Gobind: Malaysia serious on tech talent development agenda

PUTRAJAYA: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry will continue to review all existing initiatives as well as come up with new and pertinent policies to ensure Malaysia is always ahead of the competition when it comes to tech talent development, said

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Bollywood’s newest A-lister tackles caste, sexual violence

A young man with erectile dysfunction, a pianist who pretends to be blind, and a sperm donor raking in the cash: unconventional roles have catapulted Ayushmann Khurrana into Bollywood’s A-league. Now the 34-year-old, one of the most popular actors in

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The deaths of 14 Bateks included in Putrajaya vs Kelantan

PUTRAJAYA: The federal government would be adding the deaths of the 14 people of the Batek tribe in its suit against the Kelantan government for encroachment into Orang Asli land. The affidavit was filed last week to further prove that

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Oil prices dip, await positive feedback from G20, OPEC talks

SEOUL: Oil prices eased today in a cautious market, as traders eyed a scheduled meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit and next week’s OPEC meeting. Brent crude LCOc1 futures were down

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Viral video: Woman’s quick reflexes saved toddler son from falling off balcony

In a video that has gone viral online, a woman was seen saving her toddler son from a grand fall from the balcony, only because of her quick reflex action. A spine-tingling video of a woman saving her toddler son

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Financially squeezed, Selangor Umno may rent out HQ

PETALING JAYA: Facing financial struggles, the Selangor Umno has been forced to put its headquarters for rent, The Malaysian Insight reported today. The investigation on the 1MDB scandal led the government to freeze Umno’s accounts, leading Selangor Umno to put

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Brazil defeats Paraguay in Copa America quarter final

Brazil defeated Paraguay in the Copa America quarterly final in Porto Alegre after a closely fought match which saw the Brazilian team winning the match 4-3 via penalty shots. Despite the goalless match in 90 minutes, the game was nothing

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Eleven-year-old boy narrow escape after tablet explodes

It was nothing short of a narrow escape for an eleven-year-old boy as a tablet charging near him burnt a hole in the mattress. An eleven-year-old boy had a narrow escape after his tablet burnt a hole in the mattress

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Terengganu to set up ´floating market’ in 2020

KUALA TERENGGANU: The first floating market in Terengganu will be up and running next year in an effort to attract more tourists to the state, said State Tourism, Culture and Communications Committee chairman Ariffin Deraman. He said it would be

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Weak monsoon cripples India’s crops, economy

MUMBAI: India’s monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week ended on Wednesday, raising concerns about major crop production and the impact on the

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