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August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Islam is a political movement

Today, two million Muslims are converging on Mekah, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being one of them. What many, Muslims included, do not realise is that the annual pilgrimage to the Kaaba is a pre-Islamic ritual. It is older than Islam and was in existence long before Muhammad was born. And the Kaaba was home to 360 different gods. Chief amongst 5

August 17, 2018 6:50 AM AWC bags RM9.8m contract extension

PETALING JAYA: AWC Bhd's wholly owned subsidiary Ambang Wira Sdn Bhd has received extension of contracts worth RM9.80 million. The deal is for the extension of comprehensive management, maintenance and operational services for a commercial office building at Galeria PJH, Putrajaya as well as the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) headquarters 3

August 17, 2018 1:38 AM Low-carb diet linked to elevated mortality risk: Study

MIDDLE-aged people who get roughly half their daily calories from carbohydrates live several years longer on average than those with low-carb diets, researchers reported Friday. The findings, published in The Lancet, challenge a trend in Europe and North America toward so-called Paleo diets that shun carbohydrates in favour of animal protein and fat. Proponents 5

August 16, 2018 1:01 PM Early bird offer for Daihatsu Gran Max AT

DAIHATSU Malaysia will be launching its latest commercial vehicle – the new Gran Max panel van with automatic transmission and 1.5-litre DOHC DVVT engine (Gran Max AT), soon in Malaysia. In comparison with the previous Gran Max with its standard fittings and manual transmission that was introduced eight years ago, the new Gran Max AT van (pix) is designed 4

August 16, 2018 12:52 PM India's three-time prime minister Vajpayee dead at 93

NEW DELHI: Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, current leader Narendra Modi said Thursday of the ailing 93-year-old who had been hospitalised. "Atal Ji's passing away is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me," Modi said in a tweet Thursday, using a Hindi-language honorific. "It was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations 4

August 16, 2018 3:45 AM British Council celebrates success of 'FameLab'

KUALA LUMPUR: British Council, which provides a platform to discuss science communication, celebrated the success of FameLab in Malaysia. The event titled "FameLab:Celebrating Science, Communicating Impact", also celebrated the partnership with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). "Communicating science effectively is a complex 2

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 4

August 15, 2018 10:48 AM Mother disowns son after 14 years of being harassed by loan sharks

KUALA LUMPUR: A mother has decided to disown her son after being harassed by loan sharks over his debts for the past 14 years. Speaking to reporters at a press conference at the MCA Public Services and Complaints Department, its head Datuk Seri Michael Chong said the woman, who only wants to be known as Ng, believes her son, Chiow Chee Son, 36, started 5

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 4

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 4