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Deepavali nurtures unity among weight lifters

By ALIA SITI KHADIJAH AZHAR BUKIT MERTAJAM, Oct 16 : For weightlifting coach M. Thanabalasingam, Deepavali is a festival not only to be celebrated with family members, relatives and friends, but also his trainees, regardless of their race and background. (more…) Read More
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Clay lamps continue to light up Deepavali

By Kenny Teng Khoon Hock   NIBONG TEBAL, Oct 13: Clay lamps continue to serve as an integral feature of Deepavali, the festival of lights commemorating the triumph of good over evil, that will be celebrated on Oct 26 this year.   In fact, demand for the obligatory accessory that is lit in all Hindu homes, continues to rise, said D. Reguraj, who manufactures the lamps at his clay factory and sells the items at his shophouse, K Devaraja Pottery... Read More

Pickled fish culture of Korean people

PYONGYANG, Oct. 12 : From olden times, the Korean people have used dishes made of pickled fish in their diet.     According to North Korea's KCNA news agency , pickled fish, which is good in taste, digestion and preservation, can be used as not only dishes served to go with boiled rice but also seasonings for other dishes.   According to historical documents, people of the Koguryo Kingdom (B.C. 277-A.D. 668) made pickled dishes with innards of fishes.   And in... Read More
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