T Avineshwaran

Recent and archived articles by T Avineshwaran

14 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

A river runs through it

Cafe along the banks of the Beruk River in Gerik, is attracting visitors with its Malay Pattani food and in-water tables.

Customers enjoying themselves dining and playing in the river. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/The Star
13 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Colours of cultural parade immortalised in photos

CALLING it his best photo ever, Lin Kuw Wing’s shot of a Chingay flag performance turned out to be the best at the Ipoh Cultural Parade 2017, too.

Contestants of the photo competition pose for the cameras after the event.
12 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Ipoh police gets new narcotics chief

HAVING served as Ipoh narcotics chief for two years and seven months, Deputy Supt Hasmeera Hassan will leave Ipoh with only good memories.

Asst Comm Sum (centre) witnessing the handing over of the post of narcotics chief from DSP Hasmeera (right) and ASP Saw.
8 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

US astronaut to speak at Pangkor Dialogue

THE woman who inspired the 2013’s sci-fi movie Gravity – Dr Catherine Cady Coleman – will be among the keynote speakers for the fourth edition of the Pangkor Dialogue.

Mazalan said this will be Dr Catherine Cady Colemans first time in Malaysia and participants will learn a great deal from her.
7 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Athletes do state proud at SEA Games

THE 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur was an unforgettable experience for Malaysia’s cricket team captain Mohammad Anwar Arudin and his team mates.

Malaysia’s opening batsman Mohd Anwar Arudin bats during KL2017 SEA cricket match against Thailand’s at Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur. — filepics
5 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Perak’s durian – fewer fruits and higher prices

There are still plenty of the fruit being sold, but mainly the kampung varieties and not the variants much sought after like Musang King and Red Prawn.

2 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Family seeks funds to treat teenager with genetic disorder

IPOH: The family of a teen suffering from a genetic disorder which causes progressive muscle degeneration and weakness is appealing to the public to help fund his treatment.

Appeal for help: Thomas with wife Catherine Vagappan and James at the hospital.
2 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Symphony orchestra to highlight relationship of music and our environment

KINTA Valley Symphonic Society is set to hold its annual orchestra concert on Oct 1, and this time, they are promising something different.

Kinta Valley Symphonic Society members practicing for their Earth Beat concert.
30 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Farmers urged to be innovative

THOSE in the agriculture sector, from entrepreneurs and traders to farmers, have been urged to come out of their comfort zone and start thinking internationally by exporting their products to various countries.

Tajuddin riding on a three-wheeler motorbike which is loaded with local fruits at an exhibition booth during the launch of the Fruit, Flowers and Food Fiesta 2017 at RTC Gopeng. — Bernama
29 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Mural artist from Singapore carving a niche in Ipoh

IPOH: For someone who only started taking up mural paintings two years ago, Yip Yew Chong has certainly made his presence felt.

Bearing fruit: Tourists taking pictures of a mural painted by Yip in Ipoh.