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Microsoft launches Windows 8 consumer preview

Microsoft has launched a beta version of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system (OS) for consumers to install and try out. The OS has generated considerable buzz in technology forum as it is seen as the technology giant’s foray into...

Astro launched NJOI, a subscription-free satellite TV service

NJOI, which comprises a set-top box, Out-Door Unit (ODU) satellite dish, smartcard and remote control unit, is available with a one-time payment of RM288 at authorised NJOI retailers, and RM100 for installation. NJOI provides access to quality...

Know India Programme of Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India

The Know India Programme (KIP) is organized in order to associate the younger generation of the Indian Diaspora closely with India. Nineteen such KIPs have been organised till now. The KIP provides a unique forum for students and young professionals...

New Tamil daily Thina Kural to be launched Feb 9

KUALA LUMPUR: A new Tamil newspaper, Thina Kural (Daily Voice), is to hit the streets on Feb 9. Its managing director is Aruul Kumar, 29, son of the late A. Athikumanan, a former editor-in-chief of Tamil daily Malaysia Nanban, on whose birthday...

Building under construction near KL Sentral catches fire

KUALA LUMPUR: The Lot 348 building under construction near KL Sentral caught fire about 3.50am Wednesday, forcing the closure of roads leading to KL Sentral and Jalan Brickfields and resulting in a massive traffic jam in the area. Kuala Lumpur...