JITRA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The Kedah Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) plans to include 43 mountain rangers in its Search And Rescue Navigation (Sarnav) training programme scheduled to be held in the middle of this year, in an effort to increase efficiency to find missing persons, especially in forests and mountains.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The family of S. Sathiswaran, 15, the boy who died after he was hit by a chair hurled from a high-rise flat here last week, is aggrieved that the student's wish to celebrate Thaipusam this year is not to be.

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Malaysian nationals who are registered as voters and eligible to vote in the upcoming 14th general election (GE14) but currently residing abroad, can apply for postal voting facility from tomorrow.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Frequent breakdown of the lifts is allegedly among the reasons why residents of Block 102 of the Seri Pantai People's Housing Project (PPR) in Pantai Dalam here, prefer to dispose of old or damaged furniture at the stairs and corridors.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Malaysia stands in solidarity with Saudi Arabia and is resolute in upholding peace and security of the kingdom, says Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call more new witnesses to facilitate investigations into the Penang undersea tunnel construction project, says MACC Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) today removed the rubber bicycle lane separators in the city centre as it has been claimed to endanger motorcyclists.