30 Tamil schools get generous book donation


A SCHOOLBOOK publishing company donated dozens of new books to 30 Tamil school libraries to encourage reading among students, Malaysia Nanban reported.

The donation ceremony took place at the publisher’s office in Kuala Lumpur, where free books were handed over to teachers representing the 30 schools.

Jaya Bakti publications founder and managing director Datuk Dr K. Selvaraju said his company will continue to provide books to schools which need them.

> A groom in India who was left at the altar by the bride found another bride at the wedding hall and proceeded with the wedding ceremony as planned, the daily also reported.

The 23-year-old groom and 20-year-old bride were set to be wed on Sunday, only for the bride to go missing at 3am that day.

A new bride was then found among the relatives present.

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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