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A day of remembrance in kitchener Waterloo

A large hushed crowd also converged around the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Gov. Gen. David Johnston, who was wearing the blue uniform of the Royal Canadian Airforce, led the national service which also included a military parade, a gun … Continue reading

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Dr. Abdul Kalam – A tribute to a former President of India

The full name of Dr. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, is Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam. He hails from the southern-most tip of India. He belonged to a very poor family of Rameshwaram in his childhood. The name … Continue reading

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“Murali” A Cricket legend among us

“Murali” A Cricket legend among us Muttiah Muralitharan ( Tamil: முத்தையா முரளிதரன், born 17 April 1972), often referred to as Murali, is a Sri Lankan cricketer,  who was rated the greatest test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in … Continue reading

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Wedding customs among Jaffna Tamils

Wedding customs among Jaffna Tamils In the past, before the advent of European rule in Jaffna, weddings were fully based on local customs. However, later with western influence, the legal registration of marriage has become an important part of weddings. … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan & Indian spice remedies for health

Sri Lankan & Indian spice remedies for health   COLD Mix a gram of cinnamon powder with a teaspoon of honey to cure cold. Prepare a cup of tea to which you should add ginger, clove, bay leaf and black pepper. … Continue reading

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Parai Musical Instrument (DRUM)

Parai Musical Instrument (DRUM) History In Tamil, the word ‘Parai’ means to ’speak’ or to ‘tell’. Local histories describe the Parai as an ancient instrument performed in the courts of Sangam, Chola, and Pandiyan rulers. The drums were used to … Continue reading

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இலட்சிய உலகிற்கான நமது கடமை.

இலட்சிய உலகிற்கான நமது கடமை. உலகம் எங்கே செல்கின்றது? உலகில் நடக்கும் ஒவ்வொரு விஷயங்களையும் நாம் சரியாக அதை அதுவாகவே அறிந்துள்ளோமா?  அல்லது யார் என்ன செய்கின்றார்கள், ஏன் செய்கின்றார்கள், எப்படி செய்கின்றார்கள், என்பதை அறிந்துள் ளோமா? உலகம் இருக்கும் இன்றைய நிலைமையில் இத்தனை  விஷய ங்களை, செய்திகளை, சம்பவங்களை நாம்  உள்வாங்கிக் கொள்வது எமக்குத் தேவைதானா? நாம் வாழும் இவ்வுலகம் ஒவ் வொரு வினாடியும் நம் வாழ்க்கையில், சிந்தனையில், மனோ நிலை … Continue reading

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The Influence of Music in Life

The Influence of Music in Life                        Music is something that people of all ages have been affected or influenced by. However, there are many different views on music. Some people come to believe that music is a way of expression … Continue reading

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Globalisation makes second language a bonus

Canada is known for having two official languages, English and French, yet its diverse languages that make Canada a unique place of diversity. Learning extra language is an opportunity, which some of us miss out. A country like India has … Continue reading

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Tamil Cultura Nite – Rathika Sitsabaiesan

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