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UK pilot and Khalsa Aid volunteer Jaspal Singh honoured by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

UK News: Jaspal Singh was given the Points of Light award for volunteering to fly 200 donated oxygen concentrators to India.

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Increased restrictions in Singapore from May 16-June 13 to check COVID-19 spread

Singapore has decided to put in stricter measures in place to check the spread of COVID-19 following an increase in the number of locally...

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Singapore’s HerbYvore eyes a sustainable future through a plant-based diet, starting with paneer made of peas

In an interview with Connected to India, Vishal Vijay, head of business development at Agrocorp International, discusses the proliferation...

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Google Pay US users can now transfer money to Singapore, India

Alphabet Inc's Google announced it has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co...

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DBS announces COVID-19 relief efforts to help India worth INR 10 crore

DBS has tied up with the Singapore High Commission in India and the High Commission of India based in Singapore to import three cryogenic...

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Forbes removes Singapore-based tech CEO Harsh Dalal from its 30 Under 30 Asia List for 2021

Business News: Dalal was included in the list when it was released on April 20. However, subsequently inconsistencies were found in the...

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Jewel Changi Airport, Terminals 1 and 3 closed to public as COVID testing continues

Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced that terminal two and Jewel will re-open premises 14 days later, on May 27.

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Indian national and man of Indian-descent charged in Singapore under the Official Secrets Act

Singapore news: Indian national and a Singaporean of Indian descent were charged by a Singapore court on Wednesday under the Official...

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Singapore should not allow racism, xenophobia to become prevalent: Law Minister Shanmugam

Singapore will fail if it allows racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam said in response...

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Six programmes to check out this week at the Singapore HeritageFest

As Singapore HeritageFest 2021 approaches its second weekend, here’s a look at 6 programmes to watch out for.

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Revamped Changi Chapel and Museum to tell stories of courage and resilience

The CCM will open its doors on May 19, 2021 after having closed for redevelopment back in 2018.

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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong condemns racist attack on Indian-origin woman in Singapore

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong condemned the alleged racist attack on a local woman of Indian descent after reports emerged that...

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Spotlight: I saw a spark in Salman Khan, says Jackie Shroff

Jackie Shroff is one of the veteran icons of the Indian film industry. In a virtual interview with Connected to India's Daisy Irani Subaiah,...

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Sikh associations in Singapore to screen community documentary during Vesakhi Mela 2021

The Young Sikh Association (YSA) is partnering with the Singapore Khalsa Association (SKA) this year for the annual Vesakhi Mela 2021. As...

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Study gathers Singapore residents' views on a host of pandemic-related issues

According to a study by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) released yesterday, younger Singaporeans and permanent residents are more...

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Singapore, UAE suspend flights from India due to COVID wave

Covid-19 Update - Singapore and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced they have suspended flights from India amid rising number of...

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SICCI, IIT Kanpur startup centre to hold Launchpad 2021 contest

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and IIT Kanpur's Start-Up Incubation And Innovation Centre (SIIC) are set to...

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Tracking rising COVID wave in India closely: US State Department

While issuing a travel advisory, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price has said that the United States is "very closely" tracking the...

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No COVID-19 testing for fans attending Singapore Premier League matches starting this weekend

Singapore Sports News - As per guidelines announced by the COVID-19 Multi-Ministry Taskforce on March 24, up to 250 fans can enter match...

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UK PM Boris Johnson cancels India trip amid rising COVID cases

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday called off a planned visit to India this week because of the COVID-19 situation, the second time...

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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...

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Singapore narcotics regulator claims biggest cannabis seizure in 25 years

Singapore's anti-narcotics agency announced today it had made its biggest seizure of cannabis in 25 years in a bust in the city-state, which...

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Hong Kong suspends Scoot flights from Singapore after three passengers 'fail to comply with COVID-19' regulations

Singapore Travel News - Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scoot stopped carrying transit passengers on their services from Singapore to Hong Kong...

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US President Biden nominates two Indian-origin women to federal admin posts

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two Indian-American women to key administration positions.

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India has a crucial role to play in shaping the post-COVID-19 world: Singapore FM

Singapore News - India had “a crucial role” to play in helping the region build an inclusive architecture at a time of increasing global...

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