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10-Mar-2018 Kuala Lumpur

Infighting in Congress, corruption cost us dear : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that internal bickering and generational fight within the Congress party and issues relating to corruption led to its defeat in the 2014 general election."Internal fight in the Congress party, generational fight...

10-Mar-2018 Kuala Lumpur

He, his sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that he and his sister Priyanka Gandhi had "completely forgiven" their father Rajiv Gandhi's killers.LTTE, a militant organisation from Sri Lanka, led by Prabhakaran was blamed for plotting and executing the assassination...

10-Mar-2018 Kuala Lumpur

Rahul Gandhi meets Indian origin businessmen in Malaysia

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met business executives of Indian origin in Malaysia and said he "valued actionable solutions over rhetoric".He also assured them that "their interests will be suitably addressed in his party's manifesto".Gandhi met...

14-Sep-2017 Kuala Lumpur

25 killed in Malaysia school fire

At least 25 persons, including students and teachers, were killed in a fire at a religious school in the Malaysian capital here on Thursday, officials said.The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours, BBC reported.A victim...

05-Apr-2017 Kuala Lumpur

'India keen to buy MiG-29 aircraft from Malaysia'

India has stated its keenness to buy MiG-29 aircraft from Malaysia and upgrade them for use by its air force, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said here after his visit to India, a media report said.Prime Minister Najib said the proposal was among...

23-Dec-2016 Kuala Lumpur

14 killed in Malaysia bus accident

At least 14 people were killed and 16 others injured when a bus fell off a cliff on Saturday while travelling from Johor Baru to Kuala Lumpur, the authorities said.Police have confirmed that the bus was travelling at a high speed during the incident. The...

14-Dec-2016 Kuala Lumpur

India is now a good investment destination : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited Asian corporates to invest in India saying it is an opportune time for business to invest in the country."India is not only a good destination. It's always a good decision to be in India. We welcome those who...

25-Oct-2016 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia hospital fire kills six

At least six patients were killed and over 200 were evacuated after a fire erupted on Tuesday in a hospital in Malaysia.Sources from the fire and rescue department said seven people were trapped in the intensive care unit of the Sultanah Aminah Hospital...

07-Oct-2016 Kuala Lumpur

Missing MH370 debris found in Mauritius, Malaysia confirms

Debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, that went missing in March 2014, was recovered in the Indian Ocean island-country of Mauritius, an official said on Friday.After examining the composite debris, experts from the Australian Transport Safety...

04-Oct-2016 Kuala Lumpur

Students, soldiers injured in helicopter crash in Malaysia

At least four students and several soldiers were wounded on Tuesday when a military transport helicopter crashed into a school building in the Malaysian state of Sabah.The Malaysian Defence Ministry said in a statement that the US-made Sikorsky aircraft...

05-Feb-2016 Kuala Lumpur

Samsung launches Galaxy A7, A5 smartphones 'glass and metal' versions

Leading smartphone and consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched the new versions of its popular Galaxy A-series smartphones in an all "glass and metal" design and with improved selfie features.The new versions of the dual-SIM...

16-Jan-2016 Kuala Lumpur

Four suspected of IS links arrested in Malaysia

Malaysian police said on Saturday that four individuals, including a married couple, have been arrested for suspected links to the Islamic State terror group.One of the suspected IS members was arrested on Friday at a light rail train (LRT) station in downtown...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India, Malaysia to deepen defence cooperation, expand trade

India and Malaysia on Monday agreed to deepen defence and security cooperation and expand bilateral trade while signing three accords in the areas of cyber security, culture and infrastructure.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the third and last day of his...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India has ended regulatory uncertainty: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India has ended regulatory uncertainty to a large extent and is creating a policy driven state."We have ended regulatory uncertainty to a large extent, creating a policy driven state," Modi said, while meeting the...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India, Malaysia sign cyber security, infrastructure accords

India and Malyaysia signed three agreements on cyber security, cultural exchange and infrastructure development on Monday, the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to this southeast Asian nation.While the cyber security agreement was signed between...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Will deepen defence cooperation with Malaysia: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that India will deepen its defence cooperation with Malaysia.“I am particularly grateful to you for our security cooperation,” Modi said at a joint press conference with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak after...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi vows for stronger defence cooperation with Malaysia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday vowed to make stronger the defence cooperation with Malaysia."We will make defence cooperation stronger. Our agreements on cyber security are very important," Modi said at a joint press conference here. "We will work...

