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This poem by london based writer and poet Indrani Balaratnam sums up the emotions felt by many in the Tamil diaspora upon being able to view their villages & homes for the very first time after three decades of conflict. Thanks to the introduction of Google Street View in Sri Lanka, accessing streets in the […]

Its a good day for Southern music fans & artists across the globe as media guru, former ‘editor in chief’ of Thamarai.com and an advocate for all things Southern, Ashanti Omkar has her own show on the BBC Asian Network, a UK based BBC radio station serving the South Asian audience.

Wilson Raj Perumal has been labelled the world’s most prolific match-fixer in football’s recent history. An Indian Tamil born in a village in rural Singapore in the mid-60’s, Wilson gradually climbed the heights of international match-fixing all the way to the World Cup, becoming FIFA’s most wanted man.

His business model is so seemingly foolproof that the company has acquired an air of invincibility, even as its founder became sullied with scandal. As Saravana Bhavan went global, Rajagopal was charged with murder, found guilty and sentenced to life in prison.