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New NTU institute to study the impact of the tech revolution on society New NTU institute to study the impact of the tech revolution on society

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has established the NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity to study the impact of the technological revolution on society.

MasterChef to make its debut in Singapore MasterChef to make its debut in Singapore

Singaporeans should get ready to showcase their culinary skills to the world as the hit TV cooking competition MasterChef is soon making its debut in the Lion City.

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Language holds the common root of humanity: Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma @work
Language holds the common root of humanity: Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma

A thought leader in the area of Hindi language teaching and Hindi in the diaspora, Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma led the movement to embrace a variety of forms of Hindi into the Hindi mainstream.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary perfect day for a British apology: Shashi Tharoor Spotlight
Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary perfect day for a British apology: Shashi Tharoor

Sharing his fondness for the Lion City, Dr Shashi Tharoor spoke about his ties to Singapore. “I’m glad to be back, Singapore is one of my favourite places on Earth,” he said.

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Singapore competition commission to further investigate Uber, ComfortDelGro tie-up Singapore competition commission to further investigate Uber, ComfortDelGro tie-up

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) said yesterday it plans to do further in-depth assessment of the tie-up between the city-state's top taxi operator, ComfortDelGro, and Uber, after an initial review.

SGX to launch new products to succeed Nifty derivatives by August SGX to launch new products to succeed Nifty derivatives by August

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced today that it will list successor products to its SGX Nifty family of products before August 2018, when its license agreement with Indian bourses expires.

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Gastronomic journey begins from March 3 with season 4 of ‘Make It Snappy’ Gastronomic journey begins from March 3 with season 4 of ‘Make It Snappy’

Sarab Kapoor will demonstrate how to cook a mouth-watering native dish in just five minutes which, true to her signature style, will be healthy yet nutritious.

Daniel Fernandes brings hilarious live show \'Shadows\' to Singapore on Apr 28 Daniel Fernandes brings hilarious live show 'Shadows' to Singapore on Apr 28

One of the leading comedians in India, Daniel Fernandes​, will bring his hilarious live show, ‘Shadows’ to Singapore on Apr 28, 2018 at Nexus Auditorium​.

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In pics: Tastes of India across 29 states In pics: Tastes of India across 29 states

India's cuisine has a rich history that goes back thousands of years. Indian food has been widely appreciated across the globe for its fabulous use of herbs and spices. Indian cuisine is known for its large assortment of dishes with different cooking styles varying from region to region.

Top 10 places in Udaipur you absolutely must see! Top 10 places in Udaipur you absolutely must see!

Top 10 places you must visit and see in Udaipur. Known as the Venice of India, Udaipur is an incredible tourist destination’ known for its formidable monuments, colourful culture, golden sand dunes and the desert.

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Singapore real estate market: Common mistakes that first-time investors should avoid Singapore real estate market: Common mistakes that first-time investors should avoid

The growth of the city-state’s economy has gone hand-in-hand with the development of the property market, and there are many cases of windfalls for property investors. Many potential investors often overlook the costs, resulting in grave investment mistakes.

Renting properties in Singapore? Tips for freshly minted NRIs Renting properties in Singapore? Tips for freshly minted NRIs

Irrespective of whether you’re an NRI, new to Singapore, or just looking for a better place after the completion of your lease, here are some tips and common pointers to make your house hunt very productive.

6 essential transport apps that make getting around Singapore a breeze 6 essential transport apps that make getting around Singapore a breeze

Singapore's comprehensive transport system is convenient and comfortable, but what's uncomfortable is the scorching hot sun as you wait at the bus stops.

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Indian-American filmmaker Ben Rekhi’s ‘The Ashram’ among 2018 Cinequest Spotlight films Indian-American filmmaker Ben Rekhi’s ‘The Ashram’ among 2018 Cinequest Spotlight films

The Ashram, a spiritual fantasy thriller helmed by Indian American filmmaker Ben Rekhi, is among the films on the spotlight slate of the 2018 Cinequest Film and VR Festival, to be held from February 27 to March 18 at various venues in San Jose and Redwood City, California.

Team Dastak brings the house down in Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda Festival Team Dastak brings the house down in Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda Festival

Team Dastak returned to Singapore after a successful performance at the prestigious Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) in Mumbai, where five of its short plays were presented. Dastak was the only international theatre troupe to be performing at the festival.

Analysis & Commentary
How Can India Overcome an Impending Mental Health Epidemic? How Can India Overcome an Impending Mental Health Epidemic?

Despite the recent attention and increasing prevalence of mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, India continues to struggle. Certain cultural variables continue to make it challenging (and sometimes even taboo) to receive effective treatment.

Have gambling movies made an impact on Bollywood? Have gambling movies made an impact on Bollywood?

Gambling is one of the favourite topics of movie producers all over the world, and Bollywood is no exception. The fast-paced action of casinos creates a fantastic base for many storylines, and the tension can easily have viewers sitting at the edge of their seats.

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California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana

Annapareddy Appi Reddy, California-based NRI, has adopted the remote Dondapadu village in Suryapet district as a part of Digithon Digital Village initiated by the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA).

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.

Indian-American Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award 2018 Indian-American Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award 2018

A certified public accountant and a leading Indian-American tax consultant, Neeraj Bhatia has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan Award 2018, which is one of the highest Indian diaspora awards granted annually to non-resident persons of Indian-origin by the NRI Welfare Society of India.