ALL new residential development projects in Negri Sembilan will be required to provide land for non-Muslim places of worship and cemeteries, Makkal Osai reported.
State exco member J. Arul Kumar announced this during his speech at the Malaysia Hindu Sangam’s 44th annual general meeting.
For development areas totalling 60ha and above, 0.5ha of land must be set aside for the construction of non-Muslim places of worship, while 1.2ha for non-Muslim places of worship and 2ha for non-Muslim cemeteries must be provided in projects of 200ha and above.
The decision was made at the state exco meeting last week, he said.> The paper also reported that 18 Indian women from the B40 category who underwent tailoring classes received free sewing machines to help them get started in the trade.
The tailoring course was organised by the women’s wing of the Jelebu MIC branch. Its former chairman Datuk Mohona Muniandy and Jelebu MP Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias donated the sewing machines to the participants.
> Migrant workers in Tamil Nadu trying to return to their home states before Covid-19 lockdowns began waited up to 20 hours in packed train stations, Makkal Osai reported.
The above article is 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 this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.