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Nation 08 Aug 2019 | 7:00 AM

Temple: Fight didn’t take place here

A HINDU temple in Bestari Jaya, Selangor, has been inundated with calls from concerned devotees following a fracas in a nearby temple, Malaysia Nanban reported.

Nation 03 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Penang Hindu Endowment Board enjoys big donations

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) collected RM296,964.92 in donations during the three-day Thaipusam celebration.

Metro News 24 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Recycling broken coconuts ‘not profitable’

THE sight of a mountain of broken coconuts during Thaipusam being carted off to the landfill may be distressing, but there is little that can be done as efforts to recycle them have not been profitable.

Nation 23 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Locking horns over the bulls

GEORGE TOWN: The bulls that pull the seven-tonne silver chariot for Thaipusam here have once again earned public sympathy and this time, the state government’s Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) wants the practice to end once and for all.

Nation 22 Jan 2019 | 6:26 AM

Bull video raises ire, but Vet Dept says no cruelty

GEORGE TOWN: The video of a bull buckling and struggling under the weight of a silver chariot during the Thaipusam chariot procession in Penang on Jan 20 has riled up Malaysians.

Nation 19 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Chariot with LED lights set to shine

KUALA LUMPUR: The silver chariot car­rying the Lord Muruga deity as part of the journey to kick off the annual Thaipusam celebration from a city temple to Batu Caves this year will be a colourful one.

Nation 19 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Break fewer coconuts, give money to charity instead’

GEORGE TOWN: Many devotees still love breaking coconuts during the chariot procession for Thaipusam, even if they don’t know the true meaning behind the ritual, says Consumers Association of Penang education officer N.V. Subbarow.

Nation 18 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Devotees urged to follow rules at chariot procession

KUALA LUMPUR: Devotees have been urged by police to abide by the laws when attending the Thaipusam Chariot procession from the city centre to Batu Caves tomorrow.

Nation 16 Jan 2019 | 8:03 AM

Kuala Selangor traffic to be diverted for Thaipusam chariot

SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The police have advised the users of Jalan Klang-Teluk Intan to use an alternative route on Jan 20 and 21 due to a Thaipusam chariot procession in the vicinity of Kuala Selangor.