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Karyavattom & Kazhakkoottam: A Tale of Two Villages

Karyavattom and Kazhakkoottam were once the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city. Eventually, these sleepy villages became a ‘Technopolis‘. The Kerala University campus is 50 years old and Technopark is 25. Technocity and The Sportshub stadium are recent additions. High rise flats … Continue reading

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From Sana’a to Thiruvananthapuram, a Scholar’s Journey !

Image Courtesy: Times of India Yemeni student, determined to escape the fratricidal violence of his homeland, emerged topper in the MA linguistics examination conducted by the University of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram. Thirty one-year-old Eassa Ali Mohammed Ali, who won a scholarship … Continue reading

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MANIA 2K13 Celebrates 100 Years of Indian Cinema

When Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released his epochal feature film Raja Harishchandra on 3rd May 1913, it is unlikely that either the exhibitors or the pioneer film maker realized they were unleashing a mass entertainment medium that … Continue reading

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Facelift for Kerala University Senate Hall

The Kerala University Senate Hall at Thiruvananthapuram has witnessed a lot of memorable cultural events in the past was closed for renovation last February 2010 is almost ready. Roof top has been changed with sound absorption panels and new chairs are … Continue reading

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International Meet for Bio-Information Technology (Bio-IT) Begins in Thiruvananthapuram

Proclaiming the arrival of Bio-Information Technology (Bio-IT) in Kerala, a two-day conference of scientists in gene sequencing technologies worldwide began at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. Stephen Turner, founder and CTO of Pacific Biosciences, … Continue reading

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Oriental Research Institute & Manuscript Library,Thiruvananthapuram

Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library is an academic department of the university of Kerala. It has a history of about a century, and now done substantial work in the field of Indological studies.  It has come in to existence … Continue reading

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University of Kerala @75

University of Kerala,Thiruvananthapuram celebrated its 75th year of its formation on November 1, 2011. The University established as University of Travancore on 1st November 1937 through a Royal promulgation of His Highness Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the last Maharaja … Continue reading

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