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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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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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Malaysia to resolve ethnic Indians’ citizenship issues

December 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (IANS) Malaysia will launch a nationwide "My Daftar" (my office) campaign next February to resolve problems faced by ethnic Indians who do not have relevant documents pertaining to ... Read more...

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Wild monkey kills 4-day-old Malaysian-Indian baby

October 7th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 7 (ANI): An Indian-origin family in Malaysia was devastated when a wild monkey stole into their living room; snatched their four- day-old child and fled up the roof of ... Read more...

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Indian temple becomes first solar-powered edifice in Malaysia

August 3rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 3 (ANI): The Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Sungai Salak in Lukut, Negri Sembilan, has become the first solar-powered religious edifice in Malaysia.The 100-year-old temple, located four kilometers from ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian wins Malaysian golf tournament

July 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) An ethnic Indian has won Malaysia's golf tournament Negri Sembilan Masters Invitational, becoming the first Malaysian to win it. Siva, 31, led from day one and was consistent ... Read more...

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Child marriage common among Indian workers

July 18th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (IANS) Child marriages are common among the Indian community in the rubber estates in Malaysia's Negri Sembilan state, a Hindu priest has said. Tamil language daily Tamil Nesan ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress chief Samy hints he may quit sooner

May 30th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Seremban (Malaysia), May 30 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress chief S. Samy Vellu has hinted that he could step down from the MIC presidency earlier than the promised date of September 2011.The ... Read more...

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Sex candies stronger than Viagra seized in Malaysia

August 26th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 26 (ANI): Sex candies that are several times stronger than the normal Viagra pills have been seized in Malaysia.They were being exported to China and the Middle East.Health ... Read more...

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I am not seeking senate membership: Samy Vellu

April 6th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President S. Samy Vellu has said that he is not seeking membership of the senate, the upper house of Malaysian parliament, to ... Read more...

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Ancient Hindu temple in Malaysia gets state funds

February 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (IANS) A 120-year-old Hindu temple in Malaysia, one of the oldest in the Muslim-majority country, has been granted $175,000 in state funds.The Negri Sembilan state government gave ... Read more...

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AirAsia tickets will be cheaper?

December 23rd, 2008 - 9:07 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The most budget aircraft AirAsia will the budget the fares and even decrease up to a 15 per cent reduction in prices when the airline proposed a low-cost terminal opening in Labu, ... Read more...

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Rubber tapping before school for Malaysian Indian girl

November 23rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seremban (Malaysia), Nov 23 (IANS) The Malayasian Indian Congress (MIC) is collecting money to help student Margatha Ambiga, who has to wake up early morning and work on a rubber plantation for ... 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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Malaysians gift Indian mother of seven home and warmth

May 11th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) Community leaders, a corporate group and newspaper readers in Malaysia have pooled in resources to help an Indian origin mother of seven who was thrown out of ... Read more...

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