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UK’s new graduate immigration route to benefit Indian students

The United Kingdom (UK) last week opened a new graduate immigration route that will benefit Indian students, allowing them to stay longer in...

UK #UKEducation

Indian-American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes youngest-ever chess grandmaster

US youngest Chess Grandmaster: Indian-origin Abhimanyu Mishra of New Jersey has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history. The...

USA NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

Etihad, Emirates announce suspension of Saudi Arabia flights

In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 strains, the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Dubai's Emirates said that the UAE airlines have...

UAE #COVID-19

United Arab Emirates restricts citizens' visits to 14 nations

United Arab Emirates has barred its citizens from visiting 14 countries which the authorities had earlier suspended the entry of travellers...

UAE #COVID-19

Singapore PM to deliver National Day Rally speech on August 22

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver the National Day Rally 2021 (NDR) speech on August 22 at Mediacorp, the PM's Office...

Singapore #COVID-19

Singapore Parliament to discuss ministerial statements on FTAs, attacks on Indians next week

Two ministerial statements are set to be delivered in Parliament next week to explain ''how vital'' Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are to...

Singapore #IndiaSingaporeRelations

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak highlights financial services, trade with Singapore, India

The United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak pledged yesterday to “sharpen” the competitive advantage of the UK...

UK #IndiaUKRelations

Singapore ranks fourth, India 10th in UN's global cybersecurity index

Singapore, Korea and Spain jointly placed fourth in the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (GCI), while India has moved up 37 places to be...

Global #TechNews

Canada's tourism spending contracts by record 2.6% in Q1

Canada's tourism spending dropped further to 2.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2021, after witnessing a 48.8 per cent year-over-year...

Global #Travel

UK, Singapore begin talks on digital trade technology, barriers

The United Kingdom and Singapore have started negotiations on cutting barriers to digital trade, seeking to go further than the rollover...

Global #BusinessNews

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

USA #IndiaUSRelations

Singapore police on their toes as more cyclists caught flouting rules this year

Land Transport Authority (LTA) said Singapore police continued their crackdown on cyclists riding illegally on the expressways, as this year...

Singapore #Singapore

Indian expat Dr SPS Oberoi sole passenger on Air India Dubai-Amritsar flight

SP Singh Oberoi, a UAE-based Indian businessman and philanthropist, was the sole passenger on Air India flight (AI929) from Dubai in the UAE...

UAE #COVID-19

UK court dismisses Indian fugitive Nirav Modi's extradition appeal

Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi's appeal against his extradition to India has been dismissed by a United Kingdom high court.

UK #UKNews

Indian High Commission's week-long yoga event in Singapore concludes on International Yoga Day 2021

Singapore News - Indian High Commission in Singapore yesterday observed the 7th International Day of Yoga, concluding nearly 190 online yoga...

Singapore #Events

Singapore police to get tech boost; cameras, drones, training bots for crime busting

Singapore police will strengthen their crime-fighting ability with cameras, drones and training bots. The adoption of latest intelligence...

Singapore #TechNews

We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work @work

At USD 64 bn, FDI inflow to India is fifth-highest in the world: UN report

According to a United Nations report, India received USD 64 billion in Foreign Direct Investment in 2020, the fifth largest recipient of...

Global #India

Singapore polytechnic to fire lecturer for his racist remarks against Indian-Chinese descent couple

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) in Singapore said it is planning to fire the senior lecturer who was recorded making racist remarks against an...

Singapore #ViralStories

Singapore drops in global cost of living rankings for expats: ECA International report

Singapore has dropped by one place to be in the 13th position in the global cost of living rankings, but remains in the top 10 most...

Singapore #GlobalNews

Living in Singapore is a delight: popular Indian-origin crime fiction writer Damyanti Biswas

Singapore-based author Damyanti Biswas's thriller You Beneath Your Skin, set in New Delhi is now being made into a multi-part drama series.

Singapore Spotlight - @work @work

Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

USA #Indiansabroad

21-year-old British-Indian is youngest member on Queen's Birthday Honours' List

21-year-old British-Indian Amika George has been picked as the youngest recipient of the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year for pushing...

UK #Indiansabroad

Former student calls out Singapore professor for Islamophobia; teacher may face disciplinary action

Nurul Fatimah Iskandar, 22, said in an Instagram post that Tan began an offensive discussion about Islam in the classroom, when she was his...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary #ViralStories

Cup of kindness: British High Commission, Singapore Restaurant Rescue combine for a cause

The British High Commission and Singapore Restaurant Rescue are working in tandem to encourage people to get creative with their afternoon...

Singapore #UK