Category: General

Students need to be encouraged into startup culture: AICTE chairperson

There is a need to bring students into startup culture and to provide them a platform where they can convert their bright ideas into innovation, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Chairperson Anil D Sahasrabudhe said on Friday. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training […]

Wayanad farmers worry after mass death of earthworms in Kerala floods

The flood-battered north Kerala district of Wayanad is experiencing a strange phenomenon — mass death of earthworms in many parts of the hilly district known for its rich biodiversity and spice cultivation. Thousands of earthworms are emerging from the soil and perishing everyday, according to farmers and local residents. Agricultural and environmental scientists who visited […]

Bengaluru To Host Aero India 2019, Confirms Centre After Row Over Venue

Aero India – Asia’s largest military aviation exhibition – will be held in Bengaluru in February next year, the government said today. The announcement comes weeks after controversy over reports that the prestigious air show hosted by Bengaluru for over two decades might be shifted out of the city. “The Government has decided to hold […]

Majority of the engineering seats remain vacant in Kerala

Kochi: 76 percent of the engineering seats in the self-financing colleges of Kerala are remaining vacant as per the media reports. This forms an opportunity for the candidates those who do not crack through the entrance examination in getting admission to these colleges. The vacant seat has been categorized as NRI quota in order to […]

Immense popularity for duck farming at home among Keralites

Kochi: Duck farming at home is attaining wider popularity in Kerala. The possibilities of this farming is quite profitable even when five to ten ducks are being grown at home. The ducks can be feed on the foods in measurable quantity which makes the farming cost effective. They will feed on the food remains that […]

Department of Agriculture might come up with vegetable parks for Kerala

Kochi: The Department of Agriculture Development and Farmer’s Welfare is in a mission to come up with coconut, banana, mango, honey and vegetable parks across the State. The project which has been allocated with Rs. 100 crore would be implemented under the scheme of Kerala Infrastructural Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). Banana, honey and coconut parks […]

Time is up for students to avail scholarships

This is the accurate time period for school and college goers to avail various scholarships at their school and collegiate levels. Applications for these scholarships are required to be submitted online.  Print outs of these applications are further to be produced at school/college along with necessary documents. The further decision regarding finalizing the application would […]

Engineering college placement; 58% students didn’t get job

Campus placements for engineering students crossed the 40% mark (and hit 42%) for the first time in five years in 2017-18 on the back of more hiring by companies coupled with the closure of engineering colleges and lower enrolments. While it is alarming that 58% of engineering studentsacross the country were still unable to find […]

Scientists Traced the oldest Colour; All to know about

1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments, extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa, have finally been traced.The team from The Australian National University (ANU) discovered the oldest colours in the geological record. Dr. Nur Gueneli from ANU said that the pigments taken from marine black shales of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West […]