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A passionate journey with music: Dr Rajkumar Bharathi Spotlight
A passionate journey with music: Dr Rajkumar Bharathi

Veteran South Indian classical musician Dr Rajkumar Bharathi speaks to Connected to India about his musical journey, his impressions on music talents in Singapore , as well as what he finds interesting about his collaborations with Esplanade.

Towards cleaner, greener hotels in Asia and beyond with SensorFlow @work
Towards cleaner, greener hotels in Asia and beyond with SensorFlow

Singapore-based cleantech start-up SensorFlow’s technology is allowing any hotel building to optimise their energy consumption and make a difference in a cost-effective manner.

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Indian-American Sonia Syngal appointed CEO of clothing retailer Gap Indian-American Sonia Syngal appointed CEO of clothing retailer Gap

United States’ clothing retailer Gap Inc named Indian-American Sonia Syngal as the new chief executive officer (CEO) in a bid to reverse falling foot traffic and sales while it pivots to a new strategy.

NRIs can acquire 100% stake in Air India under new government norms NRIs can acquire 100% stake in Air India under new government norms

Indian Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can acquire up to 100 per cent equity in public carrier Air India.

Focus Story#Singapore
LOA, SHN, QO - Confused? All your questions answered here LOA, SHN, QO - Confused? All your questions answered here

A one-stop guide for everything you need to know about the COVID-19 related rules and measures that apply to you and your family if you are Singapore.

TPG telco enters Singapore market with “50GB for SGD 10” plan TPG telco enters Singapore market with “50GB for SGD 10” plan

TPG Telecom is entering the Singapore market as its fourth telco with "50GB for SGD 10" plan available from Tuesday, March 31.

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
Social distancing the filmstar way Social distancing the filmstar way

The 4-and-a-half-minute long film features Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Mohanlal, Mammootty and Chiranjeevi, along with Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Diljit Dosanjh, Sonali Kulkarni, Shiv Raj Kumar and Prosenjit Chatterjee.

Vasantham’s Yaar Antha Star 2020 crowns 20-year-old singer Meenakshy as winner Vasantham’s Yaar Antha Star 2020 crowns 20-year-old singer Meenakshy as winner

20-year-old Meenakshy Jyothish was crowned as the next youth singing sensation in a much awaited season finale of Vasantham’s Yaar Antha Star 2020

Analysis & Commentary
“A dream is a wish the heart makes” “A dream is a wish the heart makes”

‘Umeed: Colors of Hope' is a solo kathak production that depicts the story of a young girl navigating her journey through mental health, chronic illness and self-image issues.

NRIs – Know the Score Before Buying a Property in India NRIs – Know the Score Before Buying a Property in India

Whether the real estate market remains bullish or bearish, NRIs prefer a place back in India - not just for investment returns but also to remain rooted in their country of origin. Previously, NRIs (like most other buyers and investors) had every reason to be leery of the Indian real estate market.

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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.

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125 acres in Bellingham, Washington state, and are working to start teaching proposed courses in about a year or so.