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Malaysian woman leaves hubby who married 15 others!


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has left her husband who have married up to 15 other women, each in different states.After finding out she was actually the fifth wife, ... Read more...

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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 set up special counters to help Indians without documents


January 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (ANI): Malaysia's National Registration Department (NRD) offices will set up special counters next month under the "MyDaftar" campaign to address documentation problems involving the Indian community.The counters will ... Read more...

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Malay Indian leader Palanivel figuring out ways to accept sacked members


January 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress' (MIC) Information Chief P. Kamalanathan has said that the party's President, G. Palanivel is trying to figure out ways to accept earlier sacked ... 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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Malaysia to set up three labs to address Indian issues


December 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 28(ANI): Malaysia will set up three labs for Malaysian Indians focusing on small and medium enterprises (SME), retail industry and reducing crime among youth, Deputy Minister in the Prime ... Read more...

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Malaysia to set up three panels for Indian community


December 28th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 28 (IANS) Three committees will be set up for Malaysia's 2.1-million Indian community that will focus on areas where they would benefit the most, a minister has announced.The areas ... Read more...

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`Syndicates exploiting Indian girls in Malaysia’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 21 (IANS) Syndicates are targeting Indian teenaged girls, luring them to take pictures or videos of themselves, blackmailing them into having sex and forcing some into prostitution, an official ... Read more...

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1 Malaysian programme addresses 600 Indian cases in a day


October 4th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (ANI): A one-day programme to resolve the woes of the Indian community, addressed more than 600 cases within four hours on Sunday at Sungai Pelek in Malaysia.According to ... Read more...

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Malaysia seeks India’s help to trace missing Indian


September 18th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (IANS) The Malaysian police have sought help from their Indian counterparts and the Interpol to trace an Indian millionaire who has been missing since January when he arrived ... Read more...

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Fake Malaysian broker promises ‘express phone wedding’ in 10mins flat!


August 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 17 (ANI): An illegal marriage broker in Malaysia is said to be offering couples an "express solemnisation service" via the telephone that takes just 10 minutes to complete.Pak Sheikh, ... Read more...

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MIC man plans to sue committee member for defamation


July 14th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), July 14 (ANI): Selangor MIC information chief L. Siva Subramaniam plans to sue expelled central working committee member K.P. Samy for defamation.The Star quoted him as saying that Samy had ... Read more...

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DAP veteran urges Malaysian Govt. to focus on Indian interests


June 30th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 30 (ANI): Pahang deputy chairman J. Apalasamy, has warned that Pakatan Rakyat will not be able to take over the Federal Government in the next general election if the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda spreading terror tentacles in Malay mosques, NGOs


June 18th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 18 (ANI): An al-Qaeda-backed group is reported to be actively making plans to spread its terror tentacles into Malaysian mosques and non-governmental organizations.According to the New Strait Times, the ... Read more...

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MIC President names deputy Palanivel as his successor


May 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President S. Samy Vellu has named his deputy G. Palanivel as his successor, when he steps down in September next year.It has ... Read more...

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Straight fight in Malaysian by-poll: Najib to campaign


April 20th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Najib tun Razak will personally campaign for his alliance's ethnic Indian candidate in a key parliamentary by-election that became a straight fight after two independents ... Read more...

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Indian party wants to contest Malaysian by-election


April 6th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) A party representing ethnic Indians wants to contest an upcoming parliamentary by-election in Malaysia but the dominant Malay force in the ruling alliance is also eyeing the ... Read more...

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Malaysian ‘whip-for-drinking-beer’ model plans to write autobiography


January 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 17 (ANI): Former Malaysian model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, who is to be whipped in public for drinking beer, is planning to write a book about her trials and ... Read more...

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Malaysian man claims Pakistani wife ’stole’ son and fled to Karachi


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 3 (ANI): A Malaysian man has claimed that his estranged Pakistani wife kidnapped and took away his three-year-old son to Karachi while he was at work.According to Ashiq Ali, ... Read more...

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Self-proclaimed Malay prophet sentenced to 10 years’ in jail


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 22(ANI): A Syariah High Court has sentenced Abdul Kahar Ahmad, self-proclaimed Malay prophet, to 10 years' in jail and six strokes of the rotan for five charges in connection ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress working committee has two Punjabis candidates


September 7th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 7 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, the Malaysian Indian Congress has kept two Punjabi hopefuls on the preferred list of candidates for the party's central working committee (CWC). ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress reaches out to other parts of diaspora


September 7th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 7 (IANS) Two members of the Punjabi community are, for the first time, on Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) chief S. Samy Vellu's list of nominees for the organisation's ... Read more...

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Schoolgirls in Malaysia selling sex for free supply of drugs


September 6th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, September 6 (ANI): Several schoolgirls in Malaysia are reportedly so addicted to drugs that they have sex with the pushers for a free supply.A sizeable number of secondary school ... 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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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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Malaysian Gujaratis fast during Paryushan


August 26th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), Aug 26 (IANS) For Gujarati Jains here, the Paryushan fast has coincided with that of holy Ramadan being observed by the majority Muslim population. Fasting is common among the two communities, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Tourism Minister says little being done to promote Little India


August 16th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), Aug.16 (ANI): The Government of Selangor in Malaysia has failed to gazette Little India here as a tourist spot has negated the Federal Government's efforts to promote the area and ... Read more...

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Ghei ends fifth, Muniyappa 15th at Selangor Masters


August 8th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug 8 (IANS) Indian golfer Gaurav Ghei finished at tied fifth, his best of the season, at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters here Saturday. It was Ghei's best finish of ... Read more...

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MIC polls attracts an overwhelming number of candidates


July 14th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress polls are shaping up to be one of the most intense elections held, as the number of candidates contending for various posts has ... Read more...

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Malay restaurant offering ’sex’ on menu raided


June 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): Police in Malaysia have discovered that a restaurant was enjoying brisk business by offering more than just some delectable dishes on the menu-women from China.Cops got suspicious ... Read more...

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Row over renaming `Little India’ in Malaysia


March 18th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), March 18 (IANS) A controversy over re-naming "Little India" is brewing in this Malaysian city where ethnic Indians are in large numbers and have historic and sentimental ties. A controversial move ... Read more...

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Malaysian-Indian trade leader wants all-inclusive economy


February 21st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21 (IANS) A Malaysian-Indian business leader has urged that the country's economy be "Malaysianised" to ensure participation of all races and better and faster growth. Introducing a 30 percent quota ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian speaker criticised for suspending ministry


February 20th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur/Ipoh, Feb 20 (IANS) V. Sivakumar, the Malaysian Indian speaker of Perak assembly, has invited criticism from within his opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) for suspending the entire state ministry. PR leaders ... Read more...

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Thaipusam Festival, 8 February,2009


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Thaipusam is a celebration of the birthday to the Hindu deity Subramaniam. At this occasion, the Hindus shows sincerity of their faith. It is a time for making and fulfilling vows. The ... Read more...

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