 1. It will then proceed all the way to Kasargod, covering multiple educational […]

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Awareness Workshop on E Waste Management Organised

Rapid technological advances resulted in generating a colossal quantity of e-waste, and developing countries are bearing the brunt of such waste. Technologies are becoming obsolete at a rampant pace and with the absence of extended producer responsibility, the management of e-waste has become a task, according to K.M DharesanUnnithan, Director, Energy management Centre. According to DharesanUnnithan, the efforts to make Kerala free from the usage of CFLs and fluorescent tubes, […]

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Yamaha’s ‘The Call of The Blue’ campaign comes to the city of Bengaluru

An eventful day for the Bengaluru riders concluded with various exciting biking activities India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt Ltd. concluded another thrilling chapter of its ongoing ‘The Call of the Blue’ event at Ezone Club, Marathahalli. The event charmed all its patrons in tech-hub with its exciting and stylish activities such as the Gymkhana riding where the riders displayed skills of bike riding at the tracks, and along with a […]

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Tourism Minister launches microsite on ecotourism

Much to the delight of the travel enthusiasts, Kerala Tourism today launched a microsite on ecotourism, highlighting the features of major destinations that nature lovers look for in the panoramic state. Minister for Tourism, Shri Kadakampally Surendran, launched the microsite at his chamber in the Government Secretariat here. Shri Pramod P P, IFS, Director of Ecotourism, Government of Kerala, was present. The pages of the website have detailed information regarding […]

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KSUM Startup meet stresses vitality of idea implementation

Success of startup firms depends on not just the brilliance of ideas, but the prudence in their implementation, a conclave of experts noted today. At an advisory meeting which the Kerala Startup Mission organised in this commercial city, speakers gave realistic tips on starting business ventures, charting ways to success and sustaining the profile in a world marked by increasing competition from bigwigs. The day-long event named ‘Critical Success Elements […]

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NASA’s SpaceApps Challenge at KSUM: Trivandrum teams bag prizes

How about having a virtual feel of walking on the moon? Wouldn’t it help save the fast-shrinking forest cover from further destruction  if we have a system that instantly warns the guards of wildfires? What about a website that gives you information of various kinds of mosquitoes that spread diseases? No. These are not just figments of imagination but workable projects showcased at the International SpaceApps Challenge, one of world’s major […]

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