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Bur Dubai Hindu temple opens in time for Mahashivratri after fire

Located in the centre of Souq Al Baniyan, the temple is visited by thousands of Hindu expatriates in Dubai.

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Singapore imposes strict stay-home notice for returnees from China

The new Stay-Home Notice (SHN) will take effect from 11.59pm on February 18.

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UAE to become first Arab country to produce clean power

The UAE has received the green light to produce peaceful nuclear energy, the first Arab country to do so, with the Barakah Nuclear Power...

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India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating...

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DBS partners Chubb to provide COVID-19 insurance to all customers

Under the COVID-19 Hospital Cash policy, those who are diagnosed with COVID-19 will receive SGD100 per day of hospitalisation and a lump sum...

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Five more discharged, two new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore as of February 17

As of 12 pm on February 17, 937 of the suspect cases have tested negative for COVID-19, and 77 have tested positive. Test results for the...

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Vivekananda Yoga University in Los Angeles to start post-graduate yoga course

The Vivekananda Yoga University (VAYU) set up its initial campus in Los Angeles with a budget of USD 5 million as the world's first yoga...

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US-India trade deal still in limbo as Trump’s visit nears

United States President Donald Trump’s India visit begins in a week but officials of both countries are yet to resolve trade differences...

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Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic given 10-year UAE Gold Card visa

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo had received his 10-year UAE Gold Card visa last week.

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Singapore revises GDP forecast amid global uncertainties and COVID-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has downgraded Singapore's GDP growth forecast to “-0.5 to 1.5 per cent”.

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‘Kem Chho, Trump’ dropped for ‘Namaste, President Trump’ as government focuses on national appeal

The event hosting US President Donald Trump in Gujarat will now be known as 'Namaste, President Trump' as the Indian government has decided...

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Food consumed in the UAE safe from coronavirus, say industry executives

Food consumed in the UAE and GCC is safe from coronavirus say industry executives at Gulfood 2020, currently underway at the World Trade...

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Ninth case of coronavirus confirmed in the UAE

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention announced a new case of Covid-19 today, bringing the total number confirmed infections in the UAE...

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Multi-talented Srividya and Vaishnavi's dance compositions to take centrestage at Raga 2020

Srividya Sriram, accomplished Carnatic violinist and vocalist and Vaishnavi Anand talented Bharatanatyam dancer and vocalist, speak about...

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3 more COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 of which are linked to church cluster

Meanwhile, one more case of COVID-19 infection (Case 29) was discharged from hospital on Sunday, February 16.

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9 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore, with two more discharged after recovery on February 14

As of 12 pm on February 14, 764 of the suspect cases have tested negative for COVID-19, 67 have tested positive while results for the...

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Former IPCC, TERI chief RK Pachauri dies at 79

RK Pachauri, the former chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

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PM Lee writes Valentine’s Day note to healthcare workers caring for coronavirus patients

PM Lee said that this is “a very special group of people, doing their duty and more to keep us all safe and well, and to keep Singapore...

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Arguments wrap up in Mallya’s appeal against extradition in UK High Court, no verdict yet

The hearing into embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition came to an end on Thursday at the Royal Courts of...

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Recession a possibility as Singapore's economy hit by Coronavirus: PM Lee

PM Lee Hsien Loong said today that a recession could be a possibility as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Singapore's economy has...

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Singapore welcomed 19.1 million visitors in 2019, an increase of 3.3% from year before

Despite global headwinds, Singapore in 2019 saw growths in both visitor arrivals and tourism receipts for a fourth consecutive year.

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Singapore's tourism sector facing biggest challenge since SARS: STB

With tourism arrivals and receipts for 2020 poised to take a significant hit as a result of the COVID-2019, Singapore's tourism sector is...

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A third Indian crew member on quarantined cruise ship in Japan tests positive for coronavirus

The Embassy of India in Tokyo has reached out to the Indian nationals (crew members and passengers) explaining to them the health and safety...

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Ministry of Defence suspends IPPT due to COVID-19

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that the individual physical proficiency test (IPPT) for operationally ready national...

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