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Indian-origin girl tops CBSE exam in UAE

A Dubai-based Indian girl has topped in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examination, securing a whopping 98.4 per cent. She also clinched a record-breaking score among the girls in her school.

Swedish comedy 'The Square' wins top prize at Cannes

Swedish satire The Square, exploring creative liberty, free speech and the blurred lines between the sexes, won the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes film festival late Sunday night.

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Bringing healthcare to your pocket: Holmusk CEO Nawal Roy

Nawal Roy, founder and Chief Executive Officer of digital health and analytics start-up Holmusk, shares his views on chronic diseases in the modern world.

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Indian diaspora story is constantly evolving - Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is well known as an intellectual thought leader, a best-selling author, an entrepreneur, an eloquent public speaker and a globe trotter.

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  • Yes - source of highest returns
  • Average - depends on the project
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Hari Raya Bazaar at Our Tampines Hub brings diversity

Our Tampines Hub launched the Tampines Hari Raya Bazaar on May 27, which contained traditional and modern products, mouth-watering goodies, and the like.

‘Need for careful management of Singapore’s population’

Even as the country grapples with low fertility rate and issue of a stable population, there is need for Singapore to manage its population carefully. This was the crux of the statement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong while addressing people during the citizenship ceremony.

Know Your India
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.

MEA to hold ‘Bharat ko Janiye’ Quiz for young diaspora in August

Buoyed by the success of the Bharat ko Janiye (Know Your India) Quiz among the young NRIs and PIOs last year, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is all set to launch the second iteration this August in which candidates would answer questions after enjoying a government-sponsored tour of India.

New To Singapore
Hawker centres: The fabric holding together the culinary culture of Singapore

If you ask around, most Singaporeans will tell you that their favourite hobby is eating. There are a variety of cuisines available in Singapore given its geographical location and multi-cultural population. Most of the classic dishes of the sunny island-state can be found in one of its national icon

Five schools for music and performing arts in Singapore

Choosing the right music and performing arts institute is never an easy choice. Some have preferences of classroom environments, whereas some look for a course with more practical assignments. Here is a list of schools for music and performing arts in Singapore to choose from.

One stop search for Indian schools in Singapore

Whether it is a recent relocation to the republic or having your kids growing and choosing the best school to cater to their preferences, here is the list of Indian schools in Singapore you can refer to during your search for the right Indian school.

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Chinese star Zhu Zhu to promote 'Tubelight' with India visit

Chinese actress Zhu Zhu will be visiting India for the promotions of her Bollywood debut film Tubelight, in which she stars opposite Salman Khan.

Shah Rukh Khan set to teach Brad Pitt to dance in Bollywood

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt flew into Mumbai yesterday to launch his latest film War Machine, which is produced by and will be released on the portal of streaming giant Netflix.

Analysis & Commentary
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan dropped the ball, India needs to pick it up

Yesterday afternoon, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague ordered provisional measures in the India-Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Specifically, they stayed the execution of the Indian national till the verdict of the ICJ was delivered.

The NRI between Arrival & Departure

One of the commonest NRI complaints is that with every return trip to India, the country is looking more and more different, not necessarily better or worse but different, like an actress’ lip job leaving her neither here nor there.

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Hero behind Akshay Kumar-starer ‘Airlift’ dies in Kuwait

Prominent NRI businessman Mathunny Mathews, who was instrumental in the safe evacuation of stranded Indians during the Iraqi invasion in 1990 and inspired the Akshay Kumar-starer film Airlift, died on Saturday in Kuwait.

Mrs India 2017 Bhavana Bahl: Inspiring women to be better versions of themselves

Society often have us believe that marriage should be the end goal – but Bhavana Bahl, who is the winner of the 2017 ‘Mrs India – Queen of Substance’ pageant, thought otherwise. The pageant was held in Delhi, India on April 14, 2017.

NRI from Telangana set to improve Indian education quality inspired by US

Sudheer Jalagam, an NRI from Telangana who lives in Issaquah, Washington, is going all out to improve the quality of education in government schools in India.