Dinesh Kumar Maganathan

Recent and archived articles by Dinesh Kumar Maganathan

12 Oct 2018 | 1:30 PM

No staggered school holidays, clarifies Tourism Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi (pic) says the proposal by his deputy to stagger school holidays is purely the latter’s personal opinion.

6 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Author’s book launch gets royal treatment

KUALA LUMPUR: Local author and poet Datuk Dr M. Shanmughalingam was chuffed indeed to get the royal treatment for the release of his first collection of short stories.

Proud writer: Shanmugalingam together with Sultan Nazrin and Tuanku Zara at the launch of ‘Marriage and Mutton Curry’ book. — Bernama
10 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Long queues, hot sun cannot keep voters away

MALAYSIANS came in droves to cast their votes as early as possible undeterred by the long queues and the scorching morning sun.

2 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

20-year-old Steel grabs top prize

KUALA LUMPUR: First-time author Steven Steel clinched the top prize in the fiction category of the 10th Popular-The Star Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA) for Someone’s In My Head, a science fiction novel about mind control.

Hall of fame: Several winners of the Popular-The Star Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 with their prizes after the event are (from left) Raudah, Ng representing Ho, Steel, and Tunku Halim.
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14 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Oppo F1: Focused on selfies

Oppo’s latest entry is an Android that has been tuned for selfies.

Slim: Holding the 5in Oppo F1 is an ergonomic delight. — TAN KIT HOONG/The Star
8 Mar 2016 | 7:18 PM

Huawei Mate 8: Business meets style

The new Mate 8 flagship smartphone by Chinese electronics giant Huawei is touted to be "the new style of business".

23 Feb 2016 | 3:09 PM

A watch for all seasons

The newly launched Moto 360 is fashionable, innovative and customisable.

Fashionable and fit: The smartwatch features Moto Body, to track your health, heart rate and the calories you burn.
19 Feb 2016 | 2:59 PM

Lenovo’s gameplan for growth

Roderick Lappin, president of Lenovo Asia Pacific, talks growth strategies, computer gaming, and the importance of customer engagement.

Customer comes first: Lappin believes customer engagement to be strategically important and says this is one of the challenges that Lenovo could bring to Malaysia for faster growth. Photo: SAM THAM/ The Star"
3 Feb 2016 | 7:12 PM

Celcom unveils exciting CNY deals

The telco’s latest deals cater to Malaysians’ changing digital needs.

 Festive offer: Zalman unveils Celcom’s latest smartphone ownership plan which allows you to get a phone without paying full price. — ONG SOON HIN/The Star
31 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

The dance towards unity

Dance practitioners talk about learning each other’s cultures and how this brings them together as Malaysians

Ervinar Nirshahtiqah says a society’s tolerance is determined by their acceptance of the differences that’s presented before them.