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  • After Karpal’s death, DAP rep tells AG to drop bid for jail time
    After Karpal’s death, DAP rep tells AG to drop bid for jail time

    SHAH ALAM, April 17 — The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) should symbolically withdraw its recent bid for custodial sentence against late DAP veteran Karpal Singh after his death today,  state... …

  • Best leads for MH370 search will be exhausted in about a week, says Abbott
    Best leads for MH370 search will be exhausted in about a week, says Abbott

    The best leads in the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be exhausted in about a week, Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), as search efforts continue in the Indian Ocean. Abbott said authorities would need to rethink their approach if the mini-submarine,... …

  • Opposition MPs censure Karpal’s critics for insensitive remarks
    Opposition MPs censure Karpal’s critics for insensitive remarks

    Pakatan Rakyat MPs have condemned remarks by certain critics of the late Karpal Singh, saying their insensitive remarks and stupid logic have no place in a modern educated society like Malaysia. On former Perkasa deputy president Zulkifli Noordin's comment that Allah had killed off Karpal who had rejected the implementation of hudud laws in... …

  • Karpal makes last journey home to Penang
    Karpal makes last journey home to Penang

    Amid tears of sorrow, a coffin bearing Karpal Singh's remains was loaded onto a van for his final journey back to Penang today. The 73-year-old, popularly known as the Tiger of Jelutong, died early this morning after the Toyota Alphard he was in collided with a five-tonne Mitsubishi Canter. Karpal's remains had been brought to the Raja... …

  • Anwar pays tribute to defender of human rights
    Anwar pays tribute to defender of human rights

    Malaysia has lost a selfless, courageous and noble defender of  fundamental liberties, said opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in a tribute to his political comrade and lawyer Karpal Singh, who died in an accident this morning. Anwar, who found out about Karpal's passing at 3am today, said that Malaysia had lost an illustrious hero and... …

  • Nurul Izzah’s husband appoints relative as member of reconciliation committee
    Nurul Izzah’s husband appoints relative as member of reconciliation committee

    Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar's husband, Raja Ahmad Shahrir Iskandar Raja Salim, has appointed his relative as a member of a reconciliation committee for the couple's ongoing divorce case, The Star Online reported today. According to the report, Raja Ahmad Shahrir proposed Mohd Fauzi Mustaffa for the position today. The report said Raja... …

SEPANG, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- Three students of Maktab Rendah Sains Mara

(MRSM) Terendak did the country proud when they won a gold medal at the

International Youth Invention Exhibition in Taiwan, recently.

This was the first time MRSM Terendak attained such success at the

international level since it was established 29 years ago.

The college has 266 male and 398 female students with most of their parents

Armed Forces officers or personnel.

The college''s principal Noor Hassan Hussan said the achievement was

unexpected even though the students were highly motivated to win.

According to him, their creation which used salt or sea water as an

alternative energy source not only won the gold medal but also drew attention

from certain companies to purchase the patent rights.

-- MORE

MRSM-MEDAL 2 (LAST) SEPANG

Noor Hassan said the three students were Muhammad Dhiyauddin Asyraf Abdul

Jalal, Mohd Syafiq Abdul Aziz and Mohamad Nazmi Mohamad Norrizal, all aged 17.

They produced salt cell batteries that had high endurance compared to the

dry cell batteries available in the market.

The students were accompanied by two teachers, Wan Rohila Wan Hassan

and Mohd Firdause Abdul Razak.

Muhammad Dhiyauddin said they took about three months to conduct experiments

and build a prototype that was required to participate in the exhibition.

He said the team took various initiatives including seeking advice from an

expert from Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM) for their project.

"We managed to prove the greatness of Malaysia''s children in the eyes of the

world," he said.

-- BERNAMA

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  • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says The Malay Mail Online
    ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge... …

  • My dad was in KL to see me, says Gobind The Malaysian Insider
    My dad was in KL to see me, says Gobind

    Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh, who died in an accident early this morning, was in Kuala Lumpur to visit his son Gobind Singh Deo who was ill. A distraught Gobind said he was informed of the accident at 2.15am today, and he and his wife rushed to the scene where he saw his father's mangled car and his father's body. "My brother Ramkarpal was... …

  • Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper The Malaysian Insider
    Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper

    A wreck hunter is confident that the search teams had pinpointed the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and believes that the black boxes will be located soon, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports. David Mearns, director of Blue Water Recoveries told the ABC's 7.30 programme yesterday, he was confident that, because of their... …