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Singapore-based startup AirTrunk raises SGD851.7 mn to fund expansion plan Singapore-based startup AirTrunk raises SGD851.7 mn to fund expansion plan

Singapore-based startup AirTrunk has raised SGD851.7 million to fund the expansion of its two Australian data centres in Sydney and Melbourne coupled with the promises to expand further afield in the Asia-Pacific region.

Best of Singapore’s Young Lions to take the field in SCA Emerging Player T20 Cricket Series Best of Singapore’s Young Lions to take the field in SCA Emerging Player T20 Cricket Series

Cricket fans in Singapore are set to be enthralled as Young Lion cricketers are set to face off in a tournament organised by the Singapore Cricket Association from August 27. A total of seven action-packed T20 matches await cricket lovers as well as the opportunity to witness some of the future star

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Punam Sharrma speaks to the President of SIFAS Vidhya Nair, on how performing arts has been a constant presence in her life, and her ambitions for SIFAS, as well as the local arts scene.

Bold, beautiful and bright Taapsee’s hard-earned success Spotlight
Bold, beautiful and bright Taapsee’s hard-earned success

No film Pundit worth her or his salt would have dared to predict that Delhi’s Ashok Vihar, a conservative middle-class locality, will catapult a star to join the ranks of Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif among others. Incidentally all self-made, power-women of Hindi cinema.

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Remitly updates Indian market services, signs R Madhavan as Brand Ambassador Remitly updates Indian market services, signs R Madhavan as Brand Ambassador

Continuing its international expansion efforts to bring its service to more overseas Indian communities worldwide, Remitly, a private digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, today announced it has released an update to its money transfer service to India.

Jet Airways clarifies rumours that airline may be grounded in 60 days Jet Airways clarifies rumours that airline may be grounded in 60 days

India’s biggest full-service carrier Jet Airways reportedly told its pilots the airline may be grounded in 60 days, unless cost-cutting measures are put in place.

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NUS engineers create drone powered by solar energy NUS engineers create drone powered by solar energy

A team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a quadcopter drone that can be powered solely by natural sunlight.

Infants admitted to KKH and NUH may have consumed contaminated milk formula Infants admitted to KKH and NUH may have consumed contaminated milk formula

Infants who were admitted to KKH and NUH this month may have consumed the bacteria-tainted batch of Dumex infant formula.

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Know your awards: Indian civilian honours 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.

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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GIIS Smart Campus uses NBA-style sports technology to help players improve performance GIIS Smart Campus uses NBA-style sports technology to help players improve performance

Global Indian International School (GIIS) will be offering an NBA-level technology in its SMART Campus at Punggol, to help students improve their sports performance.

Virtual classrooms are here to revolutionalise learning Virtual classrooms are here to revolutionalise learning

Here's a peek into the future of education at Singapore-based Global Indian International School (GIIS).

Relocating to the Singapore Marina Bay Area Relocating to the Singapore Marina Bay Area

The Marina Bay area of Singapore is a super-modern part of the city. The land was only reclaimed in the 1970s, and since then, the authorities have constructed architectural marvels with the aim of creating a prime, mixed space for residential, commercial and entertainment purposes. The Marina Bay i

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Pilates helps Indian men and women to battle Fibromyalgia symptoms Pilates helps Indian men and women to battle Fibromyalgia symptoms

Pilates is an exercise style that boosts strength all over the body. It’s world-renowned for its capacity to enhance core strength. Strength gains from Pilates improve overall fitness and boost well-being.

Vidyut Jammwal makes Looper\'s top 6 Vidyut Jammwal makes Looper's top 6

Looper's list of top martial artists across the world has Vidyut Jammwal in it. Making him the the only Indian to have made it to this "prestigious" list. Speaking on the achievement, Jammwal says- "This is indeed an honour. Recognition like this inspires me to work harder and this moment makes me

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Idea of India: More than a nation! Idea of India: More than a nation!

Independence Day is akin to birthdays and anniversaries and commemorates a significant occasion. But time is a fickle friend. Over the years, the origin of these occasions gets inadvertently diluted, while the festooned celebrations continue with pomp and grandiosity.

The elephant in the room; India\'s relations with South Asia The elephant in the room; India's relations with South Asia

To say that India’s relationship with its neighbours has never been fraught with tension, would be an understatement. While India has been a major power in South Asia due to its strategic position, China’s increasing presence and influence in South Asia has led to concerns about New Delhi’s ri

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25 years of SIA-NOL scholarship: Economic and Social Contribution to Singapore, India and beyond 25 years of SIA-NOL scholarship: Economic and Social Contribution to Singapore, India and beyond

What do Monk Sri Nithya Turiyananda Swami, Professor Naresh Agarwal, Strategist Nitin Pai, Mountaineer John Gomes and CEO of Hotstar Ajit Mohan have in common? The clue is in the picture above – The NTU Graduating Class of 2016 which marks the 25th year Anniversary of NTU.

Nirav Modi flees to Brussels, believed to be travelling on Singapore passport Nirav Modi flees to Brussels, believed to be travelling on Singapore passport

The diamond merchant, wanted in India's biggest-ever banking scam, is said to be travelling in and out of the UK freely, possibly on a Singapore passport, not an Indian one.

NRI in Rajasthan takes forward Modi’s Swachch Bharat Campaign NRI in Rajasthan takes forward Modi’s Swachch Bharat Campaign

Following the motto Mera Shahar Ho Swachch Shahar (Be My City a Clean City), Nawal Kishore Godara and NRI from Congo, with his team, is regularly active in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachch Bharat Abhiyan and Vasundhara Raje Scindia’s Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan.