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India Mars mission enters orbit

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's Mars Orbiter Mission on Wednesday successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet on in its first attempt, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced.

Pengkalan Kubor by-election via Storify

The Pengkalan Kubor by-election gears up for a three way fight between Barisan National's Mat Razi Mat Ail, PAS' Wan Rosdi Wan Ibrahim and independent candidate Izat Bukhary. As Sept 25 draws near, the border town comes alive with out-of-town visitors and party banners seen everywhere.

Sleeping section: Chew checking out the facilities at Anjung Singgah in Kuala Lumpur.

Hope for the homeless in KL

KUALA LUMPUR: For out-of-towners coming to the city searching for a better life, just a stroke of bad luck can leave them homeless.

Students of life

Lessons in the classroom can often be a two-way process.

Awie right for ‘superstar’ role

PETALING JAYA: Production on the Dollah Superstar film might have been delayed for nine months due to lead actor Awie’s schedule but for its director Kabir Bhatia, it was well worth the wait.

Syrian refugees wait near the Turkish-Syrian border after fleeing Syria, near Sanliurfa, Turkey, 23 September 2014. Nearly 100,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing the Islamic State militant group have crossed into Turkey in the past three days, a UN official said. EPA

A better route to martyrdom

If people don’t mind dying for a cause, then they should consider heading for West Africa instead of the Middle East.

Full rollout of enhanced oil recovery programme

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) will roll out its entire enhanced oil recovery (EOR) programme in phases over the next decade to revive flagging production from mature and depleting oil wells, said a director of the national oil company.

Sinkholes are prevalent in areas with a combination of industrial activity area of soft limestone bedrock. Jalan Sultan area.

Not all Mother Nature’s fault

KLANG Valley folk have been worried following the appearance of several sinkholes of late.

Menezes: 'When there is willingness to accommodate others, unity blossoms.'

‘Focus on our similarities, not differences'

PETALING JAYA: It is important to focus on the many similarities Malaysians of various races have instead of looking at the differences, says speaker and motivator Datuk Bridget Menezes.

Deserving lot: Wong and The Star acting group chief editor Leanne Goh (fourth from right) getting to know some of the scholarship recipients.

A step closer to her ambition

PETALING JAYA: Selena Ng Hwei Ying can finally achieve her dream of becoming an engineer, thanks to The Star Education Fund scholarship.

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A woman passes a sign posted in an awareness campaign against the spread of Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone September 18, 2014 in a handout photo provided by UNICEF. REUTERS/Bindra/UNICEF/handout via Reuters
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