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Singapore Chinese dancer breaks barriers, wins hearts with ‘love within’ Spotlight
Singapore Chinese dancer breaks barriers, wins hearts with ‘love within’

Sensational performance in Bharatanatyam Arangetram by homegrown Chinese dance talent who has graduated to be a young Apsara

Society is at the centre of business: TCS’s Girish Ramachandran @work
Society is at the centre of business: TCS’s Girish Ramachandran

Girish Ramachandran, President of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia Pacific quoted the late Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, “Society is at the centre of business,” in Connected to India’s @Work interview at TCS’s APAC headquarters in Singapore. Jamsetji words laid the foundations-of-philanthro

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SUMO effort by Singapore universities alumni raises SGD 128K and counting SUMO effort by Singapore universities alumni raises SGD 128K and counting

Singapore Universities’ Mission Oxygen (#SUMO), a combined effort by Indian-origin alumni of National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU) has raised over SGD 128,000 to support COVID relief efforts in India.

Few¢ents raises US$1.6 million funding for pay-per-content solution Few¢ents raises US$1.6 million funding for pay-per-content solution

Singapore-born "FinTech-for-Media" startup, Few¢ents, providers of digital solutions to publishers for content monetisation, raises US$1.6 million in seed funding, which will deployed to consolidate the company’s proprietary pay-per-content solution and expand business operations.

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Singapore\'s Agrocorp enters burgeoning plant-based food market with HerbYvore Singapore's Agrocorp enters burgeoning plant-based food market with HerbYvore

Singapore News - At a tasting event in Singapore on 15th April 2021, Agrocorp International, a Singapore based food and agri-commodities firm launched its plant-based food brand HerbYvore, and its first locally manufactured plant-based product, the Pea Paneer.

Few¢ents raises US$1.6 million funding for pay-per-content solution Few¢ents raises US$1.6 million funding for pay-per-content solution

Singapore-born "FinTech-for-Media" startup, Few¢ents, providers of digital solutions to publishers for content monetisation, raises US$1.6 million in seed funding, which will deployed to consolidate the company’s proprietary pay-per-content solution and expand business operations.

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Nine new community COVID cases in Singapore: MOH Nine new community COVID cases in Singapore: MOH

Coronavirus Update - Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 61,145.

Singapore has world\'s second strongest passport: Global mobility report Singapore has world's second strongest passport: Global mobility report

Singapore has the second strongest passport of any country in the world, according to a recent survey. Asian countries top the list of the world’s strongest passports and two other nations from the region earned the dubious distinction of having the weakest passports as well.

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Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9 Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in the 608-year-old world heritage city is in a class of its own.

Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India

Gone are the days when people used to like luxurious holidays. it is now the age of nature lovers and expeditions. Here are some choice locations to go for a summer trek in the Himalayas.

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5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore 5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore

Singapore touts itself as a food haven, and when it comes to vegetarian food, you will be spoilt for choice.

Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore

Nothing can quite compare to the rocking vibes of a live band.

Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive

The Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, they are the descendants of South Indian traders who settled in Melaka (formerly Malacca) in the 15th century and married local women of Malay and Chinese descent.

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Salman Khan’s Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai gets simultaneous theatrical and multiplatform release due to COVID-19 surge Salman Khan’s Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai gets simultaneous theatrical and multiplatform release due to COVID-19 surge

Movie News - Along with Salman Khan, the film also stars Disha Patani, Randeep Hooda and Jackie Shroff and is set to release on May 13, coinciding with Eid.

Akshaye Khanna stars in Zee5\'s State of Siege: Temple Attack Akshaye Khanna stars in Zee5's State of Siege: Temple Attack

Movies Update - Akshaye Khanna will play a special task force officer in the film which is based on the terrorist attack at Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat in 2002.

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Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting the result for the past week.

Luxury homes worth INR 500  crore sold  in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore last month (October). In 2019, the corresponding period saw luxury sales worth approximately INR 150 crore, thus improving by >230% in the year.

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Indian origin filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s Singapore Vignettes scores OTT release Indian origin filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s Singapore Vignettes scores OTT release

Singapore-based writer and filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s feature-length anthology of three short films, Singapore Vignettes, made in Singapore with local cast and crew, has been released globally by MX Player.

OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan

Indian-origin Shilpa Krishnan Shukla, an amateur Singapore-based filmmaker, tries to capture the multiculturalism of both her native and adopted lands through her work.

50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits 50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books and reading.