Category Archives: Tamil Diaspora News

20k missing Tamils are Dead ! says Sri Lanka

The new Sri Lankan president has finally admitted the 20,000 missing Tamils who vanished during the nation’s civil war are dead. Gotabaya Rajapaksa – who was then defence secretary – led government troops to victory over Tamil soldiers, but his forces were accused of carrying out mass disappearances and executions. It is the first time after 10 years as the

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Hindu caste injustice-3,000 Tamils to convert to Islam after Coimbatore wall collapse

Discriminated, denied, and arrested for demanding their rights, more than 3,000 members who belong or are linked to the Tamil Puligal Katchi, a Dalit political outfit at Tamil Nadu, India will be converting to Islam in multiple phases from 5th January of 2020. The reason cited was the injustice meted out to the poor Tamil Dalits at Nadur village in

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Malaysian Human Calculator Yaashwin Scored 8As 1B in PT3 Examination

Malaysia’s Human Calculator 15-year-old Yaashwin Sarawanan took Malaysians by surprise when he got selected for Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 and secured the 2nd spot in the Grand Finale of the show. His incredible mathematical abilities, along with a charming personality, was a win among the show’s judges and audience. After his new-found success, Yaashwin took a break to focus

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Malaysian Tamils & Japanese Death Railway – A Heartbreaking Sad Story

Malaysia is a beautiful country known for its multiracial citizens living together in harmony. But how did Tamils from South India Tamil Nadu end up in Malaya and become an important part in forming Malaysia? The ill-fated story of ‘the railway of death’ may have been forgotten by many – or not even known by some younger Malaysians. But as

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My great-great-grandmother from Tamil Nadu, says Virgin Founder Richard Branson

In an Instagram post, Virgin Group Founder & Billionaire Richard Branson revealed that his great-great-great grandmother hail from Tamil Nadu, India. In an event to celebrate his airline Virgin Atlantic’s new route to the city, Branson posted a picture of himself sharing a stage with Anand Mahindra, unveiling that Virgin Atlantic’s newest flying icon was named Aria after his great-great-great

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India’s Unfair New CAB exclude Eelam Sri Lanka Tamils and Muslims says critics

AIADMK slammed for supporting Citizenship (Amendment) Bill / CAB that also excludes Sri Lankan Tamils. Even as the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill late on Monday night, the AIADMK received severe criticism for having supported the Bill, which excludes Muslim refugees of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh from the path to citizenship. While the ruling party in Tamil

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Singapore Minister launches book which traces Tamil community’s presence in region dating back 2,000 years

SINGAPORE – A newly launched publication has traced the Tamil community’s presence in Singapore and South-east Asia back 2,000 years. The Indian Heritage Centre’s From Sojourners To Settlers – Tamils in Southeast Asia and Singapore was launched on last Saturday (Dec 7) by Singapore Minister Of Communications and Information S. Iswaran at the Asian Civilisations Museum. “The Tamil community in

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