Wednesday 24th July 2019

Category Posts: Society

Is Padman based on the achievements of Arunachalam Muruganantham from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu? A social entrepreneur who went to extraordinary lengths to invent low-cost sanitary napkins for women in rural India? It seems that the life of Arunachalam has been romanticised & immortalised in the upcoming Bollywood film “Padman” by Tamil Nadu born Bollywood […]

Already watched and re-watched all of Lilly Singh’s and Dayan Shan’s videos? Looking for an additional fix? Well, ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you your newest YouTube obsession – Mona Choudhury, whom Thamarai had the pleasure to sit down with for a quick chat. First of all, thanks very much for taking the […]

An 18-year-old, 12th grade student from the small town of Pallapatti in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, entered a contest called ‘Cubes in Space’ that was jointly organised by NASA and a organization called ‘I Doodle Learning.’ The satellite built by Rifath Sharook weighs a mere 64 grams and is named Kalam SAT […]

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 […]

Akash Manoj, a teenager from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu has developed a technique to detect so-called “silent” heart attacks. A teenager has developed a technique to detect so-called “silent” heart attacks.  Akash Manoj, who is thought to be 15 or 16 years old, is a student in Tamil Nadu and discovered a method […]