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Indian envoy to US Taranjit Sandhu says India, US are 'natural allies' with shared values

Describing India and the US as "natural allies", the country's envoy Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that India’s partnership with America was...

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NUS to offer cross-disciplinary degrees from next academic year

National University of Singapore (NUS) is transforming its educational model to give students the flexibility to pursue programmes across...

Singapore #Singapore

India bans 60 Chinese apps following border dispute

Amid escalating border tensions with China, India’s government has banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps, including popular video-sharing...

Global #TechNews

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Medha Raj as campaign digital chief

A graduate in international politics from Georgetown University, Medha Raj earned her MBA from Stanford University.

USA #USElection2020

Singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani and GIIS launch one of a kind Music School

Popular musician Shekhar Ravjiani has launched a music school with the Global Indian International School.

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DBS PayLah now allows users to book ComforDelGro taxis

DBS PayLah! users can now book and pay for their ComfortDelGro taxi rides directly and seamlessly an integrated in-app booking function.

Singapore #COVID-19

Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...

UK #Indiansabroad

COVID-19: Singapore SMEs in crisis, SICCI’s taskforce to the rescue

Chandra Mohan Retnam, Partner, Rajah and Tann and head of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry COVID Task Force, in...

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Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK #UKNews

DBS named winner of global digital transformation award

DBS has been named the inaugural winner of the Digital Transformation Award in the Hackett Group’s Digital Awards 2020.

Singapore #Singapore

Singtel, Starhub-M1 consortium and TPG awarded license to deploy 5G networks in Singapore

IMDA has granted licenses to Singtel, TPG Telecom and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo1) formed by StarHub and M1 to operate 5G networks...

Singapore #Singapore

NTU named world's best young university for 7th year running

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) has been named the world’s best young university by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the...

Singapore #Singapore

UAE lauds and backs Saudi Arabia’s drastic curbs on haj to Mecca

After months of deliberation, Saudi Arabia announced that the number of people on the annual haj pilgrimage to Mecca will be drastically...

UAE #COVID-19

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel launches working group to tackle migrant issues

The United Kingdom's Indian-origin Home Secretary Priti Patel launched a new cross-government review panel to address issues faced by the...

UK #UKNews

President Trump temporarily suspends H-1B visas, “disappointed” says Sundar Pichai

Trump aims to reform the US immigration system to prioritise the highest-skilled workers and protect American jobs, according to the White...

USA #USANews

Over 500 SMEs accessed new overseas markets with IMDA's Grow Digital initiative

The Grow Digital initiative has helped more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to new overseas...

Singapore #Singapore

PM Lee dissolves parliament, calls for elections

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday, June 23, that he has advised President Halimah Yacob to dissolve the parliament...

Singapore #Singapore

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

UK #UKNews

No ERP charges till July 26, says LTA

There will be no Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges till July 26, said Land Transport Authority (LTA).

Singapore #Singapore

In Pics: IDY 2020 celebrated from home, with social distancing yoga sessions

Millions of people across the world gathered in video chatrooms and virtual webinars to commemorate the International Day of Yoga with an...

Global #Events

Singapore High Commission plans virtual yoga week to mark International Day of Yoga

The High Commission of India in Singapore has planned a week of virtual yoga sessions, webinars and interactions along the theme of 'Yoga...

Singapore #Events

A Scottish challenge for an Indian cause

Scottish entrepreneur Russell Dalgleish is undertaking a 109-km endurance run to help support Aarti Naik's SAKHI, which helps educate girls...

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Singapore's former DPM S Jayakumar appointed Pro-Chancellor of NUS

The appointment was made by President Madam Halimah Yacob, who is also the Chancellor of NUS.

Singapore #Singapore

From Jab We Met to Surging Ahead

This Indian-origin entrepreneur couple definitely created magic 'Jab they met' and the Medsurge they started a little more than a decade...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work @work

14 digital bank applications to progress to next stage of assessment: MAS

14 of the 21 digital bank applications received by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have met the eligibility criteria required for...

Singapore #Singapore
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