Ten years on.... tsunami has made people stronger!12/25/14
Boxing day tsunami in 2004 hit 14 countries including countiresd where Tamils live in large numbers - Sri Lanka, India, and Malaysia. Ten years have rolled on since the tsunami that took away over a quarter million lives on a single day. ...(பத்து...
“People tend to vote against Rajapaksa”
Mr.Nixon Amirthanayagam, Senior journalist in Sri Lanka, analyses the presidential election trend. (இலங்கை தேர்தல் களத்தில் முன்னணியில் இருப்பவர் அதிபர் மகிந்த ராஜபக்க்ஷவா அல்லது எதிரணியின் பொது வேட்பாளர் மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேனவா? முஸ்லிம் மக்கள் யாரை...
Indian Ocean Tsunami – 10th year
Sea surges triggered by an earthquake under the Indian Ocean killed over 10,000 people in southern Asia, with many more feared dead. Explains our Tamil Nadu correspondent Raj. (பத்து ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு இதே தினத்தில் பத்தாயிரத்திற்கும் அதிகமான மக்களை...
End of an era
K Balachander, whose entry into the world of cinema was accidental, had penned and directed over 100 movies and a dozen TV serials in the 1990s. He honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke award in 2010, besides winning nine national awards during his...
A Christmas message
A Christmas message by Rosy in India. (உலகெங்கும் விமர்சையாகக் கொண்டாடப்படும் விழா கிறிஸ்துமஸ் விழா. கிறிஸ்துமஸ் உலகிற்குத் தரும் செய்தி என்ன? விளக்குகிறார் இந்தியாவிலிருந்து ரோசி அவர்கள். )
K Balachander, legendary Director, passed away
K Balachander, known as KB, considered guru to actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, died in Chennai at the age of 84. KB was hailed as "Iyakunar Sigaram" in Tamil film industry. Mr Balachander received the Padma Shri and Dada Sahbe Phalke awards....
Charlie Chaplin(16 Apr 1889 – 25 Dec 1977)
Kalaththuli is a compilation of historic incidents, memorable events, Australian past, Tamil history and heritage and more. (பழைய உலக நிகழ்வுகள், தடம் பதித்த சம்பவங்கள், ஆஸ்திரேலியாவின் வரலாறு, தமிழர் தொடர்பான பதிவுகள். இவைகள் இடம் பெறும் காலத்துளி...
Knowing Tamils in Mauritius
Republic of Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the African continent. There are Indo-Mauritians (people of Indian descent) who make up 68% of the population. The Tamil is a major...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (17 Sep 1879 – 24 Dec 1973)
E.V. Ramasami, or Periyar as he was popularly known, was an ardent fighter, an avowed revolutionary and a hard-headed rationalist. E.V.R. was simple and humane. Periyar propagated the principles of rationalism, self-respect, womens rights and...
Sri Lankan presidential election 2015
The former Health Minister of Sri Lanka's United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government resigned from his ministerial post to announce his candidacy as the common opposition candidate to challenge the incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa at...
Outstanding Tamil Students
Mathushah Satheesan, Gopika Sathyathevan, Yakavi Somasuntharam and Charangkan Sreeranjan are outstanding Tamil students who scored Band 6 in NSW HSC in 2014. The students and Raguram, one of the teachers teaching Tamil to HSC students, spoke to...
Kalaththulli: Use of the name 'Australia' instead of New Holland
Kalaththulli is a compilation of Historic incidents, memorable events, Australian past, Tamil history and heritage and more. In this episode, our producer Kulasegaram Sanchayan focuses on Governor Macquarie recommending on December 21, 1817 the...
Exemplary personality and admirable Tamil work! – Part 2
Professor Rev Fr. Manivalan S.J holds a doctorate in Tamil. His work on Tamil language development is adorable and admirable. Raysel spoke to Fr Manivalan on his research work and his contributions to Tamil development. This is the final part of...
Pioneer in investigative journalism in Tamil
S. Balasubramanian was a Tamil journalist, filmmaker, political analyst, and media personality. He was a dominant force in Tamil media over six decades. He was chairman emeritus of the Vikatan Group having retired from active involvement at the...
Exemplary personality and admirable Tamil work!
Professor Rev Fr. Manivalan S.J holds a doctorate in Tamil. His work on Tamil language development is adorable and admirable. Raysel spoke to Fr Manivalan on his research work and his contributions to Tamil development. (தமிழ் மொழியில் முனைவர் பட்டம்...
Cairns stabbing: Eight children murdered
Eight children are dead following a stabbing incident in the Cairns suburb of Manoora. The victims are aged between 18 months and 15 years. Ms Prathana Thevar-Brink who lives in Manoora and Dr Siva Gopalapillai in Cairns explain the tragedy....
Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation - Australia
TRO Australia has continued to deliver much needed humanitarian assistance to the Internally Displaced People [IDPs] and resettled people of Northeast Sri Lanka, through various relief and rehabilitation programs. Dr.Easwaran Kanapathipillai...
Asylum Seekers - How are they treated?
There's long been heated debate about how Australia treats asylum-seekers. In 2014, the trend continued. The government confronted opponents of its controversial "Turn Back the Boats" policy, by saying it had stopped the flow of...
Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong
Britain agreed to handover Hong Kong to China in 1984. Its 30 years now. Explains our Tamil Nadu correspondent Raj. (ஹாங்காங்கை சீனாவிடம் தந்துவிட பிரிட்டன் 30 ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு ஒப்புக்கொண்டது. விளக்குகிறார் நமது தமிழக செய்தியாளர் ராஜ் அவர்கள். )
Free Tickets for Tamil Movies
Meaghamann - Staring Arya & Hansika etc. Mention about the past 3 Arya films being block busters in India and around the world. The films are Raja Rani, Aarambam. See the attached trailer for this film. Showing at Burwood & Parramatta event...
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