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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 […]

Warner Music’s Swiss Tamil singer, musician and songwriter Priya Ragu shared her latest single Kamali, which pays tribute to young women going against the grain. The song was inspired by a young Tamil Nadu based skateboarder named Kamali who we previously featured on Thamarai. Priya also announced that her debut mixtape ‘damnshestamil’ which she created […]

The Weakest Link is back after a nine year hiatus with its new celebrity host Romesh Ranganthan. Standup comedian and television presenter Romesh Ranganthan replaces the formidable Anne Robinson for the Weakest Link reboot. The 43-year-old witty British Tamil star will present the iconic TV quizshow series, which is said to be returning to the […]