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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......

Why PC's son may be fighting a losing battle in TN

In the 2009 election, P Chindambaram won the Sivaganga seat by a narrow margin. Then the Congress was in alliance with the ruling DMK. This time his son Karti is battling the seat without the......

DMK manifesto promises to fight for Tamil causes

Promising to espouse the cause of Tamils living the world over, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Tuesday promised to press the Centre to take steps for conducting a referendum among Tamils in Lanka......

India's foreign minister is here. I am satisfied: Lankan prez

On the eve of the CHOGM summit, allegations of human rights abuses against Tamil civilians during the war against the LTTE today dominated a press conference by Sri Lankan President Mahinda......

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
Diaspora Outfit Hails Jaya as New Tamil Icon

With her transformation as a champion of the Sri Lankan Tamils quest for self-determination, Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Diaspora-Outfit-Hails-Jaya-as-New-Tamil-Icon/2014/04/24/article2185889.ece
IIFA debuts in US - set to enliven Tampa Bay with Bollywood stars

Home> News > bollywood-news By Uma Ramasubramanian, Tampa Bay (Florida), April 22 : The 15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-42255.html
External assessment

Will it be the mercurial Mamata Banerjee, or the feisty Jayalalithaa, or as most opinion polls suggest, Narendra Modi, the next Prime Minister of... ...

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It's Rajiv Case Convict's Turn to Bat for Jaya

Arguing that a truly Federal Front securing power at the Centre alone could guarantee the rights of Tamil Nadu and protect the welfare of Tamils,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Its-Rajiv-Case-Convicts-Turn-to-Bat-for-Jaya/2014/04/22/article2182367.ece
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 12, No. 42

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print Ajit Kumar Singh... ...

http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/sair/Archives/sair12/12_42.htm

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