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More than 200 injured when two trains collide in Malaysian capital

  • The incident occurred at around 8.45 pm when one of the trains, which was empty after being repaired, collided head-on with another train carrying 213 passengers
Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said the collision was the first major accident in the metro system's 23 years of operation. Photographer: Samsul Said/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong said the collision was the first major accident in the metro system's 23 years of operation. Photographer: Samsul Said/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Published on May 24, 2021 09:30 PM IST
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Team turns pineapple waste into disposable parts for drone in Malaysia

The project, headed by Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan at Malaysia’s Putra University, has been trying to find sustainable uses for pineapple waste generated by farmers in Hulu Langat.
A drone, partially made with pineapple stems, flies in Jenjarom, Malaysia.(REUTERS)
A drone, partially made with pineapple stems, flies in Jenjarom, Malaysia.(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 06, 2021 10:04 AM IST
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Bangi | ByReuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta

Grounded Malaysian pilot’s noodle shop is a hit among people

Deprived of a regular income, the father of four decided to start a food business, selling Malaysian dishes such as a curry noodle dish made from a family recipe, laksa, and a mixed fruit dish called rojak.
Malaysian former pilot Azrin Mohamad Zawawi talks to customers at his food stall in Subang Jaya, Malaysia November 7, 2020.(REUTERS)
Malaysian former pilot Azrin Mohamad Zawawi talks to customers at his food stall in Subang Jaya, Malaysia November 7, 2020.(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 11, 2020 04:32 PM IST
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Malaysia | ByReuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

‘Air India Express will not take responsibility for onward connections’: Latest guidelines

For passengers travelling to Kuala Lumpur, Air India Express has a new rule.
As countries are gradually opening their doors to foreign tourists, a lot of new rules and restrictions are coming into force.(PTI)
As countries are gradually opening their doors to foreign tourists, a lot of new rules and restrictions are coming into force.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 01:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

India slotted in Pot 3 for AFC U-16 Championship draw

The Indian colts finished with seven points from three matches scoring 10 goals while conceding one in the group which included hosts Uzbekistan, Bahrain and Turkmenistan.
Players of St Vincent's (in yellow) in action against players from JN Petit during the U - 16 Loyola football cup at Loyola School.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Players of St Vincent's (in yellow) in action against players from JN Petit during the U - 16 Loyola football cup at Loyola School.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 02:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

SA outplayed us: Ricky Ponting posts throwback photo of 1998 CWG jacket

In the blockbuster finale, South Africa elected to field first and their decision to do so paid dividends as they dismissed Australia for just 183 in 49.3 overs.
A picture of Ricky Ponting’s jacket for 1998 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
A picture of Ricky Ponting’s jacket for 1998 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
Updated on May 03, 2020 04:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Air Asia flight takes off with 113 Indians stranded in Kuala Lumpur

Though close to 300 Indian nationals are currently believed to be at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, only those who had already cleared immigration will be brought back in the special flight, the people cited above said on condition of anonymity.
113 Indians were stranded at the airport at Kuala Lumpur(REUTERS)
113 Indians were stranded at the airport at Kuala Lumpur(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 07:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Govt considers special flights to evacuate Indians over coronavirus outbreak

Special flights will be operated on Saturday to evacuate some 200 Indians from Italy and more from Uzbekistan, the people cited above said on condition of anonymity.
About 70 Indians are stranded at the airport in Kuala Lumpur following the government’s March 17 decision to suspend all flights from Malaysia for a week.
About 70 Indians are stranded at the airport in Kuala Lumpur following the government’s March 17 decision to suspend all flights from Malaysia for a week.
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 05:51 AM IST
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‘Spirit almost broken,’ Badminton world No.1 Kento Momota feared career was over after deadly crash

The world number one admitted his “spirit was almost broken” after the accident in January -- hours after he won the Malaysia Masters -- which killed the driver of the vehicle taking him to Kuala Lumpur airport.
Kento Momota and an image of his car crash in Kuala Lumpur.(AP)
Kento Momota and an image of his car crash in Kuala Lumpur.(AP)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 04:01 PM IST
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Tokyo | ByAgence France-Presse

