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Durga Puja in Singapore: Bengali community returns to the festival with themes of sustainability, equality, inclusivity

The venue for the SIPA celebrations is the Singapore Sindhi Association and the Durga Puja 2023 dates are October 20 to October 24.

Singapore Spotlight

Asha Bhosle reaches 90 in style: Rocks Dubai live show; says ‘music never ends, it’s like a river’

Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle marked her 90th birthday (Sept 8, 2023) by going on stage and performing for several hours in front of a...

India Spotlight

Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia marks a milestone with his independent stage show in Singapore

Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia considers himself one of the contributors to the Indian music scene in Singapore. This month is quite special...

Singapore Spotlight

Sarod artistes Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash return to Singapore with a message of ‘universal togetherness’

Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, musicians and sons of the legendary sarod artiste Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, return to Singapore with...

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Singapore theatreperson G Selva puts the audience in charge with the novel concept of mediated plays

Singapore is set to see this rather novel play format in September, as Avant Theatre, led by G Selva, presents Hangman. The Tamil and...

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‘You had me at hello’: Actress Churni Ganguly recalls her Jerry Maguire moment in the Rocky and Rani universe

Actress Churni Ganguly, a household name among audiences for Bengali television and cinema, had an instant connection with Bollywood...

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At home in Bollywood: Actor Tota Roy Chowdhury basks in the warm glow of the Karan Johar galaxy

Bengali actor Tota Roy Chowdhury is thoroughly enjoying the countrywide fame and accolades that have come with starring in the Bollywood...

Entertainment Spotlight

Indian Food Festival 2023 in Brussels: Taste the flavours, feel the culture

Speaking to Connected to India ahead of these events, Sreeman Bommisetty and Rahul Venkit, Indian-Belgian, Founder of Brussels Bollywood...

Food Spotlight

Improv, street theatre; get set for a new, evolved Dastak 2023 in Singapore

Singapore’s premier Hindi theatre festival Dastak returns to the Lion City, and it’s even bigger and better this year!

Entertainment Spotlight

Indian scientist Archana Sharma is pushing the boundaries of physics at CERN

Physicist Archana Sharma is one of the modern trailblazers of the Indian science community.

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My degree of trust with Alia creates something special, says Ranveer Singh as he promotes 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani'

As Ranveer Singh tours India to promote 'Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani' he shares his special bond with co-actor Alia Bhatt

Entertainment Spotlight

Outgoing envoy P Kumaran leaving with fond memories of Indian community in Singapore

The quality of the diaspora in Singapore is amazing, says outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE P Kumaran, in an exclusive...

Singapore Spotlight

Never felt like a second citizen of Bollywood: Jisshu U Sengupta

Jisshu U Sengupta is paired with Hindi film icon Kajol in Suprarn S Varma's web series 'The Trial: Pyaar, Kaanoon, Dhoka'. Our correspondent...

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Mercedes F1 team, TeamViewer racing into a data-driven future

Formula 1 racing is a highly competitive sport, with competing teams spending hundreds of millions in attempts to gain even the slightest...

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Meet Dr Preeti Aghalayam, set to become the first-ever woman IIT Director

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras created another first as its upcoming Zanzibar campus, the first-ever offshore IIT campus,...

Global Spotlight

Both me and my character are 'bindaas' kind of girls: Pooja Hegde

Connected to India is shining the spotlight on pan-national star Pooja Hegde, who starred opposite Salman Khan in 'Kisi ka Bhai Kisi ki...

Entertainment Spotlight

Batting for a better game: Dr Akshai Mansingh is a sports medicine pioneer in the West Indies who lives for cricket

Dr Akshai Mansingh, Dean of the Faculty of Sport at The University of the West Indies, has grown up with superstar cricket players and has...

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Becoming 'Druv Kent': Indian-origin composer Dhruv Shrikent shares his journey from banker to music creator

Dhruv Shrikent quit banking for creating music in 2013, and he hasn't looked back since. Catch Connected to India's exclusive interview...

NRI Stories Spotlight

Francois and Debarati bring the art of European cheesemaking to Himachal Pradesh

Francois and Debarati Laederich chose to settle down in the Mashobra valley and launch their business venture Amiksa Cheese, creating and...

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Tarla Dalal one of the pioneer feminists and working women in India: Huma Qureshi

Bollywood star Huma Qureshi essays her first biopic role. She will play late chef and cookbook author Tarla Dalal in her upcoming film...

Entertainment Spotlight

Enjoy spreading the message of yoga worldwide: Teen prodigy Ishwar Sharma

13-year-old Ishwar Sharma’s impressive dedication to yoga has seen him travel across the world, emerge victorious in international...

UK Spotlight

We want to introduce as many people as possible to the mountains, the outdoors, says Anusha Subramanian

Mumbai-based Anusha works with her business partners and fellow climbers, Shashi Bahuguna and Guneet Puri, both based in Uttarakhand, to...

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Visit Varanasi, India’s healing capital, where life and death coexist in harmony

The aura of Varanasi appeared to be seeped in accepting situations and moving on — physically and mentally — as the sound of prayer...

India Spotlight

Vasantham Star winner Navein Gunasekaran is fired up for his musical future

Winning Vasantham Star 2023 has brought Navein into the limelight in the Singapore music circuit. Catch our exclusive interview with him.

Entertainment Spotlight

Purulia Chhau is a vehicle of empowerment, says scholar and change-maker Sneha Bhattacharyya

One of the most spectacular folk art forms in India, Purulia Chhau recently visited Singapore to take part in ‘A Tapestry of Sacred...

India Spotlight

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