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Malaysian Police: Air Force Officer Kills 3 Colleagues, Self

Aug 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Police in eastern Sarawak state on Borneo island said the shootings occurred at a security post on an air force base in the state, and that they were still investigating the motive.

New Normal: Couple Hosts 10,000 Guests At 'Drive-Through' Wedding In Malaysia

Dec 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The guests also enjoyed the authentic Malaysian wedding food which was pre-packed for their convenience

Will Covid Vaccine Be Halal Or 'Haraam'?

As companies race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and countries scramble to secure doses, questions about the use of pork products — banned by some religious groups — has raised concerns.

ASEAN Free Trade Pact To Be Signed Today, India Stays Out

Nov 15, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The 16 RCEP members, including China, account for 39 per cent of the global GDP and 30 per cent of the total trade.

US Pitches For Free And Open Indo-Pacific In ASEAN Summit

The virtual ASEAN summit, which kicked off on Thursday, is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea.

11 November, 2020

PM Modi To Co-Chair Virtual India-ASEAN Summit With Vietnamese PM


Virtual summit aims to focus on steps to recover from economic turmoil triggered by the pandemic

31 October, 2020

Mahathir Says Remarks On French Attacks Taken Out Of Context, Slams Twitter For Removing Post

Associated Press (AP)

Mahathir Mohamad’s remarks came as a Tunisian man killed three people at a church in Nice, France.

30 October, 2020

Former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad Justifies Killings In France, Twitter Removes Post

Outlook Web Bureau

Mahathir Mohamad calls French President Emmanuel Macron’s response ‘primitive’.

28 July, 2020

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak Sentenced To 12 Years In Jail For Corruption

Associated Press (AP)

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak was convicted of crimes involving the multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund that brought down his government in a shocking election ouster two years ago.

24 April, 2020

In Pictures: Muslims Around The World Mark Ramazan With Unprecedented Lockdowns


The World Health Organization has called for a stop to some Ramazan activities to limit exposure to the Coronavirus.

24 February, 2020

In Shock Move, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad Resigns


Mahathir's party Bersatu announced it was leaving the "Pact of Hope" coalition -- suggesting they could be making their own attempt to form a government.


06 January, 2020

Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu And Co Hoping To Start 2020 On Good Note


With Tokyo Olympics less than seven months away, PV Sindhu will look to iron out the flaws and hit the right note when she begins her women's singles campaign at Malaysia Masters

22 October, 2019

'We Speak Our Mind, Don't Retract, Change': Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad On Kashmir Statement


Acknowledging the strained diplomatic relations between Malaysia and India over his remarks, Mahathir on Tuesday said that it was necessary to speak out on issues, even though such remarks could be disliked by some.

12 October, 2019

Sultan Of Johor Cup: Indian Beat Hosts Malaysia 4-2 In Tournament Opener

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Pratap Lakra (19', 33'), Shilanand Lakra (39') and Uttam Singh (60') scored for India as they defeated Malaysia in the first match of the 2019 Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Bahru

11 October, 2019

Sultan Of Johor Cup: India To Face Hosts Malaysia In Opener


After a highly-successful round-robin stage last year at the prestigious Sultan of Johor Cup, India lost to Great Britain in the final and come this year, the Indians would be eager to go one step further

04 October, 2019

India Criticises Turkey, Malaysia For Supporting Pakistan's Stance On Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing a briefing, slammed the statements on Kashmir by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad.

30 September, 2019

'India Has Invaded And Occupied Kashmir', Says Malaysian Prime Minister At UNGA

Outlook Web Bureau

The Malaysian prime minister in his address to the UN General Assembly on Friday said that there may be reasons for India's action in Jammu and Kashmir 'but it is still wrong'.


17 September, 2019

India Asked For Zakir Naik's Extradition, MEA Jaishankar Counters Malaysian PM's Claim

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had said that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi did not request him to return Zakir Naik.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz