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Malay Indian voters to support Barisan Nasional


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 23 (ANI): Indian voters in Malaysia are returning to the country's ruling political coalition Barisan Nasional because the community felt betrayed by opposition party Pakatan Rakyat for not fulfilling ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians moving away from opposition alliance: Report


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) Ethnic Indians in Malaysia are "drifting away" from opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) and are veering back to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), a ... Read more...

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Nation wide ‘Mydafter campaign’ likely to help “stateless” Malay Indians.


February 14th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.14 (ANI): An eight-day nation wide MyDafter campaign will help 5000 "stateless" Malay Indians. The Special Implementation Task Force under the Prime Minister's Department, will handle the campaign that aims ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth’s latest blockbuster ‘Enthiran’ a big hit in Malaysia


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Butterworth (Malaysia), Oct 2(ANI): Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's much-awaited film 'Enthiran' (Robot in Telugu and Hindi) has opened to packed theatres in Malaysia.The film features Rajinikanth in dual roles, as a science ... Read more...

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Pak’s second tallest man, woman and shortest man visit Malaysia


August 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31 (ANI): The second tallest man from Pakistan has along with the tallest woman and shortest fellow countryman taken their world tour to promote Pakistani culture to Malaysia.Second tallest man, ... Read more...

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Malaysia gets its first Imam via ‘X-Factor’ inspired reality show


July 31st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (ANI): Muhammad Asyraf Mohd Ridzuan, 26, an imam from Penang has won Imam Muda- a new reality show, on the lines of 'X Factor', which has gained ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Kedah Government to provide funds for Tamil schools


May 24th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Alor Setar (Malaysia), May 24 (ANI): The Kedah Government will provide funds for Tamil schools, Menteri Besar Azizan Abdul Razak has said.He said the allocation would be according to the enrolment and ... Read more...

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Malaysian lorry driver claims masseuse “nearly molested” him


May 11th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (ANI): A Malaysian lorry driver has laid claim that he was "nearly molested" by a masseuse in Bedong, Kedah.According to the Harian Metro, the man, who is in ... Read more...

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MIC banking on Malay Indian vote to win Hulu Selangor poll


April 15th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.15 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) and its deputy president G. Palanivel are reportedly going all out to woo the Indian community to win the parliamentary seat of ... Read more...

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Tsunami alert lifted in Malaysia


April 7th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 7 (ANI): The Malaysian Meteorological Department has lifted the tsunami alert it issued for the coastal areas of Perlis, Penang and Kedah following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in North ... Read more...

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Malay Indians losing their strength due to disunity


March 26th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26 (ANI): The Indian community in Malaysia is more split now with the formation of many Indian-based political parties and is losing its strength.The Malaysia Nanban quoted V. ... Read more...

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Malaysian air force pilot dies in crash


March 25th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (DPA) A Malaysian air force training aircraft crashed Thursday during an air show, killing its pilot, news reports said. The pilot with the Royal Malaysian Air Force had been ... Read more...

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PAC to field more Malaysian Indians candidates in 2011 Polls


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 2 (ANI): Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) President Abdul Hadi Awang has said more Malaysian Indian would be given an opportunity to contest the 2011 general election.The Star quoted Awang ... Read more...

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‘My Name Is Khan’ to launch Reliance BIG Cinemas in Nepal


February 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) India's most talked-about upcoming film "My Name Is Khan" will serve as the launchpad for a new venture of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group ... Read more...

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Budget hotels in Malaysia being turned into sex dens


December 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 16 (ANI): The Alor Star City Council has found that 90 per cent of the city's budget lodgings are fire traps.Many such places have also become dens for immoral ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu Sangam wants religious studies to be made mandatory


June 20th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 20 (ANI): Kedah Hindu Sangam chief R.N. Mohan Shan has called for the religious studies to be made compulsory in Tamil schools in a bid to instill moral values ... Read more...

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Couple fined for holding sex orgy party on island


May 19th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (ANI): A couple, who is believed to have arranged a sex orgy party on Pulau Perhentian, have been fined 25,000RM under the Entertainment Act 2002 for organising ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Kedah Government criticized for failing to fulfill promises


May 15th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 15 (ANI): The government in Malaysia's Kedah province has been criticized in the Malaysia Nanban for failing to fulfill promises made to the Indian community.Alternative Action Team chief B. ... Read more...

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Hindraf leader’s mom says release of son best Mother’s Day gift


May 10th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Taiping, May 10 (ANI): R. Manomani, who has been crying and praying for the release of her son K. Vasanthakumar held by the Malaysian authorities under the Internal Security Act (ISA) ... Read more...

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Malaysia’’s PKR to field Indian candidate for Bukit Selambau seat


February 10th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Malacca, Feb 10 (ANI): Malaysia''s Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) party is likely to field an Indian candidate in the by-election for the Bukit Selambau seat in Kedah. Talking to reporters, PKR de ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians asked to get extra skills to beat slowdown


January 14th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 14 (IANS) Acquire skills beyond general education to be able to beat the global economic slowdown, the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has told the country's two million-plus Tamil population ... Read more...

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Multi-racial approach to tackle Malaysian Indians’ issues: Vellu


August 10th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president and former minister S. Samy Vellu Saturday said the problems facing the Indian community could only be resolved through "a multi-racial approach". ... Read more...

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Malay Indians seek greater representation in states civil services


June 13th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 13 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has announced that it would meet Menteris Besar and Chief Ministers from Barisan Nasional-ruled states soon to seek higher Indian representation in ... Read more...

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Malaysian Buddhists concerned over shortage of priests


May 20th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (IANS) Concerns over the shortage of Buddhist monks to lead prayers and perform rituals in shrines across Malaysia were voiced as the country observed the birth anniversary of ... Read more...

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Malaysians urged to undertake training programmes in India


March 28th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 (IANS) India has renewed its invitation to Malaysian government officials and professionals to undergo fully sponsored training programmes under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) scheme. Indian ... Read more...

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Malaysian prime minister sworn in for second term


March 10th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was sworn in Monday for his second term in office after his ruling coalition secured a slim majority but suffered major ... Read more...

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Malaysian parties beat up last dash for election


March 7th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Kuala Lumpur, March 6 (Xinhua) Time is almost up as Saturday, the polling day of Malaysia's 12th general election, is nearing and political parties in the country were Thursday seen stepping up ... Read more...

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Malaysia sanctions fund to rebuild damaged Tamil schools


February 6th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.6 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has reportedly approved RM20 million to rebuild or repair 22 Tamil schools in the states of Selangor, Kedah, Penang and Perak. Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) ... Read more...

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