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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 ..., 2 months ago
New Indian Express

Revisiting the Corridors of History

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The legend of Devashayam Pillai's martyrdom forms part of a largely obscure historical narrative. Born as Neelakanta Pillai, he was a Nair noble in the palace of king Marthanda Varma and was executed following his conversion to ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Seat of royalty

The Padmanabhapuram palace served as the setting for many significant episodes in the history of erstwhile Travancore Within the ancient Kalkulam fortification is the sprawling Padmanabhapuram palace complex, an early administrative headquarters ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

Arresting the Moving Image

By Trisha Gupta The Film Heritage Foundation and the painstaking work of storing and restoring India's cinematic past. On May 3,1913, when Raja Harishchandra first opened to an excited Bombay public at Coronation Cinema in Girgaon, Dundhiraj ...
 Mumbai Mirror3 weeks 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 Hindu1 month 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 Express1 month 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 India1 month 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 Express2 months 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 Hindu2 months ago Colachel Day to be celebrated on August 4  The Hindu2 months ago Colachel Victory Anniversary Fete Tomorrow  New Indian Express2 months 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. Work on restoring the 250-year-old naalukettu at Sreepadam Palace, in ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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