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Vishnu: Dreaming big for Singapore’s Tamil entertainment industry Spotlight
Vishnu: Dreaming big for Singapore’s Tamil entertainment industry

Vishnu Anandh opens up about his struggles, his hunger to keep learning, and his belief that he is in a good place to work hard and do something for those who need it.

Atul Temurnikar: Making education smart and affordable @work
Atul Temurnikar: Making education smart and affordable

Atul Temurnikar Co-founder and Chairman of GIIS (Global Indian International School) is obsessed with giving Indians abroad the best education at an affordable price. Watch the corporate honcho-turned-successful educationist, in conversation with Punam Sharrma in Connected to India's @work section

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Business
DBS launches wholly-owned subsidiary in India to accelerate expansion DBS launches wholly-owned subsidiary in India to accelerate expansion

Singapore-headquartered DBS Bank has launched its locally incorporated wholly owned subsidiary, DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), on Monday, March 4.

Jet Airways chairman resigns amid airline\'s financial woes Jet Airways chairman resigns amid airline's financial woes

India's private Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal has stepped down from his position.

Focus Story#Singapore
Legal wrangling: NUS, NLIU Bhopal shine in moot court competitions in Chandigarh and Singapore Legal wrangling: NUS, NLIU Bhopal shine in moot court competitions in Chandigarh and Singapore

Three days of intense debate between the law graduates from around the world saw National University of Singapore winning the global round in the 10th Leiden-Sarin International Air Law Moot Court Competition held in Mohali in Punjab, India yesterday.

Changi Airport claims world\'s best airport award for 7th year straight Changi Airport claims world's best airport award for 7th year straight

Changi Airport Singapore has been voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year.

Know Your India
Everything NRIs need to know to book train tickets online in India Everything NRIs need to know to book train tickets online in India

Catering to the increased demand from tourists abroad, especially non-resident Indians (NRIs), the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) now offers the facility of making online bookings for trains, hotels, catering services.

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
Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India

It is right in the midst of Diwali season, and money transfers back to India are in full flow. With the large Indian population in Singapore and the amount of trade between the two countries, you will find a number of providers and methods available when you need to make a money transfer.

All you need to know about leading international schools in Singapore All you need to know about leading international schools in Singapore

There is a wide range of international schools in Singapore which offer a multicultural environment, with students from a diverse range of backgrounds and countries.

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.

LifeStyle
Karan Johar unveils wax figure at Indian cinema experiential space in Sentosa Karan Johar unveils wax figure at Indian cinema experiential space in Sentosa

Connected to India had the pleasure of speaking to Karan Johar at the unveiling of his wax figure at Madame Tussauds, where he shared about his passion for learning and his gratitude for the love he has received.

Indian origin actors making waves in international showbiz Indian origin actors making waves in international showbiz

Imagine you’re watching your favourite American television show and a desi Indian origin actor shows up on your screen! Well, we can imagine that moment of pride and joy on your face.

Analysis & Commentary
India\'s democracy is underrated: Here is why? India's democracy is underrated: Here is why?

The data is simply staggering: 8,251 candidates from 464 parties wooing 900 Million voters (83 million first-time voters) for 545 seats in the presence of 11 million poll workers, 4 million electronic voting machines, 1 million polling booths and one election, sorry the world’s largest election or

The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019 The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019

There are an estimated 31 million Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). With roughly half of them eligible to vote in India, and at a median voter-size of 10.3 lakh per constituency; this would represent 15 parliamentary “seats”.

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Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga

Sari is the most admired traditional Indian attire around the world. Highlighting the popularity of the iconic Indian wraparound in Singapore, lovely ladies from different countries draped in beautiful saris, depicting myriad colours and patterns, were brought together on one stage by Ruby Shekhar

\'Meri Awaaz Suno\' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India\'s General Elections 'Meri Awaaz Suno' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India's General Elections

India is a rambunctious democracy. Indians across the world are no less. With under a month to go for the biggest election in the world where 450 political parties will field a whopping 8,000+ candidates wooing 915 million voters, we asked some members of the Indian diaspora about their views on upc

NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident

In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old Indian dentist pursuing an advanced medical course at the University of Illinois, US was killed in a multi-vehicle crash in Chicago last week.