Compiled by SIRA HABIBU, JAROD LIM and R. ARAVINTHAN
FIVE young inventors from SJK (T) Puchong Bt.14 won gold medals in an international innovation competition in Indonesia, Makkal Osai reported.
The all-boys team of N. Thivyan, V. Yashwin, T. Kashvin, V. Reshman and M.N ithiyan from the Puchong school presented an edible spoon made of fruit peels.
> The Malaysia Hindu Sangam of Kedah has slammed Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor’s statement regarding not providing allocations for Hindu temples, Makkal Osai reported.
Sangam state secretary R. Krishnasamy said the claim that there was no state allocation for Hindu temples as Islam was the official religion of Malaysia made no sense.
Islam has been the official religion of Malaysia since independence, but the state government of Kedah has always made special allocations for the upkeep of Hindu temples in the state based on the community’s needs.
The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.
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