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Chief Minister Receives Articles Used by Diwan
New Indian Express

Chief Minister Receives Articles Used by Diwan

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a function held at Secretariat on Wednesday, erstwhile Diwan of Travancore, Sir Thanjavur Madhava Rao's granddaughter, Oormila Lal, handed over articles used by the Diwan to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, so as to be preserved ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Diwan's Articles to be Returned New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Travel News

Ancient temples help TN top tourism chart

CHENNAI: The rich temple heritage of Tamil Nadu is bringing tourists by droves. For the first time, the state has topped in the domestic tourist arrivals, and came a close second after Maharashtra in foreign tourist arrivals. A state government ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Tamil Nadu Topped in Tourist Arrivals Owing to Antique Temples  Travel News3 weeks ago
The Hindu

A college with a varied heritage

St. Teresa's College, Ernakulam, perhaps defies Arnold Toynbee's famous statement that the "history of every institution furnishes examples coinciding with deterioration of quality." The college has seen its expansion, a natural growth, without ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Divan's collections bequeathed to museum

A rare collection of antiques, including a sword and musical instruments, owned by 'divan' of erstwhile Travancore T Madhava Rao, have been handed over to Kerala Museum of History and Heritage here. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy received the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Eraniel palace likely to face sad end

CHENNAI: The walls of the Eraniel palace are in ruins and may collapse at any time. Situated near Marthandam in Kanyakumari district, much of the palace that witnessed some important events in the history of the Travancore kingdom has been lost due ...
 Times of India5 days ago

Masala mavericks

Chef Vikrant Kapoor, known for his fine dining Indian restaurant Zaaffran in Sydney. From the verdant hills of the once tiny outpost of Dehradun came Vikrant Kapoor, brimming with flavours and traditions from the gharana. Today his restaurant ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago

The man who chiselled the city's skyline

Vintage Vignettes Presidency College Madras in the year 1890. The Hindu A view of Senate House in Chennai. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan TOPICS Robert Fellowes Chisholm's spirit lives on in the iconic buildings he designed In the death centenary ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Madras miscellany

I was delighted to be asked recently to inaugurate the first workshop of what might well be the country's first centre to be established in an educational institution with a focus on saving heritage structures. I might not have been able to ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

City museum to house diwan's belongings

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An old rectangular music box with a dull wooden exterior has become a prized possession at the museum of history and heritage here. The music box belonged to T MadhavaRao who had served as the diwan of Travancore from 1858-1872.
 Times of India3 weeks ago
The Week

Degrees and divinities

Two temples and three colleges—Pranab Mukherjee, not a frequent temple-goer, traversed through the worlds of faith and knowledge on his recent trip to Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The visit to the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, where ...
 The Week1 month ago
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