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Sword-wielding man shot dead outside Malaysian PM’s office


July 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Putrajaya (Malaysia), July 9 (IANS) A sword-wielding man, who acted aggressively after being denied entry into the prime minister's office here, succumbed to his injuries hours after he was shot ... Read more...

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‘My Daftar’ campaign for Malay Indians to be launched in Feb 2011


December 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Dec. 30 (ANI): The Malaysian Government will launch a nationwide "My Daftar" campaign from February 19 to 26, 2011 in an effort to resolve problems faced by Malay Indians who ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian Singaporean loses 67 kg, wins $100,000


December 15th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Singapore's ethnic Indian Viveganandam Deveraj was crowned the winner of The Biggest Loser Asia 2, a popular weight-loss reality TV series, it was reported here.The 24-year-old walked ... Read more...

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Malaysian home ministry to keep tabs on foreign labour needs


June 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), June 13 (ANI): The Malaysian Home Ministry has said that it will ensure there is enough foreign labour in the country so that the targets of the 10th Malaysia Plan ... Read more...

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Malaysia to offer Indian transit travelers visa free entry from July


May 25th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), May 25 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has said that from July this year, transit travellers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will not need a visa to enter the ... Read more...

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Drop ‘religion’ from committee for ‘inter-religious’ harmony: Malay muftis


April 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Apr 15(ANI): Malaysian muftis have proposed that the word "religion" in the recently set-up Committee to Promote Inter-Religious Understanding and Harmony be dropped "to avoid confusion".Minister in the Malaysian Prime ... Read more...

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MIC must meet challenges to woo Indian community: Palanivel


November 30th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Nov 30(ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress Deputy President G. Palanivel has said the party must identify the challenges in front of them and face it in a more productive way to ... Read more...

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Malaysian Deputy PM clears proposal for extra Deepavali school holiday


October 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Oct.8 (ANI): Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has reportedly cleared a proposal that instructs state education directors to approve requests from schools for an extra day off on October ... Read more...

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HINDRAF leader’s passport still valid, says Malaysian Home Minister


October 1st, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Oct.1 (ANI): Malaysian Home Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein has said that Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) chairman P. Waytha Moorthy can ask the Malaysian High Commission in Britain to return ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM asks all Indian parties to join Barisan Nasional


September 29th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Sep. 29 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has urged all the Indian parties to support Barisan Nasional irrespective of whether they are part of the coalition."The Indian ... Read more...

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HINDRAF must file an appeal first, says Malaysian Home Minister


May 12th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), May 12 (ANI): The ban on HINDRAF will be reviewed if the organisation makes an appeal to the Malaysian Home Ministry to reconsider its status, said the country's Home Minister ... Read more...

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Transfer of power begins in Malaysia


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Apr.2 (ANI): The transition of power from Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to Najib Tun Razak begins Thursday as he has an audience with the King to seek permission to ... Read more...

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70 percent of foreign worker permits in Malaysia slashed


March 15th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Mar.15 (ANI): Work permit approvals for foreign workers in Malaysia have been slashed by almost 70 percent due to an emphasis on hiring locals. In January and February, an average ... Read more...

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Ten Hindraf supporters released on bail in Malaysia


October 27th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya ( Malaysia ), Oct 27 (ANI): The ten leaders of the banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), who were arrested outside the Malaysian Prime Ministers Office on Thursday, were released ... Read more...

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Malaysia says action against Hindraf not anti-Indian


October 25th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Oct 25 (ANI): The action against the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) should not be construed as a clampdown on Indians or Hinduism by the government, said Home Minister ... Read more...

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Malaysian Government to consider fresh permits for temple, gurdwara workers


July 18th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), July 18 (ANI): The Malaysia Government will consider new applications from temples and gurdwaras for priests, musicians and artisans from next month.Human Resources Minister Dr S. Subramaniam, who discussed ... Read more...

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Malaysia rules out involvement in LTTE bomb plot in Colombo


June 19th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), June 19 (ANI): Downplaying the recent reports alleging involvement of Malaysians in a bomb plot by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) in Colombo, Malaysia has said that ... Read more...

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