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MUMBAI, May 20 — Indian stocks and the rupee soared today as exit polls predicted a second term for business-friendly Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi, traders said.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, amid a tussle between the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and Malay groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, as part of the tussle between Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Malay groups opposed to it.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The president of Islamic group Isma, Aminuddin Yahaya, asserted that a Malaysian postage stamp bearing the image of a church was further indication that Muslims were increasin...
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Police have arrested the three remaining members of an Islamic State cell which was planning to carry out assassinations and terrorist acts to avenge the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three highly-wanted militants, including two Malaysian bomb-making experts, were arrested on Tuesday, a day after police released their images to the public.
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India’s election watchdog says it has forced Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to take down hundreds of posts during the country’s election but experts say it is just a drop in an ocean of misinformation that has engulfed voters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said on Thursday (May 16) that they have detained the three remaining suspects of an Islamic State (IS) “wolf pack” believed to be planning big-scale attacks and a...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have nabbed the remaining suspects, including two Malaysians, linked to a group that was said to be planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country.
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NEW DELHI, May 16 — India’s election watchdog says it has forced Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to take down hundreds of posts during the country’s election but experts say it is just a drop in a...
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a Islamic State (IS) terror cell wanted by the authorities for planning a jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan have been circul...
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MAY 16 — Tomorrow, I’ll be having lunch with grandma.
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a terror cell “Islamic State” wanted by the authorities in the country for planning jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan ha...
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PETALING JAYA: A crime researcher wants Putrajaya to act against politicians who fuel racial and religious hatred, stating failure to do so will lead to the rise of extremist groups willing to carry o...
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Malaysian police have arrested four men who they said were planning to attack temples and churches, and kill high-profile individuals, to avenge the death of a Malay-Muslim fireman who died from injur...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror group who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley la...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Four members of the Daesh terror who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country were nabbed in Terengganu and the Klang Valley last w...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four men have been arrested by Malaysian police for plotting assassinations and big-scale terror attacks in the Klang Valley.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) revealed today they have apprehended four men who were planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia in the Muslim holy fasting mont...
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Voters in Delhi and elsewhere in India’s north lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with the opposition seeking a united stan...
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THE Penang branch of the Malaysia Hindu Sangam (MHS) is calling for a member of the organisation to be appointed as a senator to help serve the community better, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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THROUGHOUT its first year in power in Terengganu, PAS' strategy has been to work with its new friend Umno while maintaining a relationship with Pakatan Harapan in Putrajaya.
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Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday begins intricate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowns its f...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa today appeared to defend Perlis mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin as a progressive religious scholar, but also cast doubt on the latter’s atte...
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KOTA KINABALU: Prominent Sabah Indian leader Datuk K.A.Vanar, who was instrumental in getting Deepavali declared a public holiday in the state, passed away at the age of 92 on Wednesday (May 1).
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PETALING JAYA: Muslim preacher Zamri Vinoth is in trouble with the law apparently because he made a passing reference to what he described as “illogical” Hindu practices in a talk that was largely...
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In conjunction with Labour Day on Wednesday, Masjid Nurul Yaqin in Kelana Jaya organised an Open Day.The event was well attended by residents from the Christian, Buddhist and Hindu faith and council w...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian chapter of a global boycott campaign against Israel has condemned a DAP senator for urging Putrajaya to establish diplomatic ties with the Jewish state, saying his explana...
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Police have to date received 867 reports on the video clip which allegedly contains derogatory elements about the Hindu religion made by an independent speaker.
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PETALING JAYA: In the true spirit of solidarity, a Muslim group visited a church, a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Following the deadly terrorist attack at multiple churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21, a Muslim group showed solidarity in the best way possible – by visiting a church themsel...
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PETALING JAYA: A Muslim group visited a church as well as Hindu and Buddhist temples in Kuala Lumpur Sunday (April 28) to show solidarity with non-Muslims following the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.
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VEENA Kumari is a typical Narendra Modi voter: a 52-year-old housewife.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Police questioned activist Numan Afifi about an unidentified foreigner’s speech and not his own remarks during the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) summit in Ge...