23-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Malaysia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome here as he entered the bilateral phase of his visit to Malaysia on Monday, the third day of his visit to this southeast Asian nation.Modi was greeted with a hug by his Malaysian counterpart Najib...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi calls for new global resolve to fight terror

Minister Narendra Modi, during his address at the East Asia Summit here on Sunday, called for a new global resolve to fight terrorism and spoke of unimpeded commerce in the Asia Pacific and the Indian Ocean regions.Modi had a hectic schedule on the second day...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi lauds Malay Indians, seeks to enhance mutual connect

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to enhance India's connect with its diaspora in Malaysia with a lavish praise of its accomplishments and a string of announcements, including for naming a cultural centre here after freedom fighter Netaji Subhas...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Giving people fruits of modern economy: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government is giving the people of India the fruits of a modern economy.“We are eradicating poverty by giving our people the fruits of modern economy such as universal access to banks and insurance, not...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Indian cultural centre in Malaysia to be named after Netaji

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Indian Cultural Centre in Kuala Lumpur will be named after freedom fighter and commander of the Indian National Army Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.“Thousands of your forefathers came forward to join Netaji...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India not confined to its territory: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India is not confined to its territory but exists in every Indian all over the world.“India is not confined to its territory. India exists in every Indian in every part of the world,” he said as he made his by-now...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi meets Malaysian Indian Congress members

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met members of the Malaysian National Congress (MIC), the largest political party of people of Indian origin in Malaysia.“Community connect begins with a call on by Malaysian Indian Congress members led by Health Minister...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

From Vedas to Vivekananda, India's culture is rich: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that from Vedas to Swami Vivekananda, India has a rich cultural history and that the sage is the soul of the India."From the Vedas to Vivekananda, India's culture is rich," Modi said after he unveiled Swami Vivekananda's...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Install Swami Vivekananda in your head and soul: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on people to "install" Swami Vivekananda in their heart and soul.He made the exhortation while unveiling a statue of the Indian sage at the Ramakrishna Mission in Petaling Jaya near here on the second day of his...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi witnesses signing of Kuala Lumpur declarations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, the second day of his visit to Malaysia, witnessed the signing ceremony of two significant declarations as part of this year's Asean Summit.“Witnessing history in the making. PM @narendramodi present as Kuala Lumpur...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

New global resolve needed to fight terrorism: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, the second day of his official visit to Malaysia, called for a new global resolve to fight the scourge of terrorism while outlining five elements to make the 21st century an Asian one.“In this forum, we often thought...

22-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi stresses on security cooperation at East Asia Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke of security cooperation and unimpeded commerce at the 10th East Asia Summit here.“First, support for regional architecture for security cooperation that is inclusive, balanced, transparent and open,” said Modi on...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra woos investors, seeks Asean help to fight terrorism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the global investment community to set up shop in India and benefit from the country's fast growth, strong fundamentals, constant reforms, while seeking enhanced cooperation from the Asean grouping to fight terrorism.Starting...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Come, invest in India's growth, open economy: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the global investment community to set up shop in India and benefit from its fast growth, strong fundamentals, constant reforms and a welcoming environment.Starting his first set of engagements here during his...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Resolve South China Sea issue through negotiations: Malaysian PM

Disputes on territorial claims over the South China Sea should be resolved through peaceful negotiations and in accordance with international laws, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on the sidelines of the 27th Asean summit.Opening the summit at the Kuala...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India-Japan bilateral ties have greatest potential: Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday said that the India-Japan bilateral relationship has the "greatest potential"."The India-Japan relationship has the greatest potential of any bilateral relationship in the world," Abe said as he met his Indian counterpart...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India committed to protect IPRs: Narendra Modi

India is committed to protect intellectual property rights of all innovators, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday."IIP (Index of Industrial Production) in current year shows a distinct improvement over the last year. We are working in all ways to...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India doing better in every economic indicator: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India was doing well in almost every economic indicator."By almost every economic indicator, India is doing better than we (NDA government) took office 18 months ago," Modi said in his address to the Asean...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

India, Asean natural partners: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India and the Asean countries were natural partners."India and Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) are natural partners. Our ties date back to ancient times," Modi said in his address to the Asean...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the sidelines of Asean summit."The bilaterals amidst the multilateral. Modi meets Premier Li Keqiang for his first engagement," Vikas Swarup, the external affairs ministry spokesman,...

21-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Narendra Modi arrives in Kuala Lumpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday for a four-day visit to Malaysia and Singapore.In Kuala Lumpur, he will attend the 13th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-India Summit and the 10th East Asia Summit.On the sidelines of these...

19-Nov-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Kidambi Srikanth, Kashyap drop two places each in badminton rankings

India's Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap dropped two places each to be seventh and 15th, respectively, in the world badminton rankings released on Thursday.Srikanth performed poorly at the China Open last week and Hong Kong Open this week, while 2014 Commonwealth...

31-Oct-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Golfer Lahiri scores 67 to be tied 16th at CIMB Classic

Four birdies in the final five holes propped up Anirban Lahiri to five-over 67 in the third and penultimate round as the leading Indian golfer jumped five places to be tied 16th in the $7 million CIMB Classic here on Saturday.The Asian tour leader made birdies...

