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Kerala tops in NITI Aayog Health index report
NITI Aayog releases “Healthy States, Progressive India” Report Kerala, Punjab & Tamil Nadu ranked on top in terms of overall performance Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh ranked top three States in terms of annual incremental performance NITI Aayog has released a ...
Muziris Paddle - Rowing with a Motive
Kerala Tourism has announced an unique Adventure and activity based tourism annual event named  Muziris Paddle, a group paddling event in association with Jellyfish Watersports,  Kozhikode , focused on Kayaking & SUP with adventure and leisure theme, on January 19th and 20th to pr ...
Biennale shapes up as major driver of art and culture in Kerala and India: KPMG report
•             CM launches report on 3rd edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) has become a major driver of art and culture in Kerala and India, built enduring infrastructure for culture, triggered econom ...
Kerala government to support private sector IT incubators and accelerators
•             Approval for tie-ups with national and international agencies •             New policy revisions offer more incentives to startups In a significant push t ...
Destination Makers of Munnar
This is a brand new organization based in Munnar which came up to address the operational ground issues faced by the resorts. Regular meetings to solve issues like waste management, plastic removal and other common issues made the operational heads sit together and plan for taking forward. It wa ...
www.keralaculture.org - a complete portal on Kerala launched
Good work fetched cultural institutions extra funding: K C Joseph Minister for Culture launches state government’s www.keralaculture.org Outstanding effort over the past few years by various cultural institutions under the Kerala government has earned them extra budgetary allocation, the ...
Creative economy key to sustainable development: Tharoor
Success of Biennale vindicates struggles, shows power of art: Riyas Komu It is important to support and invest in creative economy for branding cities and sustainable development of a society, said Dr Shashi Tharoor MP. He was speaking at a panel discussion on Culture, Society and Creativi ...
56 Years of Loyalty
Life insurance Corporation of India turns on 56 on 1st September 2012. One of the objectives of the corpora­tion is the use of people’s money for people’s welfare and the life funds are deployed for best advantage of LIC policy holders as well as for the community. A new micro insurance ...
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Latest News
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Cover Stories
Finance Minister Dr Thomas Isaac shares his thoughts, concerns and  hopes on the State’s finances and elaborates how his ‘brain child’ KIFFB is going to bring in a revolutionary change in the investment front in a detailed interaction with BRAND KERALA EDITORIAL BOARD.Q.We are currently in a post Budget scenario .  How do you assess the financial position of Kerala  and do you have any concrete plans to take the economy to a revival path.? A. As you know though the Kerala economy, as in the case of other States, is cur ...
 
Tourism
Kerala Tourism global blogger driven campaign wins ABBY Award After setting the blogosphere alight with memorable travel narratives from across God’s Own Country, Kerala Blog Express - Kerala Tourism’s pioneering blogger outreach programme - has gained added traction. The third edition of the initiative, which saw 30 influential bloggers from 25 countries set out on a fortnight coac ...
IN CONVERSATION
Mr Jiji Thomson, former Chief Secretary and founder CEO of  Norka Roots, in conversation with B.Balachandran, Executive Editor, Brand Kerala.Qn: NORKA Roots , a pioneering initiative in India, was conceptualised during your tenure as NORKA secretary. Can you recollect the thoughts that led to the formation an exclusive outfit for NRKs? The basic thought that led to such an initiative ...
 
EDITORIAL
 Since the world is changing so fast that the governments will not be as effec­tive as rule-makers or policy-makers; rather as enablers and facilitators. The US economy remains weak and Europe struggles with its debt crisis, growth in Asia has been relatively robust, with fundamentals much stronger than when the region was hit by severe financial turmoil more than 15 years ago. According to Mr. Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director of the Internation­al Monetary Fund (IMF), Washingto ...
AVIATION
Air India, national flag carrier of India, will start first-ever nonstop flights between San Francisco and Delhi on December 2, 2015. Air India officials said the airline plans to launch service with three flights per week, on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday, using Boeing 777 long-range aircraft. Since the flight will connect to Bangalore, Mumbai, and Hyderabad, inbound visitors from all these ...
 
News
People called the Pyeongchang Olympics the most high tech in history, with it serving as a testing ground for the largest 5G wireless network showcase yet. Companies have also unleashed their technologies there, such as self driving cars, high speed video streaming, and also the virtual reality viewing.Now days, the Japanese are very confident that they can play better, at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 ...
Products Launch
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Appointment
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Vats, I.A.S, Additional Secretary and Director General (DG) of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) has taken charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (C&MD) of HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL), PSE under Union Health Ministry. Dr R.K. Vats, IAS is 1986 batch Indian Administrative Service from West Bengal and he has served as Joint Secretary & Financial Advisor, M ...
DIGITAL EDITION OF BRAND KERALA
Brand Kerala Business Magazine July 2018 Digital Edition ...
 
