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Young, queer, and Tamil, Badri Nayaranan knew uprooting from Toronto to rural Quebec would be a challenge. What he didn’t expect was a complete re-evaluation of his identity. by Badri Narayanan When I talk to the student in the English classes I teach in Saint-Georges, Que., I try to be as open and approachable as possible. […]

The Forbes list of the ‘World’s Billionaires’ 2017 was published recently and consists of 2,043 people with a combined net worth of $7.67 trillion. From this list there are over 100 billionaires who have links to the Indian subcontinent. Here are three of the world’s richest Tamils according to Forbes! Shiv Nadar – 102 on […]

Akash Manoj, a teenager from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu has developed a technique to detect so-called “silent” heart attacks. A teenager has developed a technique to detect so-called “silent” heart attacks.  Akash Manoj, who is thought to be 15 or 16 years old, is a student in Tamil Nadu and discovered a method […]

Source: Birchbox This month, and every month, we celebrate powerful and influential women. We remember and reflect on what women all over the world have done in pursuit of equality, and celebrate those who have broken the glass ceiling (or part of it, at least). One of these incredible women is Krishanti Vignarajah, the powerhouse […]

Buckingham Palace was last night lit up for the launch of #UKIndia2017, the year of culture. In the centre of the vibrant design is a peacock, the national bird of India, surrounded by elements of India’s culture projected onto the façade of the iconic London Landmark. 2017 will see an incredible year-long programme of cultural events and activities in India […]