In a bid to woo travellers to north Malabar, the region is gearing up to organize a tourism festival.
The fest, which will have races and celebrations held in ten venues, features kayaking, paddle race, display boat, boat races, the Navy's band music and an exhibition of naval ships.
It is believed that racism was behind the untimely demise of Pulicat Rathnavelu Chetti, who was so outstanding, even better than his English peers.
The actor-director duo has cited differences with producers for withdrawing from the project on the life of the leader of Malabar Rebellion.
However, the Speaker acknowledged, at a function commemorating the 100th anniversary of Malabar Rebellion in Malappuram, that the event of 1921 had a 'communal shade' at one point.
He said many might have termed the rebellion a Jihad because some of its leaders, such Variyankunnathu Kunjahammed Haji, had plans to establish a Muslim government.
A treasure-trove of anecdotes, facts and observations have been preserved in the form of letters by Jacobus Canter Visscher, a Dutch priest who lived in Cochin for a six years.
The CPM faced a nasty surprise in its stronghold when its own cadre revolted against the party leadership’s decision to bestow the seat to an ally.
The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences spreads itself on 60 acres of land with over 10,000 varieties of plants.
Some accounts indicate that the enterprising Armenian community had set up shop in India as early as the 7th century.