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National Museum of Customs and GST

As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the “National Museum of Customs and GST”. Highlights The National Museum of Customs and GST called “Dharohar” was inaugurated in Goa. Museum was inaugurated as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Iconic week (June 6 to June 12, 2022) of Ministry ..

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Marakkar Issue

A descendant of the Marakkar clan had petitioned the High Court to stay a Malayalam movie on the Kunjali Marakkar IV. Marakkar Clan According to some accounts, the Marakkars were people who migrated in from Tunisia to present day Kozhikode in Kerala. The term ‘Marakkar’ is reported to have originated from Arabic word ‘markaba’ meaning ..

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Mattancherry Palace Murals

The Mattancherry palace (also known as Dutch palace) is located at Mattancherry (near Kochi) in Kerala. The uniqueness of the palace is due to its mural paintings from the 16th century to 18th century. History Mattancherry is a former capital of the erstwhile rulers of Cochin. It was a famous sea port that attracted the ..

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