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Vaibhav Srivastava August 10th 2022 Global #GlobalNews

'Developing Singapore Gujarati Society has been a challenging task'

Outgoing Singapore Gujarati Society president Biren Desai reflects upon his service and involvement with the society and Gujarati community...

Singapore #Indiansabroad

A writing journey with Shriya Asha Sharma

March 19, 2022 marked a momentous milestone on 11-year-old author Shriya Asha Sharma’s path to making a difference in the world via her...

Singapore #Lifestyle

Curtain falls on JLF 2022 with lively debate about Nehru’s legacy

The closing debate of ‘Nehru remains the greatest Prime Minister of India’ at Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 capped an intense five...

Past Events #JaipurLiteratureFestival2022

'Break Point' review: The unfulfilled potential of Lee-Hesh takes centre stage in the ZEE5 docuseries

ZEE5 Global and the award-winning husband-wife directorial doubles pairing of Nitesh and Ashwini Iyer Tiwari have created a sports...

Other Sports #ZEE5

Model Tenancy Act to boost NRIs' investment hopes in Indian rent market: ANAROCK's Shajai Jacob

The Indian Cabinet’s recent approval for the Model Tenancy Act is being hailed as a landmark moment in Indian rent market.

NRI Personal Finance #NRI

ECB may have overreacted, says Madan Lal; Ollie deserves a second chance, aver young cricket fans

Former Indian all-rounder Madan Lal, one of the stars of India’s first-ever ODI World Cup victory, says that England and Wales Cricket...

Cricket #ViralStories

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 #ViralStories

Buddhadeb’s 'Bagh Bahadur' Pavan Malhotra pays a tribute to 5-time National Film Award winning auteur

Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta the celebrated auteur best-known for films such Bagh Bahadur, Tahader Katha, Charachar and Uttara, succumbed to...

Entertainment

Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh vows to call out bigoted views and racism in Singapore, says public spaces are for everybody

Singapore was witnessing “tectonic shifts”, Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh has said his party will work towards creating greater...

Singapore

Should English cricketer Ollie Robinson be rehabilitated or punished for discriminatory tweets he put out as a teenager?

England fast bowler Ollie Robinson has become the latest subject of the campaign against discrimination that has been sweeping across the...

UK #ViralStories

Indian-Americans and the Biden Presidency - the road ahead

The Biden-Harris ticket’s victory in the US 2020 Presidential elections was celebrated across the country which had been eagerly awaiting...

USA #USElection2020

Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore...

Corporate #BusinessNews

COVID-19 and the migrant worker issues in India: In conversation with Mukta Naik

Naik focuses her work on understanding the links between Internal Migration and Urbanization in the Indian context and is a PhD candidate at...

Covid-19 #COVID19

What will Kamala Harris as Vice-President mean for India?

The nomination of Indian-American Democratic Senator Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running-mate for the upcoming US election has caused a...

USA #USElection2020

Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My...

Covid-19 #GlobalNews

When is the right time to buy Term Insurance?

Tussle between urgent versus important impacts financial planning in a big way. It is very common for people to constantly delay buying...

Personal Finance

India Inc. response to COVID-19: Rising to the occasion

Through the amalgamation of technology and innovation, the business community is serving the society and also creating new business...

Covid-19 #COVID19

ASEAN and India: Reinforcing an important partnership amid rare disruption

India attaches great importance to her partnership with ASEAN countries, giving the highest importance to ‘ASEAN centrality’ as an...

Covid-19 #COVID19

Visa rules, red tape block NRI doctors in US from joining fight against COVID-19 outbreak

NRI Indian doctors in the USA are being forced by red tape and immigration regulations to remain on the sidelines of the fight against the...

Covid-19 #USANews

New Delhi, No New Deal!

Donald Trump’s maiden Presidential visit to India is more show than substance

USA #TrumpinIndia2020

Let’s give new Andhra government some time to re-evaluate Amravati: Vivian Balakrishnan

Give time to new Andhra government to sort out its priorities and plans while allowing the private sector to make their decision on a...

Singapore #India

India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators

The Indian real estate market has always attracted considerable interest from the expatriate Indian diaspora.

Personal Finance #NRI

In Memoriam: Arun Jaitley, the all-rounder politician

Arun Jaitley was one of the most versatile and competent leaders of India and his contributions to our nation will be remembered for years...

Global #India

What ails the Housing Market?

The 'golden years' of Indian residential real estate are well and truly over, at least in the short to mid-term. The sentiment of end-users...

Global #India

Singapore government’s decisive steps help dampen “Brownface” controversy

The Singapore government’s decisive action recently in a dispute triggered by a poorly scripted advertisement effectively calmed an...

Singapore #Singapore