Friday 23rd March 2018
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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 […]

In an recent online poll commissioned by Yahoo Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is a clear favourite to succeed Lee Hsien Loong as Singapore’s next Prime Minister. 69 per cent of the 897 Singaporeans who participated in the survey said they would support Tharman, a member of Singapore’s Ceylonese community (another name for the […]