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I put the phone down to a loved one and breathe a sigh of relief. She’s gorgeous and intelligent, but most importantly understanding. ‘I have to be up early baby. Let me luv ya and leave ya.’ Disclaimer: This is not a post on love and loneliness.  She has had similar life experiences and is […]

Today Forbes published their “30 under 30” lists, one for Europe & another for North America, featuring 1200 young stars under 30-years-old from 20 industries. From art & culture to science & entrepreneurship, the annual lists for Europe & North America are decided by experts and overwhelmingly successful individuals. Here are the influential Tamils from […]

Today Canada’s Tamil community mourn the passing of a hero. In 1986 Shipping boat Captain Augustus Dalton saved 155 Tamil refugees stranded at sea. After 13 days on a cargo ship, the refugees were abandoned in two lifeboats in the Atlantic Ocean. Without food or water they remained on the lifeboats for a further three […]

One of the longest-surviving classical languages in the world, Tamil is spoken by over 70 million native speakers within the Indian subcontinent and across the globe. Tamil is an official language in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Sri Lanka, and Singapore, and is also prevalent in Malaysia. Microsoft are excited to announce that Microsoft Translator now supports […]

Is Padman based on the achievements of Arunachalam Muruganantham from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu? A social entrepreneur who went to extraordinary lengths to invent low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural India? It seems that the life of Arunachalam has been romanticised & immortalised in the upcoming Bollywood film “Padman” by Tamil Nadu born Bollywood […]