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Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

12 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Coronavirus: 2,099 dead in India; Maharashtra tally crosses 20,000

10 May 2020

Coronavirus: 2,099 dead in India; Maharashtra tally crosses 20,000

India reported over 62,000 cases of COVID-19 till Saturday while the death toll rose to 2,099, data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics showed.

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

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.

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

14 Jan 2020

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

Badminton ace Kento Momota is likely to be out for a two-month period after suffering a fatal crash that saw the driver get killed in a pre-dawn vehicle collision.

Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit

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.

The most beautiful skyscrapers in the world

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.

Love street food? Head to these five cities

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.

Huawei Nova 5T to launch on August 25: Details here

23 Aug 2019

Huawei Nova 5T to launch on August 25: Details here

As an addition to its Nova 5 series, Huawei is all set to launch the Nova 5T smartphone on August 25.

Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

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?

Karnataka: CCD founder VG Siddhartha goes missing, police launch hunt

30 Jul 2019

Karnataka: CCD founder VG Siddhartha goes missing, police launch hunt

VG Siddhartha, the owner-founder of the famous coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day, went missing from Mangaluru in Karnataka on Monday, prompting police to launch a search operation.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face a tricky test

19 Jul 2019

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face a tricky test

The Indian men's football team will start its preparations for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. They are scheduled to take place from September onwards.

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

26 Mar 2019

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

In a bizarre incident, a man who was trying to board his flight naked at Russia's Domodedovo Airport was caught on camera, the video of which has gone viral.

Mother forgets baby at airport, forces plane to take U-turn

12 Mar 2019

Mother forgets baby at airport, forces plane to take U-turn

A mother-baby duo's plan to fly from Saudi Arabia to Malaysia this past weekend went berserk, after the mommy 'mistakenly' forgot the baby at the waiting area of the terminal.

Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

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.

Sultan of Pahang elected as Malaysia's 16th king

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

26 Nov 2018

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

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

Kim Jong-nam murder case: Defense lawyer falls ill, trial delayed

08 Nov 2018

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.

Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President

31 Oct 2018

Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the body is pondering over the possibility of 48 teams in the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

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

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.

Kolkata tops in 4G availability, much ahead of Delhi, Mumbai

11 Sep 2018

Kolkata tops in 4G availability, much ahead of Delhi, Mumbai

Kolkata, India's City of Joy, has a reason to cheer.

Aurora Prize laureate Aung to donate $1mn prize-money to Rohingyas

04 Sep 2018

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.

AirAsia offering discounted fares: Rs. 1,399 (international), Rs. 999 (domestic)

03 Sep 2018

AirAsia offering discounted fares: Rs. 1,399 (international), Rs. 999 (domestic)

Planning for a vacation next year?

Ramesh Powar is new coach of Indian women's cricket team

14 Aug 2018

Ramesh Powar is new coach of Indian women's cricket team

After a lot of speculations, Ramesh Powar has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indian women's cricket team.

Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report

30 Jul 2018

Grieved families of MH370 victims hope for answers from official-report

Relatives of people aboard Malaysian Flight MH370 said today they hoped a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance might give them answers about one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries.

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

10 Jun 2018

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.

Asia Cup T20: Indian eves thrash Pakistan to enter final

09 Jun 2018

Asia Cup T20: Indian eves thrash Pakistan to enter final

Indian women's team overcame arch-rivals Pakistan in their Asia Cup T20 match in Kuala Lumpur to advance to the final.

Women's cricket: Know how Indian eves romped to another T20-victory

04 Jun 2018

Women's cricket: Know how Indian eves romped to another T20-victory

The Indian women's cricket team raced to a 66-run victory in their 2nd match of the T20 Asia Cup, being held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Women's cricket: Indian eves pounce on sorry Malaysia

03 Jun 2018

Women's cricket: Indian eves pounce on sorry Malaysia

The Indian women's team inflicted a 142-run defeat over Malaysia in the Asia Cup on Sunday.

PM Modi meets newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad

31 May 2018

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.

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

29 May 2018

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.

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving country

12 May 2018

Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving country

The scandal-hit former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have today been banned from leaving the country, the immigration chief said, after the shock election loss of Najib's coalition.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

10 Mar 2018

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.

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

01 Dec 2017

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.

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

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.