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 2017-09-21 10:14 

Malay Mail Online

Catalan separatists call for ‘permanent’ protests as crisis deepens (VIDEO)... +

BARCELONA, Sept 21 Spains central government braced for a second day of protests in Barcelona today as separatists called for permanent mobilisation after Madrid dealt yet another blow to preparations for an outlawed referendum on...

 2017-09-21 10:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Integrated operation nabbed 18 students playing truant... +

PENAMPANG: Eighteen students have been nabbed in a truancy sweep by enforcement personnel and school representatives at Putatan here, yesterday....

 2017-09-21 10:12 

Malay Mail Online

EC against year-end polls due to monsoon... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 With the monsoon season starting, the Election Commission has advised Putrajaya against holding the 14th general elections at the end of the year.However, its chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the commission...

 2017-09-21 10:11 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares open higher in early trading... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 Bursa Malaysia rebounded at the opening today as buying interests emerged following three straight days of losses, dealers said.At 9.15am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,775.45, up 1.87 points...

 2017-09-21 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Fire Dept report: Tahfiz fire started at dorm entrance; victims died quickly... +

PUTRAJAYA: All evidence suggests that last week's deadly fire, which claimed 23 lives at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz centre in Keramat, started at the entrance of the third floor dormitory....

 2017-09-21 10:06 

Press Trust of India

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath... +

New Delhi, Sep 21 (PTI) The Rohingyas were illegalimmigrants and not refugees who had applied for asylum inIndia, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.Addressing a seminar organised by the National HumanRights Commission (NHRC), Singh asked why so...

 2017-09-21 10:04 

Malay Mail Online

Brazil court opens door for Congress to vote on Temer trial... +

BRASILIA, Sept 21 A corruption trial against Brazilian President Michel Temer moved one step closer yesterday when the Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch attempt to have the case suspended.A 7-1 majority on the court voted against...

 2017-09-21 10:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia and four countries pen common resolve to seek justice for MH17 victims... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia yesterday join four other countries in reaffirming a common resolve to seek justice and accountability against those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 three years ago....

 2017-09-21 10:00 

IANS

Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill... +

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urgently pass the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha where the BJP has a majority....

 2017-09-21 10:00 

IANS

HOLD CBI books Puducherry IAS officer in medical admission case... +

The CBI has booked an IAS officer and five other officials in Puducherry and top officials of seven medical colleges for cheating bonafide students of their post graduate medical seats....

 2017-09-21 10:00 

IANS

Thousands throng temples in UP on first day of Navratri... +

Thousands of devotees thronged the temples across Uttar Pradesh on the first day of the ...

 2017-09-21 09:58 

The Mainichi

Western Digital takes fresh legal action against Toshiba... +

NEW YORK (Kyodo) -- Western Digital Corp. said Wednesday it has taken a legal step against Toshiba Corp.'s investment in a new production site at their joint-venture chip plant, just hours after the Japanese firm rejected the California-based company&...

 2017-09-21 09:58 

Malay Mail Online

North Korea shrugs off Trump’s ‘threats’ as ‘dog’s bark’... +

SEOUL, Sept 21 North Korea's foreign minister has brushed aside US President Donald Trump's fiery threat to destroy his nation, comparing it to a ...

 2017-09-21 09:57 

Malay Mail Online

LVMH keen to be green as sector embraces ethical fashion... +

PARIS, Sept 21 LVMH, the worlds largest luxury group, will invest more to improve its environmental credentials as fashion businesses seek to reassure shoppers who are increasingly drawn to eco-friendly brands, it said yesterday.In an...

 2017-09-21 09:55 

The Asahi Shimbun

Xi’s anti-graft king and key ally to quit due to age in October:The Asahi Shimbun... +

BEIJING--President Xi Jinping is letting go of his close aide and anti-corruption inquisitor Wang Qi...

 2017-09-21 09:54 

Malay Mail Online

Miss Honduras World’s killer sentenced to 45 years... +

TEGUCIGALPA (Honduras), Sept 21 The Supreme Court yesterday sentenced a man convicted of killing Miss Honduras World and her sister to 45 years in prison.Plutarco Ruiz, 31, was convicted and sentenced for manslaughter in the case of Miss...

 2017-09-21 09:54 

Malay Mail Online

Prayers, buffalo and horse races at Cambodias Festival of the Dead... +

KANDAL, Sept 21 Hundreds gathered yesterday to watch horse and buffalo races at Vihear Sour Pagoda, northeast of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, on the last day of the annual Festival of the Dead.It is funny to watch the horse and...

