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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...


Singapore and Indian armies conduct joint drill in Devlali, Maharashtra

Even as India and Singapore conducted a successful silver jubilee of naval exercise SIMBEX last week, the armies of both countries are...


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...


Sikh community in US lauds Indian government's Kartarpur Corridor initiative

Highlighting the positive effect on Indo-Pak relations not just in the subcontinent but across the world, Sikhs in America have hailed the...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Singapore, India naval war games mark silver jubilee with SIMBEX 2018 at the Andaman Sea

Riding the crest of 25 years of Singapore India maritime cooperation, Royal Singapore Navy and Indian Navy have started their annual war...


Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India

It is right in the midst of Diwali season, and money transfers back to India are in full flow. With the large Indian population in Singapore...

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Modi urges US firms to invest in start ups, energy, digital

Noting the "unprecedented" gains to the US and India through escalating economic engagements, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked...


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...


Toddlers Darlene, Jessica in UK first to get passports under MEA outreach programme

The Indian mission in UK presented the first set of passports under their new scheme to two toddlers, Darlene Fernandes and Jessica Kaur, at...


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...


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...


Gemalto CEO apologises for misleading report on Aadhaar data breach


India, UAE collaboration on Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence to generate USD20bn in benefits

Even as experts debate the application of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence in governance and their potential exploitation, India and UAE...


OPIC commits USD125mn to mid-size Indian companies in health, energy, tech, agriculture, services

Shortly after financing Grameen Impact with USD5mn for lending small and medium enterprises, the US funding arm OPIC has committed USD125 mn...


Singapore urges New Delhi to start more flights to boost business

Singapore has urged New Delhi to start more flights between Singapore and cities in northern India to increase the flow of business...


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...


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...


In Pics: Hitman Rohit Sharma enthralls Singapore cricket fans

After India’s nail-biting victory at the Asia Cup, tournament captain Rohit Sharma was at at the Le Meridien Sentosa in Singapore last...


Indian Embassy in Brussels, Singapore consulate commemorate Gandhiji's 150th birthday

The 150th birthday anniversary of the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi, the Embassy of India, Brussels organised a special series...


Namaste India in Tokyo: Spirits high despite a looming typhoon Trami

With the warming ties between India and Japan, the largest Indian festival in Japan – Namaste India – continues to grow larger each...


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  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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