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Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple: King Cobras at vault myth busted
Financial Express

Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple: King Cobras at vault myth busted

Like all treasure trove stories, Kerala's Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple also has one striking tale of yore, dipped in curse and realms of imagination. That hooded King Cobras with forked tongues — coiled and ready to strike at lightning speed — ... Financial Express, 2 weeks ago

The stamp of passion

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 Hindu1 month ago

Colachal war anniversary to be observed

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 Hindu1 month ago

The Travancore that Amazed a Russian Prince

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 Express1 month ago
The Hindu

Home they brought the warrior dead

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 Hindu1 month ago

In a wonderful place

The Hindu Vineeth. The Hindu Vineeth The Hindu Vineeth with his aunt Padmini. TOPICS Vineeth Radhakrishnan has found a happy balance between classical dance and cinema, writes Hema Ramani Iyer. In Thalasherry, where Vineeth Radhakrishnan ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

Eraniel palace likely to face sad end

CHENNAI: The walls of the Eraniel palace are in ruins and may collapse at any time. Situated near Marthandam in Kanyakumari district, much of the palace that witnessed some important events in the history of the Travancore kingdom has been lost due ...
 Times of India1 week ago
New Indian Express

Attakulangara: Oldest Alumnus Goes Down Memory Lane

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Janardhanan Nair, in crisp whites, did not hunch like a 94-year-old. He is perhaps the oldest alumnus of Attakulangara Government Central High School. Standing upright, he declared, Do not mistake this for a small school. It is ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Former CAG debunks mystery behind Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple

After supervising special audit of property of Kerala's famous Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple, former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai has filed a status report in the Supreme Court alleging "incomplete information in its ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago

Bench sets aside Kanyakumari Sub-Collector's order

Madurai, Aug 9 (PTI): The Madras High Court bench has set aside the Kanyakumari Sub-Collector's order, cancelling the patta granted to 69 individuals with respect to lands provided to Aarachars (hangmen) in Agastheeswaram and Thovalai taluks and by ...
 Press Trust of India3 weeks ago Kanyakumari sub-collector's order in patta case set aside  Times of India3 weeks ago
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