04 Apr 2023Hollywood
Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in Malaysian 1MDB scam
Leonardo DiCaprio testified in the Malaysian money laundering scam involving bribery and a prominent rap artist, on Monday.
04 Mar 2023Fraud Cases
Who is Jho Low? Leonardo DiCaprio-Kim Kardashian's alleged fugitive 'friend'
Hollywood celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Kim Kardashian were questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over their association and ties with wanted Malaysian fugitive Jho Low.
16 Dec 2022Kuala Lumpur
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 Nov 2022Elections
Anwar Ibrahim named 10th prime minister of Malaysia
Veteran Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been named the new prime minister of the country.
21 Aug 2022Thailand
IIT goes global: UK, Egypt, Malaysia among 7 countries identified
A committee for expanding IITs abroad has identified the UK, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Malaysia as prospective countries.
31 Jul 2022Indian Ocean
Chinese rocket debris bedazzles sky before falling into Indian Ocean
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it Superman? No, it's a Chinese rocket lighting up the night sky!
08 Jul 2021World
Malaysia in political crisis; key ally pulls support for PM
Malaysia plunged into a new political crisis on Thursday after the largest party in the ruling alliance announced it will withdraw support for PM Muhyiddin Yassin and urged him to make way for a new leader.
21 May 2021Coronavirus
New coronavirus found in Malaysia; could be transmitted from dogs
Scientists have found a new type of coronavirus that can infect humans while looking into pneumonia cases in Malaysia.
28 Aug 2020India
Redmi 9A to be launched in India on September 2
Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 9A in India on September 2. It will arrive as a successor to the budget-friendly Redmi 8A that was introduced in September last year.
20 Aug 2020Xiaomi
Redmi 9 to be launched in India on August 27
Redmi is all set to launch a new budget-friendly smartphone, the Redmi 9, in India on August 27. The company has also activated a teaser page for the upcoming handset, revealing some of its features.
19 Aug 2020Xiaomi
Xiaomi to launch Redmi 9 in India soon, suggests teaser
Xiaomi is working to launch a new affordable smartphone in India, the company has revealed.
17 Aug 2020Vaccine
More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia
A strain of the novel coronavirus that is 10 times more infectious has been found in Malaysia. This specific strain has previously been seen in other parts of the world and is predominant in Europe and the United States.
14 Aug 2020World
Coronavirus: Malaysia jails India restaurateur for violating quarantine norms
A Malaysian court has sentenced an Indian man to five months in jail for violating the country's home quarantine rules, necessitated due to coronavirus pandemic.
01 Mar 2020Kerala
Kerala man, isolated after returning from coronavirus-hit Malaysia, dies
As an ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak continues to heighten concerns, a Kerala man who had returned from coronavirus-hit Malaysia died on Saturday.
24 Feb 2020Kuala Lumpur
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 2019Asia
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.
02 Dec 2019India
5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh
Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.
23 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey
Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.
18 Oct 2019India
Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020
After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.
16 Aug 2019India
Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'
The Malaysian police on Friday banned controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from addressing a religious event in the country's Perlis state over the racially sensitive remarks he made on August 8.
08 Aug 2019London
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?
22 Jul 2019India
Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia
Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.
17 Jul 2019India
#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia
From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.
15 May 2019Instagram
Teen kills self after Instagram-followers 'voted' for her to die
A 16-year-old girl in Malaysia allegedly committed suicide on Monday after running a social media poll, asking her followers to vote on whether she should choose "death" or "life".
12 Mar 2019Twitter
Man trolled for tweeting Sushma Swaraj in broken-English, minister replies
Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, yesterday tweeted that she has learned to understand "English of all accents and grammar," after joining the ministry.
12 Feb 2019India
Malaysia: Man leaves pregnant wife, child to play PUBG freely
In the past few weeks, we reported how PUBG fever has gripped India, resulting in the Gujarat government, among others, banning the online multiplayer game as it adversely affects the students.
05 Feb 2019Facebook
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 2019Kuala Lumpur
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.
05 Dec 2018Samsung
Samsung used DSLR photo to sell Galaxy A8 Star
After promoting Galaxy Note 9 with an iPhone, Samsung has been caught using a DSLR-taken photo to sell camera capabilities of one of its mid-range smartphones.
16 Nov 2018Pakistan News
Imran Khan to visit Malaysia next week; may seek monetary-aid
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Malaysia next week, where he is likely to seek monetary assistance to minimize the cash-strapped country's dependence on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package.
08 Nov 2018North Korea
Kim Jong-nam murder case: Defense lawyer falls ill, trial delayed
The trial of two women for allegedly assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, will resume in January 2019 instead of this month, after a defense lawyer fell ill.
10 Oct 2018Facebook
Singapore: Activist Jolovan Wham, politician guilty of contempt of court
A Singaporean activist and a politician were yesterday found guilty of contempt of court for separate Facebook posts criticizing the country's judiciary.
21 Sep 2018Najib Razak
Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over $681mn bank balance
Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak arrived in court yesterday to face a barrage of charges relating to $681mn of state funds that allegedly ended up in his personal bank account.
20 Sep 2018Mumbai
#TravelBytes: IRCTC offers 9 nights/10 days 'Best of Asia' package
If you are a planner, here's some news for you.
06 Sep 2018Islam
Malaysian PM Mahathir denounces caning of women for lesbian sex
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad today denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.
04 Sep 2018Myanmar
Aurora Prize laureate Aung to donate $1mn prize-money to Rohingyas
An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights in Myanmar will donate $1mn, which he received as prize money for his work, to provide medical assistance to around 375,000 Rohingya refugees staying across South East Asia.