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Story of the Delhi Sultans

The last Scroll Back page on The powerful four spoke of the Chera, Chola, Pallava and Pandya dynasties that ruled south India. Apart from having a strong hold on the region, the rulers also left behind a rich legacy in the fields of arts, literature ... The Hindu, 4 days ago
Times of India

For 2,000 years, Karikala's bunds stopped Cauvery flood

An advanced irrigation system existed during the time of the pandyas, pallavas and cholas, say historians. Engineers specialized in the construction of tanks and dams were known as 'jalasutrada'. From the days of the early chola king Karikalan, ...
 Times of India1 month ago

For Pallavas, construction was an act of coercion

MT Saju The study of early Indian polity shows how religion was used an instrument of state policy and a means of buttressing political ends. The cultural and ritualistic dimensions of caste played a crucial role in organising the polity and ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Memorable Madhavaram

walks around this leafy suburb and lists five things you must know about it Origin So, where did Madhavaram derive its name from? Madhavapuram, Mahadevapuram, or Maha-thava-puram, as inscribed on a stone in front of the Vinayaka temple in ...
 The Hindu2 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

Book review: A kaleidoscope on Chola polity in an election year in TN

Chennai : Call it by chance or design. A kaleidoscopic overview on the multifaceted wonders of the Chola dynasties, a snapshot from the early Chola kings such as Karikalan in the Sangam Age (roughly 5 BCE to 1 CE), the medieval Chola dynasty ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 days ago

Five temples you must visit when traveling to south India

Temples are an integral part of south India. With some magnificent sculptures, paintings, colors, dravidian architecture has lots to offer to not just the doting religious person but also those looking to explore the ancient culture, heritage and ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago Temple Towns ofIndia  Yahoo! India3 weeks ago Temple Towns of India  Financial Express3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

A Shiva Temple that Does not Have a Shrine for Parvati

CHENNAI: Mangadu, a suburb of Chennai, is located in Kancheepuram district, and home to several ancient temples dedicated to Shiva, Parvathi and Vishnu. As the name suggests, Mangadu was once a place full of mango trees (ma in Tamil means mango and ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Glimpses of Indian history

Your guide to some of the interesting objets dart at Government Museum, Egmore So, you have just an hour to spend at the Government Museum at Egmore? The well-curated museum boasts rooms full of artefacts and history that have stories to tell. To ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

From Gurgaon to Gurugram: 20 Indian cities that changed their names

For all those who feel Gurgaon just lost its mojo with the recent name change to Gurugram, there's no need to fret and fume. It's certainly not the first city to get a new name.Before this, Bangalore became Bengaluru, Bombay became Mumbai, Calcutta ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago From Gurgaon to Gurugram: 20 cities that changed theirnames  Yahoo! India3 weeks ago

Celebrating the heritage of Karnataka

Workshop to be held on art, architecture of Nandi Temples To celebrate World Heritage Day on April 18, INTACH Bengaluru is organising a workshop Exploring the Art and Architecture of the Nandi Temples, involving a field trip to Nandi Village, ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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