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A Los Angeles based attorney of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage was selected and awarded the MacArthur “genius grant”, which comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 stipend. The foundation identifies people doing groundbreaking good deeds, studies them from afar, then calls with the good news. For Ahilan Arulanantham defending the rights of people fleeing violence became his […]

Tamil stalking in Tamil films

The portrayal of women chased and harassed by spurned lovers in south Indian films has made stalking a “cool, romantic thing to do” activists said on Tuesday, urging the film industry to stop glorifying a crime that has resulted in violent deaths. “Tamil films routinely promote stalking as an acceptable, even preferred way of wooing […]

Five young high school students, recipients of the 2016 National Student Poets accolade, were invited to the White House in recognition of their poetry skills. They delivered their poetry in front of their family and distinguished guests including the First Lady, Michelle Obama, who is also the honorary chairman of the President’s Committee on the […]

St Patrick’s College Jaffna – Alumni Association UK hosted a wonderful week-long series of events, reuniting friends from across the globe and raising over £120,000 to benefit students in Jaffna. St Patrick’s College is located in Jaffna, north of Sri Lanka. In July 2016 the UK Alumni hosted a global reunion in London which was […]

In less than a week there have been 12 deaths on Britain’s beaches. 6 of those who died are Tamil men, from two separate tragedies, visiting the coast to enjoy the recent warm weather. Saturday 20th August 2016 (via Bournemouth echo) 37-year-old Katheeswaran died after getting into difficulty in the sea at Sandbanks, a busy […]