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Consider views of Indian panelists on ‘Interlok’ issue: MIC Chief


March 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.19 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress President G. Palanivel has asked the government to take the views of the three Indian representatives on the Interlok panel seriously.He said in a statement ... Read more...

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Book row: Malaysian-Indians to stay in review panel


March 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) Three Malaysian-Indian members of a panel, looking into the contents of a controversial novel detailing the Hindu caste system, will remain part of the team ... Read more...

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Malaysia to amend textbook after ethnic Indians’ objection


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) The Malaysian government Friday said a textbook, which was objected to by ethnic Indians because of references to the caste system, would be amended.A committee of experts ... Read more...

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Parts of Malaysian school textbook hurtful to Indians’ sentiments to be edited


January 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the novel 'Interlok' would continue to be considered as a textbook in the literature component of the Bahasa ... Read more...

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Book burning by Malaysian Indians sparks debate


January 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Burning of copies of a book that refers to caste system among Malaysian Indians, allegedly by some Hindu groups, has triggered an animated debate.The point being ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian author wins Canada Governor General’s Award


January 5th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 5 (ANI): A Canadian author of Indian heritage has won the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award.Moyez Gulamhussein Vassanji's book "A Place Within: Rediscovering India" bagged him the Award in ... Read more...

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