Monday 22nd April 2019

Category Posts: Society

It looks like Canada, in particular Toronto is leading the way in propagating the Tamil cultural identity with numerous ground breaking projects that have surfaced only in the last few years. The annual Tamil street festival known as “Tamil Fest” which takes place in the height of summer and now in its third year attracts […]

In Karthik Nagesan – or “The Big K” as he cheekily refers to himself – the UK found one of its most unique, eccentric, and memorable Apprentice contestants. His self-confidence, his knack for words, his nonconformity – there are a number of things that make Karthik who he is; a number of reasons why viewers […]

Tamil community

According to official reports, one in four people in the world have – or will, at some point in their lives – suffered from mental health problems. Yet, the same statistics tell us that only one-third of those affected ever seek medical treatment. While this is indeed sad news, it is, however, in no way […]

California voters on Tuesday elected the state’s first new U.S. senator in 24 years, and made history in the process. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris won the race, according to the Associated Press, becoming the first black politician in history to represent California in the Senate. With Harris cemented as the solid front-runner and Democratic Party […]

aswathi thomas

I love being an Indian, truly I do. With the country’s powerful history, one of a kind culture, and to-die-for food, how could one simply not? But behind India’s beautiful face, there is a growing disease that our society continually fails to recognize- colorism. Colorism is a term coined by author Alice Walker, and is […]