TiE team from IIT Kharagpur wins the largest prize in Rice Business Plan Competition
BetaGlide, a start-up run by two Indian student-entrepreneurs and mentored by TiE - The Indus Entrepreneurs, won the Mercury Fund Investment Prize and received other commitments totaling over $1M at the Rice Business Plan Competition 2014.
BetaGlide was founded by Amritanshu Anand and Anshul Singhle, two young students from IIT Karaghpur, one of India's most prestigious universities. Their business began when Amritanshu was working on a mobile application and couldn't find the right product/service to ... Read More
Onion farming takes root in Thrissur district
The Thrissur Krishi Vigyan Kendra’s efforts to promote onion farming in the district are reportedly yielding results.
More than one lakh seedlings given to farmers trained by KVK have yielded a bumper crop this season, according to Ranjan S. Karippai, head of Thrissur KVK.
“The KVK had initiated trials in onion farming two years ago. In the first step, the viability of onion cultivation was ascertained. Once in-house trials proved that the North Indian crop can be ... Read More
Kapil Srivastava, the most wanted Guitar Teacher in Delhi
Old habits die hard and this holds true with Guitarmonk's founder, Kapil Srivastava. Since childhood he has always preferred music than sports, and even later in life he chose guitar-playing than a lucrative career in sales. His dedication eventually paved way to success. He is now the most in demand guitar teacher in Delhi, with 18 years of experience in music teaching under his belt, and students spread across 11 countries.
Kapil Srivastava has composed numerous ... Read More
'Meat holidays' for three days in Tamil Nadu, challenged in Madras high court
CHENNAI:There are three 'meat holidays' in Tamil Nadu, when slaughter houses and shops selling meat, beef, pork and other items are supposed to remain closed. But, is it possible for the government to ensure that no departmental store, supermarkets, shopping malls and restaurants stored or sold meat on these days.
After counsel for Tamil Nadu government reportedly gave an oral undertaking to that effect, the first bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Satish K Agnihotri ... Read More
Delhi records 64 percent voting, Kerala leads with 73.4 percent
The Election Commission officials on Thursday announced the poll percentage of the states that went for polling today, with Kerala, Haryana and Chandigarh witnessing one of the highest poll percentages of 73.4 percent, 73 per cent and 72 per cent respectively.
Over 64 per cent of 1.27 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise till 6 pm in the capital and the polling percentage is likely to go up.
In 2009, the overall voting percentage in Delhi was ... Read More
Another Malayali damsel to adorn Miss India crown?
Kochi: Post the night of festivities, would we be hearing the name of another Malayali as the symbol of Indian beauty? Keralite Deepthi Sathi will be competing for the coveted title in the final round of Miss India contest. This 23 year old beauty is now doing the practice sessions for her ramp walk on Saturday in the pageant to be held at Mumbai.
Deepthi has to her credits the outstanding performances at the Miss Navy ... Read More
Ushering in Ugadhi, the Telugu New Year
The association of the Union Territory with Andhra Pradesh can be traced back to decades, even before the inclusion of Yanam into French India. This association has resulted in a large healthy population of Telugu speaking people in the Union Territory. All of them celebrated Ugadhi (Telegu New Year) on Monday.
The day was marked by large number of festivities. The Andhra Maha Samaj held a grand celebration. There was a cultural performance by a troupe ... Read More
Conference on Informatics and Communication at Karunya U.
International conference on “Informatics and Communication Technologies for Societal Development” held at Karunya University organized by School of Computer Science and technology on 13th and 14th March 2014, was inaugurated by the chief Guest, Dr. V.N.Mani, Scientist E, C-MET, Department of Electronics and Information Technology(DeitY), Govt. of India, Hyderabad. The primary goal of the conference is to promote ideas that provide technological solutions to the needs of the society. This conference provided a unique forum ... Read More
World Water Day and International Workshop on Water Quality at Karunya University
The World Water Day was celebrated on 24th March 2014 at Karunya University and an International Training Workshop on ‘Water quality analysis : Laboratory practices and data interpretation’ was inaugurated concurrently with the celebrations. The World Water Day celebration commenced by watering a few plants by Dr. S. Mohan, Director, NITTTR, Chennai and a renowned hydrologist, symbolizing the future conflicts between growing agricultural crops and plants for biofuel.
Dr. E. J. James, Director, ... Read More
National symposium held at Karunya U.
National Symposium on Invention and Innovation for Sustainable Development was conducted at Karunya University and the inventor of E-mail and the one who holds the first patent for Email, Dr.VA.Shiva Ayyadurai participated in the symposium and released a book entitled “Towards invention and innovation for sustainable development”
Dr.Muthuvijyan Enoch, Asso.Prof.
Dr.Daphy , Director (Science & Humanities)
Dr.VA.Shiva Ayyadurai - Chief guest
Dr.S.Sundar Manoharan, Vice chancellor
Dr.Sarvjeet Herbert, Pro Vice Chancellor
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