Zakir Naik: Indian ED a sign of shameful desperation

PUCHONG: Indian Muslim televangelist Dr Zakir Naik who currently resides in Putrajaya described the latest attempt by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) as a sign of shameful desperation. “Why are the Indian agencies getting so desperate? Desperate to comply with the

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Murderers of Asifa must be sentenced to full brunt of the law

We lauded the verdict on the six men who have been convicted in the case of gang rape and murder of Asifa Bano, a young girl from a Muslim, nomadic tribe in 2018. The special court in Pathankot in India’s

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Suresh’s path to world title is a thorny one

KUALA LUMPUR: The national recurve para-archer, S. Suresh’s journey to win the World Archery Para Championships title in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, was not a fairy tale run, but a thorny route. The 25-year-old from Kuala Ketil, Kedah lost half of his

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IJN conducts breakthrough surgery on three-month-old Siamese twin

KUALA LUMPUR: National Heart Institute (IJN) created history by successfully conducting a breakthrough complex heart surgery on a pair of three-month-old Siamese twin after correcting their transposition great artery. The surgery was conducted by IJN’s clinical cardio thoracic specialist Dr

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Health Ministry to locate Orang Asli graves in Kampung Kuala Koh

GUA MUSANG: The Ministry of Health, along with other relevant agencies, will try to locate the graves of 12 Orang Asli from the Batek tribe who were said to have died of pneumonia in Kampung Kuala Koh here over the past

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Indian film, theatre legend Girish Karnad dies

BENGALURU: Girish Karnad, a celebrated actor, playwright and filmmaker, died today after a long illness at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 81. Born on May 19, 1938, in Mumbai (then Bombay Presidency), his critically-acclaimed work includes plays like “Yayati”,

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Woman loses RM24,780 to a ‘Datuk’ known through internet

KUANTAN: A woman lost RM24,780 after being sweet-talked by a male acquaintance known only through social networking sites since two years ago. Pahang Commercial Criminal Investigation Department chief Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said the 36-year-old victim also gave her

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Suresh congratulated for golden feat

KUALA LUMPUR: The golden victory of national paralympic recurve archery athlete, S. Suresh at the World Archery Para Championships in Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands on Sunday has earned the applaud of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Wan Azizah

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NGOs question Malaysia’s stand on entry of global waste

KUALA LUMPUR: The entry of the world’s plastic waste that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly. Over the past year, 157,299 tonnes of plastic waste was shipped into Malaysia, an increase of 273% compared

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“Fake” meeting minutes admitted as evidence

KUALA LUMPUR: Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali allowed documents believed to contain minutes of discussions of SRC International director Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil and former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on 7 Sept 2011 marked as evidence despite

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