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Dubai to launch world’s first automated air taxis Dubai to launch world’s first automated air taxis

Dubai’s penchant for converting dreams into reality received another shot in the arm as a new video has been released giving glimpse of the world’s first automated aerial taxis (AAT) which would be operational in this dream city.

‘Lucknow Central’ first look: Farhan Akhtar as jail convict ‘Lucknow Central’ first look: Farhan Akhtar as jail convict

The first look of Lucknow Central, starring Farhan Akhtar dropped online and it is bound to amp up your excitement for the film's trailer release.

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Playing against international cricketers will raise our standards: Diviya GK Spotlight
Playing against international cricketers will raise our standards: Diviya GK

Connected to India caught up with Diviya GK, the captain of the Singapore women’s cricket team, at the Padang to talk about the team’s preparation and her expectations from the SCC T20 tournament.

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Ravi Udyawar, whose Bollywood debut Mom is running successfully in theatres, says his movie is an emotional drama about the bond which stays with you throughout your life.

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Indian American Business Council launches India national chapter Indian American Business Council launches India national chapter

The Indian American Business Council (IABC) has launched its India-based "national chapter" to provide a platform for micro, small, and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) to expand their businesses.

Indian-American-led Dream Hotels to open property in Delhi Indian-American-led Dream Hotels to open property in Delhi

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal has signed an agreement to expand his business to India with the opening of a luxury hotel in New Delhi by 2019.

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Singapore invests in new Satellite Technology to enhance search and rescue capabilities Singapore invests in new Satellite Technology to enhance search and rescue capabilities

CAAS and MPA have invested in a new Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search (MEOSAR) ground system to enhance search and rescue capabilities in Singapore’s maritime and aeronautical Search and Rescue Regions (SRRs).

High Commission of India now has a dedicated mobile number for emergency calls High Commission of India now has a dedicated mobile number for emergency calls

The High Commission of India (Singapore) has set up a dedicated mobile number (91729803) for attending to emergency calls from Indian nationals in distress in Singapore during closed holidays and weekends.

Know Your India
Know your awards: Indian civilian honours Know your awards: Indian civilian honours

Spanning a period of more than 4,000 years while witnessing the fusion of several customs and traditions, India is one of the oldest civilisations in the world. The history of the nation reflects the rich culture and heritage of the country.

Celebrating diversity as part of humanity: Tagore\'s legacy Celebrating diversity as part of humanity: Tagore's legacy

“The ways in which we relate to diversity by broadening our engagement with difference have planetary significance – and Singapore has much to teach on this count,” said Saranindranath Tagore, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Singapore.

New To Singapore
An ultimate guide to hair salons in Singapore An ultimate guide to hair salons in Singapore

Thinking of getting a new haircut or highlights? Or just want to indulge in some pampering at a hair spa? We’ve got you the one-stop solution of top hair salons in Singapore.

How to get up to SGD300 off your new Macbook Pro for school How to get up to SGD300 off your new Macbook Pro for school

Apple machines are costly, but do you know they actually offer educational pricing for students and teachers? Do take full advantage of the discounts available ;)

5 SG government apps that will make your life easier 5 SG government apps that will make your life easier

The Singapore government has been very aggressive in pushing the Smart Nation agenda - numerous mobile apps have been released by the different agencies in the past few months, and they are all aimed at making your life easier.

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SRK, Anushka party across Europe in main trailer of ‘Jab Harry met Sejal’ SRK, Anushka party across Europe in main trailer of ‘Jab Harry met Sejal’

The highly-awaited main trailer of Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma's Jab Harry Met Sejal was released today in Mumbai.

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ gets applause from B-town celebs at preview show ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ gets applause from B-town celebs at preview show

Lipstick Under My Burkha is all set to hit the screens tomorrow but a section of Bollywood celebs attended a preview show of the film and gave early reviews on Twitter.

Analysis & Commentary
Here’s how Ram Nath Kovind became President of India Here’s how Ram Nath Kovind became President of India

Former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is set to become India's 14th President and the first member of the right wing Hindu organisation Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) to hold the post.

Trump’s ‘America first’ policy, curbing H-1B visa has changed minds of aspirants from India Trump’s ‘America first’ policy, curbing H-1B visa has changed minds of aspirants from India

The first six months of the term of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, have been highly eventful. From a stunning culmination to his explosive and polarising campaign to the latest withdrawal from the Paris accord, it has been a populist tenure.

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Gandhinagar lad Arpan Doshi set to become UK’s youngest doctor next month Gandhinagar lad Arpan Doshi set to become UK’s youngest doctor next month

Arpan Doshi, an Indian-origin doctor, is set to become the UK's youngest physician to start work at a hospital in north-east England.

Centre mulls caveat to Hague treaty on child abduction to secure rights of NRI women Centre mulls caveat to Hague treaty on child abduction to secure rights of NRI women

The Centre is deliberating on proposing a caveat to the Hague convention dealing with international child custody issues to secure the rights of NRI women.

Sikh UK MP Preet Kaur Gill chosen as member of prominent home affairs committee Sikh UK MP Preet Kaur Gill chosen as member of prominent home affairs committee

Preet Kaur Gill, the first Sikh woman MP in Britain, has been selected as a member of the influential cross-party home affairs parliamentary select committee.