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Saudi held in Malaysia for insulting Islam


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist who fled his country after being accused of insulting Islam has been arrested in Malaysia, said police sources Friday.Just as ... Read more...

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Emirates launches A-380 flights to Malaysia


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has launched its Airbus A-380 flights to Malaysia.The first A-380 flight from Dubai arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Sunday."We have been ... Read more...

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Malaysian airlines troubled by crash rumours


March 17th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) A Malaysian budget airline, AirAsia, is facing an unusual problem -- hoax messages are being posted on blogs that speak of its planes crashing.The ... Read more...

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Indian national sentenced to death in Malaysia


January 4th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) An Indian national convicted of drug smuggling was Tuesday sentenced to death by a Malaysian high court, Xinhua reported.The Malaysian High Court meted out the punishment to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh concludes pacts to boost India-Malaysia bilateral ties


October 27th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (ANI): India and Malaysia have signed an agreement to implement Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), which will come into force from July next year.The two nations have ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia ink pacts to boost bilateral ties


October 27th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (ANI): India and Malaysia have signed an agreement to implement Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), which will come into force from July next year.The two nations have ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s AirAsia wins TTG best Asian low-cost carrier award


October 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Oct 12(ANI): Malaysia's low-cost airline AirAsia has been named the best Asian low-cost carrier by TTG, Asia Pacific's leading travel news publisher.About 48,000 votes were cast in a poll, which was ... Read more...

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24 Indian human-trafficking victims rescued in Malaysia


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (ANI): Twenty-four Indians, believed to be victims of a human-trafficking racket, have been rescued from a locked terrace in a house in Sungai Siput area in Malaysia.Two ... Read more...

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24 Indians rescued from traffickers in Malaysia


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Sep 3 (IANS) At least 24 Indian men who were found locked up in a house in a Malaysian town have been rescued and two Pakistani men allegedly involved in ... Read more...

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Two Indians held in Malaysia with drugs


August 10th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Police have arrested two Indians at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with nine kilograms of ketamine taped to their bodies. The men, aged 40 and 28, had ... Read more...

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Pregnant woman held with drug-soaked jacket


October 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 14 (DPA) Malaysian airport police detained a Philippine national who is seven months pregnant after she was allegedly caught carrying a cocaine-soaked jacket, news reports said Wednesday. The 24-year-old woman ... Read more...

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Indian woman suspected of murdering husband chased back to Malaysia


September 10th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (ANI): An Indian woman, who is suspected of murdering her husband in Malaysia, was chased back into the arms of Malaysian law by relatives of the victim.The ... Read more...

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Spending too long in the loo can lead to divorce just after honeymoon!


July 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1 (ANI): A newly wed man left behind his wife at the airport because he thought she had spent too much time in the toilet.The Saudi couple, married for ... Read more...

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Malaysian customs seizes drugs hidden in computers


March 17th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (DPA) Malaysian customs have foiled an attempt to smuggle in 4 million ringgit ($1.1 million) of the psychotropic drug nimetazepam, better known as Eramin 5, at the cargo ... Read more...

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Detained Indian nationals in Malaysia to return home this week


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 2 (ANI): Malaysia''s Director-General for Immigration, Mahmood Adam, has said that the 43 Indian nationals detained here would return home this week. "Forty-three nationals, who have been languishing ... Read more...

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Detained 43 Indian nationals to return home this week


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 2 (ANI): Malaysia''s Director-General for Immigration, Mahmood Adam, has said that the 43 Indian nationals detained here would return home this week. "Forty-three nationals, who have been languishing ... Read more...

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Indian workers detained in Malaysia to return home


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 2 (IANS) Forty-three Indian nationals, who have been languishing in an immigration detention depot for nearly two months after they were cheated by their agent, will return home after ... Read more...

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The low cost carrier, AirAsia plans to build its airport


January 9th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Airasia , the budgeted carrier said it will shift to its own US$460 million airport outside Kuala Lumpur, and abandon its overcrowded terminal next to the main international airport.The national airport ... Read more...

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SRK to officially receive Datukship on Dec 6


November 25th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 (ANI): Indian superstar Shahrukh Khan will officially receive his Datukship on December 6.The Bollywood hunk will be conferred the Malaysian title of ''Datuk'', akin to the British ... Read more...

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Malaysian police seize ketamine believed to be from India


October 14th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 14 (DPA) Malaysian airport police have seized 29 kg of ketamine worth 1.15 million ringgit ($350,000) believed to have come from India, news reports said Tuesday.Customs officers at the ... Read more...

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Indian faces death penalty in Malaysia for drug smuggling


September 13th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.13 (ANI): A 21-year-old Indian national is facing a death sentence here for carrying drugs in the false bottom of his aluminium suitcase. Alarm bells went off for customs officers ... Read more...

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Malaysia deploys special police force at international airport


May 15th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, May 15 (DPA) A special team of Malaysian police began work Thursday at the country's international airport after a spate of crimes. A battalion of 141 officers was formed to ... Read more...

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20kg ketamine drug seized from two Indians at Malaysia airport


April 18th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 18 (ANI): Over the past two weeks, two Indians have been reportedly arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in separate incidents, and 20 kg of ketamine drug, ... Read more...

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Malaysia Airlines offers Indians more Australian connections


March 5th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will offer Indian travellers seamless connectivity to over 60 Australian cities through a proposed interline agreement with Virgin Blue, the airline said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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Indians demand Tamil public announcements at Kuala Lumpur airport


December 31st, 2007 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (ANI): Malaysian Tamils have urged the airport authority of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to make announcements in Tamil, as it would help the passengers coming from India, ... Read more...

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