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Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia's Penang

Five people have been killed and over 3,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding on Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the state's historic capital under murky brown water.

Nov 05, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

MDMK chief and ex-lawmaker Vaiko, who arrived here after not being allowed to enter Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to attend a marriage, claimed on Saturday that he was deported because he was considered "a security threat" by the Malaysian authorities due to his links with the LTTE.

 

Jun 10, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
VIDEO: Unknown Faiz Subri trumps Roberto Carlos' 1997 wonder goal

VIDEO: Unknown Faiz Subri trumps Roberto Carlos' 1997 wonder goal

His 25-metre strike has been dubbed the "knuckleball goal" on Twitter and YouTube.

Feb 19, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
PV Sindhu, K Srikanth advance to semis of Malaysia Masters

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth advance to semis of Malaysia Masters

Sindhu edged out Japan's Kaori Imabeppu 21-13 13-21 21-14, while Srikanth thrashed 16th seed Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand 21-17 21-10.

Jan 21, 2016, 18:33 PM IST
PV Sindhu, K Srikanth in pre-quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth in pre-quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters

Two-time World Championship bronze-medallist, Sindhu, thrashed Switzerland's Sabrina Jaquet 21-17 21-16 in a women's singles first round contest that lasted 33 minutes.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Malaysia arrests five with suspected IS, al Qaeda links

Malaysia`s police said on Saturday that it had arrested five people, including a European employed as a teacher, on suspicion of links with militant groups like the Islamic State and al Qaeda.

Dec 05, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

Malaysian family decimated by Bangkok bomb

 Neoh Hock Guan was just about to pray at Bangkok`s Erawan shrine on Monday when he dropped the candle he wanted to light.

Aug 19, 2015, 11:39 AM IST
Malaysia turns away boats as death stalks weary migrants

Malaysia turns away boats as death stalks weary migrants

Malaysia has turned away two vessels carrying a combined 600 migrants, an official who spoke on condition of anonymity said Thursday, as concern mounted in the region over the fate of boatloads of people stranded at sea.

May 14, 2015, 14:01 PM IST
Goalkeeper sacked in Malaysia for swearing at policeman

Goalkeeper sacked in Malaysia for swearing at policeman

Malaysian champions Johor Darul Ta`zim have sacked goalkeeper Mohd Anis Faron Ahmad for swearing at a policeman after a loss, local media reported.

Apr 17, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Malaysia says 18 deaths could be linked to Myanmar unrest

Police have detained 15 people from Myanmar over a string of gruesome murders in a popular Malaysian tourist destination, and believe the killings are linked to ethnic unrest in their native country, reports said on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

MDMK chief Vaiko to leave for Malaysia

NDA ally, MDMK chief Vaiko on Thursday embarks on a week's tour of Malaysia and will participate in a string of events there including a Tamil conference.

Nov 06, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: Report

The co-pilot of missing Malaysian airliner MH370 attempted to make a mid-flight call from his mobile phone just before the plane vanished from radar screens, a report said citing unnamed investigators.

Apr 12, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

Nicol David looks to lift Malaysian spirits

Malaysia`s world number one Nicol David warned competition was now tougher than ever as she sets out to defend her title at the world women`s championships on her home island of Penang.

Mar 17, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Indians clinch 78 medals at Commonwealth weightlifting Championships

India notched up a whopping 78 medals, including 38 gold, in the Commonwealth Youth, Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championships which concluded at Penang, Malaysia on Thursday.

Nov 28, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

Malaysia: Two Indians in state’s executive panel

For the first time, two Indians have been appointed to the state executive committee of the Malaysian state of Penang, local media reported on Thursday.

May 09, 2013, 18:29 PM IST

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