Kuala Lumpur

  • MH17 crash: Ethnic Indian crew's son consoles grandfather 4 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Ten-year-old Hans Singh Sandhu seems to have grown up overnight after his father Sanjid Singh Sandhu, a steward on board the ill-fated Flight MH17, was killed along with all 297 others on board when the jetliner was shot down in the eastern Ukraine. "Your son is gone but I'm...
  • Ukraine accuses rebels of hiding MH17 plane crash evidence 4 days ago

    Kiev: Ukraine on Sunday accused separatist rebels of hiding evidence that a Russian missile was used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner, while Britain said Moscow faced "pariah" status and the threat of further economic sanctions. At the biggest crash site, where emergency workers had bagged dozens of bodies on Saturday,...
  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport 4 days ago

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the take-off of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to take-off around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • MH17 veered off course to avoid storms: Report 5 days ago

    London: Downed Malaysia Airlines jet veered off its recently used course as its pilots hoped to avoid thunderstorms brewing in the south of Ukraine, a media report has claimed. When it was shot down, the doomed jet was many miles north of the flight paths it had used on previous days...
  • Who shot the MH17 Malaysian Airlines plane? 6 days ago

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • MH17 crash: Missile mystery yet to be known 6 days ago

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • World leaders call for probe into downed MH17 jet that left 298 dead 6 days ago

    Hrabove: World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War. One US official said Washington strongly...
  • Malaysian plane MH17's second 'black box' found in Ukraine 1 week ago

    Hrabove: Rescue workers recovered a second flight recorder on Friday from the Malaysian airliner brought down in eastern Ukraine, a Reuters cameraman on the scene said. Pro-Russian separatists in the region said on Thursday they had found one of the "black box" recorders on Thursday when the Malaysian airliner came down,...
  • Plane did not make a distress call, says Malaysian PM; probe ordered 1 week ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday confirmed that the Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call. He said that they will not leave any stone unturned in finding out what went wrong with the jetliner that killed 298 people. Razak also...
  • In air tragedy, lightning strikes twice for Malaysia 1 week ago

    Kuala Lumpur: The downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people aboard heaped new distress on a nation still stung by the trauma and global stigma of flight MH370's disappearance four months ago. For the second time this year, Malaysians awoke Friday to black newspaper front pages bearing the...
  • Live: Malaysia to send disaster team of 62 people to Ukraine 1 week ago

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down by "terrorists" over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. ...
  • Malaysian plane shot down by terrorists over Ukraine, 298 killed 1 week ago

    Kuala Lumpur/Kiev: All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down by "terrorists" over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was...
  • Relatives of passengers on downed Malaysian plane MH17 berate officials 1 week ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Dazed and disbelieving, relatives of passengers aboard the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine gathered at the Kuala Lumpur airport early on Friday, demanding information about what happened and getting little response. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 people on board was to have landed in Kuala Lumpur at...
  • All about the Malaysian plane MH17 crash in Ukraine 1 week ago

    Brussels: Here's what is known, and what has been claimed, about Thursday's crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 295 people in eastern Ukraine: THE PLANE A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER, which the carrier said was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members on Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After...
  • Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 reported dead 1 week ago

    Hrabove: A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides. Ukraine accused "terrorists" - militants fighting to unite eastern Ukraine with Russia...
  • Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine: Official 1 week ago

    Kiev: A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down on Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace. Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine's interior minister, said on...
  • Malaysia to deploy more assets to locate MH370 July 6, 2014

    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 multi-beam...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines jet shifts south June 26, 2014

    Sydney: The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift further south in the Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said on Thursday, ushering in yet another new phase of the long, costly and so far fruitless search. The Boeing 777, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on March 8 shortly after...
  • Malaysia's top court rejects Christians' bid to use 'Allah' June 23, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's highest court today rejected a challenge to the ban on Christians using the word "Allah" to refer to God, ending the years-long highly divisive legal case in the Muslim-majority nation. The case was brought by the Catholic Church, which was seeking to overturn a government ban on it...
  • 32 missing as boat sinks off Malaysia; 60 survive June 18, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: A wooden boat carrying Indonesians home in a storm sank in choppy seas off Malaysia's west coast early on Wednesday, leaving 32 people missing and five dead, Malaysian officials said. At least 60 people survived. The boat capsized shortly after midnight about 3.7 kilometres from shore on the...
  • Australia chooses firm to map sea floor in Malaysia Airlines search June 10, 2014

    Sydney: Australia on Tuesday signed a contract with a private company to map the sea floor around where missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is believed to have crashed, a crucial step towards continuing an underwater search later this year. Months of searches have failed to turn up any trace of the...
  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard May 29, 2014

    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...
  • MH370: Relatives of passengers accuse Malaysia of withholding data May 28, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Families of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 on Wednesday accused Malaysia of withholding crucial satellite data, saying a long-awaited report is incomplete and does not prove the plane crashed in the Indian Ocean. Authorities on Tuesday released a 47-page summary of communication logs from the Malaysia Airlines plane recorded...
  • Airlines seek real-time aircraft tracking after MH370 mystery: UN May 26, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Major airlines want real-time tracking for commercial aircraft following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and cost is not a concern, a senior official with the United Nations' aviation agency said on Monday. The mystery surrounding MH370, which vanished en route to China, has sparked a global drive...
  • China to go 'all out' in underwater search for MH370 May 3, 2014

    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 872,...
  • We prayed to our gods during those hours, say MH192 passengers April 22, 2014

    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...
  • Watch: Reactions of relatives of Malaysian flight MH192 passengers April 21, 2014

    More than 40 days after MH 370 went missing, there was another Malaysian airline scare after flight MH192 from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore turned back mid-air, when a malfunction was detected. Malaysian Airlines has reported that the flight has landed safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The Bangalore bound...
  • Bangalore-bound Malaysian Airlines lands safely at Kuala Lumpur after turning back mid-air April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Malaysian Airlines reported that its Kuala Lumpur-Bangalore flight MH192 has landed safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 1.56 am after making an air turnback. In a media statement issued, the Airlines said that the aircraft's right-hand landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff and is expected to make an...
  • Relatives sob after announcement on missing Malaysia Airlines plane March 25, 2014

    Beijing: Relatives shrieked and sobbed uncontrollably. Men and women nearly collapsed, held up by loved ones. Their grief came pouring out after 17 days of waiting for definitive word on the fate of the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak gave that word...
  • Two-week search for Malaysian jet finds only frustration and suspicion March 22, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur/Perth: Two weeks after a Malaysia Airlines airliner went missing with 239 people on board, officials are bracing for the "long haul" as searches by more than two dozen countries turn up little but frustration and fresh questions. The international team hunting Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean...