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All quizzing needs is an open mind: Joy Bhattacharjya

Connected to India caught up with Joy on the sidelines of the quiz, who emphasised, "All quizzing needs is an open and curious mind." Here...

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Malayali rock band Avial ready to light a spark in Singapore, says Rex Vijayan

The pathfinders of Malayali rock, Avial, seem to have a fated connection with the Lion City. They will play their first Singapore gig during...

Kalaa Utsavam 2018 Spotlight

All in the eyes: Dr Rupesh Agrawal working to make a brighter tomorrow

The Indian-origin doctor was declared the winner in the ‘Individual: Adult’ category of the 2018 President’s Volunteerism &...

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Drumming the beat of diversity: Damaru Singapore

Connected to India speaks to Akshara Thiru on the Damaru journey, the community outreach programmes, as well as his aspirations for the...

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Women of the past celebrated mostly by a patriarchal society: Banupriya Ponnarasu

Highlighting the richness of Indian culture in Singapore, Apsaras Arts' classical dancer Banupriya Ponnarasu will be performing an...

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Bigger & better Dastak to feature local talent in its 3rd edition

Singapore’s largest Hindi theatre festival will be back for its third installation at the Goodman Arts Centre from November 15 to 18,...

Singapore Spotlight

Technology cuts across boundaries, territories, countries, continents: Harish Goyal

“Technology has done a very good thing for all of us. Technology cuts across boundaries, territories, countries, continents. When we talk...

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Took me five years to feel equipped, emotionally and creatively, to tell this story: Nandita Das on 'Manto'

With the second Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF) set to kick off this Friday, movie buffs in the island nation...

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Remittance is the business of earning trust: InstaReM’s Prajit Nanu

The clear-headed, straight-talking founder and CEO of InstaReM Prajit Nanu looks like a man in a hurry. Talking about his global expansion...

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Music is a universal language: Tribute to a legendary teacher Ms Kalyani Puranik

Connected to India speaks to the sweet Ms Puranik on her love for music and inspiring the next generation of musicians

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Exclusive: Uttarakhand CM explains how his state ‘can fulfil spiritual and business needs’

Catch Connected to India’s exclusive interview with the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat where he invites investors, with...

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Why NRIs should invest in markets besides India: IP Global Richard Lowe

Connected to India speaks to Lowe to find out more about the markets that NRIs could consider investing in, as well as how Singapore's new...

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The Anatomy of A Republic: Crabtree’s book on billionaires outlines India’s growth story

Five years (2011-2016) as India’s Bureau Chief for the Financial Times gave James Crabtree a perfect ringside view of India’s political...

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Keeping the heritage alive through performing arts: SIFAS President Vidhya Nair

Punam Sharrma speaks to the President of SIFAS Vidhya Nair, on how performing arts has been a constant presence in her life, and her...

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Reema Kagti’s tryst with ‘Gold’ on Independence Day

Coinciding with the patriotic fervour of Indians across the world nearing its annual crescendo on Independence Day, Reema Kagti’s Gold,...

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Bold, beautiful and bright Taapsee’s hard-earned success

No film Pundit worth her or his salt would have dared to predict that Delhi’s Ashok Vihar, a conservative middle-class locality, will...

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Premanadi: Experience the River of Love

Premanadi – The River of Love is a dance-drama by the Temple of Fine Arts, about the many facets of the Ganges river.

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Umeed: 20-year-old Kathak dancer Sunena Gupta’s journey against the odds

20-year-old Sunena Gupta was diagnosed with Alopecia when she was just two. Here's the story of her struggles and how she had overcome all...

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Long, tough but exhilarating: How father-daughter scaled the Everest to bond at 29,000 feet

Ajeet Bajaj, who was conferred the Padma Shri in 2012 by the President of India for his contribution to the adventure fraternity in India,...

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From Singrauli to Singapore-Incredible journey of Kathak dancer Avinav Mukharji

The journey of young Kathak dancer Arinav Mukharji from the small nondescript Indian town of Singrauli to Singapore can be summarised in one...

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Sarees are not just for mothers-in-law: Laila Tyabji

Connected to India speaks to Laila Tyabji, founder of Dastkar, about her Saree Diary and her relentless efforts to bring Indian crafts to...

Singapore Spotlight

Diaspora for Development: Modi’s global envoy Vijay Chauthaiwale spells out the importance of outreach

In an exclusive interview to Connected to India, the head of BJP’s Foreign Affairs cell, Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale spoke about Prime Minister...

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Script was my bible and Meghna Gulzar was my priest: Vicky Kaushal

Sawaal ek, jawaab do, (Ask one question, get two answers) says Vicky Kaushal about his director Meghna Gulzar who he thinks was already...

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Singapore celebrates unsung musical gems of Tamil Trinity

Good music never gets old! Isai Amuthu – musical gems of Tamil trinity is one such attempt, to bring back to life compositions by 15th...

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International audience ready for Indian movies: Hollywood movie financier AVT Shankardass

Punam Sharrma of Connected to India spoke to the very affable movie financier AVT Shankardass on his recent visit to Singapore.

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