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Singapore government partners with Fitbit in major health initiative

Fitness brand Fitbit Inc announced that it has signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to...

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Complex climate phenomenon causing extended dry spell in Singapore

Singapore is experiencing a prolonged dry spell due to something known as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) - a complex climate phenomenon which...

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Singapore to use world’s first trademark registration mobile app

Singapore has introduced the world’s first mobile app for trademark registration.

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Modernisation wave in Indian villages getting NRI ‘Swades’ boost

Many Non-Resident Indians’ (NRIs) have been playing an active role in developing villages in India by either adopting a whole village or...

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NTU panel to use AI, machine learning to fight money laundering

A multi-disciplinary team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore announced a research project to develop new capabilities to...

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Kashmir an internal matter of India: US Defense Secretary

United States defense secretary Mark T. Esper on Tuesday told Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh that Kashmir was entirely an internal...

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Modi raises issue of anti-India protests on Independence Day with UK PM Boris Johnson

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his British counterpart Boris Johnson about the anti-India demonstrations over Kashmir and...

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Indians account for almost 1 million tourists to Dubai in the first half of 2019

Indians made up a whopping 997,000 out of the 8.36 million international overnight visitors to Dubai in the first six months of 2019.

UAE #UAENews

Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir again, says it’s a “complicated place”

US President Donald Trump has once again offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, saying it is a "very...

USA #GlobalNews

Singapore launches public trial of self-driving shuttle buses

Visitors to the island resort of Sentosa will now be able to experience Singapore’s first on-demand autonomous or self-driven shuttle...

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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...

Global Analysis & Commentary #India

Trump speaks to Modi and Imran Khan, tweets “tough situation, good conversations”

United States President Donald Trump has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart, Imran Khan to work towards...

USA #GlobalNews

Shell to launch electric vehicle recharge stations across Singapore

Energy company Royal Dutch Shell on Monday announced that it is launching electric vehicle charging services in its petrol stations across...

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Donald Trump seeks to sue Google for “manipulating votes” in 2016 election

US President Donald Trump seeks to sue Google for allegedly manipulating “16 million votes” in favour of Hillary Clinton in the 2016...

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Chandrayaan 2 successfully enters lunar orbit, now days away from moon landing

India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2 has successfully entered the moon’s orbit after a complex, make-or-break manoeuvre by the...

Global #IndiaNews

Education cost, climate change key focus in PM Lee’s National Day Rally

Delivered by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday, August 18, this year’s National Day Rally outlined plans to address education cost,...

Singapore #Singapore

No-deal Brexit will lead to fuel, food and medicine shortage in the UK: Leaked documents

Leaked official government documents predict shortages of fuel, food and medicine if Britain leaves the European Union without a transition...

UK #BrexitNews

Report: Singapore third most robust data centre market globally

According to a recent report, Singapore has emerged as the third most robust data centre market worldwide in a global ranking of 38...

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PM Modi to visit UAE and Bahrain from August 23

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to undertake an official visit to the Gulf nations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain...

Global #IndiaUAERelations

Singapore government’s decisive steps help dampen “Brownface” controversy

The Singapore government’s decisive action recently in a dispute triggered by a poorly scripted advertisement effectively calmed an...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary #Singapore

Stolen ancient artefacts repatriated to India on Independence Day

On the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day, two ancient artefacts stolen from India many years ago were repatriated by a joint US-UK...

UK #IndiaIndependenceDay

Week-long ‘Celebrating India’ festival inaugurated in UAE

ZEE5 Global has partnered Middle Eastern retailer LuLu to roll out the bi-annual India-themed festival “Celebrating India” across LuLu...

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UN Security Council to hold rare closed-door meeting on Kashmir today

In a first since 1965, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to hold a closed door meeting on Kashmir later today.

Global #GlobalNews

In Pics: India's Independence Day celebrations from around the world

India's Independence Day was celebrated with great fervour on August 15, not just in India but also around the world.

Global #IndiaIndependenceDay

In Pics: Spirits high at Independence Day 2019 celebrations in Singapore

On the eve of Independence Day, the High Commission of India in Singapore was packed to the brim early in the morning for flag hoisting and...

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