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Students can take handphones, IT gadgets to school from 2013

PUTRAJAYA: Students will be allowed to bring mobile phones and IT gadgets to school from next year after the rules and regulations under the Education Act 1996 are amended, said Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong. He said Monday...

Kulim students do nation proud

GEORGE TOWN: Two 14-year-old students from SMK Kulim, S. Rama Murthi and R. Sri Arivesh, have done the country proud by winning a prize in the Genius Olympiad 2012 International High School Project Fair on Environment, in New York. They won...

Bank clerk torched to death outside apartment unit

KUALA LUMPUR: A clerk who got engaged two weeks ago died after she was brutally attacked and set on fire outside her apartment in Ampang by a spurned suitor. P. Yoga Ambiga (pic), 27, who stayed in an apartment unit on the ninth floor with...

Doctor begins solo trek to promote awareness on organ donation

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: A 26-year-old doctor has come up with a novel way to promote awareness on organ donation. Dr P. Ghantan will walk solo from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Johor Baru in 25 days. By launching the campaign called “Recyclables Inside...
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Antique treasure trove in couple’s apartment

Antique collectors Prakash R Jagkathesan and his wife M Punita have the finest collection of the Tamil and Peranakan community heirlooms in their home in Georgetown, Penang. They live in a 750sf apartment filled with antiques collected by them...