KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 (Bernama) - The MIC will empower its information team at the grassroots level as the party prepares for the 14th general election (GE14), says the party's information chief L. Sivasubramaniam.

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 24 (Bernama)-- The MIC has expressed support for a proposal to eliminate the need to name the race of an individual on all official forms in Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- Three MIC veterans were today honoured with 'Lifetime Achievement Awards' for their contributions and sacrifice to the country's Indian community.

The awards ceremony organised by the Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur Indian Association were presented by MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel to Toh Puan Umasundari Sambanthan, 85, Puan Sri Janaki Athinahapan, 89 and Tan Sri Dr Devaki Krishnan, 81.

MIC Secretary General A.Prakash Rao confirmed that Central Working Committee (CWC) has officially accepted the party's election result which was held late last year.

"We have taken a good decision and everybody is firm with the decision," said Prakash Rao.

Meanwhile, party Vice President Datuk M.Saravanan said that CWC had accepted the November 30 party election results.

"I urge all members to accept the decision made" said the Deputy Youth and Sport Minister.


PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak aims to set Malaysia on a fresh diplomatic course when U.S. President Barack Obama visits the country at a time when it is reeling from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' MH 370.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Youth and Sports are targetting 100,000 youth to venture into agriculture through the various programme implemented.

IN what is described as a first in Southeast Asia, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has set up a laboratory for the construction sector to test the heat resistance of columns in buildings.

ARAU: THE main campus of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), here, was turned into a battlefield for 150 local and international students of the Malaysia International Robot Competition, recently.

State News

PUTRAJAYA, April 24 (Bernama) -- The Election Commission (EC) has set May 25 for the Bukit Gelugor Parliamentary by-election while the nomination will be held on May 12 and early voting on May 21.

SHAH ALAM, April 24 (Bernama) -- Selangor has the second highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in Malaysia when incidence of the disease rose 16 per cent last year compared to 2012.

IPOH, April 23 (Bernama) -- The Perak government plans to create the Southern Perak Development Region encompassing the Batang Padang and Hilir Perak districts as the area is not within any economic development corridor.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Bernama) -- The government has set a moratorium of 10 years on the Federal Territories Affordable Housing (Rumawip) projects and 1Malaysia Civil Servants Housing (PPA1M) projects to curb real estate speculation.


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