Malaysian

  • Malaysia to deploy more assets to locate MH370 06-07-2014 04:35 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will deploy more assets for the deep-sea search in the southern Indian Ocean to aid the Australia-led efforts in locating Flight MH370 went missing nearly four months ago. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said that the Royal Malaysian Navy vessel, KD Mutiara, which has the capability of the...
  • Malaysia jet passengers likely suffocated: Australia 27-06-2014 05:40 PM

    Sydney: The passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 most likely died from suffocation and coasted lifelessly into the ocean on autopilot, a new report released by Australian officials on Thursday said. In a 55-page report, the Australian Transport Safety Board outlined how investigators had arrived at...
  • MH370 pilot 'chief suspect' in case of foul play: Report 22-06-2014 03:04 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The captain of Flight MH370 has been identified as the prime suspect by a Malaysian police investigation into the disappearance of the plane after checks cleared all other people on board, a media report said today. The criminal inquiry does not rule out the possibility the Boeing 777-200...
  • 30-year-old man allegedly rapes Malaysian woman 08-06-2014 12:38 PM

    A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman who was in Jaipur on a business trip. This latest shocker comes just days after a class 8th student was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur and set herself on fire. ...
  • Jaipur: 30-year-old arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman, says it's a conspiracy 07-06-2014 02:07 PM

    Jaipur: In yet another crime against foreign nationals in India, a 30-year-old man was arrested in Jaipur on charges of raping a Malaysian woman on Friday, an official said on Saturday. "We have arrested (the man) on charges of raping a Malaysian woman on Friday. (He) is a resident of...
  • Experts study underwater sounds that may belong to missing jet MH370 04-06-2014 08:02 PM

    Sydney: A team of experts from an Australian university are studying the recordings of a low-frequency underwater sound that could be linked to the Malaysian plane which disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board, local media reported on Wednesday. The investigators from the Curtin University said that the cadence...
  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard 29-05-2014 04:28 PM

    Sydney: The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback on Thursday after Australian officials said that wreckage from the aircraft was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared from radar screens on March 8 shortly...
  • Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet MH370 27-05-2014 04:34 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian government on Tuesday released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine that the missing jetliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, responding to demands for greater transparency by relatives of some of the 239 people on board. But at least one independent expert...
  • Raw satellite data on missing MH370 may be released on Tuesday 26-05-2014 09:05 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Monday said that it may release raw satellite data about missing Flight MH370 on Tuesday, meeting a demand by kin of the 239 people on board the ill-fated jet. The Malaysian government and UK's Inmarsat had earlier said that they will release raw satellite data used...
  • MH370: Malaysia, Inmarsat agree to release raw satellite data 20-05-2014 05:28 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia and UK's Inmarsat on Tuesday said that they will release raw satellite data used to narrow down the search for the missing MH370 to the southern Indian Ocean to the public for "greater transparency", meeting a demand by kin of the 239 people on board the ill-fated...
  • Indian scientist claims to have located the debris of MH370 20-05-2014 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Claiming a breakthrough in the search of the missing Malaysian aircraft, an Indian scientist is reported to have located the debris of the MH370. The Coimbatore based scientist Jeyaprabhu claims to have located the debris about 1400 kilometres north of the search area in the Indian Ocean. It...
  • Chinese ship to map seabed in 'new phase' of MH370 search 19-05-2014 04:58 PM

    Canberra: A Chinese navy ship will start mapping the Indian Ocean seabed this week under the "new phase" in the hunt for the crashed Flight MH370, even as the damaged mini-submarine searching for the plane reached an Australian port for repairs, officials said on Monday. Malaysian, Australian and Chinese authorities...
  • AirAsia to use Interpol system to check passports 13-05-2014 09:29 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Top Asian budget carrier AirAsia said on Tuesday that it will become the world's first airline to check the passports of all its passengers against Interpol's global database of 42 million stolen or lost travel documents by end of this month. The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370...
  • MH370: Families demand release of raw satellite data 11-05-2014 07:29 PM

    Perth: Grieving families of 239 people aboard the crashed Malaysian jet, including from India, have demanded the release raw satellite data to solve the over two-month-long aviation mystery even as an underwater drone is set to resume the hunt for wreckage in the remote Indian Ocean. The next of kin...
  • Track planes' flight on real-time basis: DGCA to airlines 07-05-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: With the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 remaining missing for two months now, DGCA on Wednesday made it mandatory for airlines and private operators to use all means to track their aircraft's flight on real-time basis and ensure that necessary devices are functional before take-off. Responding to the global...
  • Search for MH370 with new equipment two months away 05-05-2014 01:54 PM

