Kuala Lumpur: News

16 Dec 2022


9 die in landslide near Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, 51 missing

Nine people lost their lives, and several individuals are still missing after a campsite was struck by a landslide in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur.

24 Feb 2020


Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

In a shocking move, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad (94), resigned on Monday.

10 Dec 2019


Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit

Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.

18 Nov 2019


The most beautiful skyscrapers in the world

By definition, a skyscraper is a building that exceeds the height of at least 100 meters or 330 ft. But we're not talking of skyrocketing heights today. Being tall doesn't translate to looking stylish.

10 Sep 2019


Love street food? Head to these five cities

There's no better feeling than standing by a narrow lane, jam-packed with people and vehicles (with that unending honking), and savoring some of the best foods that the world has to offer.

08 Aug 2019


Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

You might have heard of the term 'twin cities' or 'sister cities' quite often, but what exactly are they?

05 Feb 2019


Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

A Russian couple was detained in Malaysia on Monday after a video surfaced on social media showing them perform dangerous stunts with their infant.

24 Jan 2019


Sultan of Pahang elected as Malaysia's 16th king

Sultan Abdullah, the hereditary ruler of central Malaysian state of Pahang, was today elected as the 16th king of Malaysia.

2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

A new move is being planned for Women's T20 cricket.

20 Sep 2018


#TravelBytes: IRCTC offers 9 nights/10 days 'Best of Asia' package

If you are a planner, here's some news for you.

Asia Cup T20 final: Bangladesh women's team defeat India

Bangladesh women's team stunned India in the final of the Asia Cup T20 in Kuala Lumpur.

31 May 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi meets newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in his office at Perdana Putra Complex, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.

29 May 2018

Indian Ocean

Ocean Infinity's search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 formally ends today

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has come to an end today, finding no trace of the aircraft but Australian Government is hopeful that one day it will be located.

10 May 2018


Malaysia: At 92, Mahathir Mohamad is world's oldest elected leader

92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad will sworn in as Malaysian Prime Minister at 5 PM, on Thursday, making him the oldest elected leader of the world.

09 May 2018


Malaysia polls: Scandal-hit PM Najib Razak faces ex-mentor Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysians went to the polls today in one of the country's closest ever elections which pits scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak against his one-time mentor, 92-year-old former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad.

19 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: Customs officials seize Rs. 6.5cr-worth sedative drug at airport

The customs authorities have seized 12.9kg of methaqualone, a sedative drug, worth Rs. 6.5cr at the airport in Bengaluru.

10 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Would've thrown demonetization-proposal in dustbin if I were PM: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said demonetization was "not a good" initiative while interacting with a gathering of the Indian diaspora in Kuala Lumpur.

01 Dec 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-un's assassinated half-brother carried VX antidote during killing

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was carrying bottles of Atropine, an antidote to the highly toxic VX nerve agent used to kill him at Kuala Lumpur airport in February.

06 Nov 2017


Drunk woman forces Doha-Bali flight's diversion to Chennai

A Doha-Bali flight of Qatar Airways had to be diverted to Chennai yesterday after an inebriated woman on board created a major ruckus.

14 Sep 2017


Tragedy: Fire at Malaysian school kills 23 students, 2 teachers

Tragedy struck a religious school in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.

24 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Man held for flashing at woman, pleads not guilty

A man was arrested for allegedly flashing at a woman in Churchgate. However, he claimed he was fixing his trouser's zip.

30 May 2017

North Korea

Who are the women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam was murdered at the departure lounge of Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

16 May 2017


300 endangered tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur airport

Malaysian authorities managed to foil a smuggling attempt and seized 330 of the most endangered tortoises at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

09 Mar 2017

South Korea

Claiming to be Kim Jong-nam's son, man uploads video

A video has surfaced of a man claiming to be the son of Kim Jong-nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

07 Mar 2017

South Korea

Malaysian citizens in North Korea banned from leaving country

Amid rising diplomatic tension, North Korea has "temporarily" banned all Malaysian citizens from leaving the country.

07 Mar 2017

South Korea

Suspect's lawyer wants second autopsy of Kim Jong-nam

The lawyer of the Vietnamese woman charged with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam has requested a second autopsy on his body.

03 Mar 2017

North Korea

Malaysia releases North Korean detainee in Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysian authorities have released the only North Korean who was detained in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam.

28 Feb 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-nam murder: Female suspects to be charged with murder

Malaysia's Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali said Doan Thi Huong and Siti Aisyah would be formally charged with the murder of Kim Jong-nam and could face the death penalty if convicted.

25 Feb 2017

North Korea

Was paid $90 for 'prank': Suspect in Kim Jong-nam's assassination

An Indonesian woman, arrested for the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank.

24 Feb 2017

North Korea

"VX nerve agent", most toxic chemical weapon, killed Kim Jong-nam

Malaysian police said Kim Jong-nam was killed by "VX nerve agent" (S-2 Diisoprophylaminoethyl methylphosphonothiolate), the most toxic of the known chemical warfare weapons, that the UN classifies as a weapon of mass destruction.

22 Feb 2017

North Korea

Senior NKorea embassy official suspected in Kim Jong-nam's murder

Malaysian Police are seeking two more suspects in Kim Jong-nam's murder - the second secretary of the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and another linked to North Korea's state airline, Air Koryo.

18 Feb 2017

North Korea

North Korean national arrested for Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur

46-year-old North Korean national Ri Jong Chol has been arrested for the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, at Kuala Lumpur Airport.

16 Feb 2017

North Korea

North Korea: Second woman arrested for poisoning Kim Jong-nam

Kim Jong-nam died on Monday while waiting for his flight at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

15 Feb 2017

North Korea

Malaysia detains suspect in Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysian police have detained a woman in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-un's brother, Kim Jong-nam.

14 Feb 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-un's half-brother assassinated

Authorities have confirmed that Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of Kim Jong-un has been assassinated while waiting for a flight in Malaysia.

China finishes world's longest bullet train tracks

China has built over 20,000 km of railway track network connecting Zhengzhou with Xuzhou.

23 Aug 2016

Pakistan News

Airlines request Government's approval to skip Pakistani airspace

According to a report, Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet want to operate their Gulf-bound aircrafts from western states using the Arabian sea route, instead of Pakistan's airspace.