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Animal rights outfit against elephant's Guinness Book entry

Noted animal rights body Heritage Animal Task Force (HATF) has criticised Travancore Devaswom Board for trying to register an 86-year-old "retired" elephant as the oldest living captive jumbo in the Guinness Book of World records. HATF Secretary V ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

Of forgotten consorts and queens

In the city's ammaveedus, searches for a glimpse of Travancore's matrilineal, royal past When I met the maharaja's great-great-granddaughter, she was wielding a plastic bucket. The afternoon was hot, and beads of sweat had formed above her lips as ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
New Indian Express

Mannar resounds with brass band strains and heavy metal music

ALAPPUZHA: Mannar in central Travancore, which boasts a 1,400 year- old legacy in making bronze and brass metal crafts as well as traditional utensils, is currently on a high following its official declaration as a Heritage Village, which the locals ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Adapted heritage hotel norms

New Delhi, Sept. 13: New hotels built or refurbished by partly reassembling architectural material from dismantled old mansions have often left tourists disappointed with their sham antiquity and poor services while selling themselves as "heritage" ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

A fallen Governor's forgotten market

It must be over a year since lawyer and heritage enthusiast Hari Ratan called, asking if I was aware of a Connemara Market in Chennai. This was news to me. Last month, armed with specific directions from Hari, I managed to locate it. It is on ...
 The Hindu1 month 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 Hindu2 months ago

Hispanic Heritage Month Is Here, And Were Ready To Celebrate

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept. 15 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon on Thursday advised former RJD parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin to be careful after a video went ... Mumbai News.Net - Wednesday 14th September, ...
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India: The Best Boutique Hotels Part- II

AMET HAVELI, UDAIPUR USP: Affordable heritage with a panoramic view There are certainly bigger, more famous marquees that hog the limelight on Lake Pichola, but it is certainly hard to fault the views from Amet Haveli—right onto the water and ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago

Kerala has 393 jumbos sans ownership papers

Thiruvananthapuram: Though keeping elephants without ownership certificates is an offense, as many as 393 captive tuskers are being kept without valid certification by temple managements and individuals in Kerala. While Thrissur district, which ...
 News Today1 hour ago 393 elephants lack ownership certificates in Kerala??  Press Trust of India20 hours ago 393 elephants have no ownership certificates  The Hindu4 days ago

Setting the Stage: 12 Little Known Traditional Folk Theatre Forms of India

"I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." -Oscar Wilde Afusion of music, dance, drama, stylized speech, and spectacle, ...
 Yahoo! India5 days ago
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