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Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple under probes for mismanagement of funds

The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple is currently being investigated for suspected offences, which volunteers and worshippers claim are related...

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Irish, Canadian PMs march in Montreal Gay Pride parade

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday marched in Montreal’s Gay Pride parade, joined by Ireland’s first openly gay leader Leo...

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Singapore scientists discover way to ‘self-repair’ damaged heart cells

A new discovery has been made in Singapore which could possibly lead to heart failure and heart attack patients ‘self-repairing’ damaged...

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Indian diaspora, ‘Baahubali’ actors celebrate at India Day Parade in New York

Thousands of people from the India diaspora united on Sunday in their traditional finery to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day at one...

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ECI poses query to Law Ministry of India over whether PIOs can join poll campaigns

Will people of Indian origin (PIOs) be violating their visa conditions if they campaign in Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the country,...

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Indian-American top editor and publisher of Los Angeles Times Davan Maharaj sacked

Indian-American editor Davan Maharaj, who worked his way up the Los Angeles Times or LA Times from an intern to the publisher, has been...

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Wedding package put on sale on Carousell after bride runs away two months before wedding

A post on Singapore consumer marketplace Carousell has gone viral – titled "Run Lion Wedding Dinner Package," the 30-table banquet was up...

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US Navy to assess its fleets in a worldwide "operational pause" after deadly collision

The US Navy has ordered a worldwide "operational pause" to reassess its fleet after the deadly collision between USS John S. McCain and a...

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Malaysia disputes Singapore's account on US warship crash, claims it happened in its waters

Malaysia disputed Singapore’s account that the collision between the US warship USS John S McCain and merchant vessel Alnic MC happened...

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Incentivise migration back to native country from UK: UKIP leader candidate

A leadership candidate for the UK’s anti-immigrant far-right party announced a radical plan to cut "unnecessary population" in the UK by...

UK

Indian-origin man acclaimed for risking life to help victims of Barcelona attack

A 44-year-old Briton, believed to be of Indian-origin, is being hailed as a hero after he risked his life to comfort a young victim of the...

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Indian wins title of UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in face-off on TV

Rahul Doshi, who became an instant media sensation after his appearance on the kids’ quiz show Child Genius, has won the popular Channel 4...

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Memorial service held for retired Indian orthopaedic surgeon in US

A memorial service to celebrate the life of a retired Indian surgeon was held recently at the Hindu Temple of Greater Cincinnati in Ohio,...

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Indian-American hired as chief of San Pablo Police Department

A longtime veteran of the Pittsburg, California, Police Department, Rathnesh Raman, has been hired as the chief of the San Pablo Police...

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Search underway for 10 missing navy sailors as US warship collides with merchant vessel near Singapore Strait

US guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain collided with a merchant vessel near the Singapore Strait about 5.24am today, according to a...

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Singapore is an important gateway to Asia, says Turkey's PM Yildirim

Singapore is an important gateway to the Asia region, as well as a partner in counter-terrorism efforts, said Turkey's Prime Minister Binali...

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Common QR code for smartphone e-payment to roll out in 6 months' time

The Smart Nation & Digital Government Office (SNDGO) announced yesterday that a common QR code will be rolled out to allow consumers in...

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Former BJP councillor falls off moving car in UAE, dies

An Indian politician hailing from Kerala was killed in a road accident in the city of Sharjah in the UAE. She fell from the car and hit a...

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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella joins chorus of CEOs condemning Charlottsville violence

India-born Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has joined the long list of business leaders condemning the violence at the...

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Singapore Police advise people to be wary of phone scammers posing as telecom staff

Scammers in Singapore are adopting novel ways to dupe people and now they are masquerading as staff of telecommunications companies based in...

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Five Indian-origin global citizens in Fortune’s '40 under 40’ list

Five Indian-origin people, including Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, have entered Fortune’s annual list of 40 young and influential...

Global #Global citizen india

Punjab cop identifies victim of assault in New Zealand as his son

New Zealand police yesterday confirmed that an Indian man was savagely assaulted in Auckland and left seriously wounded on the footpath.

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Daughter of former Singapore president SR Nathan appointed as member of Presidential Council for Religious Harmony

Two Indians have been appointed as members of the Presidential Council for Religious Harmony in Singapore, announced the President’s...

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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...

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Indian origin ex-OCBC employee banned by MAS for unauthorised trading

Former trading representative of OCBC Securities, Prem Hirubalan, has been banned by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for...

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