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Madras Memories – Collection of Pictures

Here we have collected some amazing old and vintage photographs of Madras (Chennai).  All photos are linked and lead to the sources from which they were taken. Please feel free to explore further works Interesting...

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Happy Madras Day – old Is Gold

Madras, the former name for today’s bustling metropolis – Chennai, was founded on the 22nd of August, 1639 when a deal on a small patch of land (now Fort St.George) was struck between the...

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Story of Tirupati Laddu

  “Tirupati Laddu” which is popularly known as the “Srivari Laddu” – the mouth watering, delicious and yummy Laddu, which is the mainstay of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Prasadam for more than 300 hundred years....

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The Tale of TIRUNELVELI HALWA and Rajput Cooks

HISTORY OF TIRUNELVELI HALWA The visiting card of Tirunelveli is its sweet delicious culinary preparation, the Tirunelveli halwa. It is a very famous dish not only liked by the inhabitants of Tirunelveli area but...

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KANCHEEPURAM SILK SAREES

HISTORY OF KANCHEEPURAM SILK SAREES The town of Kancheepuram near Chennai in Tamilnadu is also popularly known across the country as Silk city for the economy of the town is mainly based on the...