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Malnutrition unacceptably high and affects every country in the world: 2018 Global Nutrition Report

Of the three countries that are home to almost half of all stunted children, two are in Asia: India and Pakistan.

Finally, IndiGo set to fly Vijayawada-Singapore route from December 4

Andhra Pradesh government has sanctioned SGD600,000 (INR30.6 million) as Viability Gap Fund to IndiGo Airlines one month in advance to...

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Missions across 14 countries asked to locate kin of 26/11 victims, hold memorials

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has asked its missions in 14 countries to locate families of their nationals who were killed in...

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India ties up with Singapore Corporation, Temasek for water recycle, reuse

India's official policy think-tank Niti Aayog and ministry of drinking water has entered into partnership with Singapore Corporation...

Indian diaspora applicants to get passport in 48 hours from missions, consulates

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has said Indian missions across world would soon issue a passport in less than 48...

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Lao seeks India's role in connectivity infrastructure development in ASEAN countries

Lao has urged India to play a proactive role in the development of infrastructure in the ASEAN region to meet the target of digital...

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SIMBEX expands scope, adds more firepower on its Silver Jubilee

Singapore and India's annual naval exercise SIMBEX expanded its scope on its silver jubilee this year by adding more firepower and...

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India, Singapore to hold trilateral exercise with Thailand in Andaman Sea

Trilateral maritime exercise with Thailand in the Andaman Sea is in the offing after Indian and Singapore have successfully held naval...

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Instagram to remove fake followers, likes and comments in platform cleanup

Instagram will be doing a platform cleanup to remove fake followers, likes, and comments generated by applications.

Demand for e-visa surges four-fold as India relaxes restrictions

Popularity of e-visas reached new heights with foreigners and NRIs travelling to India quadrupled to 18.78 lakh this year from 4.47 lakh in...

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Alibaba Singles Day shopping frenzy breaks record again, but growth slows

Alibaba's "Double 11" broke its own record yet again, cashing SGD 42.32 billion in sales on Sunday over the 24-hour period.

Ayodhya enters Guinness Book of World Records by lighting 300,000 earthen lamps

As the whole world kicked off Deepavali celebrations, the historic city of Ayodhya attained global recognition as it made its way into the...

South Korean First Lady visits ancient city Ayodhya for revival of traditional links with India

South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s wife current trip to India is to revive an ancient link between the two countries. The link connects...

PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of Sardar Patel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled a colossal statue of Independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, standing 182 metres tall...

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Singapore tops Asia in English skills after Malaysia, Philippines, India

Singaporeans possess the highest degree of English skills in Asia, followed by people from Malaysia, the Philippines, Malaysia, and India,...

Changing its stand, Indian govt says NRIs allowed to make RTI queries

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can file Right to Information (RTI) applications to seek governance-related information, the government has...

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Lion Air plane crash: NRI Bhavye Suneja was captain, rescue operations underway

Even as search and rescue operations are underway searching for the passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 which crashed today morning off the...

India wins top UN award for promoting investment in wind energy sector

India's investment promotion agency Invest India has been conferred with United Nations Investment Promotion Award for mobilising investment...

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Gemalto CEO apologises for misleading report on Aadhaar data breach

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100 Drones dance to welcome the 10th edition of Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival

Highly mobile Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who have lived in Hong Kong and in Singapore often argue about, which is a more exciting place....

Indian govt thinking of dollar deposit scheme for NRIs to halt Rupee's fall

Trying to arrest the continued slide of the Indian rupee, the nation's government is reportedly considering a dollar deposit scheme for...

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Three in custody for kidnapping Indian origin billionaire in Tanzania

Indian origin Mohammed Dewji, Africa's youngest billionaire, was kidnapped yesterday by gunmen from outside a gymnasium in Dar es Salaam,...

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Set direct flight from Amravati to Singapore by October 25, directs Andhra CM

Highlighting the close relationship that Singapore has built at the grassroots level in the creation of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh...

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Indian national among five killed in Bangkok gang shootout

A 42-year-old Indian National was killed in crossfire during a shootout between rival gangs in Bangkok.