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Elderly man dies in car fire in Kuala Lumpur



KUALA LUMPUR: An elderly man died in a car fire at an apartment complex parking lot here.

Cheras OCPD Asst Comm Muhammad Idzam Jaafar said they recieved a call about the incident at around 10.56am on Tuesday (Sept 21).

He said the Fire and Rescue Department was dispatched to the scene to put out a car fire.

"Investigations revealed the remains of an 82-year-old man in the driver's seat of the vehicle.

"The man suffered burns to at least 70 percent of his body. Checks revealed the vehicle, a Perodua Kancil, was registered to the man," he said in a statement on Tuesday.

He said CCTV footage showed the man got out of his vehicle at around 9.20am and then went back inside it about 15minutes later.

"A loud explosion occurred at ar

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Football: Partiban finds wind beneath his wings in KL



PETALING JAYA: From a winger with clipped wings at Perak to a City Boy now ready to take flight in the Malaysia Cup.

Things are looking up for J. Partiban after he left his state club Perak during the second transfer window, due to the Seladang’s failure to pay his wages on time, to join Kuala Lumpur.

With no more salary worries, the 28-year-old Partiban is a stable man enjoying his football again.

That security will help him tremendously to focus on helping KL make an impact in the Malaysia Cup competition starting on Friday.

The City Boys, who have won the Cup three times, are in Group A with Pahang, Penang and the second-placed Premier League team (yet to be confirmed).

Since joining Bojan Hodak’s outfit, Partiban has made si

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Friday prayers allowed in KL, Putrajaya mosques with up to 500 congregants, says Jawi



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Friday prayers at mosques in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya which are in Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (NRP), are allowed to be held with up to 500 congregants, effective Friday (Sept 17).

Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) director Datuk Mohd Ajib Ismail said 250 congregants were allowed for the same purpose in seven zonal mosques as well as kariah (vicinity) mosques, while for Friday prayers surau, it was 150 people, and surau with special permission to hold the Friday prayers (100 people).

According to him, Friday prayers surau and surau with special permission to hold the Friday prayers at the People’s Housing Projects (PPR) and Public Housing (PA) under the Kuala Lumpur City

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Green zone parking areas for delivery riders in KL



JELEBU (Bernama): The Federal Territories Ministry will create special “Green Zone” areas in 10 locations around Kuala Lumpur specifically as motorcycle parking lots for food and parcel delivery riders.

Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias said the initiative would help facilitate and speed up the delivery of food and parcels by the riders.

"We already have a pioneer Green Zone area at Menara Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur that can be used by delivery riders.

"In addition, I have also discussed with the Kuala Lumpur mayor to implement this project immediately at 10 other areas, including in front of Pavillion, the Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC) in Jalan Ampang, and Sunway Putra,” he told reporters after a community event

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SUSPENSION IF NOT FIT

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KUALA LUMPUR – The national badminton tournament will be suspended if they fail to pass three physical tests to be conducted Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in collaboration with the National Sports Institute (ISN). BAM deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said the matter was, however, will be communicated …

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