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More than 350 NRIs from UAE participating in PBD 2019 More than 350 NRIs from UAE participating in PBD 2019

Tears welled up in the eyes and a unique feeling of connecting with the motherland grasped the vast members of Indian diaspora as their flight touched down at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Varanasi to participate in the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas.

#DeshPremJatao says Prasoon Joshi at Manikarnika album launch #DeshPremJatao says Prasoon Joshi at Manikarnika album launch

In what looked like an extempore thought the multi-talented Prasoon Joshi launched a hashtag #DeshPremJatao at the music launch of the film Manikarnika. The likable honcho of McCann World group India appeared passionate as he eloquently expressed his feelings on all things patriotic, urging the nati

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Aahana Kumra: Making a mark as an actor on her own terms Spotlight
Aahana Kumra: Making a mark as an actor on her own terms

Aahana Kumra plays the love interest of Shiv Prakash Shukla, one of the most feared gangster of 90’s from Uttar Pradesh. The talented star shares the story of her acting journey, her participation in the #MeeToo movement with Connected to India's Punam Sharrma.

Rangbaaz Saqib Saleem wants the entire nation to love him Spotlight
Rangbaaz Saqib Saleem wants the entire nation to love him

Saqib Saleem spoke to Punam Sharrma of Connected to India about Rangbaaz, his family, his love for Mumbai, how as an actor he wants to have a body of work that is remembered for years to come by the audiences and future actors.

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Singapore-based OxfordCaps to expand in different cities of India Singapore-based OxfordCaps to expand in different cities of India

Tapping the growing opportunities and demand in the student housing segment in India, Singapore-based OxfordCaps is planning to expand its presence in different cities of the country, including Indore, Pune and Bengaluru.

Go-jek goes islandwide, with continued priority access for DBS customers Go-jek goes islandwide, with continued priority access for DBS customers

The decision to extend its services to the whole island was made “successful limited service rollout”, said Go-jek.

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Exiting teens, Singapore’s biggest festival of Indian students Tarang turns 20 Exiting teens, Singapore’s biggest festival of Indian students Tarang turns 20

In the sunny island of Singapore, an inter-tertiary cultural festival modelled after Indian college fests has blossomed and thrived for 20 years.

Timeless Tales: Directors speak out about blending Shakespeare and social media, and more Timeless Tales: Directors speak out about blending Shakespeare and social media, and more

Get set for an event in Singapore blending classic tales with contemporary tropes in a seamless showcase - a reflection of the Lion City itself!

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All you need to know about Indian Railways foreign tourist ticket quota All you need to know about Indian Railways foreign tourist ticket quota

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has offered the option of a foreign tourist quota while booking train tickets on its website/app, informed the Indian Railways' online ticketing arm on its official Twitter handle.

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.

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Starhub offers SIM-only plan with \ Starhub offers SIM-only plan with "extra large" data bundles

New to Singapore and not decided on a telco yet. You could go with StarHub's trio of unique SIM-only plans with extra-large data bundles, which will be available from today.

HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore

Flat-owners in Singapore will be allowed to rent out their flats or bedrooms to non-Malaysian non-citizen residents for a maximum of two years up from the present 1.5 years, announced Housing and Development Board (HDB) today.

Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI

NRIs need to keep a close eye on the best possible investment opportunities synonymous to the Indian contingent as the savings rate out here is certainly one of the highest.

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Timeless Tales: Directors speak out about blending Shakespeare and social media, and more Timeless Tales: Directors speak out about blending Shakespeare and social media, and more

Get set for an event in Singapore blending classic tales with contemporary tropes in a seamless showcase - a reflection of the Lion City itself!

Most romantic places in Athens Most romantic places in Athens

Athens is an ancient cultural centre of Greece and a very beautiful city. We will tell you about its most interesting places that will turn your Athenian holidays into an unforgettable fairy tale.

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Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI

NRIs need to keep a close eye on the best possible investment opportunities synonymous to the Indian contingent as the savings rate out here is certainly one of the highest.

E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions

E-Waste is a big problem that only keeps getting bigger. Why is it such a big problem and what can we do to reduce it? Here’s what you need to know

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Breaking News: Manu Sawhney appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC) Breaking News: Manu Sawhney appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of International Cricket Council (ICC)

The International Cricket Council today announced Manu Sawhney has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the organization next month before formally taking over the reins from David Rich

Indian Americans top best boss list: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 1st, Google\'s Sundar Pichai 3rd Indian Americans top best boss list: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 1st, Google's Sundar Pichai 3rd

It seems that Indian Americans are the best bosses, according to a corporate employee survey. As the year comes to an end, Microsoft's Indian-origin chief executive officer Satya Nadella has been crowned as the best CEO of a large company in the world in 2018.

Indian siblings win gold and silver medals in Singapore Chess Championship Indian siblings win gold and silver medals in Singapore Chess Championship

Two Indian kids shone brilliantly at the 35th Singapore National Open Age Group Chess Championship bringing gold and silver for the country.