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Indian police charge ex-minister, Malaysian tycoon T. Ananda Krishnan in telecoms scandal

Sunday, 31 August 2014.

MUMBAI: India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mobile phone carrier eight years ago.

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Merdeka Day celebrated with full of patriotism

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 16:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians from all walks of life today celebrated the 57th anniversary of the country's independence in high spirit to face future challenges and bounce back after the MH17 tragedy.

Motorcycles destroyed in fire at Flat Sri Sentosa, Old Klang Road

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve motorcycles, parked at a parking area at Block D of the Flat Sri Sentosa in Old Klang Road here, were destroyed, believed to have been set ablaze early this morning.

57th Merdeka Day celebration attracts 400,000 revellers: Shabery

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Approximately 400,000 people flocked to the Dataran Merdeka and its surrounding areas today to join the country's 57th Merdeka celebration and watch the Merdeka Day parade, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said.

Teenager killed, 2 others injured in accident involving 5 motorcycles

By Mohd Khidir Zakaria - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:45

PORT DICKSON: A teenager was killed while two others seriously injured in a road accident involving five motorcycles at the Port Dickson Highway, here, early this morning.

Merdeka babies in Alor Star and Kuala Terengganu

By Zahratulhayat Mat Arif and Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:41

ALOR STAR: A total of 10 Merdeka babies, six of them boys were born at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital here as of 10am today.

People take to social media to express Merdeka wishes

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 12:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The 57th Merdeka celebration wishes decorate most of the social media today reflecting the strong spirit of patriotism despite the nation's sadness over the tragedies of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 and downing of the MH17 recently.

Police detain 154 members of the Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 10:32

GEORGE TOWN: Police detained 154 members of outlawed Voluntary Police Unit (PPS) after their Merdeka Day march-past here.

Big turnout at Merdeka Day celebrations nationwide

By Sylvia Ooi and Fazrol Nasir - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 09:35

KOTA KINABALU: Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin joined thousands to celebrate the Sabah state-level 57th Merdeka Day at Likas Sports Complex here.

Picture Gallery: 57th Merdeka Day

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians celebrated Merdeka Day on a moderate scale following the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and MH17 tragedies, but the spirit of patriotism was in full bloom at Dataran Merdeka, venue of the traditional celebrations.

'Molotov cocktail' hurled into Penang CM’s residence

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:37

GEORGE TOWN: A 'molotov cocktail' was hurled into the compound of the residence of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng late last night.