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Kollywood music producer Shabir to be featured in Mediacorp's festive theme song at countdown 2021

Let’s Celebrate 2021 – Mediacorp’s annual countdown show – is set to feature a slew of riveting acts, interactive elements as well...

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S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

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Singapore and Indian navies completes 27th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise

This year’s SIMBEX was planned virtually without physical interaction and conducted in the Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean as an ‘at-sea...

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Indian-origin MP in New Zealand takes oath in Sanskrit

Hailing from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, Sharma was elected as an MP from the Labour Party for Hamilton West in the recent elections.

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US, China and Switzerland most expensive for international school education: International Schools Database

The study calculates the prices of international schools, using the whole price of a full term for one 6-year old child, excluding once-off...

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Participate in Indian Heritage Centre’s ‘Jewel’ Hunt for some end year school holiday fun

Inspired by the digital escape room game, the narrative of IHC ‘Jewel’ Hunt revolves around a main character – Uncle Raja – who...

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India, US extend nuclear agreement for another decade

India and the United States have extended the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on nuclear energy for 10 more years.

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Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

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BAFTA announces initiative to unearth, develop talented entertainers across India

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) on Monday announced its 'Breakthrough Initiative' which will identify, celebrate,...

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Singapore, India and Thailand navies conclude trilateral exercise

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX) was planned virtually.

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Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson dies of COVID-19 in South Africa

Siblings Satish Dhupelia, Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie and Kirti Menon are descendants of Manilal Gandhi, who Mahatma Gandhi left behind in South...

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Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed as policy director for incoming First Lady Jill Biden

Adiga has in the past worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

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Indians figure as the largest community awaiting US green cards

More than 800,000 Indians are awaiting work-related green cards in the United States, according to data from the US Citizenship and...

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Singapore economy expected to contract 6-6.5% this year, and rebound 4-6% in 2021

Singapore economy expanded by 9.2 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis in the third quarter of 2020.

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IMDA partners IBM to create 300 tech jobs in Singapore

The initiative is part of IBM’s “Future-Ready Intelligent Digital Workforce Programme”, in support of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills...

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China wants to constrain US ties, sees India as rival: US State Department

China perceives a “rising India as a rival” and wants to constrain its strategic partnership with the US, its allies and other...

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Mallya can be extradited after 'confidential legal issue' is addressed in UK: MEA

Anurag Srivastava, Indian Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, in his weekly briefing yesterday said that fugitive businessman Vijay...

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MBS commemorates 10th anniversary with light shows and promotions

The three-minute show will be staged each night from 8pm to 11.30pm at 30-minute intervals, MBS said in a press statement.

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EAM Jaishankar speaks on US-India relations going forward, why India rejected RCEP

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated that ties between India and the US will expand further under Joe Biden's...

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UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

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Singapore no longer most expensive city in the world, slips to 4th place

Last year, Singapore and Hong Kong shared the first position.

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CNA named Channel of the Year by London-based Association for International Broadcasting

CNA has been named Channel of the Year by the London-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).

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Two Indian-Americans likely to find place in Biden Cabinet: US media reports

Reports indicate that Vivek Murthy is likely to bag the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services while Professor Arun Majumdar may get...

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Obama on India: Problems with caste, poverty, rivalry with Pakistan, and political nepotism

Former US President Barack Obama's tell-all memoir 'A Promised Land' has been making waves since its release.

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PM Modi calls President-elect Biden, congratulates him and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday night wished United States President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his victory in...

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