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This huge gathering of sperm whales was captured off Sri Lanka’s northeast coast by Tony Wu (US). A specialist in photographing sperm whales, the image titled “The giant gathering” was the “Behaviour: Mammals” category winner at this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition. Very rarely have such scenes been witnessed by cameras. The […]

The coastal town of Hartlepool, located in the north-east of England, has a little-known connection with the ancient Tamil port city of Trincomalee. Famous for its natural deep-water harbour, pristine beaches and the Koneswaran Hindu temple, Trincomalee lies in the north-east of Sri Lanka. Built in 1817, Hartlepool is home to a remnant of Britain’s […]

Toronto based marketing professional Dilani Rabindran recently announced the launch of Viewfinder Film Consulting. Her new venture offers comprehensive consulting services for South Asian filmmakers. Dilani will help filmmakers send their productions to international festivals aswell as access foreign markets and investors. Sitting on her advisory board are Award-winning and internationally lauded Indian filmmakers M. […]

UPDATED 07/10/2016: Series 2 of Asian Provocateur with British Tamil comedian Romesh Ranaganthan & his mother Shanthi kicks off on Wednesday 12th October on BBC 3. Original article: 12th April 2016 Popular British Comedian Romesh Ranganthan prepares for his ultimate ‎Tamil‬ diaspora odyssey! Currently busy with his UK wide comedy tour, Romesh took time out of […]

For an upcoming feature on Nat Geo, American photographer Ami Vitale visited Sri Lanka. Here are a few behind the scenes images from her recent assignment which focuses heavily on the Tamil north and east of the island. The centre image was captured at the Tamil Hindu festival of Masi Magan in Point Pedro, Jaffna […]