 2017-09-21 09:54 

Press TV

Malaysia arrests seven Filipinos suspected of Abu Sayyaf links... +

Police in Malaysia have arrested seven suspected members of the Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf militant group....

 2017-09-21 09:51 

Press TV

Democratic engagement and justice for Palestinians (I)... +

Andy Slaughter, a British MP from Labour Party, in this episode of Food for Thought talks about British government's attitudes towards Palestine....

 2017-09-21 09:49 

Press TV

Ayatollah Khamenei censures Trumps ugly remarks against Iran at UN... +

Ayatollah Khamenei slams the US presidents hostile remarks against Iran before the UN General Assembly....

 2017-09-21 09:48 

China.org.cn

11 foreign military bands to join Nanchang Intl Military Tattoo ... +

Eleven foreign military bands will participate in the 5th Nanchang Military Tattoo to be held on Sept.24-29 in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province....

 2017-09-21 09:48 

Malay Mail Online

IS threat reason beer fest axed, MCA man claims... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 MCAs Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker claimed today that the controversial Better Beer Festival 2017 had to be cancelled due to a security threat from Islamic State (IS) militants rather than political pressure from...

 2017-09-21 09:48 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares rebound, led by high-tech heavyweights... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan bounced back Thursday from losses seen in the previous few sessions as investors were encouraged by another record high on Wall Street overnight, dealers said....

 2017-09-21 09:48 

Central News Agency

Central bank leaves interest rates unchanged... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Taiwan's central bank announced Thursday that it has decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged after concluding a quarterly policymaking meeting....

 2017-09-21 09:47 

Central News Agency

Taipei Star Bank robbery suspect apprehended... +

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) The Taipei City Police Department's Shilin Precinct issued a press statement Thursday saying that the suspect who robbed the Taipei Star Bank's Shilin branch of NT$300,000 (US$9,922) a day earlier had been apprehended....

 2017-09-21 09:47 

Malay Mail Online

Merkel: Trump’s threat to ‘destroy’ North Korea is wrong... +

BERLIN, Sept 21Germany and the United States disagree on how to handle the standoff with North Korea, Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday, condemning US President Donald Trumps threat to totally destroy the reclusive...

 2017-09-21 09:46 

Hindustan Times

Two Afghani women get three months in jail for travelling on fake passports... +

Jayprakash S Naidujayprakash.naidu@hindustantimes.comMumbaiTwo women along with a 13-year-old boy from Afghanistan, who were arrested in a fake passport case in Mumbai, this......

 2017-09-21 09:45 

The Asahi Shimbun

100-day-old giant panda cub becomes a toddler:The Asahi Shimbun... +

Ueno Zoo's giant panda cub has found her feet and is toddling about playfully in her pen.She can fi...

 2017-09-21 09:44 

Odisha Sun Times

Here list of winners of Odisha Business Awards - 2017 | OdishaSunTimes.com... +
 2017-09-21 09:44 

The Quint

Vintage Beauty Shakila Passes Away at 82 ... +

Yesteryear Bollywood actress Shakila is no more....

 2017-09-21 09:44 

Malay Mail Online

Yoko Ono wont let it be, forces John Lemon drink to re-brand... +

LONDON, Sept 21 It wasnt exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennons widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage companys new drink called John Lemon.She threatened legal action alleging that it infringed on the...

 2017-09-21 09:43 

Ynetnews

IDF delegation arrives in Mexico City to offer aid following earthquake... +

An IDF delegation landed in Mexico City on Thursday to offer aid following the 7.1 earthquake that has devastated the country. The delegation is made up of 71 soldiers and officers. At least 237 people have died and 1,900 were injured in what was the dead...

 2017-09-21 09:43 

Malay Mail Online

Washington Post: Manafort offered to brief Russian billionaire during 2016 race... +

WASHINGTON, Sept 21Paul Manafort, President Donald Trumps former campaign manager, offered to provide briefings to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin on the status of the 2016 US presidential election less than two weeks...

 2017-09-21 09:43 

Hindustan Times

Parents, beware! Many YouTube videos are promoting alcohol as a key ingredient to having fun... +

Companies create their ads to be funny or otherwise engaging and that may be partly with the hope that people will share them on social media....

