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Stop focusing on the girl child, it’s the boys who need attention Stop focusing on the girl child, it’s the boys who need attention

I heard celebrated writer Chetan Bhagat, an IIT and IIM alumnus and ergo a shining example of a gentlemanly achiever in modern India, say this on Saavn, the radio app: “Mainay Arjun Kapoor kay badhay mazay karay hain (I was instrumental in making Arjun Kapoor have a lot of fun). I write the kissin

Five things to do on the weekend of August 19-20 Five things to do on the weekend of August 19-20

In conjunction with India@70, the High Commission of India in Singapore is proud to present a performance by international sensation Zakir Hussain at Esplanade Concert Hall on Sunday.

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Kriti Sanon lives life on her terms - just like her character in ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ Spotlight
Kriti Sanon lives life on her terms - just like her character in ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Getting the chance to work with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in her second movie and proving her mettle, Kriti Sanon is all set to charm her fans in upcoming Bareilly Ki Barfi.

Virat will mature to become a very good Captain: Muttiah Muralitharan Spotlight
Virat will mature to become a very good Captain: Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan spoke to Connected to India a day before the commencement of the SCC Twenty20 tournament. His chat started with him reminiscing about his first visit to Singapore, which was a couple of decades back to Sri Lankan cricket, Ravindra Jadeja and last but not the least Indian skipper

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Does real estate in India continue to attract you as an investment opportunity?

  • Yes - source of highest returns
  • Average - depends on the project
  • No - now I invest in the resident country
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Banks and telcos collaborate to help SMEs expand digital capabilities Banks and telcos collaborate to help SMEs expand digital capabilities

To help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) access technologies to go digital, Info-communications and Media Development Authority (IMDA) has signed seven memoranda of intent (MOIs) with telcos and financial institutions.

SIA and Avianca to codeshare flights for greater connectivity between Singapore and Bogotá SIA and Avianca to codeshare flights for greater connectivity between Singapore and Bogotá

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Latin-American carrier Avianca have signed an agreement to codeshare on each other’s flights, with effect from September 2017.

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Shopmatic, SPC join forces to roll out package allowing SMEs to scale up their digital commerce operations Shopmatic, SPC join forces to roll out package allowing SMEs to scale up their digital commerce operations

Singapore-based web store creator Shopmatic announced the launch of its ‘Enabling Digital Commerce Package Solution’ curated by SPC.

Singapore launches first human milk bank to feed premature or sick infants Singapore launches first human milk bank to feed premature or sick infants

Singapore today launched the first human milk bank in the country, which will help mothers who do not have enough breast milk to feed their premature or sick infants.

Know Your India
Dussehra: Celebrating the victory of Good over Evil Dussehra: Celebrating the victory of Good over Evil

India is a land of festivals, and one of the most eagerly awaited is Dussehra in which people of different faiths participate. It is celebrated with zest and religious fervour.

Dance India is the ideal place for Indian arts practitioners to meet... in Singapore: Vaishali Trivedi Dance India is the ideal place for Indian arts practitioners to meet... in Singapore: Vaishali Trivedi

Vaishali Trivedi is a solo Kathak dancer, singer, choreographer and a teacher. Based in Ahmedabad, she has performed extensively in more than 50 countries worldwide.

New To Singapore
E-MBA programmes in Singapore: Give wings to your career E-MBA programmes in Singapore: Give wings to your career

Singapore is the place where students, entrepreneurs and working professionals from different parts of the world converge for top-quality education. An E-MBA programme has emerged as the latest craze among students and working people to give wings to their careers.

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.

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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Century Square closes for S$60m revamp, featuring new tenants and e-library Century Square closes for S$60m revamp, featuring new tenants and e-library

Century Square at Tampines will be closing its doors for a S$60 million facelift, and will boast a wider tenant mix when it reopens in 2018.

Photogenic places in Singapore that don\'t look like Singapore at all Photogenic places in Singapore that don't look like Singapore at all

Most people's impression of Singapore is a highly urbanised country with tall cold buildings and skyscrapers, but let us show you the photogenic nooks and crannies that look nothing like Singapore at all.

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Stop focusing on the girl child, it’s the boys who need attention Stop focusing on the girl child, it’s the boys who need attention

I heard celebrated writer Chetan Bhagat, an IIT and IIM alumnus and ergo a shining example of a gentlemanly achiever in modern India, say this on Saavn, the radio app: “Mainay Arjun Kapoor kay badhay mazay karay hain (I was instrumental in making Arjun Kapoor have a lot of fun). I write the kissin

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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Indian kid becomes instant sensation after appearance in UK quiz show Indian kid becomes instant sensation after appearance in UK quiz show

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an instant sensation after he impressed viewers by answering all questions posed to him correctly.

India should take advantage of Brexit to become Britain\'s natural partner: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul India should take advantage of Brexit to become Britain's natural partner: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul

British Indian-origin peer Lord Swraj Paul said the UK's decision to leave the European Union gives an opportunity to Britain and India to work together and gain from each other.

Indian-American author Amitava Kumar announces India launch of his new novel ‘The Lovers’ Indian-American author Amitava Kumar announces India launch of his new novel ‘The Lovers’

Indian-American author Amitava Kumar, who released his novel The Lovers recently, announced that the official India launch of the book will be held in Mumbai on August 3.