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Ekta Kapoor, christened ‘Soap Queen’ is confident that audacious unapologetic content has a ready audience. This “Breaker of Chains” in the entertainment space, just keeps on conquering new frontiers.

Singapore-headquartered Kyt reimagines EdTech with a focus on holistic learning @work
Singapore-headquartered Kyt reimagines EdTech with a focus on holistic learning

The idea behind Kyt is that supporting a child’s inclination to learn new things isn’t ‘additional’ or extra but essential to all-round development.

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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
Answer
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Singapore economy needs 1.2 mn digitally skilled workers by 2025, says survey Singapore economy needs 1.2 mn digitally skilled workers by 2025, says survey

Singapore's economy will need another 1.2 million digitally skilled workers by 2025 and this would be a 55 per cent jump from the present 2.2 million, according to a survey.

SpiceXpress commences air freight operations to Singapore SpiceXpress commences air freight operations to Singapore

Indian Budget carrier SpiceJet's freighter division SpiceXpress has launched its scheduled cargo services to Singapore, connecting Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai with the first flight carrying 13 tonnes of cargo operated to the Changi Airport.

Focus Story#Singapore
SIFAS signs MoU with Delhi University to promote Indo-Singaporean collaboration in the development of Indian art forms SIFAS signs MoU with Delhi University to promote Indo-Singaporean collaboration in the development of Indian art forms

SIFAS aims to take up this opportunity to fortify its ties with traditional art and to provide a platform to all its students to make Indian art and culture their career, thus widening its reach across the world.

Cricket’s growing appeal in Singapore Cricket’s growing appeal in Singapore

There is a rich tradition of cricket in Singapore dating back to when the island was under British rule, but now the game is growing in popularity among the non-Indian communities as well.

Know Your India
Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9 Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in the 608-year-old world heritage city is in a class of its own.

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.

New To Singapore
5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore 5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore

Singapore touts itself as a food haven, and when it comes to vegetarian food, you will be spoilt for choice.

Singapore world’s second safest city: Report Singapore world’s second safest city: Report

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI) sees Singapore retain its position as the second safest city in the world.

Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore

Nothing can quite compare to the rocking vibes of a live band.

LifeStyle
Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone win Dadasaheb Phalke Award Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone win Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Akshay Kumar won for his film Laxmii, while Deepika won for her film Chhapaak.

Shah Rukh Khan was destined for success: Renuka Shahane Shah Rukh Khan was destined for success: Renuka Shahane

Reminiscing about one of her earliest TV roles where she was acting opposite Shah Rukh Khan, Renuka Shahane spoke about his inevitable later success which she said was clear for everyone to see at the time.

Analysis & Commentary
Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting the result for the past week.

Luxury homes worth INR 500  crore sold  in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore last month (October). In 2019, the corresponding period saw luxury sales worth approximately INR 150 crore, thus improving by >230% in the year.

Poll

What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
Answer
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Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials Redefining Matchmaking for Millennials

A conversation with Anuradha Gupta, matchmaker and Founder CEO of the global matchmaking service - Vows for Eternity, discussing the challenges of finding a friend, soulmate, and confidante, all in one person.

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

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50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits 50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books and reading.