RIO DE JANEIRO: World number one badminton player, Lee Chong Wei is facing tense as this is his 3rd edition of the Olympic Games in his career. The two times Olympic silver medal winner is so determined to win the gold this time, although he faces the challenges from his friends from China, Lin Dan and Chen Long. Chong Wei won against Opti Soren from Republic of Suriname with 21-2, 21-3 in just 19 minutes. Today, he will play against Wong Zi Ling Derek of Singapore, at 1955 hours Malaysian time.

 

Meanwhile National Women’s Doubles won 21-17,24-22 in 48 minutes. Next, this duo will play against Hong Kong today at 2110 hours Malaysian time. Hoo Vivian Kah Mun and Woon Khe Wei, who playing their first Olympic excited and want to try their best until the semi final and if they lucky enough for the finals. Their  performances was not consistent from last games in world arena that doubt viewers for their victory. Khe Wai injured her hand in the second set when her partner’s racket collides with hers’.

 

Malaysia’s Men's Doubles played in Group B represented by Tan Wee Kiong and Goh V Shem against German and won 21-14 21-17 in 32 minutes. Today the duo will play against United States of America at 1925 hours Malaysian time. The duo is the best Malaysian men’s doubles and indeed their performance, also not consistently as from the last few games which worried us.

 

On the other hand, Malaysia Mixed Double Group Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying played against Thailand's Isara and Amitrapai duo and won 21-13,21-19 in just 39 minutes. Later today, this team will play against the Indonesian team at 2110 hours Malaysian time. Lastly, our Malaysia Women’s Single Tee Jing Yi will only start her match tomorrow, 13 August 2016 against the Czech Republic's Gavnholt Kristina. From this, let us hope that Malaysia Badminton team can contribute some medals from Olympic Rio 2016. 

 

In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch under the Command of the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral  Soonil V Bhokare, YSM, NM have arrived at Port Klang on a four day visit, as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea and Western Pacific.

 During the visit, the IN ships will have professional interaction with the Royal Malaysian Navy towards further enhancing co-operation between the two forces.  In addition, calls on senior Government and military authorities, sporting and cultural interactions and sharing of best practices, aimed at strengthening ties and mutual understanding between the two Navies, are also planned. The visiting IN ships are also likely to conduct exercises with the Royal Malaysian Navy, aimed at enhancing interoperability in communication as well as Search and Rescue procedures, post departure from Port Klang.  INS Sahyadri is commanded by Captain KS Rajkumar, INS Shakti is commanded by Captain Gagan Kaushal and INS Kirch is commanded by Commander Sharad Sinsunwal

 Bilateral relations between India and Malaysia are characterized by strong bonds of friendship based on cultural, religious and economic ties between the Indian Peninsula and the Malay Peninsula over two millennia.  Today, economic and commercial relations are the mainstay of India-Malaysia relationship.  Malaysia is the third largest trading partner of India from ASEAN.  India-Malaysia defence ties date back to the colonial days when troops of Madras Native Infantry served in Malacca, Singapore and Penang.  Currently, there is considerable naval cooperation between the two countries bolstered by regular reciprocal port visits, high-level delegations and training exchanges.  The Indian Navy has been a regular participant at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia.  The last visit by the Eastern Fleet to Malaysia was on June 2015, when the ships of the fleet visited Kuantan.

        The current visit seeks to enhance maritime cooperation between the Indian Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy.  It will bolster the strong bonds of friendship between India and Malaysia and contribute to security and stability in this vital part of the world

The last date for submission of applications for Ayush Scholarship Scheme 2016-17 has now been extended up to 12 July, 2016.  The Scholarship is available for pursuing courses in Traditional System of Medicine in India, in following fields:

(i) Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) [5 ½ years] - 11 seats

(ii) Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Sciences (BSMS) [5 ½ years] - 5 seats

(iii) Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS) [5 ½ years] - 2 seats

(iv) Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine & Surgery (BHMS) [5 ½ years] - 2 seats

2. The ICCR application form can be downloaded from the Mission’s website (http://indianhighcommission.com.my/pdf/AYUSH_Scholarship_Application_Form.pdf). 

3. Applicants should have any one of the following qualifications for applying to the Bachelor courses mentioned above:

a. STPM

b. A Levels

c. International Baccalaureate (IB)

d. American High School Diploma

e. 2 years of South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

f. 2 years of Canadian Pre-University (CPU), or

g. Any other qualification which is equivalent to 12th standard in India.

4. The applicants should also be fluent in English language and must have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at the qualifying level examination.

5. The scholarship provides for Tuition fee, Living Allowance, Contingent Grant, and House rent Allowance.

6. Applicants are advised to fill-in the application form and submit to the Education Wing, High Commission of India, Menara 1 Mon't Kiara, Level 28, No. 1, Jalan Kiara, Mon't Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

7. Applications received after 12 July, 2016 will not be entertained.

8. For further enquiries, please contact: Education Wing, High Commission of India (Tel: 03 6205 2350 ext 203, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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13 June, 2016

 

The High Commission of India is inviting applications from interested Malaysian nationals who wish to pursue courses in Traditional System of Medicine in India, for the following courses:

(i) Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) [5 ½ years] - 11 seats

(ii) Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Sciences (BSMS) [5 ½ years] - 5 seats

(iii) Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS) [5 ½ years] - 2 seats

(iv) Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine & Surgery (BHMS) [5 ½ years] - 2 seats

2. The ICCR application form can be downloaded from the Mission’s website (http://indianhighcommission.com.my/pdf/AYUSH_Scholarship_Application_Form.pdf). 

3. Applicants should have any one of the following qualifications for applying to the Bachelor courses mentioned above:

a. STPM

b. A Levels

c. International Baccalaureate (IB)

d. American High School Diploma

e. 2 years of South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

f. 2 years of Canadian Pre-University (CPU), or

g. Any other qualification which is equivalent to 12th standard in India.

4. The applicants should also be fluent in English language and must have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at the qualifying level examination. The scholarship provides for Tuition fee, Living Allowance, Contingent Grant, and House rent Allowance.

5. Applicants are advised to fill-in the application form and submit to the Education Wing, High Commission of India, Menara 1 Mon't Kiara, Level 28, No. 1, Jalan Kiara, Mon't Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Applications received after 8 June 2016 will not be entertained.

 

6. For further enquiries, please contact: Education Wing, High Commission of India (Tel: 03 6205 2350 ext 203, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

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