universiti malaya

Malaysian Indians least likely to kick the butt: Study


February 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Malaysian Indians are least likely to quit smoking compared to the Chinese or the Malays, a study has revealed. The Chinese, if male, married and motivated, top ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Book burning by Malaysian Indians sparks debate


January 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Burning of copies of a book that refers to caste system among Malaysian Indians, allegedly by some Hindu groups, has triggered an animated debate.The point being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia gets its first Imam via ‘X-Factor’ inspired reality show


July 31st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (ANI): Muhammad Asyraf Mohd Ridzuan, 26, an imam from Penang has won Imam Muda- a new reality show, on the lines of 'X Factor', which has gained ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

MIC to submit proposals for inclusion of Indian community’s issues in 10th Malaysia Plan


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 23 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) is all set to submit its recommendations on the inclusion of the Indian community's issues in the 10th Malaysia Plan to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia’s Royal Military College set to increase seats for non-Malay students by 30%


February 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 26 (ANI): Under the 1Malaysia concept introduced by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, the Royal Military College (RMC) has decided to increase the intake of non-Malay students by 30 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Indian Congress recommends proposals for Malay Indian community


February 8th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 8(ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu has said the party will submit 12 recommendations for the Malay Indian community's development, for inclusion in the 10th ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MIC CWC candidate urges Indian businessmen to think big


September 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep. 9 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress's CWC seat hopeful Jaspal Singh has urged Malay-Indian businessmen to think big and incorporate technology into their ventures for more profit.Singh said Indians ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Universiti Malaya’s Indian Studies Department told to unite Indian community


September 5th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 5 (ANI): The staff of Universiti Malaya's Indian Studies Department have been urged to set aside their differences and work towards uniting the Malay Indian community.In its editorial, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Universiti Malaya’s Indian Studies Department to remain


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Sep 3 (ANI): The Malaysian Cabinet has decided that the Indian Studies Department of Universiti Malaya will remain and to be headed by a qualified Malaysian of Indian origin.Human Resources Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Universiti Malaya’s Indian Studies dept will be maintained: VC


August 26th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug. 26 (ANI): The representatives of Indian NGOs have been assured by the vice-chancellor of Universiti Malaya that the Indian Studies department in the university will be maintained.Professor Ghauth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian varsity to retain Indian studies department


August 26th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 26 (IANS) Universiti Malaya vice-chancellor Ghauth Jasmon has assured representatives of NGOs representing people of Indian origin that the Indian Studies department in the university will be maintained. The NGOs' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malay Indian NGOs want Indian expert to head university department


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.22 (ANI): A group of 128 Indian non-governmental organizations have called on the Malaysian Government to appoint an expert in Indian affairs to head the Universiti Malaya's department for Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heated row among Universiti Malaya’s teaching staff led to non-Indian HoD’s appointment


August 4th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Aug. 4 (ANI): A heated squabble among the teaching staff of Universiti Malaya's Indian Studies Department is said to be the reason behind the appointment of a non-Indian head ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Universiti Malaya’s Indian Studies Dept losing popularity due to power struggle


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 2 (ANI): The ongoing power struggle within Universiti Malaya's Indian Studies Department may soon result in a dip in its popularity rating.It is being said that the recruitment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blair is a war criminal: Mahathir Mohamad


August 1st, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.1 (ANI): Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad has labelled former British Prime Minister Tony Blair a war criminal, and criticised the present government for extending an invitation ... Read more...

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