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Spices Board to set up India’s first Spice Museum in Kochi

In a first of its kind in the country, Spices Board will set up a Spice Museum at Willingdon Island to attract and educate tourists and seafarers about the fascinating history and growth of Indian spices industry. The museum will showcase the entire gamut of spices industry, beginning with cultivation and processing to the finished product, besides its history, usage, storage and quality assessment. Over 30 raw spices and culinary herbs are […]

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Spices Board set up Quality Evaluation Lab at Kandla

State-of-the-art facility to help exporters meet global quality standards Spices Board has set up a state-of-the-art Quality Evaluation Laboratory (QEL) at the Kandla port in Gujarat to help exporters and customers ensure that their products meet international standards. The laboratory is the seventh such facility established by the Spices Board across India and has the latest machinery and equipment to test a range of parameters in spice and spice products. […]

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Hope for Coconut Farmers – with Coconut Prices Rising

The Commodity market for Coconut oil and Copra is reviving up in the last few days with the rising prices of these products in the market. The scenario is expected to continue as the arrival of coconut and coconut products is low in the major coconut markets. According to the statistical survey conducted by Coconut Development Board, the All India Production is expected to fall by 5% in 2016-17. But […]

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Health Minister Nadda launches Made in India affordable ‘Velvet’ female condom

A game-changer for women empowerment, says minister Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda formally launched India’s indigenously developed natural latex-based female condom, seeking to expand the basket of contraceptive choices, reduce unwanted pregnancies and provide quality healthcare products at affordable cost . Manufactured by HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL) under the brand name ‘Velvet’, the contraceptive was launched in Delhi on Tuesday at the two-day National Family […]

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Kerala Tourism Goes Kindle With Destinations

First state tourism board to come out with Kindle version of destination books Online readers across the world will be able to get a close look at ‘God’s Own Country’ with Kerala Tourism taking to Kindle to provide a peep into its jaw dropping destinations. In a first of its kind by a state tourism board, five richly illustrated and informed books on Kerala’s major tourism destinations are now available on […]

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Kerala Travel Mart to begin in Sept 2016

 Focus on Responsible Tourism, Muziris & Spice Route   Seeking to explore new international markets, the ninth edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) will focus on themes ‘Responsible tourism’ and ‘Muziris and Spice Route’. Billed as the largest gathering of tourism stakeholders in partnership with Department of Tourism, KTM will be held at Samudrika and Sagara Convention Centre, Willingdon Island from September 28 to 30. The latest edition, with its focus […]

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Flats to be build for 89 fishermen at Muthalapozhi: K Babu

The Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation (KSCADC) will build flats for 89 fishermen who lost their houses to sea erosion trigged by the construction of the Muthalapozhi fishing port. Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise, Shri K Babu made the announcement, while speaking at the inauguration of the two-storied community centre at Puthenthope and the Thumba drinking water project. “KSCADC, through the government’s landless and homeless project will rehabilitate […]

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Minister K Babu hands over keys for Valiyathura flats

As part of the government’s policy of constructing flats for the landless and houseless fishermen, Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise, Shri K Babu today handed over the keys to the beneficiaries of eight flats built by Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation Limited (KSCADC).  The state government’s mega project worth Rs 48.75 crores will provide houses for the landless and homeless fishermen, he said, addressing a function held at […]

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‘Idea Jalsa – Music for the Soul’ reaches Thiruvananthapuram

In its 10th year, the 2016 ‘Idea Jalsa’ concert tour across 12 cities, will showcase more than 150 musicians to the music loving audiences A talented & globally renowned artist set to enthrall the Thiruvananthapuram audience ‘Idea Jalsa – Music for the Soul’ is all set to captivate Thiruvananthapuram with an enthralling performance by a popular folk band of Kerala “Vayalli Bambo” and rising star “S Jananiy” followed by an […]

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District to get ten primary infrastructure projects worth Rs 13.47 crore

The Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation Limited (KSCADC) will implement ten primary health infrastructure development programmes worth Rs 13.47 crore in the district, announced Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise Shri K Babu. He was speaking after the inauguration of the new two-storied building at the Puluvilla Community Health Centre. Part of the project, worth Rs 6.20 crore, including new constructions at Anchuthengu, Veli and Valiyathura have been completed. […]

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