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Home they brought the warrior dead
The Hindu

Home they brought the warrior dead

It was in 1741 AD that the Dutch navy bowed down to the might of Travancore and its ruler Marthanda Varma. The defeat at Colachel eclipsed the power of the Dutch East India Company and promptly strengthened British East India Company's grip on the ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

The forgotten heroine

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Devaki Bai. Special Arrangement A still from Marthanda Varma, in which Devika Bai played the heroine. TOPICS Devaki Bai could not hold back her tears. Her controlled sobs turned into ...
 The Hindu1 week 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 India1 week ago

Colachal war anniversary to be observed

The victory of the forces of erstwhile Travancore against the Dutch navy in 1741 known as the Colachal war would be commemorated this year on July 31 at the Colachal war memorial. Brig. Samir Salunke, station commander of the Pangode Military ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Guru M

The fastest growing yogi of India doubles as a modern-day Kabir to spread the gospel of peace. We meet Sri M who was once Mumtaz Ali Khan Spirituality Renowned Malwi folk singer Prahlad Tipanya, who has made Kabir's devotional songs such as ...
 Open3 weeks ago
Oneindia

SC asks Subramanium to assist in Padmanabhaswamy case

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS): The Supreme Court Wednesday asked counsel Gopal Subramanium to reconsider his decision to withdraw as amicus curiae in the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple case, which had hit the headlines in 2011 over its huge treasure trove. ...
 Daijiworldcom3 weeks ago SC asks Gopal Subramanium to assist in Padmanabhaswamy case  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago
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Remainders of the first musket brigade

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A bronze statuette at the base of a lamp at the entrance to Sree Krishnaswamy Temple, Mavelikara. A temple at Mavelikara has a lamp depicting Travancore's first European-trained musket regiment on ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Colachel Victory Commemorated

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Tucked away amid the neat, tightly-packed houses on the narrow street is a small landscaped plot where the tall, tar-black Victory Pillar capped by a conch - the insignia of Travancore - stands. The sea is so close that you can ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Celebrating India's First Naval Victory over Europe

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 273rd anniversary of one of the finest moments in Indian military and political history will be celebrated this Thursday at the coastal hamlet of Colachel in Kanyakumari district. The Indian Army will celebrate the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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