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KUALA LUMPUR, August 24 — Malaysians must move on instead of fixating over Dr Zakir Naik’s controversial remarks, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman said today.
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman appears to have buried the hatchet with controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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When the Zakir Naik issue surfaced, there were loud voices of discontent and protest from the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Two men arrested last night in Brickfields here for demonstrating against khat lessons in vernacular schools have been released on police bail.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A rally to present an eight-point reform plan for the Indian community and to call for the deportation of controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik that was planned to be held at Brickfields ...
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PETALING JAYA: Organisers have called off a rally in Brickfields on Saturday (Aug 24) to protest against the introduction of khat lessons in Tamil schools, reported...
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Compiled by NAZREEN IZAHAR, ALLISON LAI and R. ARAVINTHANCELEBRATIONS to commemorate the 137th birthday of renowned Indian poet Subramania Bharati (1882-1921) in Ipoh, Perak, will be attended by Tamil...
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PETALING JAYA: The organiser of an anti-Dr Zakir Naik rally has called off the gathering, scheduled to take place this afternoon, following a request by Anwar Ibrahim.
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Following a rally in Brickfield today against the introduction of khat lessons in Tamil schools, the organisers have called off a larger rally planned for tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The organiser of a planned rally to protest against controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik today announced that the event has been cancelled.
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The first of two proposed rallies in "Little India", Brickfields took place today without much incident.
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Is it appropriate for a serving mufti to give opinions freely about politics and make sweeping statements on minority groups that have contributed significantly to the development of their own communi...
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Anwar Ibrahim has urged the organisers to scrap the rallies planned in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, this evening and tomorrow afternoon.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has blamed Malaysiakini and DAP for the polemic surrounding preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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MUMBAI, Aug 23 ― When Prime Minister Narendra Modi was re-elected in May with a sweeping majority, Indian stock markets jumped to all-time highs as investors anticipated big bang pro-business reform...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah’s (pix) speech on the strong cultural diversity in Mala...
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Dr Zakir Naik has returned to the Bukit Aman police headquarters in KualaLumpur this afternoon to provide a statement over a report which he filed againsta minister and four others.This is the Indian-...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s P Ramasamy has questioned the prime minister’s lack of action against Dr Zakir Naik, a day after the controversial Indian preacher lodged a second police report against him ac...
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PETALING JAYA: Seventeen organisations have urged the government to announce the content of the Year Four Bahasa Melayu’s Standard Curriculum and Assessment Docu­ment (DSKP).
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Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah's speech on the strong cultural diversity in Malaysia as a perfect platform for d...
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SERI KEMBANGAN: Two academics have called for open-mindedness among Malaysian Muslims so they can gain knowledge from expressions of Islam in other parts of the world.
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GEORGE TOWN: The last Penang Hill funicular railway conductor who can trace his lineage back to the Great Depression has called it a day. He retired yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose more than 2% on Thursday, tracking gains in related edible oils on China's Dalian Commodity Exchange and on lower-than-expected palm production.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang today urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah speech on the strong cultural diversity in...
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Dr Zakir Naik will comply with police advice not to hold seminars and speeches for the time being.When met outside Bukit Aman on Thursday, Zakir’s lawyer Datuk Akberdin Abdul Kader said that while n...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — Malaysians are split when it comes to choosing between vernacular or single-stream school systems, with those in favour of vernacular schools citing fear of discrimination in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zakir Naik has accused Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy of defaming him during an interview with an Indian news channel.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zakir Naik will comply with police advice not to hold seminars and speeches for the time being, says his lawyer.
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he has not changed his position on Indian-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: Seventeen organisations, including Dong Jiao Zong and eight other Indian community organisations, are calling on the government to announce the content of the Year Four Bahasa Melayu Standard Curriculum and Assessment Document (DSKP).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik is back at Bukit Aman to give his statement on the police report against Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran and several others over alleged defamatory ...
