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Malaysian PM assures Indians to resolve problems


November 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his government would continue to pay "serious attention" to problems faced by the ethnic Indian community.His assurance ... Read more...

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Malaysia to launch programmes help Indian community entrepreneurs


September 19th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 19 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry plans to launch several programmes to help Malay Indian entrepreneurs and small businessmen."We have charted out several programmes, ... Read more...

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Malaysia asked to give two-day break for Deepavali


July 12th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jul 12 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has been asked to consider declaring two days public holiday on the occasion of DeepavaliA Malaysian Indian Congress delegate N. Thevar said that this ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Singapore for issuing Diwali Aerogramme


December 21st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus worldwide have applauded Singapore for issuing a special Airmail Aerogramme marking Deepavali (Diwali), the most popular Hindu festival also known as "festival of lights".Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Singapore issues Diwali Aerogramme


December 21st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 21 (ANI): Hindus worldwide have applauded Singapore for issuing a special Airmail Aerogramme marking Deepavali (Diwali), the most popular Hindu festival also known as "festival of lights".Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hundreds participate in Deep Mahotsav with utmost devotion


October 19th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Pavan KumarGorakhpur, Oct 19 (ANI): Hundreds of Hindus participated in the festival 'Deep Mahotsav' with utmost devotion by lighting traditional earthen lamps at the famous Surajkund temple in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur ... Read more...

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BSF troops exchange sweets with BDR, Pak Rangers on Diwali


October 18th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin / Pinaki Das / A S WasanAttari /Chakan-da-Bagh / Akhaura, Oct 18 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchanged sweets with both the Pakistani Rangers and the Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Batashas witness high demand on Diwali in Varanasi


October 17th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, Oct.17 (ANI): On the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights, Batashas or, the traditional candies, used mostly on religious occasions, were in high demand.Prepared from boiling ... Read more...

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Vatican wishes Hindus well for Diwali festival


October 16th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican, Oct 16 (DPA) The Vatican Friday urged religious tolerance in a greeting for the Hindu festival of Diwali which many of the estimated one billion followers of the world's oldest religion ... Read more...

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Chennai shop selling diabetic-friendly sweets a major draw on Diwali


October 16th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Arun KannanChennai, Oct.16 (ANI): A confectionary shop in Chennai has become a major drawn for a host of people here, as it is sells sweets meant for diabetic patients.Located at Thyagaraja ... Read more...

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Indian women hockey team celebrates Diwali in Bhopal


October 16th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahuBhopal, Oct.16 (ANI): Members of the Indian women hockey team celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights here before leaving for Bangkok on Friday for the Women's Asia cup which ... Read more...

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Dark Deepavali for residents of Malaysia’s demolished village


October 16th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Oct. 16 (ANI): Residents of Malaysia's Kampung Lorong Buah Pala village are being forced to celebrate a dark Deepawali, as they are still to get back their cattle's lost homes, ... Read more...

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Malay eatery to host “Banana Leaf Food Fest” in UK in conjunction with Deepavali


October 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, October 14 (ANI): A Malaysian restaurant in London will host a "Banana Leaf Food Festival" in conjunction with Hindu festival Deepavali.The Awana Restaurant at 85 Sloane Avenue will organize the ... Read more...

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North meets south at Malay-Indian couple’s Diwali celebration


October 12th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Oct. 12 (ANI): As Malay-Indians get ready to celebrate Deepavali in their traditional north and south Indian ways, a couple in George Town has merged both traditions to make the ... Read more...

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Chinese decorative lights draw Kolkattans to markets


October 9th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Oct. 9 (ANI): With Diwali, the festival of lights, round the corner, Chinese manufactured decorative lights have flooded markets in Kolkata.Scores of people, who usually visit local markets to ... Read more...

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Saree clad Malay beauty pageant contenders to do their bit for charity


October 8th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 8 (ANI): A Malay beauty pageant contender has revealed that she is very excited to wear a saree for the competition, and hopes her act will encourage others to ... Read more...

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Soaring gold prices worry Kerala jewelers, customers


September 10th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Sep 10(ANI): With gold prices soaring across the country, bullion merchants, jewellers and even customers are a worried lot in Kerala.The disappointment looms large particularly in the context of the ... Read more...

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Tight security ahead of Chhath Puja in Mumbai


November 4th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.4 (ANI): Security was tightened along the seashore and beaches in Mumbai where families of eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar were to celebrate the traditional Chatth Puja. Usually celebrated a week ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Vijender supports social cause on 22nd birthday


October 31st, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamaljeet Virk Bhiwani (Haryana), Oct.31 (ANI): In a gesture to support social cause, the Olympic medallist Vijender launched two social campaigns-- ''Tree Plantation'' and ''Save Girl Child'' here on Thursday on ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM says Indians contribution vital in nation-building


October 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct 27 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has reportedly sent Diwali greetings to the Indians living in his country, saying they were an integral ... Read more...

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Ten Hindraf supporters released on bail in Malaysia


October 27th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya ( Malaysia ), Oct 27 (ANI): The ten leaders of the banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), who were arrested outside the Malaysian Prime Ministers Office on Thursday, were released ... Read more...

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11 Hindraf members held outside Malaysian PM’s office


October 24th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 24 (IANS) At least 11 members of Malaysia's banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), including the minor daughter of one of the leaders, have been arrested for gathering outside ... Read more...

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Hindu temple was demolished on MIC chief Vellu’s orders, says rival


April 30th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.30 (ANI): A former minister of the Malaysian state of Selangor has claimed that Malaysian Indian Congress President S. Sami Vellu is the person responsible for ordering the demolition ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress blames ruling coalition for poor poll performance


April 21st, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.21 (ANI): Blaming the all Barisan Nasional leaders for the ruling coalition's poor performance in the last general election, Malaysian Indian Congress president S. Samy Vellu has reiterated his ... Read more...

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Muslim girls promote communal harmony on Diwali in Ahmedabad


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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