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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 […]

Congratulations to Jaffna born Khamshajiny Gunaratnam, who was recently elected as a member of the parliament of Norway. Best-known by her nickname Kamzy, at three years old she and her family fled to Europe as refugees from Sri Lanka’s civil war. “I became engaged with politics mainly because of the situation in Sri Lanka. It’s […]

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 […]