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SIFAS signs MoU with Delhi University to promote Indo-Singaporean collaboration in the development of Indian art forms

SIFAS aims to take up this opportunity to fortify its ties with traditional art and to provide a platform to all its students to make Indian...

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US Senate begins hearing to confirm Dr Vivek Murthy as Surgeon-General

The US Senate began the confirmation hearing for Indian-American physician Dr Vivek Murthy, US President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as...

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UK court orders extradition of Nirav Modi in PNB fraud case

Wanted for fraud and money laundering in the INR 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, a UK court today ordered the extradition of...

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US pushes for new alliances with India, NATO in bid to compete with China

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has asked his Democratic colleagues to draft a legislative package to "outcompete" China, create new...

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Singapore-headquartered Kyt reimagines EdTech with a focus on holistic learning

The idea behind Kyt is that supporting a child’s inclination to learn new things isn’t ‘additional’ or extra but essential to...

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Singapore Police investigating 88 people for flouting COVID-19 rules in two separate incidents

The Singapore Police Force is investigating 62 men and 26 women, aged between 17 and 56, for alleged non-compliance with safe distancing...

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Biden’s nomination of Indian-American Neera Tanden in jeopardy as 3 senators decide to vote against her

Republican Senators Rob Portman, Susan Collins and Mitt Romney have all said that they will vote against the 50-year-old Tanden with...

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Singapore begins vaccination drive for 50,000 cab, rideshare drivers

Singapore has begun vaccinating its taxi and private hire car (PHC) drivers today, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced.

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Swati Mohan: The NASA scientist with a bindi!

Dr Mohan was behind the guidance, navigation and control operations of NASA's Perseverance rover's Mars landing.

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Singapore launches business bubble for overseas travellers

Taking into account the requirements of business travellers from around the world, Singapore announced the Connect@Changi facility travel...

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US has hit the H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2021, says immigration authority

Successful applicants will now be decided by a computerised draw of lots.

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Five Indian-origin personalities in TIME magazine’s emerging leaders list

Twitter's top lawyer Vijaya Gadde, UK's finance minister Rishi Sunak, Instacart founder and CEO Apoorva Mehta, doctor and Executive Director...

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Indian student Rashmi Samant resigns as Oxford Student Union President after old “racist” social media posts emerge

Samant, who hails from Udupi, Karnataka, is studying for an MSc in energy systems at Linacre College at Oxford University and had scored a...

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Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal highlights bilateral ties with US in USIBC summit address

Speaking at the annual US-India Business Council's State of US-India Business Summit, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal...

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During defense exercises, Indian, US soldiers celebrate Basant Panchami

Indian and the US soldiers yesterday celebrated the Basant Panchami festival amid the ongoing US-India Yudh Abhyas defense exercises, media...

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UK-Singapore post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement launched

The new UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) has been entered into force on February 11, an announcement read.

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Over 200 Indian-origin leaders across 15 nations, states diaspora body

A US-based Indian diaspora organisation found that more than 200 Indian origin persons occupy leadership positions in as many as 15...

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Business hit by pandemic, owners of Indian restaurant in the US get support from President Biden

President Biden also told them about his rescue plan that “provides tens of billions of dollars in grants to small businesses".

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting second child

The couple are already parents to one-year-old Archie.

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Biden administration appoints two Indian-origin experts in key public service positions

Sonali Nijhawan has been named Director of AmeriCorps State and National while Sri Preston Kulkarni has been appointed the new Chief of...

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Singapore's DBS Bank plans to scale down India branches over next 2-3 years

Singapore-based DBS Bank plans to scale down its network of 600 branches in India over the next two-three years following its recent merger...

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US Senate fails to convict former US president Trump in second impeachment trial

Former US President Donald Trump was acquitted yesterday on charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol in his historic second...

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Alex Ellis takes charge as new UK High Commissioner to New Delhi

The UK's new High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis yesterday said that preparing for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's upcoming visit to New...

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Piyush Gupta wins ET Global Indian Award

Singapore-based DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta won the Global Indian Award of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.

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