Wednesday 24th April 2019

Author Posts: Ara Vetha

In 2006, a Tamil Nadu engineer named Arunachalam Muruganatham won a national award for designing what’s known as “the pad machine,” which a few people can manually operate, and using sustainable products, create pads. The low-cost sanitary pad-making machine has been installed in 23 of the 29 states of India. In 2014, he was featured […]

Tamil born Australian Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named one of the top 10 educators in the world, and a finalist for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. Australian actor Hugh Jackman did the honours, announcing the list of 10 from a field of 10,000 applicants spanning 179 countries.The actor known for his role as Wolverine in X-Men […]

Tamil Nadu based Lydian Nadhaswaram (“Mini Maestro”) plays the piano at an incredible speed to compete for a shot to advance in the competition, on THE WORLD’S BEST, on America’s CBS Television Network. The 13-year-old captivates judges with his lightning-speed finger work on “Flight of the Bumblebee.”

How did Yamuna Sangarasivam get a chance to dance with Michael Jackson in his iconic “Black or White” video — which premiered in 27 countries to an audience of 500 million? Although she was a huge fan of the King of Pop, she never imagined that she would meet him, let alone dance a duet […]

Ooty, named after a small town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu is opening on the 14th February 2019 in Marylebone, London. The restaurant will focus on the ingredients and cuisine of southern India. The kitchen is headed up by Manmeet Singh Bali, formerly head chef at Michelin-starred London restaurants Rasoi and Vineet Bhatia […]