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May 22, 2018 2:49 PM Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

NEW DELHI: Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said. Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by British-based mining giant Vedanta Resources 4

April 18, 2018 9:43 AM MIC not ruling out seat swap but confident of contesting in Cameron Highlands

KLANG: MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam has not ruled out the possibility of a swap of seats between the party and other Barisan Nasional components as a strategy to ensure a BN victory in the 14th general election on May 9. The caretaker Health Minister also revealed six of the nine parliamentary seats the MIC would contest, namely Sungai 23

April 10, 2018 8:50 AM In Johor, Pakatan denies ripping off BN in manifesto

Johor PH leaders (from left) Johor PKR deputy chairman Jimmy Phua Wee Tse, Johor DAP deputy chairman Dr S. Ramakrishnan, Johor Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) deputy chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) representative Dr Hashim Yusoff hold the Johor PH pledges as part of the state’s manifesto in Johor Baru today. — Picture 7

April 1, 2018 7:57 AM It is impossible to disband the RMR: Veterans group

PETALING JAYA: It is "virtually impossible" for any party to disband the Royal Malay Regiment (RMR) due to constitutional safeguards that are in place, said the National Patriots Association (Patriot). Its president Brig-Gen (Rtd) Datuk Mohamad Arshad Raji said he and other retired RMR officers were left "puzzled, confused and apprehensive" over remarks 11

March 25, 2018 7:33 AM Almost RM1b allocated for upgrading of Tamil schools since 2009: Kamalanathan

PETALING JAYA: From the year 2009 till this year, the government has allocated close to RM1 billion for the purpose of land acquisitions, construction and upgrading of Tamil schools in the country. Deputy Education Minister, Datuk P. Kamalanathan said contrary to popular belief, Tamil schools here have never been neglected. "Our prime minister has always 9

March 24, 2018 8:58 AM Menang di Norway, Aziz harap banyak drama kenegaraan terbit

Drama ‘Anak Merdeka’ arahan Aziz M Osman menang kategori Filem Kesedaran Sosial Terbaik di Norway. — Foto ihsan Intagram/Aziz M OsmanKUALA LUMPUR, 24 Mac — Pengarah Aziz M Osman berharap drama arahannya “Anak Merdeka” yang menang anugerah di Norway baru-baru ini menjadi rujukan. Aziz, 55, berkata drama itu harus menjadi pendorong untuk penerbit “menghasilkan 11

March 6, 2018 1:32 PM Five Malaysian NGOs submit memorandum to UN on Syria attack

Malaysian Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) led by Amir Amsaa Alla Pitchay (fourth right) bring banners that feature atrocities against the Syrians before submitting a memorandum of protest at the office of the United Nations in Putrajaya, March 6, 2018. — Bernama picPUTRAJAYA, March 6 — Five Malaysian non-governmental organisations (NGO) today submitted 16

February 25, 2018 9:56 AM Sri Lanka PM takes over law and order after vote defeat

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped down from his prime ministerial post. — AFP picCOLOMBO, Feb 25 — Sri Lanka’s prime minister took over the key law and order ministry today as part of a cabinet reshuffle, after a local election defeat sparked calls for his resignation. Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in to the ministerial 11

January 9, 2018 9:08 AM Penang gives RM1.02m to Penang mission schools

Lim (centre), who presented the cheques to the schools in Komtar today, said this was the 10th year the current administration was giving out allocations to these schools. — Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, Jan 9 — Penang presented a total allocation of RM1.02 million to 21 mission schools in the state today while calling on Putrajaya to give RM10 million 17

January 9, 2018 2:00 AM Report: Govt allocates RM1.8m for seven Tamil pre-schools

MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the development of the preschools was to fulfil the early education needs of children from the Indian community and each preschool could accommodate 25 students. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengPUTRAJAYA, Jan 9 — A total of seven Tamil schools nationwide received RM110,000 each under a special allocation from Prime 18