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‘Made in Pakistan Expo’ in Mumbai


August 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) An exhibition displaying Pakistan's finest textiles, marble, herbs and medicines, plastics and variety of dry fruits products -- Made in Pakistan Expo 2012 -- is being ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Factory linked to BSP leader charged with power theft


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar, Dec 22 (IANS) A steel factory, owned by the family of an influential Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, has been listed among over a dozen industrial units found ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two Malaysian couples welcome daughters at 11.11am on 11-1-11


January 12th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 12 (ANI): A Malaysian couple has become the proud parents of their second child born at 11.11am on 11-1-11.Businesswoman Zakinah Espuratar and her husband, Muhammad Jeffri Mohamed named their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two Indians held in Malaysia with drugs


August 10th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Police have arrested two Indians at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with nine kilograms of ketamine taped to their bodies. The men, aged 40 and 28, had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elephant runs amok in Meerut, damages over 20 vehicles


February 25th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Feb 25 (IANS) A male elephant, kept on display at the marriage reception of the children of two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MPs, ran amok, attacking and damaging 20 cars, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hindu temple faces demolition in Malaysia


December 11th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 11 (ANI): A Hindu temple in Malaysia's Perak state will decide in a week whether or not it will vacate the temple premises, as per the district council's order.Meanwhile, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Somdev-Martin bow out of Seoul Challenger


October 26th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and his American partner Todd Martin crashed out of the $125,000 Association of Tennis Professional (ATP)challenger, losing in the doubles first round here Monday. Somdev ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Schoolgirls in Malaysia selling sex for free supply of drugs


September 6th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, September 6 (ANI): Several schoolgirls in Malaysia are reportedly so addicted to drugs that they have sex with the pushers for a free supply.A sizeable number of secondary school ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Underprivileged Malay-Indian students to get educational aid


July 4th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), July 4 (ANI): In a bid to provide study assistance to underprivileged Malay Indian students, the Parek government in Malaysia has decided to include three private colleges in their list ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court upholds robbery charge but sets convict free


June 18th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A man convicted for a robbery committed 17 years ago was set free by the Delhi High Court, which observed that he had "assimilated himself into the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh all set for ‘mini elections’


May 18th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness another political battle, as byelections will have to be held in 10 assembly constituencies where ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysian Indian Congress Secretary General nominated for speaker’s job


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 2 (ANI): The Perak Barisan Nasional has nominated Perak Malaysian Indian Congress secretary, and former Sungkai assemblyman, R. Ganesan, to replace Assembly Speaker V. Sivakumar.In his blog, Sivakumar has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian state’s Indian speaker cool to moves to replace him


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 2 (IANS) V. Sivakumar, ethnic Indian speaker of Malaysia's Perak state assembly, has said that he is yet to decide whether to accept or reject a motion to replace ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysia defers higher levy on foreign workers


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) Malaysia has deferred a controversial move to double the levy on hiring foreign workers, including many from India, that was aimed at discouraging employers from recruiting outsiders, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian state may replace speaker with another Indian


May 1st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 1 (IANS) Malaysia's Perak state is considering appointing another ethnic Indian as the assembly's speaker, but the incumbent is not yet ready to give up the post. S. Vasan, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysian court rules against ethnic Indian speaker


April 16th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 16 (IANS) Malaysia's Federal Court Thursday ruled that Perak state Assembly Speaker V. Sivakumar did not have the power to suspend Mentri Besar (chief minister) Zambry Abdul Kadir and ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian speaker can engage own lawyer: court


March 13th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (IANS) The Indian origin speaker of Malaysia's Perak state assembly, V. Sivakumar Friday won an appeal in court to appoint his own lawyer to fight suits filed by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysian Indian restaurateurs cry foul as Govt. doubles levy on foreign workers


March 11th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 11 (ANI): The Malaysian Governments efforts to reduce the number of foreign workers by doubling the levy on them, has caused anxiety among Malaysian Indian restaurateurs. Malaysian Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lodge police complaint against Perak speaker: Malaysian PM (Lead)


February 19th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19 (IANS) The constitutional crisis triggered by Perak legislature's ethnic Indian speaker, who suspended the entire state ministry, got a fresh twist Thursday when Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmed Badawi ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian speaker suspends entire Malaysian state ministry


February 19th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 19 (IANS) V. Sivakumar, speaker of Perak's state assembly, has triggered a constitutional crisis by suspending Menteri Besar (chief minister) Zambry Abdul Kadir and his six executive councillors (ministers) ... Read more...

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Indian community will get its due, says Malaysian leader


February 8th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 8 (IANS) The Malaysian Perak state's Mentri Besar (chief minister) Zambry Abdul Kadir has assured ethnic Indians that their interests would be taken care of even though they have ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress veteran Ubaidulla dies


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 23 (ANI): Veteran Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) politician Tan Sri S. O. K. Ubaidulla Kadir Basha died at his Bukit Pantai home in Petalin Jaya on Thursday. Ubaidulla, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Indian leader dead


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) vice president and philanthropist S.O.K. Ubaidulla Kadir Basha died Thursday after prolonged illness, a media report said Friday. He was 93. Ubaidulla ... Read more...

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Accused commits suicide in police station


March 30th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Kadir Ali Shaikh, an accused in a robbery case, committed suicide Sunday morning inside a police station lock-up in Navi Mumbai of Thane district, the police told IANS. ... Read more...

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First woman suicide bomber strikes in Peshawar


December 4th, 2007 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 4 (ANI): A woman wearing a veil today blew herself up at a checkpost in Peshawar, which is said to be country's first such attack carried out by a female ... Read more...

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