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Rajesh Vaidhya's beautiful rendition of Malaysia's national anthem goes viral

Veena exponent Rajhesh Vaidhya's rendition of Malaysia's national anthem – titled "Negaraku" – has gone viral.

Entertainment

Anti-CAA protests held in Washington, Chennai, New Delhi

Protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act championed by the BJP government continued with a group of Indian-Americans...

Global

New UK visa plan to hire doctors, nurses from India and other countries

The United Kingdom government on Thursday announced plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the...

UK

Students across the world protest against CAA, police action in India

Student protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in India crossed the nation’s...

Global

The highest-paid YouTube star is just 8 years old

The most highly-paid YouTube star is just eight years old, and he's considered a veteran of the "unboxing" genre.

Singapore

WHO prequalifies new medicine that could make breast cancer treatment cheaper

The World Health Organization has prequalified a biosimilar medicine that could make this breast cancer treatment more affordable and...

Singapore

Singapore rises in gender equality ranking while India and the UK slip: World Economic Forum report

The recently released Global Gender Gap Report 2020 by the World Economic Forum has thrown up some alarming figures.

Singapore

Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives...

USA

Saudi Arabia announces citizenship scheme for expats

The new scheme is part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 plan that seeks to diversify in order to liberate the kingdom from its reliance on oil.

Global

Google's Sundar Pichai appointed CEO at parent firm Alphabet

According to media reports, Google's Sundar Pichai will be taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at parent firm Alphabet...

Corporate

Victoria government announces AUD 3 million grant for Indian community

The Victoria state government in Australia announced an AUD 3 million grant to help the state’s Indian diaspora renovate and revamp its...

Global

After Singapore, illegal streaming operators in Thailand fined over SGD 680k

In Thailand, a Briton and a Thai national have pleaded guilty to infringing Premier League football’s copyright in the country and have...

Global

India has largest diaspora, receives highest remittance: UN Report

With a 17.5 million-strong diaspora across the world, India has the largest international migrant population of any country in the world and...

Global

Most expensive international schools found in Asia, cheapest in Africa and Middle East: Report

Singapore takes the ninth spot, with international education prices between SGD 4,406 and SGD 51,734.

Global

Australian PM to return three smuggled artefacts to India during upcoming January visit

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that he would return three culturally-significant artefacts to India during his upcoming...

Global

Are you an OCI cardholder planning a trip to India? Here’s what you need to know

With Christmas and New Year’s holidays approaching, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders across the world are travelling to India...

Global

Over 80% of teens globally are not physically active enough, says WHO

In a new study, the World Health Organisation (WHO) found that over 80 per cent of school-going adolescents globally fail to have at least...

Global

Canada: Four Indian-origin ministers in Justin Trudeau’s new Cabinet

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced his 36 new Cabinet ministers, including four Indian-origin MPs Navdeep Singh...

Global

Rejecting RCEP not about stepping back from Act East policy, says Jaishankar​

Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture in New Delhi, Jaishankar added that no agreement was better than a "bad agreement".

Global

UK court to hear Nirav Modi’s latest bail application

A UK court is scheduled to hear a new bail application on Wednesday filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is fighting extradition to...

UK

Alibaba Singles' Day 2019 logs SGD 22.17 billion worth of purchases in 1.5 hours

Despite the global economic slowdown, shoppers around the world are not holding back from spending at Alibaba's Singles’ Day shopping...

Singapore

Writer Aatish Taseer’s OCI status revoked by Indian government

The revocation comes for not complying with the "very basic requirements" and concealing information, said the Home Ministry.

Global

India slams Pakistan at UNSC debate on women’s rights

Tensions ran high between India and Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on women, peace and the global...

Global

2200 Sikh pilgrims reach Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan ahead of opening of Kartarpur Corridor

The pilgrims will also visit other Gurdwaras in the Punjab province during their and attend the opening ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor...

Global
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