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Nation 08 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Two chariots for Lord Muruga

GEORGE TOWN: Two chariots operated by rival groups will make their Thaipusam journey from Little India to temples in Jalan Kebun Bunga for the first time.

Nation 24 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

NGO lodges report over Thaipusam donations

GEORGE TOWN: A consumers’ association has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over donations collected from the public during the Thaipusam celebrations over the past 162 years.

Nation 31 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Battle of the chariots’ in Penang

The Thaipusam chariot war between the Chettiars and the Hindu Endowment Board has caused a split among Hindus and become a political issue.

TECH 15 Jul 2013 | 3:42 PM

Indians remember telegram heyday as service stops

Sixty-six years ago, Santosh Sharma saw her mother sell gold bangles to feed and clothe her family of six and then dispatch telegrams to her brothers urging them to leave newly-created Pakistan and gather in New Delhi.

Business 05 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Former newspaper rivals cooperate as jobs are cut

NEW YORK (AP) - Just a dozen years ago, newspapers on either side of Arlington, Texas, fought fiercely for every reader in the fast-growing city, spending millions of dollars to expand their staffs and cover the smallest meetings and sporting events.

Nation 14 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Collector: It is the longest surviving coin in the country

While most people would discard one-sen coins, numismatist Danny Tan Swee Boon would pick up the coin if he chances upon one on the ground.

Letters 20 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Watershed change for a 162-year-old icon

The popularity and advance of digital media will also mean an erosion of a reliable long-time ally that has traditionally helped to garner support for the government.