KUALA LUMPUR: MIC is urging all quarters to come forward to save the 110-year-old Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfields, which is slated for development as an apartment project.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 5 (Bernama) -- MIC Deputy President Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam today urged the Vivekananda Ashram Board to abort plans to develop the site at the Vivekananda Ashram in Brickfield.

KUALA LUMPUR: Any suggestion that the police practise racial stereotyping in their investigations into the leaks of Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah examination papers is unjustified and unfair.

MIC president Datuk Seri G Palanivel has taken over as chairman of Perak MIC with immediate effect, he announced in a statement on Wednesday.


KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- Reports that claimed small traders are facing difficulty in registering their Goods and Services Tax (GST) with the excuse that they were not good with the computer and the time given to register was too short, are not logical.

ARAU, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- A total of 18,381 job opportunities were created as a result of a programmes held in collaboration between the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) with 54 companies and several universities last year.

KOTA SAMARAHAN, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The government through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) will continue to support and provide grants for research on sustainable energy sources to ultimately benefit remote village dwellers.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- In line with the increased usage of mobile phones and mobile applications, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will help pave the way for individuals interested in making a career out of application development.

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MARAN, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The issuing of temporary operating licences (TOL) to illegal settlers in Cameron Highlands would only involve small vegetable farmers who were running farms as a means of living and supporting their families.

ALOR SETAR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- The proposed construction of a temporary longhouse in Kampung Karangan, Manek Urai, by the Kedah state government for 53 flood-affected families will be replaced with the construction of permanent houses for each family.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 (Bernama) -- The Orang Asli community in Kelantan should be appointed as honorary or volunteer rangers to monitor illegal logging and illegal land clearing in the state.

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 26 (Bernama) -- Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the government will thoroughly relook the local plan for Cameron Highlands to ensure the highlands' sustainability is not affected in the long run.


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