Articles by: admin

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 […]

Read more ›

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 […]

Read more ›

The Greatest Global Goodwill Ambassador: “Muhammad Ali belongs to the world; he lived by six core principles”

June 5, 2016 2:01 PMComments Off on The Greatest Global Goodwill Ambassador: “Muhammad Ali belongs to the world; he lived by six core principles”
The Greatest Global Goodwill Ambassador: “Muhammad Ali belongs to the world; he lived by six core principles”

The iconic Muhammad Ali renowned the world over has passed away. The outpouring of grief on his passing away is unprecedented and stands testament to his global reverence. Monsoon Journal joins in paying tribute to Muhammad Ali, and in his honor, publishing here the full text of the fitting remarks […]

Read more ›

Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu again

May 20, 2016 8:52 AMComments Off on Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu again
Jayalalitha, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu again

               By Siva Sivapragasam Sixty Eight year old Jayalalitha Jayaram, leader of the AIADMK and her party have been voted once again to rule Tamil Nadu, India’s largest state with a population of fifty – million. Tamil Nadu is the citadel of Tamil culture with it’s ancient temples and […]

Read more ›

Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support

May 19, 2016 1:36 PMComments Off on Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support
Vision Health Month Sees Bausch + Lomb’s Active Support

May marks National Vision Health Month. Launched in 2014, National Vision Health Month looks to encourage parliamentarians, non-profit organizations, educators and stakeholders to use the month to inform Canadians about eye-disease prevention and vision health maintenance. With the prevalence of vision loss in Canada expected to increase nearly 30 per […]

Read more ›

Jayalalitha’s AIADMK  heading towards victory in Tamil Nadu elections

1:25 PMComments Off on Jayalalitha’s AIADMK  heading towards victory in Tamil Nadu elections
Jayalalitha’s AIADMK  heading towards victory in Tamil Nadu elections

  State Assembly will have a stronger Opposition this time               By Siva Sivapragasam Proving the exit poll results wrong, current Chief Minister and onetime Bollywood’s glamour queen Jayalalitha Jayaram’s AIADMK has taken an early lead and appeared likely to retain power in India’s largest state Tamil Nadu, as the […]

Read more ›

CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success

May 6, 2016 6:16 PMComments Off on CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success
CTCC Silver Jubilee celebrations will showcase Canadian Tamil community’s business excellence and success

“Year 2016 is a very important milestone for the Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce as it celebrates the 25th anniversary”, says Silver Jubilee Program Director Roshan Thavaratnam                                                […]

Read more ›

Obituary – Potkody Nesadurai

April 6, 2016 1:53 AMComments Off on Obituary – Potkody Nesadurai
Obituary – Potkody Nesadurai

It is with great sadness we inform the passing away of Potkody Nesadurai, Mother-in-law of the Publisher of Monsoon Journal, Logan Velumailum. Potkody Nesadurai passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. She was born in Kajang, Malaysia, lived in Urumpirai and Colombo and later in Toronto from 1993. […]

Read more ›

Tamil Nadu Elections

March 31, 2016 6:38 AMComments Off on Tamil Nadu Elections
Tamil Nadu Elections

Three contestants vying for the Chief Minister’s post……                     By Siva Sivapragasam The coming Tamil Nadu elections next month will see a three cornered fight between incumbent Chief Minister Jayalalitha, DMK leader and former Chief Minister Karunanithi plus cinematic idol Vijayakanth – all three vying  for the Chief Minister’s post. […]

Read more ›

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away

March 22, 2016 2:05 PMComments Off on Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away

By Siva Sivapragasam Toronto’s former Mayor Rob Ford who battled many odds during his political career but could not fight his cancer passed away this morning. Ford was forty-six at the time of his death and was suffering from a rare and aggressive cancer known as liposarcoma. Rob Ford was […]

Read more ›