 2017-09-21 09:41 

Odisha Sun Times

Late MLA Subal Sahu's family to join BJD, confirms family | OdishaSunTimes.com... +
 2017-09-21 09:41 

Malay Mail Online

Out-Trumping Trump in closely-watched Alabama Senate race... +

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 President Donald Trump galloped to victory as the quintessentialanti-Washington champion. But today he backs the establishment candidate in a Senate race against a more Trumpist Republican whose right-wing rebellion has...

 2017-09-21 09:41 

Hindustan Times

Airlines eye to tap Diwali rush of passengers, propose to add new flights to Patna in winter... +

If approved by the Airports Authority of India, the number of daily scheduled departures from Patna could go up from 32 to 44 by February 2018....

 2017-09-21 09:40 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

IS threat reason why KL beer fest was axed... +

KUALA LUMPUR - The reason for cancelling the Better Beer Festival 2017, which was supposed to have taken place in the Malaysian capital next month, was because of a security threat from Islamic State (IS) militants, rather than pressure from the political...

 2017-09-21 09:40 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Calcutta High Court allows immersion of Durga idols on all days... +

Calcutta High Court allows Durga idols' immersion till 12 am on all days including Muharram. ...

 2017-09-21 09:38 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Daewoo Shipbuilding wins 927 bln won deal for 5 container ships... +

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipyard here, said Thursday that it has clinched a 927 billion won (US$818 million) deal to build five container vessels....

 2017-09-21 09:38 

Hindustan Times

Will Sahai panel report unravel mystery behind Gumnami Baba?... +

Will Justice (retired) Vishnu Sahai led one-man inquiry commissions report be able to unravel the mystery behind the identity of Gumnami Baba alias Bhagwanji whom many......

 2017-09-21 09:38 

Ynetnews

2 Breslov Hadisic Jews lightly hurt in grenade explosion in Uman, Ukraine... +

Two Breslov Hadisic Jews, including a 13-year-old boy, were lightly injured from shrapnel in a grenade explosion in Uman, Ukraine on Thursday. Another grenade and drugs were seized during a search of a nearby building, from which Israel Police representat...

 2017-09-21 09:38 

Press Trust of India

WB chief minister greets people on Navratri... +

Kolkata, Sep 21 (PTI) West Bengal Chief MinisterMamata Banerjee today greeted people on the occasion ofNavratri."Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion ofNavratri," Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle this morning.Navratri, which is celebrat...

 2017-09-21 09:37 

Malay Mail Online

Federer, Nadal relish teaming up at Laver Cup... +

PRAGUE, Sept 21 Long-time rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will achieve a career first in Prague this weekend when they play side-by-side in the Laver Cup, a Ryder Cup golf style event featuring Team Europe against Team World.Nadal and...

 2017-09-21 09:37 

Press Trust of India

Man arrested for harassing 19-yr-old woman... +

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 21 (PTI) A man has been arrested forallegedly harassing a 19-year-old woman in Muzaffarnagar'sMoran town, the police said today.Sanjay was caught and beaten up by locals before beinghanded over to the police yesterday, Station House...

 2017-09-21 09:37 

Hindustan Times

Deepika Padukones Padmavati unibrow is making girls feel proud of their own... +

Deepika Padukone debuted a surprising new look for her upcoming film Padmavati. While many loved it unconditionally, a few are finding it hard to digest her unibrow....

 2017-09-21 09:36 

Hindustan Times

Watch: YouTube sensation Dhinchak Pooja is back with new song Baapu Dede Thoda Cash... +

Cringepop sensation Dhinchak Poojas new YouTube video has garnered over 57,000 views in a day....

 2017-09-21 09:35 

ABS-CBN

Gascon: CHR budget restored due to public outrage... +

Commission on Human Rights chair Chito Gascon on Thursday attributed the restoration of its budget to the public outcry over the decision by the House of Representatives to reduce to P1,000 the constitutional body's budget for 2018....

 2017-09-21 09:35 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

7 more Abu Sayyaf terrorists who work as security guards in KL arrested... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Seven suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists, all Filipinos, were nabbed in the Malaysian capital where they were working as security guards. The arrests on Sept 14 follows an earlier operation where eight of their peers were also held for alleged...

 2017-09-21 09:34 

Malay Mail Online

Sterling weighs on Britain’s FTSE, Kingfisher shines... +

LONDON, Sept 21 A jump in sterling weighed on Britain's major share index yesterday, after unexpectedly buoyant retail data for August prompted investors to prepare for an interest rate hike by the bank of England as early as November.With...

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