Complaints by Indian workers working in Gulf on the rise: Govt

Complaints from Indian workers in some Gulf countries have shown an upward trend with the highest number those in Qatar in the last one year, the government told Rajya Sabha.

Malaysia PM refuses to scrap sedition law

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak today abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law saying the legislation would not only be retained but also strengthened to protect the sanctity of Islam and other religions in the multi-ethnic country.

Malaysia to retain and prop up Sedition Act, says PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday bolstered a law protecting the sanctity of Islam and the country`s traditional rulers, the sultans, in an about-turn to scrap a law banning criticism of the government.

North Korean among four killed in Malaysia mine accident

The death toll from an explosion in a Malaysian coal mine manned by foreign workers including North Koreans has risen to four, police said Wednesday, while around two dozen others were injured, some with serious burns.

Chinese island project in disputed waters `justifiable`: General

Beijing on Monday fired back at US criticism of an artificial island project in the disputed South China Sea that could reportedly include an airstrip, with a top general defending it as "justifiable".

Virgin Racing`s Sam Bird wins in Formula E Malaysia ePrix
Virgin Racing`s Sam Bird wins in Formula E Malaysia ePrix

Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird put up a superb performance Saturday to clinch victory in the Formula E on the Putrajaya street circuit in Malaysia despite a raging Lucas Di Grassi hot on the Englishman`s heels.

Germans charged with vandalism in Singapore face flogging

 Two German men were charged Saturday with breaking into a Singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane.

Prost, Heidfeld take new Formula E rivalry to Malaysia
Prost, Heidfeld take new Formula E rivalry to Malaysia

Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost will take their new rivalry to Malaysia this weekend after their spectacular crash threatened to overshadow the inaugural Formula E electric car race in Beijing.

Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing

Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, as it moves to stem billions of dollars in economic losses, a senior government official told a news agency.

Malaysia monitoring IS members

The Malaysian government and police are monitoring those Malaysians who are fighting for the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation and planning to return to the country to spread their extremist ideologies, Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Wan Jaafar said Monday.

Malaysia to revise definition of youth

In a bid to groom younger leaders, Malaysia has decided to revise the definition of "youth" to exclude those above the age of 30.

Malaysia to keep close watch on Malaysian Islamic State

 Malaysia today said it will keep a close watch on Malaysian Islamic State (IS) fighters who are reportedly planning to return home to spread their extremist ideologies.

Narendra Modi arrives in 'bright and sunny' Brisbane
Narendra Modi arrives in 'bright and sunny' Brisbane

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in the "bright and sunny" Brisbane to attend the G20 summit, on the second leg of his three-nation tour.

Malaysia will not be a haven for terrorists: Minister

Malaysia today said it was committed towards combating terrorism and the country will not be a "haven" for militants.

140-mn-year-old dinosaur tooth found in Malaysia

A dinosaur tooth about 140 million years old has been found in Malaysia, researchers announced today, in a second such discovery in nine months.

Second dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia
Second dinosaur fossil found in Malaysia

 A Malaysian university Thursday announced the recovery of a dinosaur fossil in the country, media reported.

140-million-year-old dinosaur tooth found in Malaysia

A dinosaur tooth found in Malaysia is at least 140 million years old and belongs to a new species within the "bird-hipped" Ornithischian order, researchers said Thursday.

PM Modi keen on Malaysian model of performance assessment
PM Modi keen on Malaysian model of performance assessment

As part of his endeavour to constantly evaluate the performance of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking a cue from the Malaysian model, calling it an "excellent example".

DNA: Don't vote for BJP, it will impose a Hindu CM, warns PDP leader Peer Mansoor

Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.

Russia pledges support for MH17 investigation: Malaysia PM

 Russia has pledged support for a probe into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine that killed 298 people on board, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak has said.