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Colachal Day observance on Aug 4

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2: The victory of King Marthanda Varma's Tranvancore Army against the Dutch Naval Forces on July 31, 1741 is celebrated every year as Colachal Day. This year, the event will be organised at Colachal War Memorial in ..., 1 month ago
The Hindu

I am…Thankappan Achari

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Thankappan Achari Photo: Saraswathy Nagarajan TOPICS Occupation: Repairs gramophones See that newspaper clipping? That is Mohanlal with his gramophone. I repaired that for him. He could not ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

'Onavillu Family' Allege Denial of Their Birthright

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The family from Karamana which has been making Onavillu for centuries says that they have been denied the right, this year. The Onavillus that the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple will be giving to the devout this year are being made ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Times of India

Kamal Haasan is the only passionate filmmaker

Though he is of royal lineage, film maker Shivendra Singh Dungarpur would rather not draw attention to it because, he insists, he carries no vestige of his regal trappings. His passion lies in preserving and restoring films, and he exhorts ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Madras Regiment Marks Colachel Win

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 9th Battalion of the Madras Regiment, stationed in Thiruvananthapuram and the oldest state force battalion of the army, celebrated the 274th anniversary of the Colachel War at the war memorial at Colachel on Tuesday. ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Colachel Day to be celebrated

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Madras Regiment will observe the 274th Colachel Day on August 4 to commemorate the victory in 1741 of erstwhile Travancore over the Dutch. It was on July 31, 1741, that the forces of King Marthanda ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Colachel Day to be celebrated on August 4  The Hindu1 month ago Colachel Victory Anniversary Fete Tomorrow  New Indian Express1 month ago

Restoring the lost glory of a palace

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Housing heritage:A view of the Sreepadam Palace in Thiruvananthapuram which is being spruced up to set up a District Heritage Museum. The red oxide floor, recently finished, is covered with a film of water, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

Inscriptions Say Small Temples in Kumari Too Had Devadasis

NAGERCOIL:A stone tablet bearing inscriptions, which was recently found in a small Vishnu temple in Kanyakumari district, has revealed that Devadasis served even in small temples. One of the stone tablets found at the Alagiya Manavala Perumal ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

House of memories

Pokku Moosa Maraykkar was a prosperous merchant of Poovar who had close links with the royals of erstwhile Travancore. Pokku Moosa Maraykkar, a Muslim merchant who was instrumental in introducing young Kesava Pillai to Karthika Tirunal Rama Varma, ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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