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aarthi-ramamurthy

A list of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by the lifestyle publication Marie Claire features 32-year-old Aarthi Ramamurthy as one of their movers, shakers and rule breakers! Aarthi Ramamurthy is the founder and CEO of Lumoid, a YCombinator-backed Silicon Valley startup, that provides a try-before-you-buy rental service for consumer electronics. Lumoid originally offered rentals for […]

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 […]

tamil-survival-stories-indra

INDRA London, United Kingdom 1965 Our ship was like a floating luxury village. I shared a berth with the three other single Tamil women on the boat, who like me, were heading to the UK to study nursing. Before we awoke, a newsletter would be pushed under our door, which detailed the news and events […]

Ceylon Tea & French Patisserie

We had a wonderful time filming at “Lanka”, run by French & modern British cuisine chef Masayuki Hara, specialising in homemade French-style cakes and pure Ceylon teas. Located a short walk from Finchley Road Station in a thriving hub for the British Japanese community, the family owned and run business collaborates with the Euphorium Tea […]

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 […]