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Troubled waters in 2 ports in 2 states right next to each other

The sea off Colachel's coast has been mostly quiet since August 1741, when the forces of Travancore king Marthanda Varma ended the imperial ambitions of the Dutch by defeating their navy under Capt De Lannoy. On Wednesday, this coastal stretch in ... Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, 2 weeks ago

Court sets aside order transferring Travancore maharaja's land

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Tuesday set aside an order of the district revenue officer (DRO) of Tirunelveli declining to cancel the transfer of patta of a land that stood in the name of the maharaja of Travancore to the ...
 Times of India5 days ago Order of patta transfer to Kerala quashed  New Indian Express5 days ago

Pride & prejudice

Once upon a time in God’s Own Country, there lived two cousins. Plucked from their peaceful childhood home in their preteens, they were adopted by a royal house and soon enough became the senior and the junior maharanis. Eventually, they ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Mind your dialect

Malayalam research scholar Sumesh Krishnan's lively explanation about the richness of the Thiruvananthapuram dialect on a television talk show is going viral As a postgraduate student of Malayalam in University College, Sumesh Krishnan observed ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Back In Sir CP's Time

The Ivory Throne: Chronicles Of The House Of Travancore By Manu S. Pillai HarperCollins India | Pages: 705 | Rs. 699 Travancore, in pre-Independent India, was one of the bigger princ­ely sates, though not big enough to figure in the ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Times of India

British filmmaker to exalt the love story of...

AYODHYA: When someone blesses a newly wed to live like Ram and Sita, elders in most families prompt in to replace the simile with Shiva and Parvati. But British film-maker Antonia Filmer differs. "What I gathered was that people do not find it a ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Temple paintings unravel historic Tamirabarani battle

Q Why did you chose Thirupudaimaruthur temple paintings for your research? As part of a project, we documented many 16th-century and 17th-century murals in Tamil Nadu, including the one in Naarumpoonatha Swamy temple at Thirupudaimaruthur, ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Store of reminiscences

The Puja Nelpura and Uralpura, which had a close association with the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, are tangible remains of Nanjinadu's special place in Travancore as the rice bowl of the erstwhile kingdom Nanjinadu. A name that evokes fragrant ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Making a royal debut

It was a first time for her. Aswathi Thirunal Gouri Lakshmi Bayi of the royal family of erstwhile Travancore exercised her right to franchise at Nurses Primary Health Centre, near Ambalamukku, on Monday afternoon. Ms. Lakshmi Bayi, a voter in the ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Gouri Lakshmi Bayi makes a royal debut  The Hindu2 months ago

Maiden vote for Gowri Lakshmi Bayi

Thiruvananthapuram: It took almost 60 years since the first election to the state assembly for senior member of Travancore royal family Aswathi Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bayi to cast her first vote. On Monday, she cast her vote at booth number 82 at ...
 Times of India2 months ago
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