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Passionate about arts: Rajeswari Ramachandran

Connected to India in conversation with Rajeswari Ramachandran, Producer at Esplanade Co. Ltd. as she leads Kalaa Utsavam for the thirteenth year.

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Audacious unapologetic content has a ready audience

Ekta Kapoor, christened ‘Soap Queen’ is confident that audacious unapologetic content has a ready audience. This “Breaker of Chains” in the entertainment space, just keeps on conquering new frontiers.

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NIUM launches digital cross-border payments in Indonesia NIUM launches digital cross-border payments in Indonesia

NIUM’s digital money transfer service will enable consumers and enterprises in Indonesia to send money to over sixty destinations globally.

India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf

There are a lot of exciting possibilities in Singapore and Indian youth are looking at how they can build startup brands in the region, India’s High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf said on Monday.

Focus Story#Singapore
Bringing together differently-abled talents from India and Singapore Bringing together differently-abled talents from India and Singapore

Curated specifically for special needs students, AiMS Global Pte Ltd aims to immerse special needs students to engage in innovative, creative and experiential schedule over a course of 5 days in Singapore.

Walkabout to witness Singapore\'s culture diversity Walkabout to witness Singapore's culture diversity

The National Heritage Board has launched a new programme titled Harmony Walks, a series of free guided walks for the public.

Know Your India
India in Numbers: Rise in the super-rich, tiger population growing India in Numbers: Rise in the super-rich, tiger population growing

Below are statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers. The number of super-rich Indians has gone up in the past three years, and the country has the world’s highest population of tigers.

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.

New To Singapore
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.

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.

Car ownership in Singapore falls to its lowest in 10 years Car ownership in Singapore falls to its lowest in 10 years

The household expenditure survey released on July 31 shows a fall in car ownership among resident households in Singapore - at 35.3 per cent it is at its lowest in 10 years.

LifeStyle
4th edition of Dastak the Hindi Theatre Festival, opens to a full house 4th edition of Dastak the Hindi Theatre Festival, opens to a full house

Singapore’s first and only Hindi theatre Festival, Dastak 2019 opened to a full house and runs from 14 to 17 November at Stamford Arts Centre

Celebrating the artistic journey of Kalyani Puranik Celebrating the artistic journey of Kalyani Puranik

Ms Puranik has taught hindustani classical music to students across races and cultures at the Temple of Fine Arts, Singapore.

Analysis & Commentary
India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators

The Indian real estate market has always attracted considerable interest from the expatriate Indian diaspora.

What ails the Housing Market? What ails the Housing Market?

The 'golden years' of Indian residential real estate are well and truly over, at least in the short to mid-term. The sentiment of end-users as well as investors who previously banked heavily on residential real estate for maximum returns is seriously curtailed.

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Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi Indian-origin Malaysian cop helps woman deliver baby in taxi

Komathi Narayan, an Indian-origin policewoman in Malaysia, was commended for helping a woman deliver her baby inside a cab in the city of Kuala Lumpur.

PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, tweets ‘India proud of his accomplishments’ PM Modi meets Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, tweets ‘India proud of his accomplishments’

Indian-American Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, who jointly won the Nobel Prize for Economics this year, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Delhi residence on Tuesday morning.

Less than 26,000 of 1 lakh NRI voters cast their ballot in 2019 elections: Report Less than 26,000 of 1 lakh NRI voters cast their ballot in 2019 elections: Report

Less than 26,000 of nearly 100,000 overseas Indians who had registered as voters flew down to India to exercise their franchise in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, according to data issued by the Election Commission.