Kannur, also known as Kanoor, is a city and a municipal corporation in Kannur district. enterprise, NOW DIGITAL EASY, Hirwanis World Organization, Strategy Az, Noology Infotech Software P, Binarysoft Technologies, i - SOFT ZONE and, Acha Homes Private Limited. The Taliparamba-Kannur-Thalassery space is crammed with rock-cut caves, dolmens, burial stones and menhirs, a memorial burial order. Payyannur served because the main venue for the Salt nonviolence that was the turning purpose of the Indian independence movement in Malabar. Fort St. The Dutch sold-out the fort to the Arakkal royalty in 1772. The Dutch sold-out the fort to the Arakkal royalty in 1772. In the 17th century, Kannur was the capital of the only Muslim Sultanate in India, known as Arakkal. .