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Tamil, Sikh communities celebrate New Year in Malaysia


April 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 15 (ANI): The Tamil and Sikh communities in Malaysia have celebrating Varisha Pirappu (new year) and Vesakhi in their own unique style.Tamils celebrate "Kara" or the New Year ... Read more...

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‘No evidence of Sikh militants operating from Kuala Lumpur’


July 29th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jul 29 (ANI): The Malaysian Police has rebutted Punjab Police accusations that the Sikh separatist group, Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), has set up a base outside Kuala Lumpur.There is no ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indian wins Malaysian golf tournament


July 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) An ethnic Indian has won Malaysia's golf tournament Negri Sembilan Masters Invitational, becoming the first Malaysian to win it. Siva, 31, led from day one and was consistent ... Read more...

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Parents still searching for missing two-year-old Indian-origin girl in Malaysia


July 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), July 4(ANI): The distraught parents of missing two-year-old Indian-origin girl are still searching for their baby.Nisha Chandramohan had disappeared on June 4 after being taken for a walk ... Read more...

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Malaysian local council president arrested for asking sexual favours


June 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 5 (ANI): A Malaysian local council president has been arrested for allegedly demanding sexual favours from a woman in return for approving a permit to run an asam pedas ... Read more...

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Malaysian Govt to train more Indian youth: Subramaniam


September 7th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 7 (ANI): Malaysian Human Resources Minister Dr S. Subramaniam has said that the government has decided to provide professional training to more Indian youths in order to help them ... Read more...

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Hindraf supporters hold protests to save Penang village


July 1st, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), July 1 (ANI): A group of Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) supporters gathered at Komtar, demanding that the Penang Government use its "executive powers" to save Kampung Buah ... Read more...

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Malaysian banks are refusing to accept Tamil written cheques, says MP


June 18th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 18 (ANI): An opposition MP has expressed surprise that local banks are still refusing to honour cheques written in Tamil, the Malaysia Nanban reports.Seremban MP John Fernandez, who is ... Read more...

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‘Malay-Indians should take full advantage of available opportunities’


May 16th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (ANI): The Deputy Minister in Malaysian Prime Minister's cabinet, T. Murugiah, has urged the Malay-Indian community to identify and take advantage of programs available with various ministries rather ... Read more...

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Former MIC vice president offers to unite Malay Indians


May 5th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 (ANI): Former Malaysian Indian Congress vice-president M. Muthupalaniappan, who was elected a delegate to the party general assembly in September, has offered to revitalise and unite the ... 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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Ancient Hindu temple in Malaysia gets state funds


February 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (IANS) A 120-year-old Hindu temple in Malaysia, one of the oldest in the Muslim-majority country, has been granted $175,000 in state funds.The Negri Sembilan state government gave ... Read more...

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Detained Malaysian daughter meets her mother after three years


September 10th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.10 (ANI): A 22-year-old woman finally managed to see her mother and sister after three years on Tuesday. M. Rajeshvari was detained for 11 months at the Lenggeng Immigration depot ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Hindraf holds rallies, demands leaders’ freedom


May 12th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 12 (IANS) The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) has held several peaceful rallies across Malaysia, urging the government to release its jailed leaders and provide medical treatment to one ... Read more...

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Malaysians gift Indian mother of seven home and warmth


May 11th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) Community leaders, a corporate group and newspaper readers in Malaysia have pooled in resources to help an Indian origin mother of seven who was thrown out of ... Read more...

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Detained Hindraf leader’s mother meets Malaysian PM


April 16th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 16 (IANS) Detained Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P. Uthayakumar's mother met Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to plead for early release of her son who is ... Read more...

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Government has given large grants to Malaysian Indians: Vellu


March 3rd, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 3 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress President S. Samy Vellu said the government had given large grants for the benefit of the ethnic Indian community, countering allegations by the opposition ... Read more...

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Three Indians from Chennai cycling around the world for peace


December 22nd, 2007 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (ANI): Three Indian from Chennai, kicked off their world peace tour in Malaysia and will be travelling to Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia. Senbaga Vaira Vanchinak Kuntrak ... Read more...

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