The victory of the forces of erstwhile Travancore against the Dutch navy in 1741 known as the Colachal war would be commemorated this year on July 31 at the Colachal war memorial. Brig. Samir Salunke, station commander of the Pangode Military ... The Hindu, 3 days ago
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It's called the king of hobbies and it still has many takers in the age of email and WhatsApp. Kochi is home to thousands of philatelists, or stamp collectors, who eagerly wait for new stamps and collect old and rare stamps as well. "The ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There's something about travellers tales that history books with their penchant for facts and figures lack. Perhaps it's the outsider's eye for the fantastic and the strange. Or perhaps it's that aura of leisurely romanticism ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
It was in 1741 AD that the Dutch navy bowed down to the might of Travancore and its ruler Marthanda Varma. The defeat at Colachel eclipsed the power of the Dutch East India Company and promptly strengthened British East India Company's grip on the ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Keralam Museum of History and Heritage is set to acquire several articles which were once used by Sir T Madhava Rao, who was the Diwan of Travancore state from 1858 to 1872. The function will be held on Wednesday. The Diwan's ...New Indian Express, 3 days ago
Two temples and three colleges—Pranab Mukherjee, not a frequent temple-goer, traversed through the worlds of faith and knowledge on his recent trip to Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The visit to the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, where ...The Week, 3 days ago
There cannot be a greater waste of resources than a government in Delhi. The city is a government in itself, and is all about power. How can a seat of government be governed all over again? Indraprastha or Shahjahanabad or Dilli or New Delhi, ...Economic Times, 1 week ago Delhi is a government in itself, does not need one Economic Times, 1 week ago Delhi is a government in itself Economic Times, 1 week ago
President Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day tour of Kerala and Tamil Nadu begins on Friday. The President has a busy itinerary with a variety of functions, including the academic events and a spiritual journey. On Friday afternoon, he will be the chief guest at the first convocation of the Central University of Kerala at Kasaragod. The university, started in 2009 in the northern-most part of the state, is one of the 16 central universities established under the new the Central Universities Act, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Chellappan was once Thiruvananthapuram's most sought-after model. For a quarter century, until his suicide a few years ago, the old man, wearing a simple mundu and shirt, used to walk in daily past the gates of the College of Fine Arts, escorted by ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
is a date no patriotic Indian of Tamil origin could afford not to know for it is on that day Madurai-born freedom fighter Subramania Siva became the first patriot in the whole of Madras Presidency (encompassing much of present day southern India) to ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
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