COVER STORY
The State Government has decided to constitute “Loka Kerala Sabha” (LKS)and hold its first meeting at Thiruvananthapuram on January 12 and 13. This article is aimed at clarifying on the constitution, objectives and importance of the LKS. Kerala has been able to evolve various models that were copied by the Centre as well as very many States. It was during the regime of the Late E K Nayanar tha ...
EDUCATION
Road users were urged to not use mobile phones when driving or take to the wheels while drunk in a series of safety messages sent out by students from the Asian School of Business (ASB) who took out a bike rally in Trivandrum as part of their Safety Week observance. Mr. Jawahar Janard, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Shangumugham who flagged off the rally from Shangumugham beach on Sunday ...
 
Ayurveda
Kerala’s centuries-old Ayurveda heritage proved the main draw for Russian and other East European travelers at the three-day Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT), the largest and longest-running tourism trade event in that country. The Kerala Tourism pavilion at the 24th edition of the annual fair – held from March 14-16 at the Expocentre in Moscow – presented a sam ...
Feature
eToilet- Beyond the Technology Most corporate conglomerates think that contributing to public sanitation is not their cup of tea. Especially in India, where the mere mention of sanitation was considered a taboo, it was difficult to find any major developments or innovations in this sector, not to mention a company that deals exclusively in the making and marketing of toilets. It was never ...
 
GENDER EQUALITY
The International Conference for Gender Equality (ICGE), a platform to formulate and exchange ideas free of cultural and language barriers, has been an unqualified success, celebrity attendees said. The delegates, among who featured leading lights of the Malayalam film industry, said the conference organised by Gender Park had a strong theme, was impressively organized and has provided cons ...
ANALYSIS
NEW DELHI: The global markets and banking sector in agony closer home explains that the Street and shops opened with significant losses  on Wednesday morning. 30-share BSE Sensex lost 190.76 points 34,155.63. The index extended losses to more than 200 points before paring to some extent. At 10.30 am, Sensex was down 185 points. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty was also ...
 
HEALTH WATCH
India should look into the genes of its people to see why various strains of avian influenza virus are not affecting them, says an acclaimed American virology scientist. Several types of avian flu viruses are not creating concern in India as they are in Eurasian countries and North America, points out Dr. Robert G. Webster a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert and Professor at Division ...
Personalities
Rajasekharan Nair, CMD of RR Holiday Homes Pvt.Ltd., has avenged the social deficiencies of his childhood days through constructive assetsThis is the story of a boy born and brought up in a lower middle class family, in a small village in Kerala, who could not get quality education for want of finance and facilities, coming back to his village after 30 years of exile in a far-away metropolitan cit ...
 
Automobile
·         National Drive to Safety Contest to create road safety awareness amongst students ~ ·         More than 300,000 people already covered under the Road Safety initiative since January’15 ~ Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, in a strategic move to focu ...
COLUMN
In the light of all that bad publicity for solar panels in Kerala recently, many think that it is the wrong time to step into any dialogue on solar energy or even enter into the business of solar energy promotion. I think, not so. The incident really tells us that the people are alive to the need for solar energy to serve them day in and day out and also that this is a fit area for do ...
 
CINEMA
Keen to find a poster of the first Malayalam movie Vigathakumaran? Or the first film song in the language? Or a copy of a vintage magazine or poster related to the world of celluloid? You have two stalwart archivists in Kerala. R Gopalakrishnan and Kiran Ravindran have been collecting film-related material for the past four decades out of pure passion for the art. Both residents of the sta ...
Information Technology
IT mentor G Vijayaraghavan on the roads taken by Kerala’s IT sector When one talks about the IT growth in Kerala and the prospects, the most important thing is to look back, and see what Kerala has achieved in the late eighties. When India was not yet opened up, nor was the word IT in use, the Government of Kerala decided to set up a Technology Park in Trivandrum, with the main objective ...
 
MOBILE TECHNOLOGY
Foldable Smart Phone  Slim and flexible mobile devices may sound futuristic; if a new report turns out to be true, the flexible concept mobile device by Samsung will be a reality by the end of 2015. Samsung is reportedly working on a foldable/flexible phone which they are planning to unveil by January 2016. The report was whistled by Sam mobile, a blog covering Samsung news which has ...
BANKING
  Federal Bank has created a Corpus exclusively for investment in Startups. The primary objective is to provide long term capital to Startup companies with innovative ideas, potential for high growth and ability to bring socio-economic impact. The fund will be used for supporting small ticket projects in diverse sectors like Digital Financial Services, Biotechnology, Hi-Tech Farming, ...
 
ART & CULTURE
 Anything under the sun matters to Manu Kallikkadu. Even a piece of paper or a dried leaf, or anything derived from nature can be molded through his fingers, shedding light into his very own world of perspective. His determination, perseverance and inexhaustible bursts of Inspiration all make him an artisan of immense potential, able to ink masterful sketches and pieces regardless of the ...
COLUMN - BUSINESS ECONOMICS
The large-scale emigration of Keralite workers to West Asian countries has contributed to significant socio-economic change in Kerala. The emigration started with a few thousands per year in the early 1970s but assumed large proportions during 1980s, 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century. According to a state-wide Survey, total Keralite emigrants in the Gulf countries are 20.37 lakh ...
 
Technology
RezNext, the world’s only true real-time enterprise distribution technology company has announced partnership with RAVHAR, a leading hospitality company providing central reservations and point of sale solutions to hotels and resorts under the brand name HOSTS.HOSTS-Win caters to the unique requir ...