Sri Lanka bomb blasts: Knowing suicide bomber Zahran Hashim

By: Muheed Jeeran COLOMBO: Zahran Hashim is from Kathankudy in Batticaloa district, Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. He has a history of trouble making and Criminal Investigation Department was well aware of his history. His brother is also a moulavi,

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Maszlee rapped for decreasing matriculation seats meant for Indians

By: K. Pragalath PUTRAJAYA:  Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik received brickbats from Maligned Indian Students and Parents Action Team over the ministry’s decision The ministry reduced the number of matriculation seats to 700 from the initial 2200 that was offered

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Breaking: Governor confirmed ISIS involvement in Sri Lanka attacks

A video has emerged on social media claiming responsibility for the series of bomb attacks on Easter Sunday, April 21 that killed at least 325 and injured more than 600 people in Sri Lanka. Government of Sri Lanka Mahamood Lebbe

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Adib Inquest: Bid to recall two expert witnesses rejected

SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court here today dismissed the application by the prosecution to recall two expert witnesses in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim. Coroner Rofiah Mohamad said the witnesses involved, the 24th witness,

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Sri Lanka attacks in bid to create Islamophobia?

By: Hema Subramaniam Anti-Muslim bigotry is a threat to all of us. In all major terrorist activity, the media and people quick to blame the Muslim community involvement in it. Sri Lanka blast is not spared from this speculation as

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Wisma Putra: Malaysians not affected in Philippine earthquake

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry, Wisma Putra, said today there has been no report of any Malaysian affected by the earthquake that struck the main island of Luzon in the Philippines yesterday. Wisma Putra, in a statement, also cautioned Malaysians in

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Perak govt to downsize civil service in phases

IPOH: The state government will control the size of the civil service in phases beginning from 2019 until 2021, as proposed by the Federal government. Perak Health, Consumer Affairs, National Integration and Human Resource Committee chairman, A. Sivanesan said in

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Dissecting Kula’s new minimum wage recommendation within 16 months

By: S Arutchelvan Recently under intense pressure to raise the minimum wage, YB M.Kulasegaran – the Human Resources Minister said that a review will be done within 16 months on the question of minimum wage.(Bernama, 20 April 2019). This is

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Guan Eng: Govt will monitor the Ringgit’s performance

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will monitor the ringgit’s performance in the foreign exchange market following the recent fall in the currency’s value, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the ringgit’s performance should be evaluated on an annual basis,

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Sri Lanka bomb blasts: Second Shangrila Hotel suicide bomber identified

By: K Pragalath COLOMBO: It has been confirmed that the second suicide bomber Insan Seelavan and Zahran Hashim are the two suicide bombers in Shangrila Hotel. The second suicide bomber at the Shangrila Hotel has been identified as Insan Seelavan,

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