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Monkey 'kidnaps' puppy in Malaysia, holds it hostage for three days
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Monkey 'kidnaps' puppy in Malaysia, holds it hostage for three days

A video of the monkey holding the puppy hostage went viral on social media, receiving over 19,000 views on YouTube till date.

Joe Biden to host in-person Quad Summit at White House on 24 September, Narendra Modi to attend
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Joe Biden to host in-person Quad Summit at White House on 24 September, Narendra Modi to attend

The Quad summit will take place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the resource-rich South China Sea

Badminton legend Nandu Natekar passes away: PM Narendra Modi, sports minister, and others offer condolences
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Badminton legend Nandu Natekar passes away: PM Narendra Modi, sports minister, and others offer condolences

Widely regarded as one of India's most popular athletes, Natekar received the prestigious Arjuna Award for his contributions to the sport in 1961.

'A real nightmare': Malaysian authorities probe metro crash that left over 200 injured
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'A real nightmare': Malaysian authorities probe metro crash that left over 200 injured

The accident occurred close to a station under the landmark Petronas Twin Towers: one of the busiest on the network. The affected line resumed services early on Tuesday

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI

Just two more Olympic qualifiers are remaining – Malaysia Open (25-30 May) and Singapore Open (1-6 June) – before the 15 June deadline and things look grim for Saina and Srikanth with Malaysia and Singapore deciding to temporarily impose travel bans from COVID-ravaged India.

Indonesian MotoGP postponed to March 2022 due to COVID-19
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Indonesian MotoGP postponed to March 2022 due to COVID-19

MotoGP signed a three-year deal to host a race in Indonesia in 2019, with the inaugural event at the purpose-built street track on the island of Lombok which is still currently under construction, initially due to be held this year.

Malaysian court halts deportation of 1,200 Myanmar migrants to hear appeal by two rights groups
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Malaysian court halts deportation of 1,200 Myanmar migrants to hear appeal by two rights groups

In their legal filing, the groups said three persons registered with UNHCR and 17 minors, with at least one parent still in Malaysia, were being sent back

Thailand Open Super 1000: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma suffer defeats; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa pair enters semi-finals
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Thailand Open Super 1000: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma suffer defeats; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponappa pair enters semi-finals

The unseeded Indian pair toiled hard for one hour and 15 minutes to beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21, 24-22, 22-20 in a nail-biting quarterfinal duel.

Malaysia declares COVID-19 state of emergency amid political turmoil, suspends Parliament till August
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Malaysia declares COVID-19 state of emergency amid political turmoil, suspends Parliament till August

Critics say the emergency appeared to be aimed at halting the collapse of Muhyiddin Yassin's govt, amid threats by the largest party in his ruling coalition to withdraw support and force an early general election

At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International
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At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International

India also has the most number of people who use personal connections to get access to public services, according to a new report by the corruption watchdog

‘Angry people kill irrespective of religion’: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad says after Twitter deletes his post justifying France attacks
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‘Angry people kill irrespective of religion’: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad says after Twitter deletes his post justifying France attacks

Referring to the beheading of a French teacher, Mahathir said he did not approve of the murder but added that freedom of expression does not include ‘insulting other people’

Malaysia detects four new cases with Coronavirus mutation strain 10 times more infectious than the original
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Malaysia detects four new cases with Coronavirus mutation strain 10 times more infectious than the original

The mutation has increased the number of "spikes" on the coronavirus which in turn significantly increases it ability to infect human cells.

AirAsia shares tumble 17% in biggest single-day fall; Ernst & Young flags concerns over travel slump
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AirAsia shares tumble 17% in biggest single-day fall; Ernst & Young flags concerns over travel slump

In response, AirAsia said that Malaysia’s stock exchange had granted it 12 months relief from being classified as a financially distressed firm

Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region
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Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region

In the days since the violent face-off took place between the soldiers of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese media has time and again brought the US and its Indo-Pacific Strategy into the conversation

Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months
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Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months

Malaysia voiced its commitment to further strengthen diplomatic and trade ties with India, after the world’s largest edible oil buyer renewed purchases of Malaysian palm oil, in a sign of improving relations between the two countries

India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row
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India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row

Indian buyers have resumed purchases of Malaysian palm oil after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row, with buying spurred by a fall in domestic inventories and discounted prices, trade sources said

Malaysia signs record rice import deal with India after rival suppliers restrict exports; shipment may rise this year
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Malaysia signs record rice import deal with India after rival suppliers restrict exports; shipment may rise this year

India is now offering white rice for around $390-$400 per tonne compared with more than $450 for other countries, exporters said.

Malaysian prosecutors drop money laundering case of $248 mn against The Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz
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Malaysian prosecutors drop money laundering case of $248 mn against The Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz

A sessions court judge ruled that the charges against Riza Aziz would be withdrawn without acquittal, after prosecutors said they had reached a deal which would see the government receiving “a substantial sum running into several million ringgit”.

COVID-19 Lockdown: Laid off and stranded without help, Indians living in Malaysia fear worse days ahead, plead New Delhi to take them back
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Laid off and stranded without help, Indians living in Malaysia fear worse days ahead, plead New Delhi to take them back

Indians living under COVID-19 lockdown in Malaysia have formed two WhatsApp groups to create a network of informed kinship; hunger is a rampant issue, and most are struggling to find a way to pay the next month’s rent