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Ancient China and Tamil Nadu’s thousands of years of Friendship

The Chinese and Tamil communities have celebrated thousands of years of friendship. And this rich bilateral exchange has been recorded by several monks and traders. The history of Tamil-Chinese interactions dates back two thousand years ago. From the renowned Buddhist monk XuanZang to nameless explorers, numerous Chinese travellers and historians have left notes on Tamil people and the ancient Tamil

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Tamils across Europe gathered in front of UNHRC in Geneva to demand justice for the genocide committed by the Sri Lankan state

Condemning the prospect of a further time extension being granted to Colombo to deliver on its co-sponsored resolution, Tamils called for a referral to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and a UN supervised referendum for an independent state of Tamil Eelam. The protest took place as the member states met for the Council’s 40th session. The demands of diaspora Tamils

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Australian Tamil Yasodai Selvakumaran named one of the top 10 educators in the world

Tamil Sri Lankan-born Australian Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named 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 said teachers are “the real superheroes…the ones that change the world.” “Something I

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