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Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington DC desecrated amidst anti-racism protests

The United States Park Police has said that they have launched a probe into the damage done to the statue.

USA

British-Indian Business Secretary Alok Sharma self-isolating after returning home from Parliament

Britain's Indian-origin Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for the novel coronavirus after feeling unwell at the despatch box in...

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Gaitri Kumar appointed Indian High Commissioner to the UK; new envoys for Kuwait and Finland too

The 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is currently serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.

Global #IndiaNews

Rahul Dubey: The Indian-American man who turned hero for protesters in Washington DC

The United States has been rocked by protests for more than a week over the custodial death of George Floyd, an African-American man who...

USA #USANews

NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...

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Samosa Diplomacy the 'ScoMo' way

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a popular Indian snack, called them ‘ScoMosas’ and tagged Prime Minister Narendra...

Global #COVID-19

MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing

MAS has announced the commencement of the first phase of the Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the...

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Singaporean and PR households can register for free flags for National Day

Singaporean and PR households who want to display the Singapore flag in the lead up to National Day on August 9 this year can now register...

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P1 registration goes online this year, with a cap on PR children

The registration of children for admission to Primary One (P1) classes in 2021 will open from Wednesday, July 1 to Friday, October 30.

Singapore #Singapore

Periasamy Kumaran takes over as the High Commissioner of India to Singapore

HE Periasamy Kumaran has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to The Republic Of Singapore on Tuesday May 26, 2020.

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Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be honoured with UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award

This is the first time the UN Military Gender Advocate award has been given to an Indian peacekeeper.

Global #GlobalNews

From Jamtara and Dirty Money to the real world of Financial Crime

@ Work with Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Accuity, in a conversation with Connected to India about financial crime...

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Businesses in Dubai and Hotels in Abu Dhabi to reopen with strict guidelines

Dubai businesses will gradually resume operations with no restrictions on movement between 6 am and 11 pm, while hotels in Abu Dhabi will...

UAE #COVID-19

Singapore revises 2020 GDP forecast, expected to shrink between 4% and 7%

Singapore has revised its GDP growth forecast for 2020 downwards to “–4 to –7 per cent”, Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said...

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Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

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Travellers can transit through Changi Airport from June 2

Singapore will be allowing travelers to transit through Changi Airport with effect from June 2.

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Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to become Chairman of WHO Executive Board: Reports

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

Global #IndiaNews

Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

The Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...

Global #COVID-19

NDP2020 to go virtual, fireworks across 10 locations in Singapore

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, NDP2020 will be going virtual, with a slew of activities in store to bring the celebrations to...

Singapore #COVID-19

Indian-origin UK Business Secretary says UK moving closer to lifting lockdown

Speaking about the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the United Kingdom, UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma said the nation is in a position to...

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Hero is what Hero does: Salman Khan to Indians in UAE

Bollywood actor Salman Khan conveyed a special message to the Indian diaspora in the UAE, as the country continues its battle against...

UAE #COVID-19

Muis urges "safe and responsible" Hari Raya, defers Haj 2020 plans

Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) has urged the Malay/Muslim community to celebrate Hari Raya, which falls on May 24, "safely...

Singapore #COVID-19

Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

NRI Stories NRI Stories #COVID-19

Vijay Mallya loses appeal in UK court, faces extradition

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is now expected to take the final call and formally certify the court order for Mallya to be...

UK #UKNews

Golden visas for expat doctors and grace period for expired visas amid COVID-19 in UAE

In UAE ten-year golden visas will be granted to 212 expat doctors and holders of expired visas have been granted a three month grace period,...

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