Hamilton, a three-time world champion, then produced a flawless performance to increase his standings lead over Vettel to 28 points with just six races remaining - starting at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday.
"We still have a tough race ahead of us", said Hamilton.
At least Raikkonen saved face, finishing just 0.045 seconds behind Hamilton's time. "It's great to see them performing so well and we want them to be closer".
"Today we had no idea how it was going to go and I am sorry for whatever happened to Sebastian because he was very quick through practice", Hamilton said.
Vettel's engine had already been changed to a new one before qualifying after a similar gremlin in final practice Saturday - only for the new unit to fail.
To make matters worse for Vettel, Hamilton took full advantage of the Ferraridriver's misfortune by claiming his fifth pole in Malaysia - matching the record of Michael Schumacher. "I think it is more a driver lap than the auto".
"Somehow we managed to turn it around and it is a real surprise to be up here with these guys", added Hamilton, who secured his ninth pole of the season at the last-ever running of the race.
He seemed set to claw back at least some of the points he lost in Singapore this weekend, with Ferrari displaying potentially race-winning pace and Mercedes struggling to extract speed from their challenger.
"It's been a decent day", Vettel told Sky TV. I hope our auto has moved in the right direction for the race run but we will see tomorrow.
"It's not ideal, not what you want when you think you've got it in you".
"You want every little millisecond you can get but there wasn't really enough time so we ended up staying with it and also it was kind of a risk, changing the vehicle again for qualifying and maybe getting something wrong. I was hopeful they would be quicker today but without a doubt tomorrow they will be on our tail".
"At the moment the vehicle is unbalanced and you slide all over the place, the fronts and the rears, you overheat them and then nothing goes any more".
"I know the ambitions of the team - but it is not like I am going into this weekend thinking that I will go out on the track helping Lewis".
Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon both finished in the top 10 for Force India, taking P7 and P9 respectively, with Felipe Massa splitting the pair for Williams.
But, the government was in a hurry to implement it from July 01. "Now, GSTN which is the backbone is failing", he said. I can conveniently forget the 15 per cent NPAs of 1998 and 2002 (during Sinha's term as finance minister).
After two weeks of chaos, Irish budget airline Ryanair announced that it is canceling hundreds of flights from November. As a result, 34 routes are suspended for the winter season as the airline flies 25 less planes from its fleet of 400.
Pai's statement comes as some lawmakers have also begun to put pressure on Apple to turn on its FM radios. Pai in his statement, which did not hint at any potential federal regulation to require Apple to do so.
Before the program's introduction in 2015, any ad revenue for videos with copyrighted Nintendo content went directly to Nintendo . Russell said he expects to depend more on his own Patreon and other diversified income streams like mobile apps going forward.
The suspect had been involved with an escalating "back-and-forth" with the victims for the past two weeks, Boyce said. The stabbing has left concerned parents shocked and wondering why metal detectors were not present in the schools.
After that, Zabrok said, he and others in his group wrote on Facebook that they witnessed four or five additional rock falls. It had been 18 years since the last rockfall-related fatality in Yosemite National Park, officials said.
Many other team owners released statements standing by their players' commitments to social justice and freedom to demonstrate. "I've spoken to a couple of them they said we are in a situation where we have to do something.
The toy in Baxter's lungs is only the fifth documented case of an object remaining undetected in a body for over 20 years. Doctors found a toy traffic cone inside a 47-year-old man from Preston who presumably had lung cancer .
In the past, Paul Greengrass and James Cameron have been linked to the film, but now it appears to be Villeneuve's project. He is now attached to direct a reboot of Dune , but the plan is for him to develop Cleopatra while he finishes that film.
Trump has called Kim "Little Rocket Man" and threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea should it attack the USA or its allies. Trump will meet Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Monday at the White House, and Thailand is not on the November travel plan.
While she was only able to utter the words, "goodbye Hef ", in the snippet, she did compose a heartfelt tribute in the caption. He was also the founder and chief creative officer of " Playboy Enterprises", the publishing group that operates the magazine.
Back in August, the president was asked if he still had confidence in Steve Bannon, then a senior strategist in the White House. Trump has fumed about Price's use of private jets to travel around the country on routes easily accessible by commercial means.
It's a baby girl for Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu
Soha and Kunal were married in 2015 after a long-standing relationship, and this is their first child together. I have my family, and Kunal's family with me. "He has taken care of me very well", Soha said.