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British Tamil Daisy Veerasingham has been appointed the President and CEO of the Associated Press. She will become the first woman, first person of color and first person from outside of the United States to lead the AP in its 175-year history. Veerasingham, 51, is a first-generation Briton of Sri Lankan Tamil descent. Her appointment […]

A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam is long listed for the Booker Prize. The Booker Prize for Fiction is open to works by writers of any nationality, written in English and published in the UK or Ireland. Anuk Arudpragasam is a Sri Lankan Tamil novelist who writes in English and Tamil. He was born in […]

Sri Lankan Tamil business tycoon R.Rajamahendran (79), the Chairman of The Capital Maharaja Group, has passed away while receiving treatment at a hospital in Colombo. Known fondly as Kili Maharaja, Rajandram Rajamahendran was the son of Sinnathamby Rajandram, one of the founders of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited, one of the largest conglomerates in Sri […]

London based intensive care consultant Ganeshalingam Suntharalingam is pictured here with his wife Kim after receiving his OBE. The British Tamil consultant from Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals, and former President of the Intensive Care Society, received his award from Prince Charles for services to the NHS before and during the pandemic. The pair had […]

Ask any restauranteur, starting a new establishment is hard work. What’s even more difficult is launching a restaurant during a global pandemic. However that didn’t deter British Tamil entrepreneurs Lavanya and Haran Thurairajah, the husband and wife team behind South London’s latest go-to hotspot Copper Ceylon. Haran and Lavanya have been active members of the […]