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Many will know Toronto raised Rajiv Surendra as Kevin G, everyones favourite rapping mathlete from the hit 2004 teen film ‘Mean Girls’ starring Lindsay Lohan. Dig deep into Rajiv’s life, now in Manhattan, you will find a multi-talented young Tamil man who meets head on the many challenges an artiste faces. Aswell as an actor, […]

Tamil functions in France are known for their extravagance, but this tops it all! The bride & groom make their entrance into a packed, noisy function room on the back of an elephant with huge tusks! The procession led by traditional Tamil musicians makes its way through screaming guests, with the bride & groom precariously seated on top of the […]

praggnavanandhaa international chess master

Praggnanandhaa is no ordinary 11-year-old. He is the worlds youngest international Master and on Sunday 9th October 2016 he successfully defeated Grand Master Alex Bachmann of Paraguay. Competing in the Masters section of the Isle of Man chess championships, Praggnanandhaa’s credible victory was completed swiftly in a mere 18 moves. The Isle of Man Chess […]

Aiyoh, is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)! The September update to OED contains more than 500 new words, phrases, and senses. Interesting additions include splendiferous, YOLO, our favourite Aiyoh and some inappropriate ones! Popularly used amongst the Tamils and other South Indian & Sri Lankan communities, “Aiyoh” actually originates from China! The word is […]

Tamil heritage month

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Parliament passed motion M-24 recognizing January of each year as Tamil Heritage Month with all party support. The Private Member’s Motion put forth by Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, was debated on May 20th, and September 29th, 2016 and passed today. During both days of the debate, […]