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Author Posts: Ara Vetha

Today Canada’s Tamil community mourn the passing of a hero. In 1986 Shipping boat Captain Augustus Dalton saved 155 Tamil refugees stranded at sea. After 13 days on a cargo ship, the refugees were abandoned in two lifeboats in the Atlantic Ocean. Without food or water they remained on the lifeboats for a further three […]

Aziz Ansari accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The popular American comedian, co-creator & star of “Master of None”, whose parents emigrated from Tamil Nadu in Southern India, became the first actor of Asian descent to win […]

It pays to take public transportation. Not only is it good for the environment, but it could improve your job prospects, as it did for Jeenu Mahadevan, who was discovered on a bus in Oslo by a designer and signed thereafter to a modeling agency. The 19-year-old scored some great assignments his first season out; […]

One of the longest-surviving classical languages in the world, Tamil is spoken by over 70 million native speakers within the Indian subcontinent and across the globe. Tamil is an official language in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Sri Lanka, and Singapore, and is also prevalent in Malaysia. Microsoft are excited to announce that Microsoft Translator now supports […]

Is Padman based on the achievements of Arunachalam Muruganantham from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu? A social entrepreneur who went to extraordinary lengths to invent low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural India? It seems that the life of Arunachalam has been romanticised & immortalised in the upcoming Bollywood film “Padman” by Tamil Nadu born Bollywood […]