Syed Saddiq: KBS supports Syariah-compliant clothing for athletes

KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) encourages national athletes to wear Syariah-compliant clothing while participating in any competitions or tournaments, says its minister, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. He said it was up to the athletes and associations

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Grenade attack hits Kashmir ahead of visit by EU lawmakers

NEW DELHI: A group of EU lawmakers will visit Indian Kashmir today, the first foreign delegation since the special status of the region was revoked just hours before a grenade attack underlined the volatility of the situation. At least 17

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Wendy Subramaniam named as candidate for Gerakan in Tg Piai by-election

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan deputy secretary-general Wendy Subramaniam has been named as the party’s candidate for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election. It was announced by Gerakan president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai here today. “I see this election as an

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Court rejects bid to challenge smoking ban at food premises

KUALA LUMPUR: A bid by seven individuals to challenge the Health Ministry’s smoking ban at food outlets, enforced since Jan 1 this year, failed after the High Court here today dismissed their judicial review application. Judge Datuk Seri Mariana Yahya

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1MDB board was unaware of US$1 bil JV fund split

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today was told that the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) board of directors (BOD) was not informed about the decision to split the US$1 billion meant for 1MDB-PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) joint venture (JV) into US$300

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Scrap metal collector charged for possession of LTTE terrorist items

KUALA LUMPUR: A scrap metal collector was charged in the Selayang Sessions Court here today on two charges of possessing items related to the LTTE terrorist group. Accused A.Kalaimughilan, 28, who was dressed in a blue and white shirt, nodded

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Police arrest suspected mosque shooter

PARIS: French police have arrested a man suspected of firing shots at a mosque in Bayonne in the southwest of France on yesterday. Two people, aged 74 and 78, were seriously injured in the shooting at 2.20pm as they tried

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Two state assemblyman, a corporation head charged for supporting LTTE

MELAKA: Two state assemblymen and a chief officer of a corporation were charged in the Sessions Court here today for supporting the LTTE terrorist group in November last year. The accused, G. Saminathan, 34, P. Gunasekaran, 60, and S. Chandru,

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Syariah dress code for sports, solidarity among main issues in Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR: Matters concerning solidarity and government measures to tackle and reduce tension following the widespread of sensitive racial issues being brought up were among the issues to be raised at the Parliament sitting today. According to the Meeting Order

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