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Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough

February 7, 2017 9:23 PMComments Off on Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough
Ravi Gukathasan helps to further develop Tamil studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough

An extraordinary gift has been bestowed upon the Tamil community in Toronto, and individuals scattered across the rest of Canada and the world for that matter! Ravi Gukathasan, a business owner in the Scarborough area of Toronto and former alumni of University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), donated $2 million to […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away

December 5, 2016 10:50 PMComments Off on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away

 By Siva Sivapragasam She was once the glamour queen of Tamil cinema and later became four times Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the largest state in India. As a film heroine, her films were instant-hits since she teamed up with the swashbuckling hero MGR who was worshipped by millions of […]

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The First Generation

December 2, 2016 12:25 AMComments Off on The First Generation
The First Generation

  By: Andrea Shanmugarajah The Tamil community in Toronto is undoubtedly an interesting one – as part of a growing global diaspora that was driven out of Sri Lanka largely because of a long-standing civil war, Tamil people have managed remarkably to preserve our culture, even on the opposite side […]

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‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)

November 9, 2016 10:20 PMComments Off on ‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)
‘Puthiya Velicham’ (New Light)

Navajeevan Anantharaj has taken a noble initiative towards contributing for the betterment of Sri Lanka war survivors living for the past seven years with painful memories. The following are details about the venture undertaken by the Toronto based media professional Navajeevan Anantharaj to benefit the traumatized people living through the […]

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Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough

October 6, 2016 2:42 AMComments Off on Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough
Canadian Tire Brave T.O. brings community together to support healthcare in Scarborough

By: Dr. Shiyam Loganathan, MD Saturday September 24th, 2016 marked the inaugural Canadian Tire Brave T.O. in support of The Scarborough Hospital. Participants competed in a five-kilometer obstacle course that was inspired by the training regimens faced by Toronto’s police, fire and paramedics.The event brought together members of the community, […]

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R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th

September 7, 2016 2:08 PMComments Off on R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th
R. Madhavan and Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (M.I.A) attending as Special Guests of Honour on Sept 9th and 10th

Award Winning Actor R. Madhavan as keynote speaker on Sept 9 at CTCC-Global Business Expo and Conference 2016! Ranganathan Madhavan is an Indian actor, writer, film producer, motivational speaker and activist. Alongside receiving several recognitions and nominations from other organizations, Madhavan has received two Filmfare Awards and was recognized as […]

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Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest

August 26, 2016 9:42 AMComments Off on Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest
Tamil Canadians Celebrate Arts, Cuisine, Music at Tamil Fest

Festival Expected to Draw 150,000+ Visitors Tamil Fest, which celebrates the richness and diversity of Tamil Canadian arts, culture, cuisine, and entertainment within the Canadian landscape, will be kicking off with an opening ceremony on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Scarborough. The three-day festival runs from August 26 to 28 […]

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Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Sri Lanka’s new Central Bank Governor

July 5, 2016 9:33 AMComments Off on Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Sri Lanka’s new Central Bank Governor
Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Sri Lanka’s new Central Bank Governor

By Siva Sivapragasam Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy has been appointed as the new Governor of Sri Lanka’s Central Bank. Indrajit Coomraswamy replaces the former Governor Arjuna Mahendran. Educated at the premier educational institution Royal College, Colombo and later at Harrow School in England, Coomaraswamy gained his undergraduate degree at Cambridge University […]

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Canada Day in the midst of “Brexit”: We are dependent on others for our wellbeing today

June 28, 2016 9:16 PMComments Off on Canada Day in the midst of “Brexit”: We are dependent on others for our wellbeing today
Canada Day in the midst of “Brexit”: We are dependent on others for our wellbeing today

by Harrish Thirukumaran In only a few days, Canadians from coast to coast will be marking the 149th Canada Day on July 1st. Interestingly, one year from that time, Canada will be celebrating 150 years since its formation as a Confederation under Great Britain in 1867. These occasions usually have […]

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Breaking News – Britain leaves European Union

June 25, 2016 7:24 AMComments Off on Breaking News – Britain leaves European Union
Breaking News – Britain leaves European Union

British PM David Cameron to quit premiership as UK votes against remaining in the EU Former London Mayor Boris Johnson tipped to be UK’s new Prime Minister By Siva Sivapragasam The majority of people in UK voted at a referendum for the country to leave the European Union forcing British […]

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