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Indian women politicians face higher level of online abuse than US, UK counterparts: Study

According to a study of Twitter traffic, Indian women politicians experienced substantially higher online abuse than their United Kingdom...

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Wuhan virus: China quarantines 20 million people, cancels New Year celebration events

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting to discuss the Wuhan virus but has said that it is not a global health emergency...

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Singapore 4th, India 80th in corruption perception rankings

Singapore was the fourth least corrupt country in the world while India ranked 80th among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption...

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The richest people in the United States kept getting richer: Study

In 2019, the combined wealth of America's ten richest people was SGD 957.8 billion, a near 25 times increase from 30 years ago.

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Singapore, India, Hong Kong drop in EIU’s Democracy Index

Singapore, Hong Kong and India have all dropped places in a new ranking of democracies around the world.

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India's Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives government 4 weeks to respond

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday ruled that it would not grant a stay to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the...

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Davos: Priyanka Chopra calls for a world where 'a woman’s ability to succeed is a basic right'

Deepika Padukone was not the only Bollywood star at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. On Tuesday, Priyanka Chopra took part in a...

IMF lowers Indian growth estimate for 2019, also cuts global growth rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered the growth estimate for India to 4.8 per cent for 2019, a cut of 1.3 per cent in...

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Wealth of 63 Indian billionaires more than total Union Budget: Oxfam Report

Entitled 'Time to Care', the study by rights group Oxfam was released ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in...

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China, Pakistan’s efforts to internationalise Kashmir blocked in UNSC yet again

China, at the urging of Pakistan, tried yet again to call for international intervention in Kashmir through the United Nations only to be...

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Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf heading to France next as part of an envoy reshuffle: Reports

According to media reports, the Indian government has cleared the appointment of outgoing Singapore High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf as the...

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Satya Nadella expresses reservations about CAA, Amartya Sen calls for unity against Act

Nadella spoke about India's inherent multiculturalism, the need to create equal opportunities for all, and the importance of debate in a...

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India curbs palm oil imports from Malaysia over their PM’s anti-CAA stance

Economic and diplomatic ties between India and Malaysia ties are likely to take a hit with New Delhi deciding to put curbs on palm oil...

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Envoys from the US and 16 other countries visit Kashmir, assess security situation

The visit comes five months after the Indian government revoked Article 370, which granted autonomous status to the erstwhile state of Jammu...

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EAM Jaishankar to interact with Indian diaspora today on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will be interacting with Indian Diaspora across the globe through a digital video...

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India reaching out to foreign nations to allay CAA fears, says MEA spokesperson

With the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) a subject for global debate, India has reached out to countries across all...

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“Can’t stay neutral”: After Deepika Padukone, actor Varun Dhawan condemns JNU attack

Dhawan spoke to reporters in Madhya Pradesh where he is promoting his upcoming film Street Dancer 3D.

Twitter erupts as supporters and critics of Deepika Padukone’s visit to JNU battle it out

#boycottchhapaak and #ISupportDeepika both started trending as Twitter stood divided in its opinion about her show of solidarity with the...

Bollywood celebs, Indian politicians react on social media to JNU violence

Sunday’s violence on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus drew a storm of responses on social media, with members of...

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Singapore's Tharman Shanmugaratnam exchanges New Year's wishes with Modi

​Singapore's Indian-origin Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister...

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NTU President Prof Subra Suresh honoured by alma mater IIT Madras

NTU President Professor Subra Suresh has been honoured by his alma mater, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) with a new...

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From Kerala to Canada, anti-CAA protests ring in the New Year

Protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act continued into the new year. A day after the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution seeking...

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Four IAF pilots chosen for Gaganyaan mission: ISRO chairman

The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Sivan announced that four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have been chosen to...

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India’s premier medical institute looking for overseas expertise to redesign campus

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is looking for overseas expertise to redesign its campus through an open...

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Inter-racial couple holds two weddings to honour traditions from both sides

Singaporean-Malaysian couple Pathma Gurusamy and Ng Boon Jun have taken to social media to share beautiful moments from their "double...

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In pics: Hello 2020, Decade and World! From Singapore

Scale, tech and sheer joy is the way to best describe incredible new year celebrations at the Marina Bay Sands, here in Singapore.

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OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

The Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

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