Coronavirus effect: two Asian squash tournaments postponed

The Asian Team Championships was scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur from March 25 to 29, while the Asian Junior Individual Championship was to be staged in Quingdao, China from June 29 to July 3.
Morning commuters cross a road in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan.(Bloomberg)
Morning commuters cross a road in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, Japan.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Mar 02, 2020 06:18 PM IST
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Chennai | ByPress Trust of India

India awarded hosting rights of 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup

India was awarded the tournament by the Asian Football Confederation’s Women’s Committee in Kuala Lumpur as part of the AFC’s commitment to grow the women’s game.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 03:15 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | ByPress Trust of India

Kento Momota faces two months out after being injured in a car crash

The 25-year-old Japanese suffered cuts and bruising in the accident near Kuala Lumpur but is aiming to return at the All England Championships on March 11, said Kinji Zeniya, secretary general of Japan’s Badminton Association on Tuesday.
File image of Japan’s Kento Momota.(AP)
File image of Japan’s Kento Momota.(AP)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 04:32 PM IST
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Tokyo | ByAFP

Open Houses, the best places to enjoy Malaysian cuisine in Kuala Lumpur

Open Houses are an integral part of the Malaysian culture where different communities come together to share food under a single roof.
Malaysian food is famous all over the world.(Unsplash)
Malaysian food is famous all over the world.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 05:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySnigdha Bhowmick

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal, who had won the Indonesia Masters last year before going through a rough patch, dispatched Young 25-23, 21-12 after a thrilling 39-minute contest.
A file photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)
A file photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 01:38 PM IST
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Malaysia Masters: Lakshya Sen fails to qualify, Rankireddy-Shetty lose in 1st round

Shubhankar Dey and the women’s doubles duo of Pooja Dandu and Sanjana Santosh also failed to make the main draw in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.
Lakshya Sen of India competes against Li Shifeng of China.(Getty Images)
Lakshya Sen of India competes against Li Shifeng of China.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 05:40 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | ByPress Trust of India

Content with one fight every 5-6 months: Vijender Singh

The 34-year-old, who is undefeated so far, will square off against Ghana’s two-time former Commonwealth super middle-weight (76kg) champion Charles Adamu in Dubai on Friday.
File image of India boxer Vijender Singh.(ANI Photo)
File image of India boxer Vijender Singh.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 05:14 PM IST
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Dubai | ByPTI

Delhi travel agent sold cheap air tickets, cancelled them to make millions: Cops

The police said there were several complaints against the suspect in police stations across Delhi and he is suspected to have duped about 25 people of an estimated 25 lakh, but his real identity could not be ascertained earlier.
The suspect was produced before the district and sessions court and was taken on three days police remand for further investigation.(File image)
The suspect was produced before the district and sessions court and was taken on three days police remand for further investigation.(File image)
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 09:16 PM IST
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AFC recognises ISL as India’s top league, recommends 2 I-League clubs’ entry by 2020-21

The AFC’s executive committee approved All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) proposed roadmap for the country’s sport during a meeting in Vietnam.
Roy Krishna of ATK celebrates the goal with team players.(ISL)
Roy Krishna of ATK celebrates the goal with team players.(ISL)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 07:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Malaysian MPs vote to repeal ‘fake news’ law

It was the second attempt by the lower house to overturn the law after MPs voted to repeal it last year only for the opposition-controlled upper chamber to block it.
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who ousted Najib at last year’s polls, was investigated for allegedly spreading fake news days ahead of the election. He was an opposition leader at the time.(Reuters Photo)
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who ousted Najib at last year’s polls, was investigated for allegedly spreading fake news days ahead of the election. He was an opposition leader at the time.(Reuters Photo)
Published on Oct 09, 2019 07:40 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | ByAgence France-Presse

The Taste with Vir: Why you need Valium when dealing with immigration officers

No matter where he is travelling to, Vir dreads the queues at immigration counters, the rude officers and the general air of “you are at our mercy.”
There is no logic or pattern to how different countries handle immigration.(Unsplash)
There is no logic or pattern to how different countries handle immigration.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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For Madhav Apte, cricket was a way of life

Sunil Gavaskar, who was in Bengaluru for Sunday’s India-South Africa T20 game, reached to pay his last respects after Madhav Apte’s demise.
r Madhav Apte (L) presents Golden Jubilee Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 to Sunil Gavaskar.(PTI)
r Madhav Apte (L) presents Golden Jubilee Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 to Sunil Gavaskar.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySanjjeev K Samyal