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Sri Lanka’s abrupt shutdown of social media sites following the Easter Sunday bombings has left worried friends and relatives living abroad in the dark.
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Advertisement Supported by By Hannah Beech, Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be rippe...
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Sri Lankan authorities turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content.
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DURING a recent trip back to Melaka, one unbelievable story about a gander laying a clutch of eggs created quite a buzz among locals and tourists.
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PETALING JAYA: Ride-hailing service Grab has launched an inquiry into a claim that two underage passengers had gone missing, following a plea to the public posted on Facebook.
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MUMBAI, April 15 — India's tycoons are playing a pivotal role in the Asian giant's most expensive election ever, from funding campaigns and tacit endorsements to being hot-button issues themselves.
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KUANTAN: The management committee of the Sri Mariamman Temple here is fuming that a low-flying helicopter left a trail of damage at the place of worship and messed up their preparations to welcome the Hindu new year.
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KUANTAN: The management committee of the Sri Mariamman Temple, located adjacent to Padang Kemunting here, is fuming that a low flying helicopter left a trail of damage at the temple yesterday and mess...
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In an unprecedented move, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang visited the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur last month, where he was received with a flower garland by the BN component party's president SA V...
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False news and hateful propaganda on digital platforms are at peak levels before India’s elections begin, and that’s posing a problem for officials trying to combat it.
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India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Monday it would remove decades-old special rights for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that could provoke a ...
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SEREMBAN: Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan thinks that banners put up urging people not to vote for his Pakatan Harapan rival in the April 13 polls because he is Indian are actually targeted at him and the coalition.
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MORE than a hundred Hindu residents staged a demonstration in Rasah, Negri Sembilan, urging the management of a de-registered temple there be returned to locals, Malaysia Nanban reported.Kampung Pasir Om Sivanalayam, which came under a new committee a few years ago, had its registration cancelled by the Registrar of Societies two years ago due to management irregularities. The temple’s activities and initiatives were hampered following the cancellation.The protesters said a new management team had been formed under the founder and they should be allowed to take over the duties.
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QUITE a number of Malay Muslims in this country of ours have much respect for controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The government has no plans to add Clause 88A to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said in the Dewan Rakyat today.
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NEW DELHI, April 4 — A court in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu yesterday asked the federal government to ban Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was “encouraging pornography”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): AirAsia Bhd is set to fly to Quanzhou in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian, with a daily direct service from Kuala Lumpur commencing May 1.
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Johor exco in charge of consumerism, human resources and unity S Ramakrishnan said today that state menteri besar Osman Sapian has agreed to the allocation of a new plot of land for a Hindu crematori...
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THE Solidarity4Peace rally at Dataran Merdeka on Saturday was a very pertinent response to the tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand where Muslims at two mosques were gunned down, leaving 50 dead and m...
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LETTER | Much is being made of the #Solidarity4peace rally held in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
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Acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan shot back at his detractors today, asking them to examine his track record in the state he used to helm before branding him a racist.
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IPOH, March 22 — The Perak state government and Ipoh City Council is embarking on a tree-planting exercise in the city to further reduce urban heat.
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SHAH ALAM, March 19 — A witness testified today that he saw a firefighter getting trapped between an emergency vehicle and parked cars while attempting to escape a mob during riots at a Hindu temple...
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KUCHING, March 18 — Sarawak’s autonomy on immigration should be credited for the state’s religious and racial harmony, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.
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SEREMBAN: Dr S Streram has the heart and spirit of humanity, PKR president Anwar Ibrahim declared today, in explaining why Streram was chosen as the candidate for Pakatan Harapan in the Rantau by-elec...
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SEREMBAN, Mar 17 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has today appointed an audience of about 500 people to become the Pakatan Harapan information coordinators for the Rantau by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old man today pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court to two counts of insulting the Hindu religion on his Facebook page.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum has applied to expunge parts of an affidavit affirmed by Court of Appeal judge Justice Hamid Sultan Abu Backer which was filed in support of a lawsuit filed by Sangeet Kaur Deo against Malanjum.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old man has been detained for posting lewd and insulting remarks on the Hindu religion on Facebook, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 ― The police arrested a man yesterday for posting an insulting comment on the Hindu religion on a social media platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old man has been detained for posting lewd and insulting remarks on the Hindu religion, say Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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DAP Batu Gajah MP V Sivakumar has called on Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad to intervene in the Kuala Lumpur City Hall's denial of permission for the Panguni Uthiram procession.
