February 15, 2018

The birthplace of Snooker

The game of Snooker was invented over a century ago at the Ootacamund Club. A notice in the billiards room explains that Colonel Sir Neville Francis […]
February 15, 2018

Summer capital of Madras Presidency

The summer capital of the Madras Presidency of the East India Company of the British. The Madras Presidency included the present day Tamil Nadu, Northern Kerala […]
February 15, 2018

The City was formed as a ‘House of invalids’

After the fall of Tipu Sultan in 1799, the Nilgiris was under the British, mainly for military reasons. The colonial power did not want the Nilgiri […]