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21 year old Akshaya Kalaiyalahan is a British Chess player, who in 2013 (at 12-years-old)and 2015 won the women’s British Chess Championship. The final year law student at Oxford University is heading to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to represent England (as a member of the women’s team) in the 44th Chess Olympiad against some of best […]

Tamil Londoner Nila Varman, a 21 year old MSc student at King’s College London, has picked up the prestigious Diana Award for online activism and award-winning radio show, The Nila Extract, where she showcases stories of underrepresented communities, including the Tamil community. Despite being a full-time student with a part-time job, Nila pours hours every […]

2022 is proving to be an exciting year for British-Tamil chef, author and food entrepreneur Cynthia Shanmugalingam, who is the founder of Rambutan. Cynthia grew up in Coventry in the UK, visiting Sri Lanka every childhood holiday and eating dishes adapted by her mother and grandmother at home. She has run pop-ups and street food […]

Performed in English, Tamil and Sinhalese, ‘Counting and Cracking’, an award winning play by renowned Australian Tamil theatre director and filmmaker S. Shakthidharan, comes to the UK this summer. “Powerful epic of love and war, exile and reconciliation” The Australian “Truly groundbreaking and magnificent theatre” Stage Whispers “Contender for the best play of the year. […]

A 14-year-old Tamil girl has won the 94th Scripps National Spelling Bee held in Maryland, America, on Thursday night. Harini Logan from San Antonio, Texas, receives the trophy and a check for $50,000. Harini went head-to-head with Vikram Raju, 12, in the first ever spell-off, a format that tested the contestants on how many words […]