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Board of Jet Airways approves bank-led provisional resolution plan Board of Jet Airways approves bank-led provisional resolution plan

To relieve the financial strain on one of India’s premier airlines, the Board of Jet Airways has approved a Bank-Led Provisional Resolution Plan (BLPRP).

Singaporeans to be given SGD1.1 billion Bicentennial Bonus Singaporeans to be given SGD1.1 billion Bicentennial Bonus

Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat has doled out a massive Bicentennial Bonus worth SGD1.1 billion to Singaporeans in the budget which was presented in Parliament.

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Chance to be ‘Rubaru’ with Subodh Bhave, a legend in making Spotlight
Chance to be ‘Rubaru’ with Subodh Bhave, a legend in making

Superstar of Marathi films Subodh Bhave is looking forward to his Singapore visit. The affable actor told Connected to India in an exclusive chat over the phone from Mumbai, “I am very excited to meet Marathi people of Singapore. It will be my first visit. My friends have been calling for years an

Waheeda Rehman: At 16 she said \'No way\' to a name change to Guru Dutt Spotlight
Waheeda Rehman: At 16 she said 'No way' to a name change to Guru Dutt

The ever-graceful Waheeda Rehman speaks to Connected to India on the sidelines of the biggest film festival of the country, the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF).

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Western Union partners with Travelex to expand money transfer services in Singapore Western Union partners with Travelex to expand money transfer services in Singapore

Western Union is collaborating with Travelex for sending money to family and loved ones from Singapore to more than 200 countries including India.

Singapore-based Temasek makes SGD51 million investment in Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare Singapore-based Temasek makes SGD51 million investment in Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare

Singapore-based global investment major Temasek has picked a minority stake in Chennai-based eyecare hospital Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare for INR2.7 billion (SGD51 million).

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\'Lungi\' rocker Raghu Dixit set for another sensational Singapore show 'Lungi' rocker Raghu Dixit set for another sensational Singapore show

Raghu Dixit, who turned the words lungi and rock into an associated pair, will be performing along with his band The Raghu Dixit Project on February 16 at the Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Road, in Singapore.

Mega event a tribute to Mandolin Maestro U Shrinivas Mega event a tribute to Mandolin Maestro U Shrinivas

Get set for a scintillating evening of vocal and instrumental Classical, Contemporary and Fusion music performed by an ensemble of world class musicians who are coming together to pay tribute to one of their own.

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All you need to know about Indian Railways foreign tourist ticket quota All you need to know about Indian Railways foreign tourist ticket quota

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has offered the option of a foreign tourist quota while booking train tickets on its website/app, informed the Indian Railways' online ticketing arm on its official Twitter handle.

Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India Five breathtaking Himalayan summer trekking destinations in India

Gone are the days when people used to like luxurious holidays. it is now the age of nature lovers and expeditions. Here are some choice locations to go for a summer trek in the Himalayas.

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Starhub offers SIM-only plan with \ Starhub offers SIM-only plan with "extra large" data bundles

New to Singapore and not decided on a telco yet. You could go with StarHub's trio of unique SIM-only plans with extra-large data bundles, which will be available from today.

HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore

Flat-owners in Singapore will be allowed to rent out their flats or bedrooms to non-Malaysian non-citizen residents for a maximum of two years up from the present 1.5 years, announced Housing and Development Board (HDB) today.

GIIS SMART Campus launch signals new wave of modern schooling GIIS SMART Campus launch signals new wave of modern schooling

Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore launched its flagship SMART Campus last week, combining 21st-century pedagogy with state-of-the-art facilities to provide a holistic, innovative and disruptive education.

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Most romantic places in Athens Most romantic places in Athens

Athens is an ancient cultural centre of Greece and a very beautiful city. We will tell you about its most interesting places that will turn your Athenian holidays into an unforgettable fairy tale.

Haresh Sharma\'s Off Centre to return to the stage in Feb 2019 Haresh Sharma's Off Centre to return to the stage in Feb 2019

More than two decades since its premiere in 1993, The Necessary Stage’s (TNS) will be recreating its landmark play, Off Centre. Performances will run from February 7-17, 2019 at Victoria Theatre.

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Will the EVMs decide the elections of 2019? Will the EVMs decide the elections of 2019?

An Indian Cyber expert identified as Syed Suja, recently told a press conference in London addressing via Skype that 2014 General election in India was “rigged” through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

Singapore NRI\'s PBD yatra: great  hospitality steeped in Indian tradition Singapore NRI's PBD yatra: great hospitality steeped in Indian tradition

My plan to attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention came by due to my love for travel and seeing new places. The programme of PBD, which included the city of temples Varanasi along with a visit to Kumbh followed by watching the Republic Day parade live sealed my decision to attend.

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Tarang – The festival of fun! Watch the Tarang 2019 highlights Tarang – The festival of fun! Watch the Tarang 2019 highlights

Tarang 2019 brought together Indian student communities across six top universities in Singapore. Ketki Acharya from Connected to India brings the crazy fun and excitement from Tarang Kala to you!

Indian-origin Demurrage Analyst creates app set to save millions for oil tanker industry Indian-origin Demurrage Analyst creates app set to save millions for oil tanker industry

An Indian-origin analyst has come up with an innovative solution that is potentially set to save millions of dollars for the oil and gas tanker industry, through an app she created.

Breaking News: Manu Sawhney appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC) Breaking News: Manu Sawhney appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC)

The International Cricket Council today announced Manu Sawhney has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the organization next month before formally taking over the reins from David Rich