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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 […]

An independent Tamil documentary filmmaker living in Sri Lanka has been invited to the prestigious Cannes international film festival to screen his latest production. Demons in Paradise is the result of ten years of work by Jude Ratnam, who for the first time is seeing the Civil war from the inside. Synopsis Sri Lanka 1983, […]

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 […]

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 […]

As a talented Carnatic Violinist, an avid listener and ardent student of Carnatic music, Kiruthika has dedicated much of her time to music. From performing nationally and internationally both as a soloist and accompanying many established artists, to volunteering and playing for many classical festivals such as the prestigious Darbar Festival and London International Arts […]