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Malaysian leader seeks India's support
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) A Malaysian Hindu leader Friday urged the Indian government to support the cause of ethnic Indians in Malaysia so that they can gain their 'basic rights'.

Friday, November 30, 2007 8:25:03 PM

Malaysian first, Tamil later, says Malaysian
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) A member of a Malaysian trade delegation visiting India Friday sought to dismiss protests by ethnic Indians in his country saying Tamils there considered themselves Malaysians first.

Friday, November 30, 2007 5:04:33 PM

I did not criticise Malaysian government: Karunanidhi (Lead, Changing dateline)
Chennai/Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday refused to reply to a Malaysian minister who had asked him to 'lay off' after the DMK leader voiced concern over the police action against Tamil migrants in that country.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 11:51:11 PM

Six from Andhra Pradesh face death sentenced in UAE
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Thursday assured the families of six people reportedly facing death sentence in Sharjah that it would take all necessary steps to save them.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:48:58 PM

Protect Malaysia's ethnic Indians: MPs
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A forceful plea for protecting the interests of ethnic Indians in Malaysia was made in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, with members cutting across party lines to demand that the government take concrete steps in this regard.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:04:05 PM

Jayalalitha wants India to side with Malaysian Tamils
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha Wednesday accused Malaysia of treating its Tamil nationals as 'third class citizens' and urged India to take up the issue of 'ethnic discrimination' with Kuala Lumpur.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 6:40:39 PM

Maharaja of the skies upsets NRIs on ground (Commentary)
Most NRIs travelling on Air India have horror stories to tell about their experiences. NRIs may well tolerate more hardships on other airlines but not on Air India, which they think is their own airline and so must treat them much better. The airline responds by saying that NRIs behave better on other airlines than while travelling with them.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:18:19 AM

Protect Tamils in Malaysia, Karunanidhi urges PM
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manomhan Singh, expressing deep concern at the treatment meted out to ethnic Indians in Malaysia.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:25:25 PM

India needs the nuclear deal: Upendra Chivukula (Interview)
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) If the India-US civil nuclear pact does not go through, there will be a problem, believes Upendra Chivukula, the Indian origin deputy speaker of the New Jersey assembly.

Monday, November 26, 2007 9:50:13 AM

Many Indian housemaids in Gulf in distress: Faleiro
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Indian housemaids and other domestic helps are working in 'often distressing' conditions in West Asia, Commissioner for NRI Affairs (Goa) Eduardo Faleiro said after a visit to Kuwait and Qatar.

Friday, November 23, 2007 12:13:40 PM

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