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jaffna twins with London Borough of Kingston

Thamarai are delighted to learn that the London Borough of Kingston upon Thames, home approximately 12,000 Tamils, is to be twinned with Jaffna – a district in the northern province of Sri Lanka. Hon. Justice C.V. Vigneswaran, the current Chief Minister of the Northern Province and head of the Tamil People’s Council, will attend the […]

In an recent online poll commissioned by Yahoo Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is a clear favourite to succeed Lee Hsien Loong as Singapore’s next Prime Minister. 69 per cent of the 897 Singaporeans who participated in the survey said they would support Tharman, a member of Singapore’s Ceylonese community (another name for the […]

Tamil television show interview Jaguar Land Rover's Siva Yogaiswaran

Vettrippadi is a new Tamil television show conceptualised by London based journalist and producer Sunita Thevathasan of Red Creative Productions. Sunita is currently in the process of presenting her pilot to Tamil television channels in India, Sri Lanka & the diaspora. வெற்றிப்படி Vettrippadi, translates to ‘The ladder of success’. The show is presented in by […]

A Los Angeles based attorney of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage was selected and awarded the MacArthur “genius grant”, which comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 stipend. The foundation identifies people doing groundbreaking good deeds, studies them from afar, then calls with the good news. For Ahilan Arulanantham defending the rights of people fleeing violence became his […]

The hard work is paying off. British singer, songwriter, musician and producer Arjun Coomaraswamy has signed his first UK deal with a major mainstream record label. He announced the wonderful news on facebook whilst on his Australasia tour. The deal with Island Records UK, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), was inked recently at the London headquarters. Arjun will join Island […]