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India, Malaysia sign treaty to tackle crime


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India and Malaysia Monday signed a treaty to provide mutual assistance in criminal matters that is expected to boost busting of international crimes and apprehending ... Read more...

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Why dengue fever is a threat to urban population in developing nations


February 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar has examined why dengue fever, a severe flu-like illness spread through the bite of mosquitoes, continues to threaten urban populations in many developing ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia sign CECA to promote foreign investments


February 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his Malaysian counterpart Mustapa Mohamed today signed the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) to promote foreign investments at Putrajaya ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day not appropriate for Muslims: Malaysian DPM


February 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 13 (ANI): Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is meant to guide and advise Muslims to stay away from the Valentine's ... 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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Call to allow Malay-Indian workers staying abroad to return to country within 30 days


January 10th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (ANI): The Malaysian Associated Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Maicci) has reportedly proposed that foreign workers of Indian origin should be allowed to return and work in ... Read more...

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Malaysia, Brunei ink ’significant’ joint oil exploration deal


December 13th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13 (ANI): Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam took their political and diplomatic ties to a new level by signing an agreement between the national oil company of the two countries ... Read more...

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A Little India in KL, amid underlying ethnic tension (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the tiled streets and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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Politicians must have some theoretical construct, says PM


October 27th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) Politicians who seek to influence the "course of economic policy and history" must have some theoretical construct at the back of their minds, India's technocrat-academic ... Read more...

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Multi-cultural Malaysia can handle ethnic issues: PM (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday he was confident that Malaysia, a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country and home to 2.1 million people of ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman to stay with 100 poisonous snakes in world record bid


July 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (ANI): A female snake charmer in Malaysia has stated that she wants to set a world record by staying the longest with 100 poisonous snakes in a glass ... Read more...

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Coming up in Chhattisgarh: India’s 21st century city


July 13th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, July 13 (IANS) In the news more for its chronic insurgeny and tribal poverty, Chhattisgarh will soon boast of one of India's most advanced, eco-friendly modern cities that ... Read more...

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Malaysia appoints women judges for Islamic courts for the first time


July 8th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), July 8 (ANI): For the first time in Malaysia's history, two women judges were appointed on Thursday.Suraya Ramli, 31, was appointed a sharia judge in the administrative capital of ... Read more...

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US composer Wayne Sharpe provides music for “Lahore”


February 21st, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 21 (ANI): Well known American composer Wayne Sharpe is providing background music for Bollywood film "Lahore", releasing on March 19.Sharpe has previously composed music for Oscar nominated "Firedancer", John ... Read more...

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Malaysia gives RM1 million grant for Malay Indian tuition centre


September 18th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has allocated RM1 million to the Sri Murugan Centre to help poor and deserving Indian students excel in their education.The centre's director and founder, ... Read more...

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Meeting to resolve relocation of temple in Malaysia


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Sep 3 (ANI): The Shah Alam Section 23 residents' committee will meet the Malaysian Hindu Sangam Council tomorrow to resolve the relocation of a Hindu temple to the 90 percent Muslim-majority ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd reassures foreign students about safety in Australia


July 8th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, July 7 (ANI): Despite a series of racially motivated attacks on Indian students in the country, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has assured foreigners that his country is a safe ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders no longer a threat to Malaysia: Minister


May 21st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, May 21 (ANI): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has said Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders are no longer deemed a threat to Malaysia.The Hindraf, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress Youth lodges complaint against Indian High Commission


May 9th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, May 9 (ANI): The youth wing of the Malaysian Indian Congress has sent a officials at the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.MIC Youth chief T. Mohan said officers, regardless of ... Read more...

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Malaysia to recruit more Indians-origin civil servants


February 14th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 14 (ANI): Malaysias Human Resources Minister Dr. S. Subramaniam has indicated a major breakthrough in request by the Malaysian Indian Congress to increase non-Malay recruitments in the civil ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders” remain under Internal Security Act


February 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Feb 12 (ANI): Five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders will remain under Internal Security Act (ISA) detention as the Federal Court has dismissed a motion to review an earlier ... Read more...

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Malaysian vernacular schools to continue to be a part of the education system: Deputy PM


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Dec 3 (ANI): Malaysia''s Deputy Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that vernacular schools will continue to be a part of the country''s education system as long as the ... Read more...

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Malay legal luminary says rulers consent not required for fatwa banning yoga


November 26th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Nov.26 (ANI): A senior professor of law in Malaysia has said that while the Conference of Malay Rulers has the right to deliberate a proposed fatwa (edict) banning ... Read more...

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Mahathir wants Malaysian kids to learn swimming


November 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9 (IANS) Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad admits to not being able to swim. But he wants parents to ensure that their wards can.Mahathir, who was the longest serving prime minister, ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM considering freedom of Hindraf leaders: MIC


September 24th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 24 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has agreed to consider the Malaysian Indian Congresss appeal to release five Hindraf leaders detained under the ISA.The Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Malay Indian community to get scheme to boost its equity by 2020


September 13th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.13 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has reportedly agreed to work out a mechanism to enable the Indian community to purchase shares. The target is to allow three per cent Indian ... Read more...

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Families of HINDRAF, ISA detainees say detention centre is unsafe


May 13th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 13 (ANI): Families of Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees have said that the Kamunting Detention Centre in Putrajaya is unsafe, and have demanded that Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah ... Read more...

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Malaysian authorities prevent Hindraf bailer from flying to India


April 28th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 28 (ANI): K.P. Samy, of Indian origin, who posted bail for the 64 Hindraf supporters charged with causing mischief and participating in an illegal assembly, was yesterday prevented ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India FTA talks enter final stage


January 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.8 (ANI): Discussions on a free trade agreement (FTA) between ASEAN and India are in the final stage with only one more outstanding issue to resolve. Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM discusses problems of ethnic Indians with NGOs


December 15th, 2007 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Putrajaya, Dec 15 (ANI): The representatives of Malay Indian groups met Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to discuss issues affecting the community, particularly its socio-economic standing in Malaysia. A spokesman ... Read more...

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