every successful newspaper, there is a politician.
headed by Parthasarathy, broadcasting 24 hours. Tel:
public radio full of misleading advertisements. Kaasu
mela kasu kudunga, poi mela poi solvom.
Broadcasters are Master
in All Arts lecturing practically on every subjet
Private Tamil Radio
broadcasting from 10:00am to 8:00 pm, daily. Tel:(603)
THR laga laga lagaaaa...ok
ok ..tune in for the great Pronounciations from ungal Blemee,
punagai Poo Eeta hmm.. ok.. ok, Piliyamana Piliyaa
Indian Channel in Astro satellite TV Tel:(603) 9543-6688
all other Astro channels, programmes will be repeated
07/17/2001 6:42:03am Sivem Dorairajah
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
It is a wonderful web page with information at fingertip.
national public holiday for Hindus in West Malaysia. It's customary
for Malays and Chinese to visit their Hindu friend on this auspicious
festival. No public Holiday but celebrated moderately
Holiday. Not much significant for Indians except for the fact
that Buddhism is closely related to Hinduism.
daily's are owned by politicians or their loyal supporters aligned
to ruling party. Publishing licenses are renewed annually. Though,
most of the time, the newspapers are preoccupied in MIC leadership
tussle, they do from time to time show their independence by highlighting
AC Neilsen Mid Year Media Index, Sept 1999 & 2000 &2004
Oldest Tamil newspaper
Editor: M. S. Malayandy
Publisher: : Indrani Sami Velu (wife
of MIC President)
Address: 28, Jalan Yew, Pudu, 55100
Started by supporters
of MIC Deputy president S. Subramaniam after the demise of
Editor: Athi Kumanan
Address: # 11& 19, Jalan Murai Dua, Batu
Complex, 51200 Kuala Lumpur.
Publisher: Penerbit Sahabat (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Tel: (603)6251-5981, 6251-5986
Editor : Veerasamy
(Glamour name: Thamilmani)
Malar was shutdown for for publishing an
article that contained a line purportedly offensive
to Muslims without giving the editor an opportunity
to apologize or retract the article.
Murasu started by well known figure, the late K. Sarangapani,
closed owing to financial difficulties. The paper continues
to publish in Singapore.
Osai closed after an intense court battle and of-course
with literal fist fights and Office capturing. The biggest
joke: two versions hitting the street on the same day.