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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 […]

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 […]

The Queen’s Birthday Honours mark the extraordinary contributions and service of people across the UK. The following Tamils have been recognised for their work in the UK and abroad. British Tamil Velavan Gnanendran is the Climate and Environment director at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. He was appointed Companion of the Order of St […]