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TN gets diaspora's help to boost school education

The Tamil Nadu government has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the United States-based Tamil Nadu Foundation to reduce the number of school dropouts in the state's villages. The MoU was signed......

Rajapaksa's win puts Tamil diaspora in a quandry

Mahinda Rajapaksa's re-election as Sri Lankan president has come as a disappointment for the Tamil diaspora, which is still reeling from Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam rebels' defeat in the......

Tamil mood simmers yet again thanks to Lanka

The Sri Lankan cartoon faux pas has revived the slackening pan-Tamil mood in Tamil Nadu, says N Sathiya Moorthy. In what could be seen as inexplicable and disproportionate over-reaction to a Sri......

An agenda for India's Hillary Clinton

Sushma Swaraj, like Hillary Clinton, has a strong political base in her own party and is likely to have her imprint on foreign policy, says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Sushama Swaraj as external......

Why Jayalalithaa gave Modi's swearing-in a miss

The presence of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was not the only reason why Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa stayed away from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in......

Indian Malaysians irked with new visa ruling

A large-section of the diaspora in Malaysia is irked with a new visa ruling imposed by New Delhi, which bars tourist visa holders from re-entering India within two months of the last visit,......

Column: Bollywood's global market beckons

A WTO ruling opening up China to Hollywood should help Bollywood too, Sanjaya Baru.Bollywood is becoming big business, said the opening line of the lead story in the Business Standard last week.......

Showcasing Gujarat, abroad

Rajiv Shah's appointment as Barack Obama's Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics reminds us that there isn't any comprehensive study of the Gujarati diaspora. Though Shah's news......

Economy to dominate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The state of the economy is likely to dominate the seventh annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas events to be held in Chennai from January 7 to 9.Vayalar Ravi, Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs,......

Anil Ambani eyes video rental business

The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) has chalked out a roadmap for its online and offline video rental business - BigFlicks - which works on the lines of the US video rental......

Modern or shockingly regressive? The 2 States of mind

'2 States, for all its modern touches, is a very regressive film, deeply rooted in old fashioned values that surely make no sense in the India of 2014,' says Aseem Chhabra.An elderly gentleman I......

Is Jai Ho A R Rahman's best song?

Aseem Chhabra listens to the music played at A R Rahman's concert in New York. Also Read: Thousands flock to catch A R Rahman in actionIs Jai Ho! A R Rahman's best composition? Most Indian fans of......

Shashi Tharoor: The Magic of Bollywood

Shashi Tharoor delivered this speech at the IIFA inauguration in Colombo on Sunday: Aayu Bovan, Vanakkam, Namaskaram, Good evening! At one level it might seem a little odd for me to be addressing......

Raavan not to be screened at 11th IIFA awards

Notedfilmmaker Mani Ratnam on Monday said that his forthcoming film Raavan, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, will not be screened at the 11th India International Film Academy (IIFA)......

Craze for Rajni's film hots up

Every Rajnikanth release is a festival of sorts for his diehard fans. But with the superstar's latest release Sivaji: The Boss, the fans have outdone themselves. Here is a look at what happened......

  People speak for tamil diaspora

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Q. What will be the future of Tamils in Srilanka?
:  A. Let us believe that Tamils are given equal rights in Lanka through political resolution. Already Tamil people are representated in Lankan...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-will-be-the-future-of-tamils-in-srilanka//answers/14557704

hitlerkabaap
Q. Who is good Mamta or DMK ???
Hitlerkabaap:  A. DMK is always good b'coz they have an history of fighting and working for there tamil diaspora thru out world but mamta known for her hatred...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-good-mamta-or-dmk-/14557573/answers/14548157

sky
Q. Tamil is now producing a lot of interesting films like Paruthiveeran, Subramaniapuram and Naan Kadavul. What is your take on this new wave in Tamil Cinema??
Sky:  A. The Tamil language film industry, known as Tamil cinema, is the second largest film industry in India, and is based in the Kodambakkam district of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tamil-is-now-producing-a-lot-of-interesting-films-like-parut/14547515/answers/14453938

cyrus irani
Q. What is mehndi? also explain.
Cyrus Irani:  A. Henna or Hina ( als known as Mahndi) (Lawsonia inermis, syn. L. alba) is a flowering plant, the sole species in the genus Lawsonia in the family...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-mehndi-also-explain./14449689/answers/5448382

  Web results for Tamil Diaspora
Eezham Tamils learning languages

A passion for Hindi film music and the Hindi language is commonplace in Sri Lanka. But Jaffna, the stronghold of Tamil nationalism, has been an... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3614623
India to counter accusations about its human rights records

NEW DELHI: Civil society groups in India may brace up for harsher times as the security establishment, wary of any sustained global campaign... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/india-to-counter-accusations-about-its-human-rights-records/articleshow/42566373.cms
Seedlings of terror

ISI-Tamil ultras linkage is disturbing It is an open secret that even five years after the Sri Lankan Government inflicted a crushing military... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/seedlings-of-terror.html
Indian origin MPs conspicuous by their absence at Kashmir debate

London, Sep 12 (IANS/RAY) Out of the 10 odd MPs of Indian-origin in Britain's House of Commons, eight were missing from action in India's hour of... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-101918.html
Nawazuddin to be honoured at film fest in Chicago

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he is being honoured for "outstanding achievement" at the Chicago South Asian Film Festival Sep 16. He says awards... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-101748.html

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