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Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram: A royal treat

Elegant palaces, sprawling rubber estates and lakeside reveries It was renowned artist Raja Ravi Varma who first piqued my curiosity about the Travancore region, once a princely state. I have been an admirer of his work for many years, enamoured ..., 1 week 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 Hindu1 month ago

Battle victory observed

The Ninth Battalion, The Madras Regiment (Travancore), on Sunday observed the Colachel war memorial ceremony, marking the victory of the erstwhile Travancore Army over the Dutch forces at the Battle of Colachel on July 31, 1741. Brig. Michael ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Court sets aside order transferring Travancore maharaja's land

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Tuesday set aside an order of the district revenue officer (DRO) of Tirunelveli declining to cancel the transfer of patta of a land that stood in the name of the maharaja of Travancore to the ...
 Times of India2 months ago Order of patta transfer to Kerala quashed  New Indian Express2 months ago

His coins will make you drift into a time warp

A challenge issued by his schoolteacher was what got Nizar Mohammed A.S. hooked to coins. Years passed, but his passion for coins from around the world only grew. Today, this resident of Vallakkadavu has an enviable collection, the highlight of ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

Nehru Trophy Boat Race: A Race towards Universal Brotherhood

August is turning out to be a month of bonanza for the sports lovers. Apart from the ongoing Rio Olympics, they also have the Nehru Trophy Boat Race to look forward to, which is scheduled to take place on 13th of August. Conducted on the Punnamda ...
 MapsofIndia1 month ago

Depths of mystery

The ancient Charode Palace with its mysterious subterranean passage was once as important as the palaces in Eraniel and Padmanabhapuram Through his novel Marthandavarma , C.V. Raman Pillai creates a setting where actual historic characters ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Army celebrates Colachal Day

Thiruvananthapuram: The 9th battalion of the Madras Regiment, the oldest state force battalion of the Indian Army, celebrated the Colachal Day at Colachal War Memorial in Kanyakumari district on Monday. The ceremony was held to commemorate the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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Centuries-old ghat discovered on the banks of Karamana river

Thiruvananthapuram: Officials of the irrigation department who were engaged in works to develop a biodiversity garden on the banks of the Karamana river had a surprise in store. While excavating the area for laying gabion wall for the protection of ...
 Times of India2 months ago
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