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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, 1 month ago
India Today

India's ocean?

An adventurous book, weighed down by motherland-lubbing. Illustration by Anirban Ghosh The Indian Ocean seems to drive intrepid travellers. The coconut palm originated somewhere here before riding ocean currents with the single-minded purpose ...
 India Today4 days ago

Standing tall

Pulluvilakathu Mele Veedu in Muttalakurichi has a prominent place in the history of erstwhile Travancore Located to the south-west of the Padmanabhapuram Palace is Muttalakurichi (Tamil Nadu), a sleepy agrarian hamlet strewn with many tanks and ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

A captivating Swarajati by Mahalakshmi

As the stage at Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan got illuminated, actress Mahalakshmi S, entered the stage, draped in elegant Bharatanatyam attire, for her first solo classical recital at the capital city recently. The actress, who was this year's ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Livemint.com

News in numbers: Usain Bolt takes just 9.81 seconds to win 100m title at Rio

In other news, India's Dipa Karmakar scored 15.006 points, her career's best, in the vault final at Rio Olympics 9.81 seconds What is it? The time taken by Usain Bolt of Jamaica to win the 100 metres title at Rio Olympics 2016. Why is it ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Nehru Trophy Boat Race: A Race towards Universal Brotherhood

August is turning out to be a month of bonanza for the sports lovers. Apart from the ongoing Rio Olympics, they also have the Nehru Trophy Boat Race to look forward to, which is scheduled to take place on 13th of August. Conducted on the Punnamda ...
 MapsofIndia2 weeks ago

Depths of mystery

The ancient Charode Palace with its mysterious subterranean passage was once as important as the palaces in Eraniel and Padmanabhapuram Through his novel Marthandavarma , C.V. Raman Pillai creates a setting where actual historic characters ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Army celebrates Colachal Day

Thiruvananthapuram: The 9th battalion of the Madras Regiment, the oldest state force battalion of the Indian Army, celebrated the Colachal Day at Colachal War Memorial in Kanyakumari district on Monday. The ceremony was held to commemorate the ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Battle victory observed

The Ninth Battalion, The Madras Regiment (Travancore), on Sunday observed the Colachel war memorial ceremony, marking the victory of the erstwhile Travancore Army over the Dutch forces at the Battle of Colachel on July 31, 1741. Brig. Michael ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Actress Shalu Menon to get married in September?

Shalu Menon Shalu Menon/Facebook Malayalam actress and dancer Shalu Menon, who was recently in the news in connection with the infamous Solar scam case in Kerala, is reportedly planning to get hitched soon. A wedding invitation card that is ...
 International Business Times India3 weeks ago
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