National Thowheed Jamaat not responsible for Sri Lanka blasts

K Pragalath & Hema Subramaniam PUCHONG: In a phone conversation with The Leaders Online, Governor of The Eastern Province, Government of Sri Lanka Mahamood Lebbe Alim Mohamed Hizbullah has dismissed allegations that National Thowheed Jamaat was responsible for the multiple

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Ipoh’s new mayor to be appointed in nine days with Sultan’s consent

IPOH: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu dispelled concerns that Ipoh may not have a mayor as the replacement would be appointed within the next nine days. He confirmed that Perak ruler, Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah have already

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Sri Lanka: Multiple blasts hit churches, hotels on Easter Sunday, 138 dead

COLOMBO: Three churches – St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church were hit by blasts. Three explosions were reported from the five-star hotels, the Shangrila, the Cinnamon Grand, and the Kingsbury. Six near simultaneous blasts hit three churches and

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Ex Johor exco freed of corruption, money laundering with two others

JOHOR BARU: Ex Johor exco member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi has been freed from all 37 charges for corruption and money laundering at the Sessions Court today. Also freed from the charges were Abdul Latif’s son Ahmad Fauzan Hatim and

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Comedian vs tycoon in Ukraine’s presidential election

KIEV: Ukrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president today with a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, new to politics. The TV

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Women in violent relationships have higher risk of mental disorders

TEXAS: Women in violent relationships have an increased risk of suffering from mental disorders, suggests a new study. According to a study published in Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders journal, the unpredictable violence not only causes physical injuries to

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Pope Francis leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis led the world’s Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to live not for transient things like wealth and success but for God.

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Matriculation seats for Indians: Meeting with Maszlee soon

By K Pragalath PUCHONG: Principal secretary to rural and regional development deputy minister G Sivamalar confirmed that a meeting with Education Minister Maszlee Malik is in the works to resolve the matriculation seats for Indians controversy. “We are waiting for

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Man City stars pay for 26 coaches to take fans to Wembley

MANCHESTER: Manchester City players will pay for 26 coaches to take fans to Wembley next month for the FA Cup final, the club announced yesterday. “The support from our fans throughout the season has been nothing short of incredible. Travelling

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Najib trial: Cops open investigation after video goes viral

KUALA LUMPUR: The police will open investigations after a CCTV recording of proceedings in the trial Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, went viral after it was uploaded on Facebook. Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said prior

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