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Indian bank manager charged for using fake signature to embezzle money in Dubai

The Court of First Instance in Dubai has charged a former Indian bank manager with embezzling more than AED120,000 from a customer’s...


Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an...

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The NRI push in Modi 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grand return to a second five-year term was the result of a consistent and highly organised campaign...

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Another Indian billionaire gets 10-year UAE visa

Indian billionaire businessman Dr BR Shetty became the latest to receive the long term 10-year UAE residency visa under the Golden Card...


Airbnb to double India stake as Singapore restrictions remain in force

Home-share accommodation firm Airbnb indicated it might double its marketing investments in India to increase its visibility in the regional...


UAE plans elaborate International Day of Yoga celebrations

As International Day of Yoga celebrations kick off around the world, the United Arab Emirates has also announced its plans for various...


India tops tech visa applications to the UK

India, along with the US, has the highest number of visa applications for the UK's technology sector, according to the latest data from a UK...

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In Pics: International Day of Yoga 2019, Singapore

The High Commission of India held an inauguration ceremony for this year's Yoga Day celebrations at the iconic Supertrees at Gardens By The...

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Yoga Day spreads to the Singapore heartlands and the world

Connected to India interviews High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Mr Jawed Ashraf, and some of the yoga session participants at the...

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UAE announces new education policy at par with international standards

In its efforts to advance the education sector and equip students with the latest skills in line with international standards, the United...


Dubai tourists to get free SIM cards on arrival at airport

Tourists visiting Dubai will no longer have to worry about expensive roaming charges or looking for WiFi connections.


Yoga Day celebrations kick off across the globe

International Day of Yoga (IDY) might be on June 21, but people around the world seem to have started the celebrations early.

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550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab

The Punjab state government is inviting some 550 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who were Punjabis to attend the 550th Parkash Purb festival

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UAE’s CE Ventures invests in Bengaluru’s FreshtoHome

UAE-based CE Ventures has invested USD11m into a Bengaluru-based company FreshtoHome, an e-commerce platform for fresh meat and fish...


HBO series Westworld to film in Singapore

HBO’s hit sci-fi TV series Westworld is set to film parts of Season 3 in Singapore, confirmed a network spokesperson on Thursday.

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Dubai Rugby Sevens to celebrate 50 years with pop star Kylie Minogue

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Dubai Rugby Sevens this year and fans are in for a musical treat with pop star Kylie Minogue set to...


Singapore now the 12th most expensive city for expats

Singapore’s rise in our rankings is largely due to another strong year for the Singapore dollar.

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UAE: Indian Embassy to celebrate Yoga Day on June 20

The fifth International Day of Yoga will be celebrated with much fanfare in Abu Dhabi on June 20 with an event organised by the Indian...


Faster immigration clearance for UK travellers to Singapore

Singapore's Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will extend the Frequent Traveller Programme (FTP) to eligible holders of UK passports...

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More wealthy NRIs may be tempted by UAE gold

The United Arab Emirates has undergone a massive makeover in the last few decades with greater emphasis on technology, global trade and...


U2 to perform in Singapore for the first time ever

Irish rock band U2 is set to bring its Joshua Tree tour to Singapore on November 30, 2019. Members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry...

Singapore #Singapore

Singapore FinTech Festival to join hands with Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology

Deeptech meets fintech this year, as the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) and the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) come...


UN Study: Foreign Investment in India up by 6% in 2018

A United Nations report has found that India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth USD42 billion in 2018, helped by inflows in...


Dubai introduces new employment law with provision for paternity leave

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has enacted a new employment law addressing key issues such as paternity leave, sick pay and...


Leaders should speak less and listen more, says Google’s Pichai

Speak less as possible and listen more was the advice for leaders from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer, who was given a...

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Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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