    Canberra: Australia, China and Malaysia on Monday held trilateral talks to map out the next steps in the search for the missing Malaysian jet with officials saying it may take up to two months before new and more sophisticated sonar equipment is deployed in the hunt. Australian Deputy Prime Minister...
  • China to go 'all out' in underwater search for MH370 03-05-2014 07:26 PM

    Beijing: China on Saturday said it will go all out in the underwater search for the crashed Malaysian jet even though the hunt for the plane has reached a dead end with no clues emerging so far. The China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre said it dispatched a navy vessel...
  • Full text: MH370 preliminary investigation report 02-05-2014 02:59 PM

    The preliminary investigation report on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has been made public. The report on the plane that disappeared almost two months ago revealed 90 minutes of wasted effort while controllers looked in the wrong country. Following is the full text of the report: ...
  • Malaysia Airlines asks relatives of MH370 passengers to go home 02-05-2014 08:12 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines on Friday asked distraught relatives of the 227 passengers on board the ill-fated Flight MH370 to go back to the "comfort of their own homes" as the search for the plane could be a prolonged one. "Instead of staying in hotels, the families of MH370 are...
  • Report on MH370 points at 4-hour gap before search for plane 01-05-2014 06:12 PM

    Air traffic controllers failed to notice for 17 minutes that the ill-fated Malaysian jet had gone off the radar and did not activate a rescue operation for nearly four hours, according to a preliminary report on the mysterious disappearance of MH370 released on Thursday. The two details were outlined in...
  • Australia exploration company says it may have found MH370 29-04-2014 11:31 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: An Australian marine exploration company has claimed that it has found the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian plane in the Bay of Bengal, 5,000 km away from the current search location in the Indian Ocean. Adelaide-based GeoResonance on Monday said it had begun its own search for the...
  • Missing Malaysian plane's search area to be expanded 28-04-2014 10:13 AM

    Canberra: Australia's prime minister said on Monday that the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will be expanded. Prime Minister Tony Abbott told reporters in Canberra that the US Navy's Bluefin 21 has finished scouring the initial search area far off the Australian west coast and has not...
  • Indian Ocean undersea hunt for Flight MH370 set to be extended 26-04-2014 01:13 PM

    Perth: The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is to be extended beyond the small area identified as its most likely resting place as the quest for any sign of the missing plane enters its 50th day on Saturday. The submarine drone Bluefin 21 has so far searched...
  • Search for missing Malaysian plane MH370 enters 50th day 26-04-2014 12:35 PM

    Perth: The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is to be extended beyond the small area identified as its most likely resting place as the quest for any sign of the missing plane enters its 50th day on Saturday. The submarine drone Bluefin 21 has so far searched...
  • Malaysia to release MH370 report as plane search continues 25-04-2014 11:15 AM

    Perth/Kuala Lumpur: The search for the crashed Malaysian jet continued on Friday even as Malaysia's prime minister said his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance next week. Faced with anger and frustration from distraught families of passengers on the ill-fated Flight MH370, Malaysian Premier Najib Razak...
  • Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane 24-04-2014 03:58 PM

    Perth/Melbourne: Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean. The debris, found on Wednesday on a beach at the...
  • Australia vows to keep searching to solve Malaysian plane mystery 23-04-2014 05:13 PM

    Perth: Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admitted the search strategy...
  • Missing Malaysian jet may have landed and not ended in ocean? 22-04-2014 08:31 PM

    The probe into the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian jet is now looking at the possibility that the plane may have landed somewhere as no debris has been found so far, a media report has said. A report in the New Strait Times quoting sources within the international team probing...
  • We prayed to our gods during those hours, say MH192 passengers 22-04-2014 04:56 PM

    Bangalore: Airport arrivals are where one can spot some of the happiest faces. But happiness is an understatement when you see your child coming safe after an air-scare. This is what Tejaswi's mother felt as she hugged her daughter at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore. Tejaswi was one of...
  • Cyclone halts air search for missing MH 370 22-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Air search operations to hunt for the crashed Malaysian airliner were suspended for Tuesday due to a tropical cyclone heading south over the Indian Ocean, as a robotic mini-submarine neared completion of its underwater search with no sign of wreckage. "Planned air search activities have been suspended for today due...