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21 year old Akshaya Kalaiyalahan is a British Chess player, who in 2013 (at 12-years-old)and 2015 won the women’s British Chess Championship. The final year law student at Oxford University is heading to Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to represent England (as a member of the women’s team) in the 44th Chess Olympiad against some of best […]

2022 is proving to be an exciting year for British-Tamil chef, author and food entrepreneur Cynthia Shanmugalingam, who is the founder of Rambutan. Cynthia grew up in Coventry in the UK, visiting Sri Lanka every childhood holiday and eating dishes adapted by her mother and grandmother at home. She has run pop-ups and street food […]

A 14-year-old Tamil girl has won the 94th Scripps National Spelling Bee held in Maryland, America, on Thursday night. Harini Logan from San Antonio, Texas, receives the trophy and a check for $50,000. Harini went head-to-head with Vikram Raju, 12, in the first ever spell-off, a format that tested the contestants on how many words […]

The Queen’s Birthday Honours mark the extraordinary contributions and service of people across the UK. The following Tamils have been recognised for their work in the UK and abroad. British Tamil Velavan Gnanendran is the Climate and Environment director at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. He was appointed Companion of the Order of St […]

This is Melissa – entrepreneur, mother and founder of the London based food company, SHORT EATS. You might know SHORT EATS through their Supper-clubs, Meal Kits or Ready Meals (hopefully all three!) and this year Melissa is looking to fulfil her lifelong dream of nurturing the bellies and imaginations of the next generation. Welcome to […]