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Jayalalitha’s AIADMK  heading towards victory in Tamil Nadu elections

May 19, 2016 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 […]

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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                                                […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?

March 9, 2016 2:37 AMComments Off on Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?
Battle for U.S.Presidency 2016 – Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton?

By Siva Sivapragasam The battle for U.S. Presidency is being narrowed down to a possible race between Billionaire Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The race to occupy the White House will take place this September when incumbent President Barack Obama’s two-time term ends. President Obama is […]

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Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal

January 31, 2016 10:52 PMComments Off on Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal
Taking Stock of Civic Pride at Thai Pongal

By Harrish Thirukumaran The New Year, now being 2016, has once again been marked by the Thai Pongal Gala dinner organized annually by the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC). Pongal Greetings & Registration of attendees The CTC held its 9th edition of the cultural event at the Hilton/Toronto Conference Suite Centre […]

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Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election

January 2, 2016 10:57 AMComments Off on Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election
Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown poised to lead the party to a win in the 2018 election

By Thaksha Kaneshapillai and Dharsan Siriskantharajan During the holiday season of 2015, the Monsoon Journal Team Members sat down with Patrick Brown, the current leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, to gain insight on the party’s direction in advance of the Ontario general election in 2018. Formerly the […]

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The Greatest Gift of All

December 23, 2015 8:59 PMComments Off on The Greatest Gift of All
The Greatest Gift of All

by Harrish Thirukumaran Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to all!! As we joyously enter this holiday season, let’s ensure we seize every opportunity to engage in the greatest gift of all: devoting ourselves to those less fortunate. This was something I managed to partake in during my busy second to […]

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Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics

December 8, 2015 10:21 PMComments Off on Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics
Book Review: Pain, Pride and Politics

(Social Movement Activism and the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in Canada) Author: Amarnath Amarasingam Publisher: University of Georgia Press Reviewed By Siva Sivapragasam The complexity of Tamil politics in Sri Lanka led the Tamil diaspora in the international arena take a centre stage in actively engaging itself with the turn […]

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