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Classical art forms need to breathe the air of today: Aditi Mangaldas @work
Classical art forms need to breathe the air of today: Aditi Mangaldas

Returning to Kalaa Utsavam for the fourth time, dance maverick Aditi Mangaldas brings to the festival Inter_rupted, which explores the body and its existence through her signature blend of kathak, contemporary dance elements and theatre design.

The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop\'s Raja Kumar Chandra @work
The rise and rise of Jothi Store Flower Shop's Raja Kumar Chandra

@Work with Raja Kumar Chandra who runs the famous Jothi Store and Flower Shop and is President of the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association (LISHA) to learn more about his journey in turning Jothi Store into the successful business that it is today.

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Business
PayPal, MoneyGram looking to raise stake in Indian remittance market PayPal, MoneyGram looking to raise stake in Indian remittance market

Online payments firms PayPal and MoneyGram are planning to raise their share in the remittance market in India, according to media reports.

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40.

Focus Story#Singapore
Singapore completes world’s largest genome databank of Asian populations Singapore completes world’s largest genome databank of Asian populations

Singapore researchers have established a new genetic databank containing the completed whole-genome sequencing (WGS) data of close to 5,000 citizens.

Trade war means less buoyancy for rest of the world, says PM Lee at Forbes Global CEO Conference Trade war means less buoyancy for rest of the world, says PM Lee at Forbes Global CEO Conference

The US-China trade war results in fewer opportunities for Singapore companies to invest in China and export to America, or to invest in America and do business with China, said Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Know Your India
Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page becomes most liked in South Asia Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page becomes most liked in South Asia

Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page has emerged as the most followed tourism page in South Asia with 3.48 million followers.

India in numbers: More opportunities through jobs and scholarships India in numbers: More opportunities through jobs and scholarships

Statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers.

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
Enjoy  flavours of India in Singapore as Rang Mahal prepares to celebrate Deepavali Enjoy flavours of India in Singapore as Rang Mahal prepares to celebrate Deepavali

Rang Mahal pays tribute to tradition with a special selection of handcrafted mithais and a festive buffet for Deepavali in Singapore.

India is our forever muse: Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla India is our forever muse: Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla

In celebration of 33 years of Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, the fashion design power duo brings the hottest styles from their latest collection to The Arts House in Singapore. Connected to India speaks to Sandeep Khosla in an exclusive interview.

Analysis & Commentary
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.

World, business interest towards India unlikely to change despite Kashmir action World, business interest towards India unlikely to change despite Kashmir action

India's actions in Kashmir are unlikely to have a major impact on the country’s expected economic surge and its increased engagement with the world.

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Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40.

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee helps raise funds for Kolkata’s underprivileged children Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee helps raise funds for Kolkata’s underprivileged children

Indian-origin Miss England 2019 Bhasha Mukherjee took part in a drive to help raise funds for a United Kingdom (UK) charity working with underprivileged children in Kolkata as part of her beauty with a purpose mission.

NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list NRIs, PIOs feature in IIT-Delhi’s distinguished alumni awards list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi on Wednesday announced the winners of its prestigious Distinguished Alumni Awards and Distinguished Alumni Service Awards 2019.