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New discovery by NTU scientists could chart new treatment route for pneumonia

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) have found a potential new route to disabling viruses that cause severe...

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui loses 26 year old sister to cancer

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui loses 8 year long battle with advanced breast cancer.

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Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives...

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The Tamil track that Singaporeans loved the most in 2019

In a trending videos list released by YouTube, Tamil track Rowdy Baby by Wunderbar Studios made it to the top three in the music category...

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Minister Iswaran launches IHC book documenting stories of Tamil community in Singapore

Highlighting the importance of preserving the legacy of the Tamil community in Singapore and Southeast Asia, a new book “Sojourners to...

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Youngest NMP Mohamed Irshad honoured with 7th Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award

NMP Mohammed Irshad presented the 7th Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award for working towards making Singapore a more caring,...

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Nirav Modi declared fugitive economic offender by Mumbai court as UK judge reiterates extradition trial for May 2020

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was further remanded in custody at a hearing in London and asked to appear via video link on January 2, even...

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Singapore drops to 5th, Delhi likely to rise to 8th in global list of best tourist destinations: Report

Singapore dropped down one spot to rank fifth in the top 100 tourist destinations global list 2019 even as New Delhi is expected to break...

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The 7th Singapore Airshow to be powered by solar energy

For the first time in its 12-year history, the Singapore Airshow will be fully solar-powered, with sustainability as its key focus.

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Saudi Arabia announces citizenship scheme for expats

The new scheme is part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 plan that seeks to diversify in order to liberate the kingdom from its reliance on oil.

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3 types of diabetes medicines recalled due to impurity found: HSA

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled three metformin medicines found to contain impurities above the internationally...

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British-Indian Tory candidates speak on Brexit, London Bridge attack during campaign

With less than 10 days to go, the fog surrounding the United Kingdom’s elections shows no signs of dissipating with the Conservatives,...

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi approves drafting of impeachment charges against Trump

United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that the House will file impeachment charges against US...

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Asia has at least 10 ancestral lineages, Europe only one: NTU study

Knowing a person’s population group and their predisposition to drugs is extremely important if personalised medicine is to work.

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Changi Airport T4 trials iris and facial recognition for immigration clearance

In a new trial that commenced on November 25 at Changi Airport, ICA made use of iris and facial images for contactless immigration...

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SIA flight to New Delhi delayed for 17 hours, airline apologises

Due to a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight to New Delhi that was delayed by up to 17 hours, a father missed his child’s awards ceremony.

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Singapore ranks third, India 73rd in UN e-commerce ranking index 2019

Singapore came in third while India ranked 73rd out of 152 countries in a United Nations (UN) business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce index...

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Singapore makes strong showing at 20th Asia TV Forum & Market

The 20th Asia TV Forum & Market 2019 (ATF) kicked off on Wednesday, December 4, at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, with Singapore...

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Newly recorded Singapore national anthem makes debut

On December 3, which marks the 60th anniversary of the unveiling of Singapore’s national anthem, “Majulah Singapura”, a new recording...

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MAS warns against website soliciting bitcoin investments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued an advisory warning people about a website that has been soliciting investments in...

Singapore #SingaporeNews

Out of money, Kamala Harris announces end to Presidential bid

Indian-origin Democratic White House candidate Kamala Harris has announced the suspension of her Presidential campaign.

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UAE cracks down on 'unhealthy' products with massive tax increase

From December 1, 2019 consumers of e-cigarettes and vapes will be paying 100% tax on the e-devices as well as liquids and tools used in...

UAE #UAENews

Victoria government announces AUD 3 million grant for Indian community

The Victoria state government in Australia announced an AUD 3 million grant to help the state’s Indian diaspora renovate and revamp its...

Global #GlobalNews

Indian government to post customs officers in consulates to check money laundering

The Indian government has announced plans for posting customs sleuths in London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Brussels to regulate trade-based money...

Global #India

Singapore launches digital archive of Tamil dance

The Digital Archive of Tamil Dance was launched on Saturday, November 30, at the National Library Board, Singapore (NLB).

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