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From Jamtara and Dirty Money to the real world of Financial Crime @work
From Jamtara and Dirty Money to the real world of Financial Crime

@ Work with Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Accuity, in a conversation with Connected to India about financial crime prevention, payments and counter-party solutions

Pug-up: Young Sikh Association Singapore! Spotlight
Pug-up: Young Sikh Association Singapore!

Connected to India speaks to Sarabjeet Singh Masson, President of the Young Sikh Association (YSA), on the incident involving Instagram influencer Sheena Phua, the YSA, and its community projects in Singapore and beyond.

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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
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Rahul Dubey: The Indian-American man who turned hero for protesters in Washington DC Rahul Dubey: The Indian-American man who turned hero for protesters in Washington DC

The United States has been rocked by protests for more than a week over the custodial death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after a white police officer pinned Floyd down with his knee to his neck.

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.

Business
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.

Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Board of Directors for 2020-2022 Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Board of Directors for 2020-2022

Eight new members were appointed to the board while nine members from the previous board will continue their term consecutively for the second time.

Focus Story#Singapore
A Tamil poem, a Kollywood music director, and a Chinese ensemble: Uniquely Singapore arts in COVID-19 times A Tamil poem, a Kollywood music director, and a Chinese ensemble: Uniquely Singapore arts in COVID-19 times

The arts people in Singapore are coming together, in these trying times, to uplift the spirits of migrant workers who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing

MAS has announced the commencement of the first phase of the Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics.

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
Avant Theatre brings the thrill of the stage into homes with digital ‘Irruthiyil Yaar’ Avant Theatre brings the thrill of the stage into homes with digital ‘Irruthiyil Yaar’

On May 23, Avant Theatre & Language brought the thrill of live Tamil acts into the homes of theatre lovers, staging a digital version of ‘Irruthiyil Yaar’.

BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts appointed Emmy-winning television producer Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson, making him the first person of colour assigned for the role in 73 years.

Analysis & Commentary
India Inc. response to COVID-19: Rising to the occasion India Inc. response to COVID-19: Rising to the occasion

Through the amalgamation of technology and innovation, the business community is serving the society and also creating new business opportunities in the time of the pandemic.

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.