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Indian institute wants tie-up with Malaysian daily


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) An Indian institute is keen to tie-up with a Malaysian daily "to expose students to the diversity of print media", an official said.A team from the ... Read more...

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Help on the way for poor Malay Indians


December 31st, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (ANI): Selangor Malaysian Indian Congress Youth wing has established an understanding with the Selangor Welfare Department to register poor Indians in the state to help them get the ... Read more...

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Malaysian envoy asks countrymen to take care on Indian roads


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Malaysian High Commissioner to India has advised his fellow countrymen to take extra precaution as the spate of fatal Indian road accidents involving them is worrying.High ... Read more...

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Mohan Singh was a Muslim, rules Malaysian court


July 6th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (IANS) Malaysia's civil high court Monday ruled that deceased art director Mohan Singh had converted to Islam, rejecting a plea of his family that his body be released ... Read more...

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New Malay Indian party vows no street protests


May 20th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, May 20 (ANI): The newly-formed Indian origin Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party will not resort to street protests, preferring to solve things through discussions.Party president and former Hindu Rights Action ... Read more...

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Miclub gives problems of Malaysian Indians a voice


March 8th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur.Mar.8 (ANI): Malaysian Indians have found a new way to put forth their problems and express their views on latest the developments in the country. A Yahoo discussion portal, malaysianindianclub.com (Miclub) ... Read more...

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Malaysian man raised as Christian but having Muslim father ruled non-Muslim


March 7th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 7 (ANI): A 60-year-old man, who was raised as a Christian but has a Muslim father, was declared non-Muslim by the local Sharia court. Mohammad Shah, who was baptised ... Read more...

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Detained Indian nationals in Malaysia to return home this week


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 2 (ANI): Malaysia''s Director-General for Immigration, Mahmood Adam, has said that the 43 Indian nationals detained here would return home this week. "Forty-three nationals, who have been languishing ... Read more...

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Detained 43 Indian nationals to return home this week


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 2 (ANI): Malaysia''s Director-General for Immigration, Mahmood Adam, has said that the 43 Indian nationals detained here would return home this week. "Forty-three nationals, who have been languishing ... Read more...

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Hindu priests from India ”graduate” in Malasiya


February 19th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19 (ANI): The first batch of 63 Hindu priests, musicians and sculptors from India have graduated from the Human Resources Institute in Malasiya. The group, comprising 22 priests, 22 ... Read more...

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Indian traders see Malaysian market as an unopened gift


November 15th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Traders in India consider the Malaysian market as an "unopened gift".This became evident during the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair 2008 held here from October ... Read more...

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Malaysian practitioner defends yoga for Muslims


October 31st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Oct 31 (ANI): A long-time yoga instructor has expressed shock and dismay over the views of a Malaysian lecturer who said that practicing yoga could cause Muslims to ... Read more...

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MIC chief holds government responsible for Hindu temple demolition in Malaysia


October 1st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 1 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president, Seri S.Samy Vellu has held the Selangor Government responsible for the demolition of the Hindu temple in Ampang, as the ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders under detention say their families need them


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Taiping (Malaysia), July 2 (ANI): The five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders held under the Internal Security Act in Malaysia have pleaded to the advisory board for their release, citing ... Read more...

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Former PM Mahathir Mohamad did little for Malay Indians: Vellu


June 17th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress President S. Samy Vellu has said that former premier Dr. Mahathir Mohamad did very little for the Indian community when he was the ... 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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Malay party to accumulate Ringgit 10 million to set up Tamil schools


June 11th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nilai (Malaysia), June 11 (ANI): The Peoples Progressive Party is expected to accumulate at least 10 million Ringgit before the end of the year out of the targeted fund of 100 ... Read more...

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Call for offering specialised courses for Malay Indians in universities


June 10th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (ANI): In a view of their high achievements, Malaysian Indian Congress President Samy Vellu, has urged the Malaysia Government to offer Indians courses in specialised fields such ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress wants 250 scholarships for Malay Indians


June 4th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , June 4 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has demanded a fixed number of Public Service Department (PSD) scholarships for Malay Indians.MIC Information Chief M. Saravanan urged the ... Read more...

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Malaysia Govt hopes Indian shopping festival will boost business ties


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (ANI): The Malaysian Government hopes that local and Indian businessmen will use the Global Indian Shopping Festival being held here as an opportunity to further strengthen business ... Read more...

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No more visas-on-arrival for Indians in Malaysia


May 30th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 30 (ANI): Tourists arriving from India and Bangladesh will no more be given visas-on-arrival in Malaysia (VOA) and they must must have a two-week social visit pass and ... Read more...

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Malay state govt to extend home stay programme to Indian community


May 9th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Kota Baru (Malaysia), May 9 (ANI): The Kelantan State Government in Malaysia plans to extend its home stay programme to the Indian community, especially those working in estates, to enable them ... Read more...

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