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HYDERABAD: India needs to encourage e-commerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive ...
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government will abide by police advice on whether to allow controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik to give public talks in the state, says Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.
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PETALING JAYA: Broadcasting regulators in the UK have found Dr Zakir Naik’s satellite channel Peace TV guilty of hate speech, and say it could risk having its licence revoked as the Indian Muslim pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — Malaysia’s police today stood by its move to ban controversial India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik from delivering talks publicly in the country even as some lawyers assert...
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The Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will be announced in China at the end of this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Legal representatives of India-born Islamic televangelist Dr Zakir Naik issued a statement this morning saying the preacher will sue as many Indian Malaysians as it takes to prove he is...
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PETALING JAYA: Wildlife officials have disposed of several thousand turtles recently confiscated by customs officers, saying they are listed as an invasive alien species (IAS) in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — The United Chinese School Committees' Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong) remains undecided if it will participate in tomorrow’s rally protesting the implementation of ja...
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Malaysians have split down the middle when it comes to the idea of doing away with vernacular schools, with the top reason for opposition being fear of discrimination in single-stream schools, a surve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The man who introduced Malaysia to a young Dr Zakir Naik more than two decades ago says the organisers of recent events featuring the Indian Muslim preacher could have been more prepared...
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NEW DELHI: Police arrested former Indian finance minister P Chidambaram late on Wednesday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his applic...
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Police arrested former Indian finance minister P Chidambaram late on Wednesday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his application to seek...
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PETALING JAYA: The Indian government has welcomed the gag order on Dr Zakir Naik, with a push for a red-corner notice against the controversial preacher lined up as its next measure to bring him back ...
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NEW DELHI, Aug 22 — Police arrested former Indian finance minister P. Chidambaram late yesterday in relation to alleged corruption and money laundering, a day after the Delhi High Court rejected his...
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PETALING JAYA: PKR will leave it to the authorities to decide whether the permanent resident status of preacher Dr Zakir Naik should be revoked.
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has urged Warisan and Gabungan Parti Sarawak to ban Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin from entering Sabah and Sarawak.
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PKR today said it will let the authorities decide whether to revoke controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik's permanent residency status.
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Amazon.com Inc today opened its largest campus building globally in the south Indian city of Hyderabad as it prepares for a furious expansion and battle with nemesis Walmart Inc in one of the world’s fastest-growing retail markets.
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PETALING JAYA, August 21 — While he is free to preach in this country, fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik should not have insulted any ethnic groups in Malaysia, PKR organising secretary Nik Nazmi...
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PETALING JAYA: PKR will leave it to the authorities to decide whether or not to revoke the permanent residency status of preacher Dr Zakir Naik, who is currently facing calls for deportation by multiple parties.
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PETALING JAYA: Perak mufti Harussani Zakaria said the government should not “bow to pressure from the minorities” on several recent controversial issues including on the calls to deport Indian pre...
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IPOH, Aug 21 — M. Indira Gandhi is set to start a roadshow nationwide to seek the help from the public to locate her missing daughter Prasana Diksa, who is abducted by her Muslim convert former husb...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) has denied providing funds to controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: A popular voluntary group involved in raising the educational level of Indian students in the country is under investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over alle...
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As a heated debate rages over the status of Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik's status as a Malaysian permanent resident, Zaid Ibrahim has emphasised the importance of scientific understanding.
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THE world is familiar with both World War I and World War II – a military free for all, with the exception of Latin America, parts of Africa and Switzerland, which declared total neutrality.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — DAP’s Lim Kit Siang today said the recent tumult over the introduction of khat in primary vernacular schools shows that many Malaysians are living in racial and religious si...
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said today that the controversy over the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in schools is a lesson that issues must be viewed in context.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has a tricky task on his hands balancing the need for national unity, political considerations and the human rights of controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, says Umn...
