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, 3 weeks ago
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 Hindu, 1 day ago
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 Express, 1 day ago
TRIVANDRUM: Priceless treasures kept in secret vaults of India's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple for centuries will be shifted to a museum where devotees and the public can have a glimpse of the riches found nowhere else in the world. Kerala Chief ...The Gulf Today, 1 month ago
CHENNAI: Long locks of curly black hair tied in a single knot at the end, a big red bindi and a neat line of kajal contouring the eyes. In a typical Malayali settu sari, mohiniyattam dancer Gopika Varma demonstrates a few dance steps to the audience ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
The world watched in disbelief when the doors of the subterranean vaults of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram opened two years ago. The riches found in the treasure trove were estimated to be worth around Rs.1.2 lakh crore. ...The Week, 1 month ago
Two decisions handed down by the Supreme Court have spread gloom in Kerala as they have shaken two basic faiths of a majority of the people in the state, says T P Sreenivasan. Unseasonal and devastating rain is not the only challenge that Kerala is facing these days. Two decisions handed down by the Supreme Court have spread gloom in Kerala as they have shaken two basic faiths of a majority of the people in the state. The faith in the presiding deity of Thiruvananthapuram, Padmanabha Swamy, is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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