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August 15, 2018 11:29 AM Stolen 12th century Indian Buddha statue found in London

LONDON: A 12th century bronze Buddha statue stolen from an Indian museum 57 years ago has surfaced in London and is now being returned to the country, police said Wednesday. The statue with silver inlay was one of 14 stolen from the Archaeological Survey of India site museum in Nalanda in the east of the country in 1961. It was spotted at a trade fair in Britain 97

August 15, 2018 9:27 AM Modi says 'sleeping elephant' India has woken up

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed India's growing role in the world economy, calling it a "sleeping elephant" that has woken up, in a keynote national speech before a looming election campaign. The Hindu nationalist leader spoke for more than 80 minutes from the ramparts of New Delhi's 17th century Red Fort in the final Independence 190

August 15, 2018 8:00 AM BFood to bring Kenny Rogers Roasters and Jollibean to India

KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Food Bhd (BFood) and India's World Iconic Brands Hospitality Private Limited (WIB) today inked a memorandum of understanding to expand the Kenny Rogers Roasters (KRR) and Jollibean brands in India. WIB, the agency responsible for commerce development of the Jollibean and KRR brands in India, will invest US$50 million to open 30 KRR restaurants 37

August 15, 2018 4:31 AM Thomas & Friends at The Curve

FOR over 70 years, children’s television series Thomas & Friends has been entertaining children around the world from the vibrant island of Sodor. Now, Thomas is expanding his horizon in Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!. In this new series, available on Astro Best from Aug 24 onwards, Thomas’ dream of seeing the world will motivate him to travel 153

August 15, 2018 3:15 AM Georgia hopes to sign MoU on tourism cooperation with Malaysia by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: Georgia is keen to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia aimed at boosting bilateral tourism between the two countries, says its Ambassador to Malaysia Nikoloz Apkhazava. He said the MoU in the field of tourism will be crucial to expanding bilateral collaboration in the related sectors, including exchanging information 55

August 14, 2018 3:09 PM Swan Lake by Ballet West UK coming to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A professional ballet cast is bringing Tchaikovsky's iconic "Swan Lake" to life in a series of full-length performances in Malaysia starting Aug 24. Six shows are set to be staged by dancers from Ballet West UK from Aug 24 to 26, and from Aug 31 to Sept 2 at the Genting International Showroom, Resorts World Genting. In a statement, event 136

August 14, 2018 1:37 PM No delay in responding to China's palm oil purchase

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Primary Industries has clarified that its Minister, Teresa Kok did not infer that a unit in the ministry was slow in responding to, or following up with, requests by buyers from China to purchase palm oil. The ministry said that Kok was referring to the failure by the company that was involved in the trade talk with China 61

August 14, 2018 8:24 AM 40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: new Red Cross toll

SANAA: Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, the Red Cross said in a new toll Tuesday. Fifty-six children were also among the 79 people wounded in the Thursday strike on Saada province, a rebel stronghold that borders Saudi Arabia, the International Committee of the Red Cross 57

August 14, 2018 5:45 AM MAS offers exclusive travel deals for Matta Fair

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines will once again, be the official airline for the upcoming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair which takes place from Sept 7 to 9 at the Putra World Trade Centre. The national carrier will be offering hard-to-beat airfares and other value deals on its domestic and international network 57

August 13, 2018 12:41 PM Fed govt needs to provide alternatives for rejecting PTMP: Chow

GEORGE TOWN: Penang hopes the federal government will provide alternatives to the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if its application for the mega project is rejected. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government had started the project in 2013 and the first phase of PTMP, which is the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) and the light rail transit 36