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LOS ANGELES, March 8 — A YouTube spokesperson told Buzzfeed News yesterday that the platform has begun fact-checking videos with topics that are “prone to misinformation.” As reported by Buzzfee...
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PETALING JAYA: A Hindu non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called for the sacking of seven officials from the board of trustees of the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Batu Caves over allegations of mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Malaysian Anti-Corrup­tion Commission (MACC) officers raided the office of a Batu Caves temple here over an alleged dubious land deal yesterday.
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The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Tuesday obtained a three-day remand for three individuals in its probe on the development of land belonging to a Batu Caves temple committee.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained a three-day remand for three individuals, including a 'Tan Sri' in its probe on the development of land belonging to a Batu Caves temple committee.
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PETALING JAYA: A team from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has raided the home of a top office holder of the committee in charge of administering the Hindu temple in Batu Caves.
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MEGHSINGH Badouria, 75, was left freezing in his underpants after losing his clothes and his friends following a dip in the holy waters at humanity’s biggest gathering, India’s Kumbh Mela.
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Indian military officials said on Thursday they welcomed Pakistan’s planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 28 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Senator P. Waytha Moorthy should apologise to Malaysians for claiming thousands of Hindu temples were dem...
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THE National Kindness Week is a good initiative.
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KLANG: Police have detained a suspect in connection with the discovery of idols placed at the entrance of Surau Sabilul Huda in Taman Pendamar Indah, Port Klang here.
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KLANG: A 37-year-old man who is suspected of causing a stir by placing statues of Chinese and Hindu deities at a mosque in Pandamaran here was arrested by police on Sunday.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 25 — Police have arrested a 37-year old unemployed man who confessed to putting several idols of Chinese and Hindu worship at the Sabilul Huda surau in Klang last week — trigger...
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Police have arrested a man who admitted to placing idols at the Surau Sabilul Huda in Klang, which enraged Muslims.
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KUCHING: Sarawak will set up a Religious Welfare Fund to cater to the financial needs of religious associations in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said today.
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KUCHING, Feb 24 —  Sarawak will set up a Religious Welfare Fund to cater to the financial needs of religious associations in the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa has urged the authorities to take swift action and put an end to alleged attempts to stoke religiou...
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KLANG: Pranksters, who placed the idol of a Chinese deity at a mosque here on Wednesday, probably struck again yesterday when they left two small figurines of Hindu deities at a mosque in Pandamaran, ...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 23 — Those with information leading to the capture of Muhammad Riduan Abdullah @K. Pathmanathan will get RM10,000 as reward said a group aiding Hindu mother  M. Indira Gandhi see...
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Malaysians are still mired in religious controversies despite knowing that it will not augur well for the continued peace and co-existence in a multi-religious country like ours.
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SHAH ALAM, Feb 18 — The sandy imprint of a shoe was seen on the right ribcage of injured fire fighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim when he was rushed to hospital on the night of the Sri Maha Marimman t...
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India has warned against rising communal tensions across the country as some Kashmiris living outside their state said they faced property evictions while others were attacked on social media after a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An internal investigation into alleged judicial interference in an appeal pertaining to the late lawyer Karpal Singh was suspended in view of an ongoing police investigation into the cas...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 15): The Judiciary has lodged a police report over allegations made against unnamed judges and the institution in the affidavit made by a sitting Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Su...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): An internal investigation into alleged judicial interference in an appeal pertaining to the late lawyer Karpal Singh was suspended in view of an ongoing police investigation int...
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 14): The Selangor government today urged all parties involved in the issue of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, to respect and abide by yesterday’s H...
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government today urged all parties involved in the issue of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, to respect and abide by yesterday’s High Court ruli...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari today urged all parties to observe the High Court’s dismissal of a bid by 50 devotees of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple to prev...
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Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari has urged all parties involved in the legal dispute over the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Seafield, Subang, to respect the court ruling.