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TNB’s power in 11,000 trees

Corporate responsibility: Moggie planting the ‘Merawan Siput Jantan’ during the launch of the TNB Tree for a Tree programme involving 300 volunteers at Taman Pasif in Kuantan.— Bernama

KUANTAN: In an effort to conserve the environment, Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has set a goal of planting 11,000 trees in 11 selected locations in the peninsula.

Suspected drug dealer shot dead

JOHOR BARU: Police shot dead a suspected drug dealer after he attempted to stab a police officer with a knife while they were trying to detain him.

Regional

India announces major pensions overhaul for army veterans

NEW DELHI: Three million Indian army veterans won a decades-long battle Saturday to change the way their pensions are calculated, as the government bent to protesters’ demands and announced it would overhaul the controversial scheme.

Gunmen kill 13 vehicle passengers in Afghanistan

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen Saturday killed 13 passengers travelling in two vehicles in the usually tranquil northern Afghan province of Balkh, as President Ashraf Ghani convened an international donor conference in Kabul.

World

New polls show Syriza narrowly ahead in Greek election

A worker hangs a banner with an image of former Greek prime minister and leader of leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras at the party's pre-election kiosk in Athens, Greece, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ATHENS (Reuters) - The leftist Syriza party is on course to win 26.5 percent of votes in the snap Greek election in September, slightly ahead of the conservative New Democracy party on 25.9 percent, a new poll by Kapa Research showed on Saturday.

Tajik police 'closing in' on renegade general after clashes

MOSCOW/ALMATY (Reuters) - Police in Tajikistan said on Saturday they were closing in on a sacked deputy defence minister accused of ordering gun attacks around the capital Dushanbe, amid rising tension between the pro-Moscow secular government and Islamist opposition groups.

Environment

UN climate talks plagued by twin fears

BONN: Negotiators from 195 nations tasked with crafting a universal climate pact are driven by twin fears tugging in opposite directions, which may result in a hollow deal, say analysts.

Education

English carnival, a runaway success

Together, we can: Choral speakers of SMK Bandar Tun Hussein Onn 2, Selangor, strike a pose with their teachers after they were announced national champs.

A national event to boost the global language saw the participation of students from various states pitting their skills in public speaking, storytelling and more.

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