Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who was defeated in the general elections, has been banned from leaving the country. Najib said he and his wife Rosmah Mansor were planning to go on an overseas holiday following which the Immigration Department made the announcement via its social site accoun. He gave no reasons for the authorities' decision but said he would abide by it. "I respect this instruction and will stay in the country with my family," he tweeted. It is believed they intended to fly to Indonesian capital Jakarta. Najib also announced that he was stepping down as the head of his United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) and the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition following the poll defeat. "As the President of UMNO and the Chairman of Barisan Nasional, I made the decision that I am stepping down as President and Chairman with immediate effect," he said at the UMNO headquarter in Kuala Lumpur. In a historic election earlier this week, Najib's BN coalition, which had been in power since Malaysia's independence in 1957, lost to the Pakatan Harapan coalition led by Mahathir Mohamad, who took office as Prime Minister.
Delhi Around 80 flights to and from Delhis Indira Gandhi International Airport have been cancelled as domestic flights resume today Earlier flight schedule was made for airports including West Bengal Maharashtra and Chennai West Bengal has permitted flights from May 28 while Maharashtra has allowed
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