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96 per cent of Singaporeans file tax returns on time

In another example of serving the nation, a total of 96 per cent of taxpayers in Singapore filed their tax returns on time this year.

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India, EU agree to enhance security cooperation during High Representative’s visit

India and the European Union (EU) agreed to strengthen security cooperation during a meeting in New Delhi between Indian Prime Minister...

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NRI fights addiction in rural Punjab, sponsors treatment

The first-of-its-kind programme in KamalPura (Jagraon), Punjab, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) is helping check drug addiction and sponsoring...

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Milion-dollar Bathtubs: Dubai villas boast of luxury fittings for residents

It seems that Dubai and luxury have become synonymous as a city villa boasts of having USD1 million bathtubs that are worth USD1 million....

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‘Like Dubai, ITL Group has used imagination to grow’ - Dr Ram Buxani

Dr Ram Buxani, Chairman, ITL Cosmos Group one of the most respected member of the Indian diaspora in Dubai met with Himanshu Verma Founder...

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38 Indians nabbed in factory raids in UK over breach of visas

Britain’s immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after...

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Mobike launches orange-painted bicycle parking areas in Singapore

To promote responsible user behaviour and give riders convenient access to bikes, bicycle sharing firm Mobike will roll out 1,000 parking...

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Indian-American surgeon-general removed by Trump admin, replaced by deputy

Indian-origin surgeon-general Vivek H Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy Rear...

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Singapore International Indian EXPO to be held from March 27 to May 1

The Singapore International Indian EXPO (SIIExpo) will be held at the Singapore EXPO, 1 Expo Drive from April 27 to May 1, 2017. The event,...

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5.11 million passengers pass through Changi Airport in March

Changi Airport of Singapore handled about 5.11 million passengers in March this year, which is a 4.3 per cent year-on-year increase. China...

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Indian Finance Minister raises H-1B visa issue with US commerce secretary

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has raised concerns with US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross over the Trump administration’s move to...

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Ladies-only floor opens in Dubai hotel

There is good news for solo female travellers in the exotic city of Dubai. A hotel has been opened recently which features an entire floor...

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Futuristic driverless electric shuttle to traverse Dubai

Showing its penchant for shaping the future, Dubai has showcased a small driverless electric shuttle that will ferry passengers around the...

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Dubai airport remains world’s busiest for international flyers

Another feather has been added to Dubai’s crown as its airport remains the world’s busiest for international travellers. It has...

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In wake of latest Paris attack, all eyes focus on Sunday’s Presidential polls

After the shootout which killed one policeman and wounded three other people before the perpetrator was killed, French police are now...

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Sajjan in Punjab: Opens Canadian Consulate, gets govt cold shoulder

Canada's Defence Minister and Sikh Harjit Singh Sajjan today inaugurated the new office of the Consulate-General of Canada in the capital of...

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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...

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Body of Indian who died in Scotland arrives home

The body of 23-year-old Arava Kiran Kumar Reddy, who died in Scotland, was sent home to India, thanks to the Indian Minister of External...

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Lawyers must enhance skills to meet challenges of digital age: Shanmugam

Law and Home Affairs Minister of Singapore K Shanmugam has advised lawyers to augment their skills in accordance with the changing times of...

Singapore

Indian-American family files lawsuit seeking USD50 million over geography bee cheating allegations

An Indian-American family in Oak Brook, Illinois on April 14 filed a USD50 million federal lawsuit against Butler Elementary District 53...

USA

Members of Team Singapore to represent country in SEA Games 2017 selected

A tentative list of 840 athletes has been formed to represent Singapore in the upcoming South-East Asian (SEA) Games in Kuala Lumpur which...

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Indian-origin Silicon Valley CEO gets one month jail term for beating wife

Abhishek Gattani, an Indian-origin Silicon Valley CEO accused of beating his wife, Neha Rastogi, for several years, may end up serving less...

USA

Rare Mahatma Gandhi stamps fetch whopping 500,000 pounds at auction in UK

A set of four rare stamps featuring the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi was auctioned for a record 500,000 pounds in the UK. Its seller claimed...

UK

Three new Zika cases confirmed at Glasgow Road

As of April 20, 2017, two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Singapore have been confirmed at Glasgow Road area. Both...

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Norwegian to offer Singapore-London long-haul flights from S$199

​Low-cost airline Norwegian will launch non-stop services between Singapore and London (Gatwick) on 28 September 2017. To mark its...

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