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'Padmaavat' banned in Malaysia by censor board
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Malaysia bans Padmaavat, says it ‘might offend Muslims’

Controversial Bollywood movie Padmaavat, earlier titled Padmavati, which has released in India after a struggle, is now barred from opening in cinemas in Malaysia over concerns regarding "sensitivities of Islam". Malaysias National Film Censorship Board (LPF) ... Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
Padmaavat gets banned in Malaysia Bollywood Hungama, 2 months ago
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Malaysia's former leader Mahathir warns 'monster' PM will cheat to win polls

Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad on Friday warned elections next month will be the dirtiest in the country's history due to cheating by the "monster" prime minister, but insisted his opposition alliance has a fighting chance. Mahathir, who led Malaysia ...
 DNA1 week ago

Malaysian university's gay conversion contest sparks anger

A contest at a leading Malaysian university seeking ideas to "convert" gay students sparked anger today, with activists warning it could drive people in the Muslim-majority country to suicide.It was the latest example of what rights groups say is growing ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago 'Spot a gay' list in Malaysian newspaper sparks outrage  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Taiwan looks south for Muslim tourist dollars

From halal fried chicken to hot springs hotels with prayer facilities, Taiwan is adapting its traditional tourist draws to woo Muslim visitors as Chinese arrivals dwindle.Mainland tourist numbers have slid dramatically as China relations deteriorate, with ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

In Year of the Dog, Malaysia plays down, skirts dog decorations

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Some Malaysian businesses are skirting around or playing down the portrayal of canines in Chinese New Year decorations this year, wary of offending the country's Muslim majority in the Year of the Dog.
 Reuters2 months ago

Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh

A group of amorous couples and alleged sex workers were publicly whipped for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia's Aceh today, just a week after the province pledged to move the widely condemned practice indoors.More than a thousand people, including dozens of ...
 Business Standard1 day ago
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China will guard its sovereignty, not concede an inch of land: Xi Jinping

China will not concede "a single inch of land" and guard its sovereignty, Chinese President Xi Jinping who was re-elected for the second five-year term with prospects of continuing as the leader for life asserted today. Besides the border dispute with India, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Defeats in the Middle East driving Islamic State fighters to Philippines - separatist

Foreign Islamic State fighters forced out of Syria and Iraq have been arriving in the Philippines with the intent of recruiting, and they have plans to attack two Philippine towns, the head of the countrys largest Muslim rebel group said on Tuesday. More than ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Middle East defeats driving Islamic State fighters to Philippines: Separatist  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Three civilians killed in southern Thailand market bomb:police

A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded 22 others today at a market in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, officials said, the first such attack on a 'soft target' in the Muslim-majority region for months.A rebellion against Thai rule in the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Meet this year's Republic Day Chief Guests. All 10 of them!

This January 26, India will host 10 ASEAN leaders as chief guests at the Republic Day celebrations.Utkarsh Mishra introduces us to the nine men and one woman who will witness the pomp and pageantry that marks the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Republic. Aung San Suu Kyi Photograph: Fred Dufour/Pool/Reuters The Nobel Laureate has the title State Counsellor, but don't be fooled by the tepid nomenclature. Though there is a head of State, Suu Kyi heads the government in Myanmar, ruling ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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