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Crows in Malaysia steal panties, bras to make nests


March 29th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29 (ANI): When a number of panties and bras left to dry outside several homes in Malaysia disappeared, the initial suspicion fell on a sexual predator, until it was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Special Elections To Be Called For Filling Up Vacancy Left By Christopher Lee


February 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the sudden resignation of former Congressman Christopher Lee owing to an Internet scandal where semi-nude pictures of the Republican was posted claiming that he had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No progress over Malay Indian families’ land title request


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep.2 (ANI): Malay Indian families living in Sekinchan since the 1950s have claimed that there has been no progress by the authorities in ruling over their land titles.The Star and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian party planning voter’s registration for Malay Indians


June 10th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, 10 June (ANI): The Democratic Action Party of Malaysia is planning to register around 55,000 Malay Indians living in the country in the voter's list.Sungkai State assemblyman, A. Sivanesan said ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress calls on Indian parties to unite


November 9th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov.9 (ANI): Former Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) deputy president S. Subramaniam has said while it has played the role of an umbrella body for Indians since its inception in 1946, ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu temple relocation plan shelved for the time being


September 6th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Shah Alam, Sep. 6 (ANI): Following a heated meeting between the residents of Section 23 of Shah Alam and City Council enforcement officers, the controversial decision to relocate a Hindu temple from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MIC Youth chief candidates facing hate-SMS campaign


August 14th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 14 (ANI): As the race for Malaysian Indian Congress Youth chief intensifies, a hate text campaign against the main contenders for the post through text messages is on.Mobile ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindraf leader plans to set up NGO for Malay-Indians


July 29th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 28 (ANI): Hindraf leader K Vasantha Kumar is planning to set-up a non- government organization to speak-up for the needs of the Malay Indian community.Kumar, who was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Government urged to give Indians more opportunities


July 10th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kahang (Malaysia), July 10 (ANI): The Malaysian Government should give more opportunities to the Indian community in the country's development projects, the Tamil Nesan quoted state assemblyman R. Vidyanathan, as saying.The Indian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

There is land, but no money for a crematorium in Malaysias Ipoh state


October 8th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Oct.8 (ANI): There is land, but no funds for constructing a crematorium for Hindus in the Malaysian state of Ipoh. According to a report in the New Strait Times, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Malay Indian creates history, sworn in as Assembly member


May 9th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Taiping (Malaysia), May 9 (ANI): Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader M. Manoharan created history by becoming Malysias first state assemblyman to be sworn in while detained under the Internal Security ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cremation ground conversion angers Malaysian Hindus


May 7th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) Tamil Hindus of Tupah Estate, about 10 km from Bidor in Perak state, held a peaceful demonstration after their cremation ground was illegally converted into agricultural land, ... Read more...

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With 10 Indian members, Malaysian parliament displays diversity


April 28th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 28(IANS) With 10 ethnic Indians elected for the first time, Malaysia's 12th parliament opened here Monday displaying political diversity and maturity. Indians form eight percent of Malaysia's 28-million population. ... Read more...

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Sivakumar the first Indian to be Speaker of Malaysian Assembly


April 26th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 26 (ANI): Tronoh V. Sivakumar (37) created history yesterday when he became the first Indian to assume the chair of Speaker of Malaysia Assembly. He is the 12 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A first: Indian-origin speaker in Malaysian legislature


April 2nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 2 (IANS) A state legislature in Malaysia is about to make history by appointing an ethnic Indian as its speaker. The ruling parties in Perak state have made a ... Read more...

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Jailed Hindraf legislator cannot be released


March 29th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 29 (IANS) Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader M. Manoharan who is being detained under the Internal Security Act cannot be released although he won the Kota Alam Shah ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Release of Malaysia’s Hindraf leaders ‘just rumours’


March 24th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) People should disregard rumours circulated via SMS that the five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders detained under Malaysia's Internal Security Act (ISA) would be released, wife ... Read more...

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