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Nation 25 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysians flock to open houses

In the true spirit of I>muhibbah/I>, Malaysians joined those of the Hindu faith in celebrating the Festival of Lights. Hundreds of people thronged Wisma Peladang in Jalan Templer Friday morning for MIC deputy president Datuk S. Subramaniam's open house.

Lifestyle 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Light of Chandriga

TOMORROW, Hindus in Malaysia and around the world will observe Deepavali, the victory of all that#8217;s honourable and good over everything sinister and evil #8211; the power of transcending knowledge against the destruction of darkness, myopia and ignorance.

Nation 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Seeking blessings for peace

B>PRAYERFUL SONG:/BChildren at Sri Ragenvendra Ashram in Mambau, Seremban, praying for world peace by singing a bI>hajan/I(hymn) during special prayers held in conjunction with the Festival of Lights.

Nation 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Reunion of four generations for Deepavali

The Festival of Lights - Deepavali - holds special meaning for great-grandmother M. Mariayee as it is the time her extended family members from four generations will gather at her home in Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas.

Nation 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Festive gifts for 5,000 motorists

In light of the Deepavali celebration, some 5,000 motorists passing through the south-bound Sungai Besi toll plaza were given a festive surprise yesterday.

Nation 22 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Family finally gets light after eight years of darkness

Deepavali, the Festival of Lights, will bring its true meaning to the Subramaniam family in Machang Bubok as their days of celebrating it in darkness in the past eight years is now over.

Nation 21 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Samy Vellu sends Deepavali greetings

MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu and his wife Datin Seri Indrani have sent Deepavali greetings to Malaysians of the Hindu faith and urged the Indian community to renew resolutions to develop themselves for the growth of the country.

Nation 21 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deepavali open house on Saturday

The state level Deepavali open house will be held at the Ipoh Padang this Saturday.

Nation 19 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ipoh gets into Deepavali mood early

Dataran Little India in Jalan Sultan Yussuf, Ipoh was turned into a carnival place as a large crowd gathered to celebrate Deepavali joy, albeit early, Saturday.

Nation 16 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Subra: No worries about shortages for Deepavali

The Government will continue monitoring essential goods required for the Deepavali celebrations to prevent profiteering by traders as well as to ensure that there is enough supply to meet the demand.