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Respect hati baik saudara Thiban, kata abang Melayu ini

“SAYA kagum dengan sikapnya kerana sanggup membantu orang dalam kesusahan tanpa menghiraukan perbezaan kaum dan agama,” kata Mohamad Taufik Zainuddin, 27, mengulas mengenai ciapan dimuat naiknya di Twitter. Menerusi ciapan berkenaan, Mohamad Taufik berkongsi kisah adiknya, Mohamad Asyraf Zainuddin, 25, yang terbabit kemalangan motosikal selepas terlanggar pembahagi jalan di Subang Jaya, Selangor kira-kira 5 pagi pada 21 January 2020.  Berikutan

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Real History of Thai Pongal – The Harvest Festival

Tamil festival of Thai Pongal is a thanks giving ceremony in which the farmers celebrate the event to thank the spirits of nature spirit, the Sun and the farm animals for their assistance in providing a successful harvest. The rest of the people celebrate the festival to pay their thanks to the farmers for the production of food. This festival

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Malaysian Human Calculator Yaashwin Scored 8As 1B in PT3 Examination

Malaysia’s Human Calculator 15-year-old Yaashwin Sarawanan took Malaysians by surprise when he got selected for Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 and secured the 2nd spot in the Grand Finale of the show. His incredible mathematical abilities, along with a charming personality, was a win among the show’s judges and audience. After his new-found success, Yaashwin took a break to focus

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Inspiring story of Malaysian Sikh student who bags university VC award

According Asia Samachar portal, 25-years old Engineering graduate Amardeep Singh Dhillon has won Vice Chancellor Award and was selected to deliver a speech at the Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM) convocation ceremony last week. The success did not come easy. Etched deep in his memory is the time when his father, who was rearing cows in Buntong, Ipoh, met with

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Singapore Minister launches book which traces Tamil community’s presence in region dating back 2,000 years

SINGAPORE – A newly launched publication has traced the Tamil community’s presence in Singapore and South-east Asia back 2,000 years. The Indian Heritage Centre’s From Sojourners To Settlers – Tamils in Southeast Asia and Singapore was launched on last Saturday (Dec 7) by Singapore Minister Of Communications and Information S. Iswaran at the Asian Civilisations Museum. “The Tamil community in

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US State Dept: Malaysia used as a “source-transit point” by Daesh and al-Qaeda terror groups

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia was not attacked by terrorist groups such as Daesh and al-Qaeda but was used by these organisations as a “source and transit point”, according to the United States Department of State’s Country Reports on Terrorism 2018. It said Malaysia was used as a transit point by suspected Daesh supporters deported from Turkey and individuals planning to

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Silambam makes it to Sukma 2020

THE inclusion of silambam in Sukma 2020 is hailed as a great opportunity for associations and exponents to work together to make it a success, Malaysia Nanban reported. Persatuan Silambam Malaysia deputy president R.T. Uthayakumar said silambam was first introduced in Sukma 2007 as a showcase, and went on to be included as a competitive sport in two subsequent Sukma

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Showing Sympathy For Liberation Struggles is Not a Crime – SUARAM on LTTE issue

OPINION | Do Malaysians still remember how the Prime Minister has repeatedly stressed that “New Malaysia” is strictly based on the rule of law? This is apart from the PH GE14 manifesto that promised to do away with detention without trial laws such as SOSMA, POCA and POTA. Recent police action is disturbing as it is in direct contradiction to

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Fake LTTE Threat Arrest – TGTE Condemns & Urges Malaysia to Respect Human Rights

The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam [TGTE] condemns the arrests of G. Saminathan and P. Gunasekaran, both members of the state assemblies in Negeri Sembilan and Melaka, states under the control of the present ruling coalition of Pakatan Harapan or Coalition of Hope. Two other DAP members and five others were also arrested under the Special Offences (Security Measures) Act

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