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On Saturday, 22nd January, the London borough of Kingston Upon Thames and various Tamil community organisations unveiled a signboard to its twin city, Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. The twinning with Jaffna celebrates the large local Tamil community and recognises the important roles they play in the borough. Erected near the Kingston boundary along Burlington […]

Gopal’s Corner, a Malaysian Tamil restaurant based in central London, specialising in banana leaf rice, hosted their 4th annual Pongal Feast in Markethall Victoria. On Saturday, diners enjoyed a bottomless vegan feast served on a banana leaf to celebrate the Tamil harvest festival known as Thai Pongal, as well as Tamil heritage month in London […]

A Tamil couple from the UK has presented their product on the latest series of BBC’s Dragons’ Den. Nakkeeran and Yegavaani, are the founders of Neitiv, a company specialising in premium beer made from coconut flower, and geared towards women. Their pitch aired on BBC 1 in mid-January and is available to view now, online, […]

20-year-old Tamil kick-boxer Indukadevi Ganesh from rural Puthiyangar, Mullaitivu district, in northern Sri Lanka has won a gold medal in an international competition. She competed yesterday in Lahore, Pakistan, against other female fighters in the under 25s, 50-55kg category. Attracted to sports, specifically kickboxing, she found a suitable and skillful trainer at school in 2017. […]

On Monday evening the Tamil community came together to celebrate Thai Pongal and mark the recently announced Tamil Heritage Month in London. “Pongal in Westminiser” was hosted by various Tamil community organisations in the UK. The event featured live cultural performances – including parai, carnatic and bharatanatyam, with speeches by prominent members of parliament and […]