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Multi-talented Srividya and Vaishnavi's dance compositions to take centrestage at Raga 2020

Srividya Sriram, accomplished Carnatic violinist and vocalist and Vaishnavi Anand talented Bharatanatyam dancer and vocalist, speak about what brings them together on Connected to India's special on Esplanade Theatre's on the Bay's upcoming Raga 2020.

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Meet Nivaan Khandhadia, young chess prodigy

Nivaan Khandhadia was four years old when introduced to the game of chess by his father. Two days later he beat his father, his first teacher, at the game and has been unstoppable ever since.

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Singapore-based Zilingo makes three top appointments Singapore-based Zilingo makes three top appointments

Zilingo is a technology platform that powers the fashion supply chain and was founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor.

Companies in UK owned by Indian diaspora paid GBP 1 bn in taxes: Report Companies in UK owned by Indian diaspora paid GBP 1 bn in taxes: Report

The report, produced by Grant Thornton UK jointly with the Indian High Commission in London and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI UK), zeroed in on a select few of an estimated total of over 65,000 diaspora-connected companies.

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Singapore welcomed 19.1 million visitors in 2019, an increase of 3.3% from year before Singapore welcomed 19.1 million visitors in 2019, an increase of 3.3% from year before

Despite global headwinds, Singapore in 2019 saw growths in both visitor arrivals and tourism receipts for a fourth consecutive year.

Here are 10 things you never knew Google Maps can do Here are 10 things you never knew Google Maps can do

Google Maps was made available in Singapore in 2009, and in that same year, it became the first country in the world to have both public transport and real-time traffic information made available on the app.

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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.

Singapore world’s second safest city: Report Singapore world’s second safest city: Report

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI) sees Singapore retain its position as the second safest city in the world.

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.

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In Pics: Indian actress Kajal Aggarwal\'s \'Peekaboo\' at wax statue unveiling at Madam Tussauds Singapore In Pics: Indian actress Kajal Aggarwal's 'Peekaboo' at wax statue unveiling at Madam Tussauds Singapore

Indian actress Kajal Aggarwal interacted with media and fans and even spoke a few words in Tamil, at the unveiling of her wax statue at Madame Tussaud's Singapore.

Strong Indian-American presence at Oscars 2020 as Mindy Kaling presents and Utkarsh Ambudkar performs Strong Indian-American presence at Oscars 2020 as Mindy Kaling presents and Utkarsh Ambudkar performs

On a night when a foreign language film made history by winning the Oscar for Best Picture, the Indian-American representation at the gala event only highlighted the growing global nature of the Academy Awards.

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“A dream is a wish the heart makes” “A dream is a wish the heart makes”

‘Umeed: Colors of Hope' is a solo kathak production that depicts the story of a young girl navigating her journey through mental health, chronic illness and self-image issues.

The Monk who used his IIT degree for Environmental Transformation The Monk who used his IIT degree for Environmental Transformation

“When you are in the field of spirituality, you think you can advise anyone on any topic. We listened to experts in hydrogeological survey and Soil Biotechnology”. This was the greatest takeaway for me from the session titled “Sustainability from the Inside out” hosted in October in Singapor

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Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok Sabha, with the highest concentration of NRIs in the Middle East.

Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates

The Madras High Court in India proposed a ban on Non-resident Indians (NRIs) purchasing houses in India, prohibiting speculative sales and imposing 100 per cent extra stamp duty on the purchase of a second house for Indians to ensure housing for the poorer sections of society.

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125 acres in Bellingham, Washington state, and are working to start teaching proposed courses in about a year or so.