29-Oct-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Lahiri tied 33rd, Chawrasia joint 63rd in CIMB Classic golf

Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chawrasia carded two-under 70 and 70 to be tied 33rd and joint 63rd respectively after the opening round of the $7 million CIMB Classic here on Thursday.Asian Tour leader Lahiri got birdies on the fifth, ninth and 16th...

27-Oct-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Protest against AFC Champions League finalist dismissed

The Asian Football Association (AFC) has dismissed a protest against AFC Champions League (ACL) finalist Al Ahli Dubai that a player of the UAE club had participated in the game illegally.Al Ahli defeated Al Hilal from Saudi Arabia 3-2 at home in the second...

05-Sep-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia boat capsize toll 24

The toll in a boat-capsize off the western coast of Malaysia in the Malacca Straits rose to 24 on Saturday while authorities continue their search and rescue operation for the missing immigrants, media reported.Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)...

04-Sep-2015 Kuala Lumpur

15 dead in Malaysia boat-capsize, 40 missing

The toll in a boat-capsize off the western coast of Malaysia in the Malacca Straits rose to 15 on Friday with over 40 missing, media reported.The bodies of 15 passengers were found in the sea about nine nautical miles southwest of Tanjung Sauh port, where...

03-Sep-2015 Kuala Lumpur

14 killed in Malaysia boat capsize

At least 14 people died after a boat carrying about 100 illegal immigrants capsized on Thursday off the western coast of Malaysia in the Malacca Straits.According to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, some 20 people have been rescued so far, the...

06-Aug-2015 Kuala Lumpur

More details for full closure on MH370: Victims' families

The families of those aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 say they require more details about the aircraft for a "full closure", media reports said on Thursday."Now I want to know where the main body of the plane is so that we can take out...

06-Aug-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Debris found on Reunion Island from missing MH370: Najib Razak

Verification had confirmed that the debris discovered on Reunion Island belongs to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced early on Thursday."Today, 515 days since the plane disappeared, it is with a heavy heart that...

31-Jul-2015 Paris/Kuala Lumpur

'Almost certain' that wreckage from MH370: Malaysia

Malaysian authorities and international experts were "almost certain" that the plane wreckage found on Reunion island was part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, media reports said on Friday.The wreckage found on Wednesday in Reunion, a French territory...

30-Jul-2015 Kuala Lumpur

'2008 Olympics legacy guarantees sustainability of 2022 Winter Games'

The Beijing 2022 Winter Games delegation has underlined the bid's full alignment with the principles of the Olympic Agenda 2020 and stressed sustainability as one of the key pillars of the Game's plans.Since the very inception of the bid, Beijing 2022 made...

09-Jul-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Two IS suspects arrested in Malaysia

Two people suspected of having links with the Islamic State (IS) terror group were arrested here on Thursday, police said.According to a police statement, both the people have held meetings in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor to plan attacks on the country, Channel...

03-Jul-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Indian arrested in biggest Malaysian drug bust

A 36-year-old Indian man was arrested in a drug bust in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, media reported on Friday.Police seized 19 tonnes of white powder, believed to be ketamine, from a house in Rawang.Assistant Commisioner R. Munusamy said the house...

19-Jun-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Eight suspects arrested for Malaysian tanker hijacking

Eight suspected Indonesian pirates were arrested near the Vietnamese archipelago of Tho Chu Island on Friday, hours after they fled from a hijacked Malaysian oil tanker, media reports said."They were caught near Tho Chu Island (by Vietnamese Navy officials)....

08-Jun-2015 Kuala Lumpur

IIFA brings Bollywood fans, stars closer in Malaysia

It was high on star power, Bollywood business and interactive sessions with global fans. The 16th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, which concluded on Sunday after three days of entertainment and fun, saw a galaxy of...

08-Jun-2015 Kuala Lumpur

'Queen' wins top honours at IIFA

Vikas Bahl's directorial "Queen", a coming-of-age story of a woman's self-discovery, bagged awards in the Best Picture, Best Story and Best Performance in a Leading Role - Female categories at the three-day long 16th edition of the International Indian Film...

08-Jun-2015 Kuala Lumpur

Subhash Ghai's production company to make three films in 2016

Subhash Ghai's film production company Mukta Arts will produce three movies next year, shared the filmmaker.Mukta Arts produced its first film "Karz", starring Rishi Kapoor, in 1978 and after that came out with "a big range of movies" - "Hero", "Karma", "Khalnayak",...

08-Jun-2015 Kuala Lumpur

My mother is real hero in family: Deepika Padukone

Actress Deepika Padukone, who was last seen as a caring and selfless daughter in this year's hit movie "Piku", says it's her mother who keeps the family together and inspires her.She is the daughter of former badminton ace Prakash Padukone and has a sister who...

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