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ATM Fraud: Techie Lost Rs. 80,000 from SBI Account

2>> July 23, 2014:  A Technopark employee having account in SBI Kazhakuttom, lost her hard-earned money in an ATM fraud.  Trivandrum-based Rohini S Pillai only realized that she lost Rs. 80, 000 after getting SMS alerts following the fraud withdrawal from an ATM counter in Maharashtra through six transactions. She immediately contacted the bank’s customer support and blocked the ATM ... Read More »

IT Minister inaugurated ‘Technopreneur 14’

1>> July 22, 2014: Kerala government has initiated a number of programmes to promote young entrepreneurs as the state’s hopes and expectations are pinned on its younger generation, Minister for Industries and IT Shri P K Kunhalikutty said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the workshop ‘Technopreneur 14’ in Technopark here, the minister said that the main objective of the initiative was to ... Read More »

KSRTC Daily Chain Service Started for Techies

1>> July 21, 2014:  A good news for Technopark employees.  KSRTC started a special chain service from Kazhakkoottam junction to technopark and back today. It will do a great deal of help to alleviate travel pains of techies of technopark, who find it hard to reach Technopark as bus services are less in this route. This was a joint campaign ... Read More »

Technopreneur 14 @ Technopark on July 22

parkcenter>>  July 20, 2014: To give a boost to the entrepreneurship culture among the youth in the state and to create a perfect eco system for their growth, the DSIR Technopark TOCIC is organizing a workshop titled “Technopreneur 14” at Travancore Hall, Park Centre, Technopark campus, Thiruvananthapuram on July 22 at 10 am. The workshop, organized in association with Union ... Read More »

Adieu Orkut…yes You will be Missed..!


“We will shut down Orkut on September 30 2014-Google”>> Well this was the first headline I came across while browsing some Yahoo articles one day morning, and to my astonishment a part of my heart sank as I never saw this coming. Yes I know we all ditched Orkut or rather I should say “cheated on Orkut” when Facebook was ... Read More »

‘Techno Circle’ from district Police to help Techies

trivandrum city police

July 19, 2014: A good news for Technopark employees facing various problems created by criminals and anti-socials in the area. District police administration is planning to set up a ‘Techno Circle’ in to address such issues. The new plan will be implemented once the procedures to bring the Kazhakkoottam police station under the jurisdiction of the City Police Commissioner are ... Read More »

Techfriends’ Ifthar Meet held at Technopark

Iftha3>>  Techfriends educational and charitable trust, an organization of Technopark employees, hosted its annual Ifthar Meet (Ifthar Meet 2014) for employees working in Technopark companies, which it has been organizing since 2000. The event held at Technopark Club premises on 15-July-2014 (Tuesday), which gained attraction with the participation of more than 300 people. Mr Girish Babu, CEO, Technopark gave the felicitation ... Read More »

Wipro Recognized as the ‘Best Company to Work for’

wipro>> July 18, 2014: Wipro Ltd., the leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that it has been recognized as the ‘Best Company to Work For’, among Super Sized Organizations (organizations with more than 50,000 employees) in India, in the 2014 edition of Great Place To Work® Institute India’s Best Companies To Work For – ... Read More »

UK Recognizes ICFAI as ‘Great Place to Study in India’

photo-1>>  The ICFAI Group has been recognized as a “Great Place to Study in India” on June 24, 2014 at the House of Commons, London, United Kingdom. The award has been presented by Bob Blackman, Member of Parliament, UK to ICFAI Group represented by Sudhakar Rao, Director, Branding. Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium constituted these awards which in its communication said, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Launched @ Rs 11,900

samsung>> July 15, 2014: Samsung has launched the Galaxy Core 2 smartphone in India, the new Galaxy Core 2, which was announced globally earlier this month, has been priced at Rs 11,900. Samsung Galaxy Core II is a dual-sim smartphone with a 4.5-inch (480x800p) display. It runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with ... Read More »

How KSRTC and Techies of Technopark can Help Each Other

1>> This article is written in the context of Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram. It can be applied to any where in kerala though. Technopark is the biggest IT park in asia, it employs about 45,000 people directly and about 5,000 indirectly. It is unclear, how all these people commute to work. But we can roughly estimate that about 5,000 people come by ... Read More »

Cyber Forensics – Seminar at Technopark on July 17

cybercrime-india1>> As one deals with tons of websites including FB, YouTube etc. every day, even an unintentional minor mistake can turn him/her into a Cyber Criminal! The number of people who fall prey to the vicious web of Cyber Crimes is also on the rise. Most of us are ‘caught in the web’ owing to over sight or sheer ignorance of the ... Read More »

Nizhalattam -Short Film and Photography Festival in Trivandrum

2>> Nizhalattam arts and cultural society, an online fraternity of artists across the world, is organizing a short film festival and photography contest in Trivandrum from August 8 to 12, 2014, at Kanakakkunnu palace. Nizhalattam will be first of a kind event which has participation from all the colleges in Kerala. An expected crowd of 2000 students and more than ... Read More »

BSNL to Open Call Centre at Technopark

BSNL-Kerala>>  July 12, 2014:  BSNL is setting up a call centre facility in Technopark Trivandrum to serve its telephone service subscribers across the state.  The facility will be operational by August, 2014.  BPO major Aegis Global will run the call centre facility here.  Earlier, the call centre for BSNL Kerala was operating from Bangalore. “National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project, which aims ... Read More »

Toonz Academy- now Nuke’s First Authorized Training Center in Kerala

toonz>> July 10, 2014: Toonz Academy, the leading animation academy based at Technopark is now Nuke’s Authorised Training Center, the first authorized training center of Nuke in Kerala. The official launch will be held today (July 10, 2014) at Hotel Pankaj, Statue. The center is set up aiming at pioneering and imparting a more effective way of learning and better ... Read More »

Go Appraisal 6: How to build Success with Performance Appraisal..?

go appraisal>> July 01, 2014:   Ramesh is a very enterprising IT engineer working in a Corporate for about six years. During the year he worked very hard and rose to his expectations.   He also helped the new Manager to train the juniors and the new comers. In short, Ramesh could find time to develop his team of second line of leadership.  ... Read More »

Let us Refuse E-Waste as a Country

ewaste>> July 1, 2014:  When I was walking through the lanes of Thiruvananthapuram city, one advertisement stuck me. It was about used computers. Price looked damn cheap for me, it was 4,000 and below. They told, it comes with warranty also. I dialed them from a local phone booth to avoid call backs. They told these computers are imported from ... Read More »

Infopark will Soon get a Star Hotel inside the Campus

Infopark>> June 26, 2014: The sprawling campus of Infopark will soon have a star-rated international business class hotel in its premises with state-of-the-art recreational facilities for the benefit of business travellers and top-level executives from India and abroad. A lease agreement for the same was inked between Infopark and Brigade Group here on Wednesday for developing the hotel in 97 ... Read More »

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