How Harsha Bhogle’s advice helped shape presenter Manish Batavia’s career

Two decades ago, ESPN Star Sports ran a nationwide hunt for a par excellence broadcaster. The program was named Harsha Ki Khoj, after the IIM graduate, ace cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, who was a part of the then commentary team called the Few Good Men — comprising legends Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, Navjot Singh Sidhu, […]

From a fumbling talent hunt probable to a celebrated host, Oli 968 DJ Ravi G gets candid in a freewheeling interview

A popular face in Singapore’s radio sphere today, Oli 968 DJ Ravi G almost didn’t make it! Speaking exclusively to Connected to India for its Spotlight column, the Tea Kadai host spilled the beans about his life and his journey in the world of radio. Ravi G sat with his co-host Sajini for the second […]

Spotlight’s Tamil language debut, Ravi G Oli 968 DJ interviews Singapore’s leading entertainer Sajini

Connected to India has been bringing in-depth, engaging interviews with newsmakers, luminaries and entertainers through its Spotlight column. Spotlight across its 90 interviews, has featured India’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar, Invest North Summit, Sunny Leone, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, the dynamic ex-High Commissioner of India Jawed […]

Singapore Indian Association 100 not out! President Tharman talks kinship, legacy

The Singapore Indian Association recently completed its ton! Set up in 1923, SIA, commonly referred to as the Indian Association (IA), crossed 100 years in the country. On the special night at the Ritz Carlton, the who’s who of the Indian diaspora in Singapore flocked to the hotel to raise a toast to the grand […]

Making Kasavu relatable again! Fashion designer Kavita Thulasidas’ reinterpretation comes with futuristic goals

Born and brought up in Singapore, a third-generation Singaporean is trying her best to protect her Indian culture and heritage through fashion. This is the story of Kavita Thulasidas, an award-winning fashion designer, who identifies herself as a ‘half Malayali’. Born to a Sindhi mother and a Malayali father, Thulasidas, a recipient of the prestigious […]

Gujarat Chief Minister lauds Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew as a nation-builder, and invites Singapore businesses to Vibrant Gujarat 2024

In a strategic move to drive participation in the 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat 2024, Chief Minister of the state, Bhupendra Patel, accompanied by a high-level delegation, has embarked on a visit to Japan and Singapore between November 26 and December 2. Addressing a packed hall of industry leaders in Singapore, the CM called Minister Mentor Lee […]

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