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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, 3 weeks 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 day 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 day ago

Treasure kept in secret vault may shift to museum

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 Today1 month ago
New Indian Express

'Sway Like the Green Fields of Kerala'

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 Express1 month ago

Matter of faith

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 Week1 month ago

The temple and the dam

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.com2 months ago
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