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Tommy Thomas appointed as new Attorney General of Malaysia

Tommy Thomas, an ethnic Indian Christian lawyer, has been appointed as the new attorney general of Malaysia. He succeeded Mohamad Apandi Ali. Tommy is the first practising lawyer to be appointed directly from the Malaysian Bar to be the attorney general, and the first non-Malay and non-Muslim Malaysian to hold this post. The appointment has ..

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India wins 2017 Asia Cup hockey title

India won 2017 Asia Cup hockey title by defeating Malaysia in the final match held in Dhaka, Bangladesh by 2-1 score. It was India’s overall third Asia Cup title and earlier it had won it in 2003 and 2007. For India goals were scored by Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th). For Malaysia ..

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UJALA scheme launched in Melaka, Malaysia

India’s zero-subsidy UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All) Scheme was launched in Melaka State of Malaysia by Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under Union Ministry of Power. It highlights success of Indian model UJALA scheme to promote efficient lighting, using efficient equipment to reduce electricity bills and preserve environment at global level. Key Facts ..

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Velavan Senthilkumar wins U-19 Asian title of Squash

India’s squash player Velavan Senthilkumar has won the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title. In the final match held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia’s capital), he defeated Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj by 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 score. With this he becomes, second Indian to win this title after Ravi Dixit in 2010. Among 31 Indian ..

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Indian-origin diplomat Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir nominated as US Ambassador to Malaysia

US President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-origin diplomat Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir as the next US ambassador to Malaysia. Her nomination is yet to be confirmed by the Senate. She would replace Joseph Y Yun as the next US ambassador to Malaysia. About Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir She had served as Executive Assistant to the Under ..

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