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A procession with the portrait of Tipu Sultan on a horse drawn carriage was taken out from the Tipu Sultan's Palace on Wednesday to mark the 263 birth anniversary of the former ruler of Mysore. The procession came with a call to install his statue in
Jeshi as she visits some old monuments Tipu Sultan offered prayers at Kottaimedu...On their way to battle at Palakkad, they rested at Idayarpalayam with their horses. Then in the 1800s Athar merchants from Tirunelveli made Coimbatore their home and
The "Art of Imperial India" collection attracted bidders from all over the world Wednesday. Over 90 precious objects, representing almost 500 years of Indian decorative art, were on auction. The auction sales amounted to about two million pounds. "
Anglo-Mysore war While most writers would approach a publisher with an idea, an outline or a couple of chapters, Radhika Nathan did that exact opposite and sent the publisher a completed manuscript! I wrote to Westland and they said they liked it
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the tech giant's project will create "360 degree imagery" of popular monuments like the Taj Mahal and the Khajuraho temples. Reports say this initiative will take India into "an era of digital tourism". "
One of the highlights of the sale is Tipu Sultan's sword fitted with a captured English blade. It has a decorated personal emblem of the ruler, the 'bubri', or tiger-stripe motif engraved on it...An 18th century diamond set, an enamelled gold tray
The golden throne was brought out from the Mysore palace strongroom on Sunday and readied for Dasara. A piece of priceless heritage, it will be used for conducting the khas durbar' (private durbar) by Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar of the
Auction house Sotheby is organising a exhibition in the Qatari capital giving fascinating insights into artistic traditions of Imperial India and the Islamic world. The exhibition, being held from 12-14 September in Doha, is featuring a selection of
A Cabinet committee is expected on Wednesday to consider a Rs...This will ensure more cash for Bharat Nirman, an ad campaign showcasing UPA's policies during the past nine years. The ad blitz, written by Javed Akthar and filmed by Pradeep Sarkar, has
While the nation quibbles over polarised perspectives of Tipu Sultan, whose death anniversary was on May 4, precious reminders of his reign cry out for attention. Over two centuries after the fall of Srirangapatna (old Seringapatam), the legend of