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British Tamil Daisy Veerasingham has been appointed the President and CEO of the Associated Press. She will become the first woman, first person of color and first person from outside of the United States to lead the AP in its 175-year history. Veerasingham, 51, is a first-generation Briton of Sri Lankan Tamil descent. Her appointment […]

Sri Lankan Tamil business tycoon R.Rajamahendran (79), the Chairman of The Capital Maharaja Group, has passed away while receiving treatment at a hospital in Colombo. Known fondly as Kili Maharaja, Rajandram Rajamahendran was the son of Sinnathamby Rajandram, one of the founders of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited, one of the largest conglomerates in Sri […]

London based intensive care consultant Ganeshalingam Suntharalingam is pictured here with his wife Kim after receiving his OBE. The British Tamil consultant from Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals, and former President of the Intensive Care Society, received his award from Prince Charles for services to the NHS before and during the pandemic. The pair had […]

One of 60 ambassadors tasked with promoting gender equity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is Dr. Devika Kamath, an Astrophysicist and Lecturer in Astronomy & Astrophysics at Macquarie University, Australia. She is internationally recognised for her work on observational studies of dying stars and their implications on the origin of elements in the […]

The Harper Lee Prize is awarded annually to a published work of fiction that best illuminates the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change. Canadian Tamil writer Sharon Bala picks up the 2019 prize for her debut novel. “The Boat People is a spellbinding and timely novel that provokes a deeply […]