Vijenthi Nair

Recent and archived articles by Vijenthi Nair

20 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Schooling the young in recycling and upcycling

MORE than 200 children learnt about recycling and upcycling at Bookfest@Malaysia 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Twins Hua Meng (left) and Hua Riang showing their stuffed toys made from used socks, old newspaper and buttons during the workshop.
18 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Groups: DBKL denied us Ramadan lots but not a political party

PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) should have given the 80 Ramadan bazaar lots in Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur to the six associations which applied for them earlier, said a representative.

Controversial issue: Abd Rahman is claiming that DBKL rejected earlier applications on the grounds that a bazaar will obstruct the existing business premises along the stretch.
14 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

On final leg of preparations

THE celebratory mood for Hari Raya Aidilfitri is in full force in Jalan Masjid India and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.

The massive crowd on last-minute Hari Raya shopping at the Masjid India bazaar. Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star
12 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Never-ending dispute between residents and developer over clogged drain

A BLOCKED drain in Taman Kaya, Kuala Lumpur, is causing stagnant water, flood risks and possible spread of diseases in the neighbourhood.

Residents of Taman Kaya are concerned over a blocked drain that is causing a stench.
11 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Donate to mosques the QR code way

MASJID Jamek Kuala Lumpur is the first mosque to accept cashless donation through QR code,thanks to eDerma campaign by Bank Muamalat.

Guests at the launch of eDerma waiting to break fast inside Masjid Jamek.
9 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Call to expedite local government elections

Local government elections and gazetting the city’s draft plan were the two main topics discussed at the first meeting between Save Kuala Lumpur coalition and Kuala Lumpur MPs.

The meeting marks the first between Save Kuala Lumpur and the city’s MPs.
9 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Digital pavilion makes debut at book fest

KUALA LUMPUR: A digital pavilion featuring some of the latest gadgets and information technology products will make its debut at Bookfest@Malaysia 2018, which starts today at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

A new chapter begins: Kok (second from right) sharing a light moment with the organisers while checking out some books at the BookfestMalaysia 2018 launch. Behind her is Wee.
7 Jun 2018 | 3:59 PM

Raj's on tenterhooks as meeting to decide its fate postponed

A decision on what will happen to Raj's Banana Leaf Restaurant in Bangsar was supposed to have been delivered by DBKL today, but the meeting has been postponed.

6 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Authorities tear down illegal recycling centre

AN ILLEGAL recycling centre located next to a special education centre in Wisma Harapan, Brickfields, was demolished in a joint operation by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation(SWCorp).

Enforcement personnel removing recyclables and items before tearing down the illegal recycling centre in Brickfields. — P. NATHAN/The Star
6 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Veteran educator bids farewell

AFTER 55 years, Datuk Anthony Reynolds Peter, better know as A.R. Peter in the education fraternity, is calling it a day.

Peter bidding farewell to students and staff of SM Stella Maris. — Photos: AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star