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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Pompeo hopes stronger US-India ties “Mumkin Hain” under Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday set the stage for his visit to India later this month by urging more economic openness and...

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Singapore minister Iswaran to lead yoga day session

Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information, S Iswaran is all set to lead one of the yoga day sessions in the city, the Indian...

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Fed rate action could boost India Modi euphoria

The euphoria in Indian stock markets after the recent reelection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance could find...

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Yuvraj Singh: The reluctant superstar

Words that perhaps most accurately sum up the career of one of India’s most aggressive batsmen, a genuine all-rounder and one of the best...

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Tyre of SpiceJet flight from Dubai to Jaipur bursts, all passengers safe

189 people aboard a SpiceJet aircraft had a miraculous escape today when their aircraft landed at the Jaipur airport in India with one of...

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You could be ingesting a credit card worth of plastic a week

Findings from a new study commissioned by the World Wildlife Foundation confirmed the urgent need to address plastic pollution in the...

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State Bank of India’s super-app YONO coming to Singapore

In this exclusive interview with Connected to India, Kishore Kumar Poludasu, Country Head of SBI in Singapore, shares the digital...

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UAE’s lifestyle app launches in India

UAE’s app based lifestyle platform TravellerPass has been launched in India, making Bengaluru its first home.

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Three Indian-origin women on Forbes list

Three Indian-origin women have found themselves on Forbes’ annual list of America’s 80 richest self-made women.

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Dubai Airports latest to ban disposable plastic

To minimize the use of plastic and create awareness about its harmful impact on the environment , Dubai Airports (DXB) has decided to ban...

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Amazon Prime lands in the UAE

Amazon Prime is now officially available in the UAE, offering customers free delivery on millions of local and international items,...

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Indian jewellery tycoon latest to get UAE permanent residency

Self-made businessman and jewellery tycoon, Firoz Merchant has become the latest Indian to be granted permanent residency in the United Arab...

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Ghazal legend to perform in Dubai

Renowned Indian classical singer Talat Aziz is set to perform in Dubai on June 13 as part of a ghazal music tribute event for legends of the...

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US Air Force allows Sikh-American airman to serve with beard and turban

A Sikh-American member of the United States Air Force (USAF) has been allowed to serve with a turban, beard and unshorn hair, making him the...

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Grab launches new security feature on wallet app

Singaporean GrabPay users will soon be able to use their SingPass account through the Grab app.

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India-Singapore partnership to help enhance manufacturing industries

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) partners the School of Continuing and Lifelong Education at the National University of...

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Innovation on display at Singapore entrepreneurs event

Entrepreneurs in Singapore were given a platform to share their business models, challenges, and success stories at IVenture, an initiative...

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Dance India Asia Pacific kicks off; innovative programmes on offer

Connected to India brings you snippets of what you may have missed at the inauguration ceremony of Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) 2019.

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Jaishankar: Modi banks on diplomatic experience over politics

When India’s “supermom” Sushma Swaraj excused herself from contesting general elections and even a second term as the external affairs...

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Indian businessman in Dubai helps poor in Pakistan district

An Indian businessman based in Dubai helped in installing over 60 hand-pumps in the poverty-stricken Tharparkar district of Pakistan.

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