World  /  Published 29.07.20

12-year jail term for former Malaysia PM

Malaysia’s former leader, Najib Razak, was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 12 years in jail on Tuesday in the first trial over a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB that ...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

World  /  Published 06.01.19

Malay king quits amid marriage buzz

Malaysia’s king abdicated on Sunday in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future after he took medical leave and reportedly married a Russian former beauty qu...
By Agencies in Kuala Lumpur

World  /  Published 19.03.20

Malaysia to track down 2000 Rohingya

Malaysian authorities are trying to track down an estimated 2,000 Rohingya who attended a Muslim gathering that led to a spike in coronavirus cases across Southeast Asia, a security source and two oth...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

Health  /  Published 06.06.19

Deal on Nipah compassionate response

India’s top health research agency has requested the world’s largest vaccine maker in Pune to produce and stockpile an experimental therapeutic molecule to be offered on compassionate grounds to p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Lured with jobs, sold as slaves abroad

Time: 6 in the morning. Place: office of the National Anti-Trafficking Committee (NATC) in south Calcutta. The NATC is a non-government organisation. There are seven men sitting around a square table....
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 27.01.20

India, Malaysia in palm oil war

It’s straight out of President Donald Trump’s trade war playbook. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s furious with the Malaysians and he’s hitting back by stopping the import of palm oil, the key c...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

Business  /  Published 18.01.20

Palm oil diplomacy

Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysia...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.04.20

Jamaat suspects stopped

Eight Malaysians who had allegedly attended last month’s Tablighi Jamat congregation at Nizamuddin were intercepted at Delhi airport as they were about to board a special flight to Malaysia on Sunda...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.02.20

Mahathir in bid to form govt

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohammed is trying to form a national unity government under his personal authority, drawing together rival parties, political sources said on Tuesday, following his shock resign...
By Reuters in Kuala Lumpur

World  /  Published 24.02.20

Turmoil in Malaysia after PM Mahathir resigns

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad tendered his resignation to Malaysia's king on Monday while his political party quit the ruling alliance in a shocking political upheaval less than two years after his ...
By AP in Kuala Lumpur


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