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Ministry of External Affairs invites nominations for India’s highest diaspora award

A maximum of 30 awards will be given out at the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, scheduled to be held in January 2021 in India.

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WHO praises Singapore’s response to COVID-19

"Singapore is leaving no stone unturned, testing every case of influenza-like illness and pneumonia," said WHO director-general Dr Tedros at...

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What UK’s new points-based visa system means for Indian and other migrants

United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the UK's new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting...

UK #BrexitNews

Not treated very well by India, but I like PM Modi a lot, says Trump as trade deal looks unlikely

With less than a week to go before his visit, United States President Donald Trump said there was little likelihood of a trade deal with...

USA #TrumpinIndia2020

Singapore ranked 2nd safest country to travel, Switzerland takes top spot

Singapore is ranked the safest country in Asia.

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A trip to Taj Mahal on Trump's schedule, Agra spruced up ahead of visit

Agra is being given a makeover to welcome the President of the United States Donald Trump to India on February 24-25.

Global #TrumpinIndia2020

One-year-old boy recovered and discharged, 4 more COVID-19 cases confirmed

A one-year-old boy (case 76) who was confirmed earlier this week was among the five more cases of COVID-19 infection, has fully recovered...

Singapore #Singapore

Bur Dubai Hindu temple opens in time for Mahashivratri after fire

Located in the centre of Souq Al Baniyan, the temple is visited by thousands of Hindu expatriates in Dubai.


Singapore imposes strict stay-home notice for returnees from China

The new Stay-Home Notice (SHN) will take effect from 11.59pm on February 18.

Singapore #COVID-19

UAE to become first Arab country to produce clean power

The UAE has received the green light to produce peaceful nuclear energy, the first Arab country to do so, with the Barakah Nuclear Power...


India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating...

Global #UK

DBS partners Chubb to provide COVID-19 insurance to all customers

Under the COVID-19 Hospital Cash policy, those who are diagnosed with COVID-19 will receive SGD100 per day of hospitalisation and a lump sum...

Singapore #Singapore

Five more discharged, two new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore as of February 17

As of 12 pm on February 17, 937 of the suspect cases have tested negative for COVID-19, and 77 have tested positive. Test results for the...

Singapore #COVID-19

Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...


US-India trade deal still in limbo as Trump’s visit nears

United States President Donald Trump’s India visit begins in a week but officials of both countries are yet to resolve trade differences...

USA #TrumpinIndia2020

Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

Global #GlobalNews

Tennis star Novak Djokovic given 10-year UAE Gold Card visa

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo had received his 10-year UAE Gold Card visa last week.


Singapore revises GDP forecast amid global uncertainties and COVID-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has downgraded Singapore's GDP growth forecast to “-0.5 to 1.5 per cent”.

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‘Kem Chho, Trump’ dropped for ‘Namaste, President Trump’ as government focuses on national appeal

The event hosting US President Donald Trump in Gujarat will now be known as 'Namaste, President Trump' as the Indian government has decided...

Global #TrumpinIndia2020

Food consumed in the UAE safe from coronavirus, say industry executives

Food consumed in the UAE and GCC is safe from coronavirus say industry executives at Gulfood 2020, currently underway at the World Trade...


Ninth case of coronavirus confirmed in the UAE

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a new case of Covid-19 today, bringing the total number confirmed infections in the UAE...


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...

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3 more COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 of which are linked to church cluster

Meanwhile, one more case of COVID-19 infection (Case 29) was discharged from hospital on Sunday, February 16.

Singapore #Singapore

9 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore, with two more discharged after recovery on February 14

As of 12 pm on February 14, 764 of the suspect cases have tested negative for COVID-19, 67 have tested positive while results for the...

Singapore #COVID-19

Former IPCC, TERI chief RK Pachauri dies at 79

RK Pachauri, the former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Global #India

Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
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  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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