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Love, compassion, cake and a little bit of war in heartwarming, ‘Chintu ka Birthday’ Spotlight
Love, compassion, cake and a little bit of war in heartwarming, ‘Chintu ka Birthday’

Watch a Spotlight interview with the star of ZEE5’s Chintu ka Birthday – Vinay Pathak – as he speaks to Connected to India.

Self-confessed brat, Karanvir Bohra lives it up in ‘The Casino: My Games My Rules’ Spotlight
Self-confessed brat, Karanvir Bohra lives it up in ‘The Casino: My Games My Rules’

Watch an exclusive Spotlight interview with the ‘rich heir’ of ZEE5’s latest web series, The Casino: My Games My Rules, Season 1 as he speaks to Connected to India.

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How do you spend your time during Covid19 stay at home?

  • Watching movies and shows on Netflix, Aamazon Prime etc.
  • Physical activity, exercise, yoga, HIIT etc
  • Playing online games, PS4, X-box.
  • Reading books.
  • Making a list things you will do once this is over
Answer
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WHO admits possibility that COVID-19 could be airborne in congested spaces WHO admits possibility that COVID-19 could be airborne in congested spaces

The admission followed an open letter written by over 200 scientists who provided evidence that showed that floating virus particles can infect people who breathe them in.

Indian banks pushing for bankruptcy order against Mallya to be enforced in UK court Indian banks pushing for bankruptcy order against Mallya to be enforced in UK court

A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) are pursuing a bankruptcy order against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya in the High Court in England, seeking to prove that any settlement offer is now invalid.

Business
Indian-origin Prabhakar Raghavan appointed head of Google Search Indian-origin Prabhakar Raghavan appointed head of Google Search

American tech giant Google has appointed Indian-origin tech executive Prabhakar Raghavan as the new head of its Search and Assistant division.

DBS enables over 800 merchants on e-Bazaar platform to get paid instantly DBS enables over 800 merchants on e-Bazaar platform to get paid instantly

DBS is stepping up to allow more than 800 merchants on e-Bazaar platform, BazaarRia, to get paid instantly.

Focus Story#Singapore
Young Sikh Association spreads love on Youth Day with essential items delivery to organisations playing a part in COVID-19 crisis Young Sikh Association spreads love on Youth Day with essential items delivery to organisations playing a part in COVID-19 crisis

A group of members from the Young Sikh Association (YSA) in Singapore celebrated Youth Day on July 6 by delivering essential items to community organisations that are providing assistance to individuals affected by COVID-19.

Indian Association’s Project COVID Aid brings joy to both recipients and volunteers Indian Association’s Project COVID Aid brings joy to both recipients and volunteers

The Singapore Indian Association's Project COVID Aid, targets families suffering from financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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
Four Friends pack a powerful punch with their Memories series Four Friends pack a powerful punch with their Memories series

Memories Never Die(MND) and its Prequel were written and directed by a Singapore based artiste remotely during the COVID-19 circuit breaker.

Legendary actor and comedian, Jagdeep passes away at 81 Legendary actor and comedian, Jagdeep passes away at 81

Veteran actor and comedian popularly known by his screen name Jagdeep, passed away yesterday at his residence in Mumbai at 81.

Analysis & Commentary
Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My family and I were stranded in the United States from March until May because of the international travel bans imposed by various governments.

When is the right time to buy Term Insurance? When is the right time to buy Term Insurance?

Tussle between urgent versus important impacts financial planning in a big way. It is very common for people to constantly delay buying insurance because there are immediate expenses to deal with like school fee, home rent, appliance installments, car loan and so on.

Poll

How do you spend your time during Covid19 stay at home?

  • Watching movies and shows on Netflix, Aamazon Prime etc.
  • Physical activity, exercise, yoga, HIIT etc
  • Playing online games, PS4, X-box.
  • Reading books.
  • Making a list things you will do once this is over
Answer
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Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities) Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities)

A personal account of one man's travels with his family across Europe and Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA Majority of 13.6 million NRIs live in Middle East: MEA

There are over 13.6 million Indian nationals living abroad, according to data tabled by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in Lok Sabha, with the highest concentration of NRIs in the Middle East.