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August 14, 2018 2:30 PM Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Nepal

KATHMANDU: An Indian tourist died in Nepal Tuesday after he walked into the tail rotor of a helicopter at a remote helipad near the border with China, officials confirmed. The 42-year-old man was disembarking from the chopper at Hilsa — the staging point for popular pilgrimage sites in neighbouring Tibet — when the accident happened. "He was hit on his head by the tail rotor 5

August 14, 2018 7:27 AM SSM to offer 50-80% discount on compounds imposed

PETALING JAYA: The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) will offer discounts of between 50% and 80%, from Sept 1 to Dec 30, 2018, to companies with outstanding compounds. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said the incentive, given in conjunction with SSM's campaign themed, "Comply With Companies Act, Show Interest 4

August 12, 2018 4:45 AM Body of pupil drowned in Setiu Boardwalk found

SETIU: The body of a Year Six pupil who was reported missing while bathing at the Setiu Boardwalk, Kampung Pengkalan Gelap here yesterday, was found at 7.30am today. Setiu Fire and Rescue Station chief Mustafa Ismail said the body of Muhammad Nor Hafizul Norizan, 12, was found by his uncle when climbing a tree near the river in search of his nephew 6

August 8, 2018 12:12 AM Over 400 migrants rescued off Spanish coast

MADRID: Almost 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Tuesday as they attempted to make the crossing from Morocco to Spain, Spanish rescue services said. While the overall numbers of migrants reaching Europe by sea is down from the peak in 2015, Spain has seen a steady increase in sea arrivals that began more than a year ago and has surged 10

August 3, 2018 12:00 AM Puppies rescued from uninhabited Canadian island

OTTAWA: Puppies discovered on an uninhabited island in the Canadian wilds are looking for a new home. The litter – four males and three females – has been dubbed the "Gilligan's Island crew" after the 1960s American television sitcom about castaways on an uncharted tropical island. Two boaters recently heard their cries in the night, Deb Vandekerkhove 6

August 1, 2018 3:46 AM Flash floods force closure of Miri school

MIRI: A torrential downpour since 2am today caused flash floods and a landslide in the Miri area, forcing the closure of a school and a longhouse to be partly flooded. Miri Fire and Rescue Station chief Law Poh Kiong said Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Lepong Ajai in the Bakong district was closed after the floodwaters rose to 1.5m. The floodwaters rose up to one metre 4

August 1, 2018 2:36 AM Book review: The Marked Girl

THIS is a tale of princes, monsters, action, magic portals to other world's, and oh yes, teenage romance - all good ingredients to keep a reader's attention. Cedric is the crown prince of Caelum, and he is born to fight monsters known as the Wraiths and to keep his people safe. But when an evil traitor named Malquin led the Wraiths into the palace, Cedric 4

July 31, 2018 4:45 AM 30 years on, 'new age militancy' stokes Kashmir conflict

SRINAGAR, India: A home-made bomb set off the insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir 30 years ago, but "new age" fighters using social media assaults alongside guns are taking the battle to new heights of bitterness. The explosion at the Srinagar telegraph office doorway on July 31, 1988 caused no casualties but lit the fuse on a conflict that rights 8

July 30, 2018 4:05 AM More than 500 hikers stranded on mountain after Indonesia quake

LOMBOK, Indonesia: More than 500 hikers and their guides remain stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian holiday island, a national park official said Monday. Helicopters and rescue teams on foot have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani, which is crisscrossed with hiking 4

July 29, 2018 3:08 AM Johor cops rescue Indian man from abductors

JOHOR BARU: The police rescued a kidnapped male Indian national from a lodging house in Tampoi here today after his family in India made a report following a ransom demand from his abductors. Johor Police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said last night the police also arrested three male Pakistan nationals in their 20s in connection with the abduction 4