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Indian widow loses salary in Malaysia, daughter back home


January 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS) The misery of an Indian widow, deprived of her salary in Malaysia, was compounded as her teenaged daughter committed suicide after the woman failed to send her ... Read more...

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80-year-old Indian seeks release of son, 14 other bonded labourers held in Malaysia


October 14th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 14 (ANI): An 80-year-old man from Nagapattinam district has filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking the release of his son and 14 others, who have been ... Read more...

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NGO asks Malaysian Government to promote Hinduism


May 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has been urged by an NGO, the Malaysia Hindu Sangam, to give more importance to the growth of Hinduism under the Tenth Malaysia Plan.NGO ... Read more...

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Indian composer wants to open music school in Malaysia


April 14th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Popular south Indian composer Vijay Anthony wants to open a music college in Malaysia to train budding musicians. Anthony was speaking to reporters after meeting students of the ... Read more...

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`Malaysian Indians feel let down by opposition alliance


March 11th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 11 (IANS) Malaysian Indians feel "extremely let down" by the opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) they voted for in a big way two years ago, a special report ... Read more...

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Indian artistes don’t get enough chances in Malaysian TV, radio: Minister


January 29th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Opportunities that ethnic Indian artistes get on Malaysia's television and radio network are inadequate, says the deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department.The minister, T. Murugiah, was ... Read more...

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Bickering in Malaysian Indian Congress draws mixed response


January 26th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 (IANS) The expulsion of a senior Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader last week has drawn mixed reactions from the party insiders, some of whom say it was "hasty ... Read more...

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Malaysian immigration to speed up applications of temple workers


September 19th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 19 (ANI): The Immigration Department of Malaysia has given assurance that it would speed up visa and permit applications for priests, musicians and artisans from India.Human Resources Minister ... Read more...

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Curbs on Tamil TV shows, Hindu priests in Malaysia


May 31st, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (IANS) Malaysia's Information Ministry has decided to ban screening of Tamil dramas imported from India and shown on its TV2 channel. Former minister and Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) ... Read more...

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AirAsia to connect Malaysia with India for $125


May 1st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (IANS) Budget airline AirAsia will fly daily to Trichy in South India from Kuala Lumpur effective October, offering a two-way flight for RM400 (Rs.5,000 or nearly $125) inclusive ... Read more...

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Tamil daily licenses renewal by Malaysian govt welcomed


April 26th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 26 (ANI): The Malaysian governments decision to renew the license to publish Tamil daily Makkal Osai has been hailed by the Indian community, most of whom are Tamils, ... Read more...

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Tamil daily’s closure prompts media freedom caucus


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (IANS) Eight opposition MPs in Malaysia have initiated a caucus for media freedom after the government did not renew permission for the publication of Tamil daily Makkal Osai. ... Read more...

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Tamil newspaper in Malaysia shut down for breaching guidelines


April 18th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.18 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has decided not to renew the licence of the Tamil daily Makkal Osai because it has breached some of its licensing guidelines. Home Minister Datuk ... Read more...

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Malaysian closes down Tamil daily


April 17th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) The Malaysian government has closed down Tamil daily newspaper Makkal Osai, rejecting its renewal application. The newspaper ceased publication from Thursday. Its management has said it will ... Read more...

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Indian representatives to be appointed in Malaysian GLCs


April 12th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 12 (ANI): Indian representatives must be appointed to all Malaysia Government-Linked Companies (GLCs) to ensure dissemination of information on opportunities, policies and benefits to the community.This included appointments ... Read more...

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