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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 ...
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
Purism CEO announces at SWATANTRA 2017 meet organized by ICFOSS US-based tech firm Purism is pla ...
 
Stressing the fact that the Indian Constitution is a dynamic tool that builds the conscience of this nation, Padma Shri Prof (Dr) N.R Madhava Menon ...
 
Cover Stories
Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, the name familiar with the purest, authentic form of  Ayurveda medicines and treatments celebrates 100 years of its founding. People across the globe swarms to the Indian State of Kerala for availing ayurvedic benefits, and the credit definitely go to Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal. The achievements of this institution was not mere a magic. The founder late Vaidyaratnam P S Varier who spent his entire life for Ayurveda as well as the late P M Warrier in a unique blend played a big role in the achievements ...
 
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 ...
ART & CULTURE
With a keen ear for music, Malayalis make encouraging audiences for classical music concerts in Kerala where he has been performing for over half a century, renowned Carnatic maestro T V Sankaranarayanan said at a press conference in a Trivandrum. “In fact, Kerala is my second home,” the septuagenarian vocalist said a press conference, where he shared space with famed Violin LN Sisters ...
 
ANALYSIS
Kerala has recently witnessed one of the rarest of the rare women struggle for their survival at their work place. For nine days, female workers of Kannan Devan Hills Plantations kept administrators, management, politicians and union leaders at bay. The credit for their temporary victory goes solely to them. The labour troubles at the largest tea estate in Kerala, Kannan Devan Hills Planta ...
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 ...
 
News
The implementation of the cell rule practiced by the Catholic Church and the communist parties in the company is one of the reasons behind the success of CGH Earth, an internationally acclaimed hospitality firm, said Jose Dominic, Managing Director, CGH Earth. He was speaking in the Brandstorm Lecture Series organized by leading brand consulting company, Organic BPS.“CGH Earth presently has 18 p ...
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 ...
 
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, ...
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 ...
 
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 ...
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 ...
 
COLUMN - BUSINESS ECONOMICS
One day in my class I asked students about their ambition or what they want to become in life. As usual many responded their career as their goals. To my surprise one of my students replied that he wants to become an entrepreneur of providing employment to at least hundred persons. He made it little more clearly by saying that hundred families should find their livelihood because of me. The reason ...
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 ...
 
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 ...
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 ...
 
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 ...
Personalities
Born as the youngest son of Maroli Koran and Kalyani, in a family of peasants,at the center stage of the mass uprising against feudalism and colonialism in North Malabar in the fortiesgive Vijayan an opportunity to experience the flames of struggle in the midst of intense poverty.Parappuram, the place where the Kerala unit of the CommunistParty was secretly born in 1939 is in the same village two ...
 
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 ...
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 ...
 
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 ...
Products Launch
Orkus’ to rev up your living spaces with TRIGLOW lamps and panelsDriving a major revolution in lighting industry to transform the way people look at lighting their homes, leading LED brand ‘Orkus’ has unveiled its latest array of innovation ‘Triglow’ lamps and panels which have been developed in response to Indian consumer insights. With the toggle of a simple switch, the ‘Triglow ...
 
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 ...
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 ...
 
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 ...
DIGITAL EDITION OF BRAND KERALA
Brand Kerala Business Magazine January 2018 issue https://issuu.com/brandkerala/docs/page1-58 ...
 
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 ...