Berita Tamil (English:Tamil News) is a national flagship daily evening Tamil language television news program in Malaysia broadcast by Malaysian public broadcaster, TV2. This news programme airs nightly from 7:30 until 8:00 pm. Among the Indian community in Malaysia, the news known as Tamil Ceytikal and it serves as the main source of news for the Malaysian Indians. Currently, only two channels have the Tamil news slot which is TV2 and Bernama TV.
During the 60s, The tamil news were broadcast on RTM1 but later moved to RTM2, when it first launched on 17 November 1969.
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.