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Perform pooja for rains: Karnataka government to temples


July 20th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The new BJP government in Karnataka headed by Jagadish Shettar was Friday caught in a row over advising temples across the state to perform special ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Couple’s illegal treehouse love nest in Malaysia raided


March 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 19 (ANI): A couple's love nest on top of a tree at Pantai Kundor, near Malacca, has been found during a raid.According to Harian Metro, the couple had apparently ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 80 Muslims arrested for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Malaysia


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 80 Muslims were detained in Malaysia during a Valentine's Day operation carried out by the Islamic morality police, the Malaysia Star reported.In Selangor alone, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Malaysia’s Sisters of Islam tells party not to play Valentine’s Day moral police


February 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Feb.10 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has hit out at PAS Youth over its controversial plans to "check" sinful activities and play the moral police on Valentine's Day.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian school for pregnant teens gets its first pupils


September 20th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysia's first 'School of Hope' for pregnant teenagers began its work Monday with five girls joining it. Four Malays and an ethnic Chinese students resumed their studies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Erotic poco-poco dancers, patrons in Malaysia caught in raid


August 10th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (ANI): Officials in Malaysia have cracked down on an entertainment centre, which turned an Indonesian dance exercise, known as the poco-poco, into an erotic performance to lure customers.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Married’ Pakistani held for sex with Indonesian grandmother in Malaysia


June 17th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (ANI): An Indonesian woman, who has 11 grandchildren, has been held along with her Pakistani lover on suspicion of committing khalwat (close proximity).The woman, 49, from Medan, and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Malaysian mum-daughter team’s ’sin package’ of massage, sex services


April 17th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (ANI): A Malaysian mother-and-daughter team is said to be offering a body massage package, which includes sex services, to elite clients such as Datuks and young executives.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia’s ‘Love Joint’ satiates couples’ lunch hour lust!


February 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (ANI): A two-storey house called "The Love Joint" in southern Malaysia's Johor Baru city is being used by couples to satiate their lunch hour lust.According to the Harian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fresh fury over caning of three women in Malaysia


February 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21(ANI): Malaysian Women's Aid Organisation (WAO) executive director Ivy Josiah has said that the recent caning of three women is the extent to which moral policing will go.They were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Caned Malaysian women said it ‘has done them a world of good’


February 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kajang (Malaysia), Feb.19 (ANI): The three Malaysian women who were caned here yesterday for committing illicit sex in violation of Syariah law, have said that the whipping has done them a world ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian model to have royal audience before being caned


February 17th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (IANS) The sultan and the regent of Malaysia's Pahang state will grant an audience to a part-time model who has expressed a wish to meet them before being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Budget hotels in Malaysia being turned into sex dens


December 16th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 16 (ANI): The Alor Star City Council has found that 90 per cent of the city's budget lodgings are fire traps.Many such places have also become dens for immoral ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslim NGOs for punishing those questioning Malaysian model’s caning


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuantan (Malaysia), Oct.3 (ANI): Fourteen Muslim non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Malaysia's Kuantan state have urged the authorities to act against people who are questioning the caning sentence of part-time model Kartika Sari ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia’s appeals panel upholds whip-for-beer-drinking model’s punishment


September 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 29 (ANI): The whipping sentence of former Malaysian model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno has been upheld by the Kuantan Syariah High Court Appeals Panel.Kartika, 32, was sentenced to six ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian ‘whip-for-drinking-beer’ model may act in film after caning


September 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 25 (ANI): The Malaysian part-time model, who hogged international headlines after being sentenced for drinking beer, seems to have put her troubles behind, and plans to act in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Female Islamic group seeks stay of Malaysian model’s whipping sentence


September 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep.19 (ANI): A non-governmental group -- Sisters in Islam (SIS) -- has filed a petition before the Syariah High Court in Kuantan seeking a stay of the execution of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Too late for Malaysian ex-model to appeal against caning


August 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (IANS) Former model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, who was to be caned after she drank beer in public, cannot file an appeal against the sentence as the 14-day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Malay women file for divorce over husbands’ unusual sex drive


July 27th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 27 (ANI): Two Malay women are said to have filed for divorce from their husbands on the ground that they have an unusual sex drive that is linked to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malay court orders caning of Singapore model for having beer


July 21st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuantan (Malaysia), July 21 (ANI): A religious court in Malaysia has sentenced a Singaporean Muslim model to six strokes of the cane after she drank beer at a nightclub.The 32-year-old part-time model ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pathetic state of religious school in Malaysia upsets parents


June 18th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 18 (ANI): The plight of students of a religious school complex in Malaysia's Jinjang Utara can be highlighted from the fact that they are forced to study in a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Malaysian Indian Congress calls for a Malaysian Hindu Religious Department


May 4th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May. 4 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has petitioned the government to set-up a Malaysian Hindu Religious Department to deal with temple and conversions issues."After setting up such a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Johors Religious Department urges Muslims to boycott Valentines Day


February 6th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Johor Baru, Feb. 6 (ANI): The religious Department in Malaysia''s Johar state has reminded Muslims that St. Valentine''s Day was haram (prohibited) in Islam. The fatwa had been declared in 2005 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Up to Malaysias rulers to accept yoga ruling


November 26th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Nov.26 (ANI): The National Fatwa Council may have declared yoga haram for having the potential to undermine the faith of Muslims as it could be traced back to Hinduism, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Malaysian edict against yoga kicks up controversy


November 25th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 (IANS) A fatwa (edict) banning the practise of yoga by Malaysian Muslims has kicked up a controversy in the country, with some saying that it had nothing to ... Read more...

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Scandal hastens Malaysian TV actor’s divorce


November 4th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 4 (IANS) Being caught in "close proximity" in the middle of the night with a co-star last week has hastened the end of the marriage of popular Malaysian TV ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian challenges dead half-brother’s conversion to Islam


June 26th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 26 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian has challenged the conversion to Islam of his half-brother, who allegedly committed suicide earlier this week, claiming his body from hospital authorities for funeral ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probe into HINDRAF lawyer’s comments completed


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (ANI): Police have completed their investigations into the remarks by Karpal Singh, a lawyer representing five incarcerated HINDRAF leaders, on the Malay Rulers and are awaiting further ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malaysian Indian lawmaker in trouble with government


May 11th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) Malaysian Indian lawyer-lawmaker Karpal Singh has said he fears for his life following the government's moves to prosecute him for questioning a decision taken by the Sultan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Indian lawmaker faces string of charges


May 9th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Three police reports were lodged against Malaysian Indian lawmaker Karpal Singh for allegedly questioning the special rights and authority of the Sultan of the Perak state. Complaining ... Read more...

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