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Tamil community news from across the globe

The finals of the 66th annual Miss world will be held this December in Washington D.C., USA. It is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant, created in 1951 in the United Kingdom. This year, Singapore & Malaysia will be represented by two Tamil women. Bhaama Padmanathan is a 24-year-old law student. She believes in human rights, specifically gender equality and advocating for the […]

deepavali Petronas 2016

Since 1996, Petronas, the national oil company of Malaysia have produced heart-warming and thought-provoking television adverts to mark major religious & cultural festivals celebrated by the country’s Malay, Chinese & Tamil communities. The first of these ads was released for Deepavali two decades ago. This year’s ad tackles misjudgement. The most memorable of these was this humorous TVC for Deepavali 2003. The commercial featured two […]

S-nirujan and shreya Goshal

A few weeks ago the independent singer S.Nirujan announced on social media his collaboration with India’s iconic playback singer Shreya Ghoshal. Today he released the stunning music video to “Theeya”, his dream project which brings together Shreya Goshal and other talent from across Europe including CJ Germany & Sophia Akkara who star in the video. […]

Tamil heritage month

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Parliament passed motion M-24 recognizing January of each year as Tamil Heritage Month with all party support. The Private Member’s Motion put forth by Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, was debated on May 20th, and September 29th, 2016 and passed today. During both days of the debate, […]

Six yards of cloth, wound round tight Or draped seductively Or practically, for breastfeeding Or pulled between thighs to walk like a man Or wildly thrown together, with Doc Martin boots A modest proposal or a political act or a defiant one At turns funny and poignant, domestic and political, Whose sari Now? is a […]