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Author Posts: Jani Anandh

Radheyan Simonpillai

If one were to do a word association game with the words “cinema” or “movies”, some of the responses might include “popcorn”, “date night”, “entertainment”, or “leisure”. Something along those lines. But what it most likely wouldn’t include, is something like “job”, “hard work”, or “career”. At least for the majority. But not for Radheyan […]

Since the introduction of “Miss America” in 1921, the concept and institution of beauty pageants have polarised minds and set in motion discussions on beauty standards, objectification of women, and women’s rights. On one hand, critics have raised concerns about it being little more than an excuse to leer at scantily-clad women, for promoting a European […]

In Karthik Nagesan – or “The Big K” as he cheekily refers to himself – the UK found one of its most unique, eccentric, and memorable Apprentice contestants. His self-confidence, his knack for words, his nonconformity – there are a number of things that make Karthik who he is; a number of reasons why viewers […]

Tamil community

According to official reports, one in four people in the world have – or will, at some point in their lives – suffered from mental health problems. Yet, the same statistics tell us that only one-third of those affected ever seek medical treatment. While this is indeed sad news, it is, however, in no way […]

vaanu dodo crew

After 1727, waves of Tamil immigrants entered Mauritius from Southern India. The first to arrive were merchants and masons during the French rule, followed by a wave of labourers brought in during the British period to work their sugar cane plantations. Today, the island nation is home to roughly 115,000 Tamilians, who have established a […]