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It was arguably the most thrilling ICC World Cup final in the history of the competition. In the end, England ended their 44 year wait for the coveted ICC ODI World Cup trophy, while New Zealand were left to ponder what could have been.

Bond-ing with India: Selecting the right bond funds for investment Bond-ing with India: Selecting the right bond funds for investment

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Connected to India speaks to Savita Narasimhan on Museum of Performing Arts' maiden exhibition ‘Credo of a Dancer’, her aspirations for MOPA and South Asian arts, as well as her connection to the Indian arts scene in Singapore.

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Deustche Bank axes Asia-Pacific teams in global jobs cut Deustche Bank axes Asia-Pacific teams in global jobs cut

As part of its strategic overhaul, Deutsche Bank will be axing 18,000 jobs globally.

Singapore: CapitaLand-Ascendas merger creates one of Asia’s largest real estate groups Singapore: CapitaLand-Ascendas merger creates one of Asia’s largest real estate groups

Singapore-based realty major CapitaLand Ltd announced it has completed the acquisition of Temasek-owned Ascendas-Singbridge, resulting in the creation of one of Asia's largest diversified real estate groups with assets worth SGD123 billion under management.

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Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Singapore is inviting applications from Indian students for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Youth Scholarship 2019 for 2 years of pre-University studies in selected junior colleges of Singapore.

Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub

Photo-sharing social media firm Pinterest has launched its Singapore office to better operate across South East Asia and India. This is Pinterest’s second office in the Asia-Pacific region after establishing its Tokyo office in 2013.

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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.

Historical treasures of India in Bihar: Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri Historical treasures of India in Bihar: Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex or Bodh Gaya, in India’s Bihar state - which is also known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment - is probably one of the top 100 places in the world to visit before you die.

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Bond-ing with India: Selecting the right bond funds for investment Bond-ing with India: Selecting the right bond funds for investment

The bond market in India continues to look attractive for Non-Resident Indians to invest, but caution is needed in choosing the right funds for investment.

Bond-ing with India: Debt mutual funds gain after budget Bond-ing with India: Debt mutual funds gain after budget

The Indian government’s latest budget has laid the roadmap for a deeper and wider bond market in India. The initial documentation and process of investment by Non-Resident Indians will also be much easier in the days to come, as highlighted by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget docu

Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds

Indian stock market indices (NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex) are near all-time highs and economic growth has declined significantly, and thus going forward the expectations are low for high returns in the stock market.

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Avatharam – the drama that won the audience’s heart in Vasantham’s pilot project Avatharam – the drama that won the audience’s heart in Vasantham’s pilot project

Avatharam, the winning drama of Vasantham Muthal Paarvai, is scheduled to hit TV screens and Toggle in September this year.

Akshay Kumar the only Indian in Forbes’ 100 highest paid celebrities list Akshay Kumar the only Indian in Forbes’ 100 highest paid celebrities list

Actor Akshay Kumar is the lone Indian in Forbes’ list of the 100 highest paid celebrities list for 2019. Previous Indian celebrities have included Shah Rukh Khan, who dropped off the list last year, and Salman Khan, who didn’t make the cut this time round.

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Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an unintended consequence - it has led to the proliferation of fly-by-night travel agencies that were committing visa and immigration fraud.

Fed rate action could boost India Modi euphoria Fed rate action could boost India Modi euphoria

The euphoria in Indian stock markets after the recent reelection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance could find further support next week if the US Federal Reserve decides to do an abrupt turn in its interest rate policy, from raising interest rates last December to poss

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What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community

The result of the 2019 Indian general elections made waves not just in India but across the world, with people all over the globe paying close attention to party campaigns, the six week voting period and the eventual result.

Harmonisers with a bleeding heart Harmonisers with a bleeding heart

India’s Swamibapa pipe band is not your trendy troupe of long-haired lip-splitters strutting their stuff by belting out ear-splitting music to make hay.

550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab 550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab

The Punjab state government is inviting some 550 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who were Punjabis to attend the 550th Parkash Purb festival