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Mathy Kandasamy

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Latest posts by Mathy Kandasamy

4 June 2009

Sri Lanka: A Suppressed Nation

Access to many Sri Lankan IDP camps are still limited to the international journalists and aid workers and the information are suppressed. So it is hard to hear the voices...

22 April 2008

India, Sri Lanka: Temple Festivals on both sides of the Palk Strait

Temple festivals are an integral part of life for Hindu Tamils, across the countries they live in. The following photo essay captures a few moments of these festivals. From Rakwana...

9 April 2008

Sri Lanka: Stop the War on Journalists

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), an organization which aims to protect and strengthen the rights and freedoms of journalists is calling for a Global Day of Action on the 10th...

12 November 2007

Tamil Blogosphere: Anuratha's ongoing battle with breast cancer

Tamil Blogdom is generally considered to be a place to have ‘fun'. A bunch of people standing around in groups discussing politics, movies, music, technology. A different set of people...

7 November 2007

Sri Lanka: Death of LTTE's Thamilselvan

Thamilselvan, Tamil Tigers’ political wing head was killed along with five of his colleagues on Friday. [link: BBC]. Thamilselvan was the public face of the LTTE and his death has...

26 October 2007

Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura, Terrorism and Hillary Clinton

On October 22, an air force base at Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka was attacked by a Tamil Tiger suicide squad. [News: BBC]. According to BBC, Tamil Tigers claimed to have destroyed...

15 October 2007

Celebrating festivals, feasting and donating smiles

Last Saturday Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid ul-Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan. Abul Kalam Azad a Chennai blogger shares his experiences. His children eagerly distributing festival...

14 August 2007

India: Tamil Blog Camp in Chennai

On August 5th 2007 tamilbloggers.org conducted a blogcamp in Chennai, India. More than 300 people attended the blogcamp Almost double the number expected. Tamil Blogs have been in vogue for...

5 July 2007

Tamil Blogosphere: The Cheroot Store

The Cheroot is a cylindrical cigar with both ends clipped during manufacture. Since cheroots do not taper, they are inexpensive to roll mechanically, and their low cost makes them particularly...

22 June 2007

Tamil Blogosphere: Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India

Back in Nov 2006, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was in India and had showered praises on India for giving shelter to displaced people from a number of countries. She also...

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