Missing Franco-Irish teen’s naked body found in Malaysia jungle

A helicopter winched the body out of the rainforest and transported it to hospital, and the parents of missing 15-year-old Nora Quoirin later identified her.
File - This undated file photo taken from the Facebook page of The Lucie Blackman Trust shows Nora Quoirin. Malaysian police said Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 the family of a missing 15-year-old London girl has positively identified a naked body found near the nature resort where she disappeared over a week ago. (The Lucie Blackman Trust/Family via AP, File)(AP)
File - This undated file photo taken from the Facebook page of The Lucie Blackman Trust shows Nora Quoirin. Malaysian police said Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 the family of a missing 15-year-old London girl has positively identified a naked body found near the nature resort where she disappeared over a week ago. (The Lucie Blackman Trust/Family via AP, File)(AP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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Seremban (Malaysia) | ByAgence France-Presse

Women’s cricket to be part of Birmingham CWG 2022, confirms CGF

Cricket has made just one appearance at the CWG previously, with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, where South Africa finished on top of the podium.
File image of Katherine Brunt of England in action(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Katherine Brunt of England in action(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 02:42 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPTI

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty become world number nine after triumphing Thailand Open

In the men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma retained their 10th and 13th spot respectively. While Sai Praneeth also remains unchanged at 19th position.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty pose with their medals and trophy after winning the Thailand Open 2019.(PTI)
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty pose with their medals and trophy after winning the Thailand Open 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 09:53 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Viktor Axelsen withdraws from badminton world championships

The 2017 world champion has sustained a disc protrusion in the lower back, a precursor to a slipped disc.
File photo of Viktor Axelson(AP)
File photo of Viktor Axelson(AP)
Updated on Jul 31, 2019 06:17 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | ByAsian News International

India vs New Zealand, semi-finals World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli opens up about lack of centuries, happy for Rohit to take the spotlight

Kohli, the world’s top-ranked ODI batsman, has strung together five consecutive fifties but is yet to register a hundred, something he attributed his new role as the team’s middle-overs anchor.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli(Action Images via Reuters)
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 08:40 AM IST
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Manchester | ByReuters

4 Indians arrested in Kuala Lumpur with drugs, baby turtles

The Malaysian Customs Department seized 5,255 baby turtles from two suspects on transit to India, The Star newspaper reported.
A member of the Royal Malaysian Customs holds seized red-eared slider tortoises during a press conference at the customs authorities building in Sepang on June 26, 2019 after a foiled smuggling attempt by a syndicate. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)
A member of the Royal Malaysian Customs holds seized red-eared slider tortoises during a press conference at the customs authorities building in Sepang on June 26, 2019 after a foiled smuggling attempt by a syndicate. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Singapore/Sepang | ByAgencies

Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles

Senior customs official Zulkarnain Mohamed Yusof says agents found a total 5,255 red-ear slider turtles kept in small baskets from the luggage of two Indian nationals who flew in from Guangzhou, China on June 20.
Customs officials display seized turtles at the customs office Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Sepang, Malaysia. Two Indian citizens were arrested due to smuggling attempt into the country on a flight from Guangzhou, China with thirty-two small boxes packed with 5,225 red-eared slider turtles. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)(AP)
Customs officials display seized turtles at the customs office Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Sepang, Malaysia. Two Indian citizens were arrested due to smuggling attempt into the country on a flight from Guangzhou, China with thirty-two small boxes packed with 5,225 red-eared slider turtles. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)(AP)
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 11:48 AM IST
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Sepang (Malaysia) | ByAssociated Press

Full-time national coach need of the hour: Joshna Chinappa

After reaching the pre-quarterfinal at the British Open last week, Joshna Chinappa opened up on her rivalry with Dipika Pallikal, problems with the national coaching setup and her plans for 2019 in an interview.
File image of Joshna Chinappa.(PTI)
File image of Joshna Chinappa.(PTI)
Updated on May 27, 2019 06:05 PM IST
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Usain Bolt inspires pistol shooter Gauri Sheoran

Fitness and fashion are the sportsperson’s twin passions, which keep her going.
Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.
Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.
Published on May 20, 2019 11:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
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