The Technopark at Thiruvananthapuram, which is India’s first IT park, is celebrating 20 years of its coming into being today. Currently it is the single largest IT park in the country with 4.5 million sft built-up area with 180 companies operating in the premises, and employing around 28,000 IT/ITeS professionals. In July 1990, the government of Kerala conceptualised Technopark as a facility to foster the development of high-technology industries in the state. The Technopark was set up under the auspices of Electronics Technology Park, Kerala—an autonomous body under the department of Information Technology -- essentially to create infrastructure and provide support required for the development of high-technology companies. In the last two decades, the park has witnessed many major IT/ITeS companies setting up shops and expand-ing their businesses. IT maj-ors such as Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services have operations based in Techno-park. Infosys has set up its own campus in 50 ac
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The Nasheed has glimpses regarding the virtues of seeking forgiveness. In any given day, the relentless pursuit of the burden of sins in harming this world and the hereafter is so profound that no other cause matches its affliction. How worse could it be, when a person understands a deed to be not being a sin, and yet in front of Allah it is very grave? Oh Allah give my heart the right understanding, for understanding sin as what it is meant to be, and grant me the blessing to make amends and turn towards the life in which you shower your mercy and kindness.