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Aiyoh, is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)! The September update to OED contains more than 500 new words, phrases, and senses. Interesting additions include splendiferous, YOLO, our favourite Aiyoh and some inappropriate ones! Popularly used amongst the Tamils and other South Indian & Sri Lankan communities, “Aiyoh” actually originates from China! The word is […]

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, […]

Tamil professionals in the uk

TAP are a UK based organisation bringing together Tamil professionals through networking events and seminars. We caught up with the team at their recent event at London’s Google Campus. The Tamil Association of Professionals assembled a panel with industry expertise in Venture Capital and Small Business funding to educate the community on the basics of fund raising, […]

We caught up with the team behind Papi’s Pickles during their two week pop-up at Borough Market in London. The family run social enterprise provides fresh and tasty South Indian and Sri Lankan food and pickles. Founded by Abi Ramanan, Papi’s Pickles work with unemployed women from these communities who live in the UK, providing […]

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 […]