By Ravindran Raman Kutty

The writer Ravindran Raman Kutty is an award-winning communications practitioner and a fellow of the Institute of Public Relations Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The rainy weather over the Deepavali weekend kept the temperatures low and nice. On Deepavali eve, my siblings and I and our families joined my mother at her home for a meal.

There was lots of food and we ate it the traditional way -- with us seated on the floor and eating food served on a banana leaf. It was fun.

On Deepavali day, we watched Karate Kid starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith on HBO. We truly enjoyed the storyline, action scenes and young Smith’s acting skills.

KLANG, Dec 5 -- The late Datuk Nassier Wahab was laid to rest at the Batu Belah Muslim Cemetery here at about 11.35 am.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 -- Popular 1980s singer Nassier Wahab,  best known for his song “Memori Cinta Luka”, died at the Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC), near here, early today.

JOHOR BAHRU, Dec 3  -- A deal between two production companies from Malaysia and China was signed today with an aim of producing RM3 billion worth of cultural entertainment projects over the next five years.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 -- ‘Konsert Aspirasi Muzikal 2019’ is a platform to produce Mara Science Junior College (MRSM) students who could excel in acedemic pursue as well as arts, said Rural Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun.

MELAKA, Nov 18  -- This year's 'Karnival Upin & Ipin' which will be held from Nov 29 until Dec 1 at the Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC) Ayer Keroh here promises its targeted 300,000 visitors full pack exciting activities.

TAMPARULI, Nov 17 -- He was willing to turn his back on a lucrative salary merely to be involved in playing traditional musical instruments full time, despite realising the income is uncertain and has no guarantee for the future.