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aarthi-ramamurthy

A list of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by the lifestyle publication Marie Claire features 32-year-old Aarthi Ramamurthy as one of their movers, shakers and rule breakers! Aarthi Ramamurthy is the founder and CEO of Lumoid, a YCombinator-backed Silicon Valley startup, that provides a try-before-you-buy rental service for consumer electronics. Lumoid originally offered rentals for […]

tamil-survival-stories-indra

INDRA London, United Kingdom 1965 Our ship was like a floating luxury village. I shared a berth with the three other single Tamil women on the boat, who like me, were heading to the UK to study nursing. Before we awoke, a newsletter would be pushed under our door, which detailed the news and events […]

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, […]

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 […]

Nishan Duraiappah

Canadian Tamil Nishan Duraiappah was first introduced to the Police force as a high school student, participating in an inaugural Police Ethnic and Cultural Education Program (PEACE) in 1991. The experience inspired him to pursue a career in policing. In December 1995 Nishan was sworn in as a constable in Halton Hills, located in the northwestern […]