IGP to his officers: Cut all ties with gambling towkays

PUCHONG: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador warned police officers to cut all connections with gambling and vice syndicates before stern action were taken against them. He said the police force would not conspire or protect those involved

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Terror accused wins Indian MP seat

NEW DELHI: A Hindu nationalist nun facing terrorism charges over the deadly bombing of a mosque has been elected to the Indian parliament, a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned her for celebrating the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. Sadhvi

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‘Show proof capital punishment deters drug offences’

PUCHONG: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today hurled brickbats on Singaporean Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam for saying it was untenable for the island republic to make exceptions for Malaysians convicted for death sentence in the country. Earlier today,

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Groups: PKR should probe Kesavan for sexual harassment

PUCHONG: Women’s groups today urged PKR to investigate the party’s Sungai Siput MP S Kesavan for allegedly sexually harassing his former aide. Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) said PKR should take the allegations seriously and form an investigation

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‘Japan struggles to protect its vulnerable children’

TOKYO: Miwa Moriya was six years old when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan. The ‘party’

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Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region. Zakir Rashid Bhat, 25, was trapped by security forces in a three-storey house in southern Kashmir

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Chaos in Indonesia, platform for Islamic State

SINGAPORE: The Islamic State (IS) operatives wanted to create chaos by participating in the pro – Prabowo rally in Jakarta, Indonesia as it would serve as a platform to advance its own agenda, said a security expert. “The IS infiltrated

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PSM: Kit Siang dug his own grave by challenging Najib

PUCHONG: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang dug his own grave by challenging former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to a debate. In a statement, Parti Sosialis Malaysia central committee member S Arutchelvan said no matter what the justification,

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BJP and NDA wins Lok Sabha with 348 seats

NEW DELHI: India’s most powerful yet divisive leader, Narendra Modi is headed for another five-year term in the Lok Sabha as the Bharatiya Janata Party and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) won 348 seats. On its own, BJP won 303

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Gandhi concedes INC defeat, loses Amethi but wins Wayanad

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi, the president of the Indian National Congress (INC) and opposition leader has conceded defeat to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha polls. “The public has clearly given its decision. I had said clearly during

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