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Anjali Kantharuban is a first-generation American of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage. She has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds graduate study in the UK at the University of Cambridge. Anjali, who studies Computer Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, grew up in the Bay Area and has never […]

It’s not difficult to see that football, the nation’s beloved game, lacks Asian representation on all levels. A fact acknowledged by the FA. In the 2019/20 season, only eight out of about 4,000 English professional footballers who played in the top four divisions were British Asian. 12-year-old Sathi Balaguru, British and of Sri Lankan Tamil […]

On Saturday, 22nd January, the London borough of Kingston Upon Thames and various Tamil community organisations unveiled a signboard to its twin city, Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The twinning with Jaffna celebrates the large local Tamil community and recognises the important roles they play in the borough. Erected near the Kingston boundary along Burlington […]

20-year-old Tamil kick-boxer Indukadevi Ganesh from rural Puthiyangar, Mullaitivu district, in northern Sri Lanka has won a gold medal in an international competition. She competed yesterday in Lahore, Pakistan, against other female fighters in the under 25s, 50-55kg category. Attracted to sports, specifically kickboxing, she found a suitable and skillful trainer at school in 2017. […]

A 14-year-old inventor from Tamil Nadu is in the running to win £1 million as a finalist in “The Earthshot Prize”, an global environmental initiative launched by Prince William. Vinisha Umashankar of Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, proves you are never too young to help the environment through innovation. Aged just 14, her solar-powered ironing cart is […]