Tamil is a Unicode block containing characters for the Tamil, Badaga, and Saurashtra languages of Tamil Nadu India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and Malaysia. In its original incarnation, the code points U+0B02..U+0BCD were a direct copy of the Tamil characters A2-ED from the 1988 ISCII standard. The Devanagari, Bengali, Gurmukhi, Gujarati, Oriya, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam blocks were similarly all based on their ISCII encodings.
Activists have petitioned the Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral officer Satyabrata Sahoo over the poor facilities provided to the differently abled people at the polling booths across Tamil Nadu ...Rajesh Ramakrishnan, an activist told IANS, "The lack of facilities at the polling booths of ...
Several elephants have been electrocuted or killed by poachers in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the last few years ...The CentralBureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched a probe into alleged poaching and killing of elephants in the forests of Tamil Nadu, an issue raised by wildlife activists over the years.
A Tamil lorry driver who was brutally attacked in public by a Sri Lankan police officer and had his shirt ripped, insisted that he “wants justice” and that “no one should ever have to face this kind of injustice” ... Sri Lankan police interrogate Tamil disappearance activist for participation in P2P march.
As the militarisation of the state intensifies the Tamil civil society space has come under constant attack from state forces, with numerous accounts of harassment, surveillance and arbitrary detention being documented ...Sri Lankan police interrogate Tamil disappearance activist for participation in P2P march.
Sri Lanka first implemented the PTA in 1979 to enable its security forces to detain Tamil youth for 18 months without charge ... Seven Tamils have been arrested since last November under allegations of terrorism ... Sri Lanka’s TID attempt to arrest Tamil activists and send them to COVID-19 'detention centres'.
This comes as Myanmar’s junta continues its brutal suppression of dissent, killing at least 535 people during peaceful demonstrations ... Across the North-East, Tamil civil society activists and human rights defenders organised peaceful demonstrations in Mannar and Batticaloa calling for the Sri Lankan government to sever ties with Myanmar’s junta ... .
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 04.27 PM IST. In the heart of Tamil Nadu’s Pollachi, activists and politicians would gather at an office to put their heads together on how to build pressure on bringing the perpetrators of the February 2019 sexual assault case in the town to justice. The meetings drew women and student groups and helped organise protests ... ....