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Mallya posts pics of Kingfisher Calendar Girls as final hearing in his extradition trial looms Mallya posts pics of Kingfisher Calendar Girls as final hearing in his extradition trial looms

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya seemed to be unconcerned about his upcoming extradition hearing, posting snippets from the recently released 16th edition of the Kingfisher Premium Calendar 2018.

Singapore decked out in riot of colours for art week Singapore decked out in riot of colours for art week

The sixth edition of the Singapore Art Week kickstarted yesterday. An annual celebration of visual arts will be held until January 28. The twelve-day celebration of the arts will be taking place in venues across Singapore, from galleries and museums to art precincts and non-profit spaces.

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He\'s back! Fusion maestro Raghu Dixit to headline Singapore PBD\'s cultural evening Spotlight
He's back! Fusion maestro Raghu Dixit to headline Singapore PBD's cultural evening

Indian Fusion music sensation Raghu Dixit is set to headline the cultural evening during the regional ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2018.

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Meet Piyush Gupta, digital banking champion

An astute business leader Piyush Gupta, CEO and Director, DBS Group was one of the first banking sector honchos to usher a forceful, bank-wide digital transformation. In the @Work interview with Punam Sharrma, Piyush speaks about his extraordinary journey in the banking sector spanning over three de

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Shopmatic, Asia-Pacific MSME Trade Coalition to support emerging businesses in India, China markets Shopmatic, Asia-Pacific MSME Trade Coalition to support emerging businesses in India, China markets

Singapore-based e-commerce company Shopmatic announced a strategic partnership with the Asia-Pacific MSME Trade Coalition (AMTC) aimed at extending e-commerce services and technological capabilities in various markets across Asia.

SBI partners with Transfast to help NRIs transfer money SBI partners with Transfast to help NRIs transfer money

State Bank of India (SBI) has tied up with US-based Transfast Remittance LLC to help Indian diaspora in remitting their funds back to India.

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Singapore decked out in riot of colours for art week Singapore decked out in riot of colours for art week

The sixth edition of the Singapore Art Week kickstarted yesterday. An annual celebration of visual arts will be held until January 28. The twelve-day celebration of the arts will be taking place in venues across Singapore, from galleries and museums to art precincts and non-profit spaces.

RSAF to celebrate 50 years with pomp and glory in Singapore’s skies RSAF to celebrate 50 years with pomp and glory in Singapore’s skies

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has geared up to celebrate its 50th anniversary by organising aseries of events throughout this year.

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In pics: Tastes of India across 29 states In pics: Tastes of India across 29 states

India's cuisine has a rich history that goes back thousands of years. Indian food has been widely appreciated across the globe for its fabulous use of herbs and spices. Indian cuisine is known for its large assortment of dishes with different cooking styles varying from region to region.

Pongal: Ancient harvest festival to thank God for bounties of life Pongal: Ancient harvest festival to thank God for bounties of life

Pongal is one of the fascinating festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm in India and other parts of the world among people belonging to Southern part of India. This is an ancient harvest festival celebrated from mid-January to mid-February.

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Singapore real estate market: Common mistakes that first-time investors should avoid Singapore real estate market: Common mistakes that first-time investors should avoid

The growth of the city-state’s economy has gone hand-in-hand with the development of the property market, and there are many cases of windfalls for property investors. Many potential investors often overlook the costs, resulting in grave investment mistakes.

Renting properties in Singapore? Tips for freshly minted NRIs Renting properties in Singapore? Tips for freshly minted NRIs

Irrespective of whether you’re an NRI, new to Singapore, or just looking for a better place after the completion of your lease, here are some tips and common pointers to make your house hunt very productive.

6 essential transport apps that make getting around Singapore a breeze 6 essential transport apps that make getting around Singapore a breeze

Singapore's comprehensive transport system is convenient and comfortable, but what's uncomfortable is the scorching hot sun as you wait at the bus stops.

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Emraan Hashmi to star in next production, titled ‘Cheat India’ Emraan Hashmi to star in next production, titled ‘Cheat India’

Emraan Hashmi has tweeted about his new project titled Cheat India and said that his team-up with T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment.

Bollywood’s most awaited wedding pushed by two weeks Bollywood’s most awaited wedding pushed by two weeks

The most awaited wedding of Bollywood has been pushed back by two weeks. Starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania, Veere Di Wedding, which was scheduled to be released on May 18, will now hit the theatres on June 1.

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Indian Supreme Court\'s calls for Bitcoin regulation may have ripple effect for cryptocurrency policy Indian Supreme Court's calls for Bitcoin regulation may have ripple effect for cryptocurrency policy

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more widely accepted and used worldwide even to the point of being used alongside local currencies. Can the government of a country such as India still do the unthinkable - ban Bitcoin?

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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NRI cleans dead water reservoir, removes 35k tons of garbage NRI cleans dead water reservoir, removes 35k tons of garbage

Taking Indian Prime Minister’s Swachch Bharat campaign to a next level, an NRI with local administration of Barmer, which is located in Thar desert, removed 35,000 metric tons of garbage and silt from the oldest reservoir in just one day.

Agri group Olam’s founder Sunny Verghese appointed WBCSD Chairman Agri group Olam’s founder Sunny Verghese appointed WBCSD Chairman

Singapore-based Indian-origin businessman and co-founder and chairman of agri-business group Olam International Limited Sunny Verghese has been appointed as the Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Bach to Bollywood: Polish violinist Sylwia Malachowska’s story so far Bach to Bollywood: Polish violinist Sylwia Malachowska’s story so far

She likes chai as much as she likes Tchaikovsky. Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven too. But to understand how Polish violinist Sylwia Malachowska went from playing Bach to Bollywood, one has to retrace her origin story.