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PROMINENT local artistes have welcomed the announcement that the Indian Affairs Advisory Council (IAAC), comprising Indian MPs and state assemblymen, will include a section for the arts, Makkal Osai reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik is expected to return to Bukit Aman within the next two days to have his statement recorded following his report against five individuals including a minist...
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PETALING JAYA: All state police chiefs nationwide have been ordered not to allow any event involving preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said a leaked circular from the Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawmakers whom Dr Zakir Naik has threatened to sue are adamant in not issuing an apology to him despite the end of the 48-hour notice to do so.
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As police spent hours questioning the Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Bersatu supreme council member Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen (photo, above) urged that the law should be enforced against others to tou...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's police have imposed a country-wide ban on "all activities" linked to controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik for security reasons.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy Health director-general Datuk Seri Dr S. Jeyaindran was known to handle many challenges faced by the Health Ministry professionally and effectively, says Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.
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Lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla has asked Malaysians to accept Dr Zakir Naik's apology and put an end to the controversy surrounding his remarks about Chinese and Indian Malaysians.
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Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over the comments.
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Ramkarpal Singh KUCHING: Fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s apology today for allegedly making racially-charged comments does not change the fact he has breached his permanent residence (PR) conditi...
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Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik's apology must not influence the government's decision regarding the status of his Malaysian permanent resident (PR) status, said DAP lawmaker Ramkarpal Singh.
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COMMENT | When Dr Zakir Naik commented that those who wish to deport him must also consider asking our ‘old Chinese guests’ to leave, it left me dismayed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — DAP Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh today said that fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s apology over his alleged racial and religious remarks during a recent lecture in ...
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For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an around-the-clock vigil at the entry points to thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday (Aug 20) for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over the c...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over ...
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BANGKOK, Aug 20 ― A strong Thai baht and a slowdown in arrivals from China are battering the kingdom's moneymaking tourism machine even as the country hopes to welcome a record 40 million visitors b...
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PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) has apologised to all Malaysians who may have been hurt by his speeches in recent weeks.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has been barred from delivering public talks in every state in Malaysia by the police.
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Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy is looking forward to squaring up with controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, saying he hopes the latter is around when the defamation case comes up in court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Oils (SDO) has entered into a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Vegetable Oil Company (ADVOC) to market oils and fats products in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
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Malaysians must get out of the extraordinary trap where every race and religion suspects, distrusts and fears other races and religions, says veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang (photo, above).
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Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been banned by the police from delivering public talks across Malaysia, according to a report.
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Independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik has issued an apology for the hurt caused by his speeches to non-Muslims. Zakir said that he is not a racist and his remarks were "used selectively with fabrications...
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PETALING JAYA: Fresh from a marathon round of questioning at Bukit Aman last night, controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has apologised for any misunderstandings over his statements, adding however th...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Authorities have now barred fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik from delivering public talks in all states in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial Indian preacher Zakir Naik was engaged in a marathon round of questioning at federal police headquarters tonight, continuing an interview that began on Friday over remarks ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Malaysian police today questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police Monday (Aug 19) questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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PETALING JAYA: Malacca and Terengganu have joined the growing list of states to impose restrictions on Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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The permanent resident (PR) status, such as that accorded to controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik by the Malaysian government, is a human right acknowledged around the world, said PAS.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik should be given the room to debate to help calm the situation following his public comments on politics and race, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik demanded Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy and three others to apologise and offer a reasonable settlement sum within 48 hours or risk being sued for defamation.
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Permaisuri Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah paid tribute to her paternal Chinese grandmother in a Facebook post titled “Love sees no colour.” “One thing I do know for sure, ho...
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MELAKA: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from speaking in Melaka, said the Malaysian state’s Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari said controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been barred from holding religious talks in the state.
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Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two s...
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PETALING JAYA: The head of an Indian government agency tasked with protecting religious minorities agrees that Dr Zakir Naik’s speeches could be offensive to Hindus and questions his methods, but ad...