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Malay Indians express outrage over sale of slippers bearing Hindu deity impressions


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (ANI): A number of Indian religious organisations in Malaysia have expressed outrage over the sale of slippers bearing impressions of a Hindu deity.The Star quoted the Malaysia Hindu ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu festival gets Buddhist touch


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Jan 20 (IANS) Two Malaysian Indian brothers celebrating the Thaipusam festival of the Tamil Hindus carried idols of Buddhist deity Kuan Yin after their ailing mother recovered.G. Asokumar, 31, ... Read more...

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Malay-Indians begin silver chariot procession


January 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (ANI): The Malay-Indians have begun their 12-hour silver chariot procession bearing Lord Subramaniam's idol from the Sri Maha Mariamman temple last night.The Star quoted Batu Caves Sri Subramaniam ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM launches Malay Indian Vellu’s ‘tell-all’ biography


December 12th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 12 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister has launched a "tell-all" biography of former Malasian Indian Congress (MIC) president Samy Vellu, in which he reveals how he tried in vain ... Read more...

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Indian temple becomes first solar-powered edifice in Malaysia


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 3 (ANI): The Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Sungai Salak in Lukut, Negri Sembilan, has become the first solar-powered religious edifice in Malaysia.The 100-year-old temple, located four kilometers from ... Read more...

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Protesters fined for displaying cow head in Malaysia


July 27th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 27 (IANS) A Malaysian court Tuesday slapped a fine of $313 each on 12 people for displaying a cow head while protesting the shifting of a Hindu temple in ... Read more...

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Thousands of Hindus expected at Malaysian temple event


May 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) More than 20,000 Hindus are expected to attend the consecration ceremony of the 105-year-old Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Malaysia. The temple, located at Puchong in Selangor state, ... Read more...

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1.7 million throng Hindu shrine in Malaysia


February 1st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1.7 million Hindu devotees Monday thronged Lord Subramaniam's temple at the Batu Caves near the national capital to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival. Crowds of devotees and ... Read more...

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Malay Govt. urged to recognise Thaipusam as a national festival


January 25th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25(ANI): The Malaysian Government has been urged to recognise Thaipusam as a national festival and to make it a public holiday in the peninsula.Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated ... Read more...

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Hindus to move temple in Malaysian suburb


January 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kemaman (Malaysia), Jan. 13 (ANI): Plans are afoot to relocate the century-old Sri Maha Mariamman temple built by early Indians settlers in Kemasik, a suburb in Kerteh, 25km from here.The temple, which ... Read more...

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Malaysians put off demolition of 130-year-old Indian temple


October 9th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Selangor (Malaysia), Oct.9 (ANI): Authorities in the Malaysian state of Selangor have put off the demolition of the 130-year-old Sri Maha Mariamman temple, which is located in Jenjarom.A decision to put off ... Read more...

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Decision to shift Hindu temple in Malaysian city shelved


September 14th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 14 (IANS) Authorities in Malaysia's Selangor state have shelved the decision to relocate a 150-year-old Hindu temple following protests last month. During one of the protests, a severed cow ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Malaysian protesters


September 8th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 8 (IANS) Malaysian Police Tuesday nabbed four of the 12 people allegedly involved in the Aug 28 protest when a severed head of a cow was displayed, trampled and ... Read more...

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Relocation of Hindu shrine in Malaysia put on hold


September 6th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 6 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have suspended the proposed relocation of a 150-year-old Hindu temple to a Muslim-Malay dominated area after a meeting to persuade the local residents turned ... Read more...

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79.5-kms-long Ganesha Chathurthi convoy sets record in Malaysia


August 24th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 24 (ANI): Malaysia's longest convoy of 213 lorries participated in Vinayagar Chathurthi celebrations on Sunday, marking the birthday of Hindu Lord Ganesha.The 79.5 kilometres long convoy, which included an ... Read more...

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Alternative sites provided for relocation of two Malay Hindu temples


August 17th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Johor (Malaysia), Aug 17(ANI): Alternative sites have been provided for the relocation of two prominent Hindu temples in Malaysia's Kluang district, which have been squatting on Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) land ... 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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Malaysian Indian politician dies fighting robbers


January 13th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Jan 13 (IANS) An ethnic Indian politician and Hindu community leader was killed while fighting off six machete-wielding robbers who broke into his home. N. Sidambaram, 64, was divisional treasurer ... Read more...

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Kalam hails ‘multi-racial living culture’ of Malaysian cities


August 31st, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Aug 31 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J Abdul Kalam has praised the conservation effort that has gone into preserving the multi-racial "living culture" of George Town, Malakka and other ... Read more...

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Malaysian Government asked to ease entry for Indian priests


June 30th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 30 (ANI): Malaysia Hindu Council chief R. Nadarajah has called on the Government to ease entry of foreign priests into the country.Nadarajah, who is Sri Maha Mariamman Devasthanam ... Read more...

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