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Four-nation Malabar exercise kicks off

The high-voltage Malabar exercise featuring the navies of India, US, Japan and Australia began off the Guam coast yesterday amid concerns...

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Dozens of civilians, 12 US troops killed in attacks outside Kabul airport: Reports

At least 15 people, including three US military personnel, were reported injured and an unknown number of casualties in a bomb blast outside...

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US, India, Canada pull citizens, embassy staff out of Afghanistan

US, India and Canada are among the nations pulling out their citizens and embassy personnel from Afghanistan as Taliban entered the capital...

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Singapore ranks first, India among top five risers in Global Youth Development Index

Singapore ranked first in the world while India at rank 122 was among the top five risers in the latest Global Youth Development Index...

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Despite COVID, International Baccalaureate pass percentage jumps from 85 to 89 in May 2021 results

Nearly 89 per cent of over 170,000 students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate (IB) globally have recently received their IB...

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Singapore drops in global cost of living rankings for expats: ECA International report

Singapore has dropped by one place to be in the 13th position in the global cost of living rankings, but remains in the top 10 most...

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Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

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Singapore expresses grave concern over coup by military in Myanmar

Singapore expresses grave concern over coup by Myanmar's military in Myanmar

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Singapore and India Reaffirm Strong and Long-standing Defence Relations at 5th Defence Ministers' Dialogue

Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and India’s Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh co-chaired the 5th India-Singapore Defence...

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US, UK produce more plastic waste per person than India: Report

The United States and United Kingdom produce more plastic waste per person than any other major countries in the world, according to new...

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China gaining on US, India fourth in Asian power index, says report

According to a report on division of national influences in the Asia-Pacific, China is closing in on the US as the most powerful country in...

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Harvard University tops US News and World Report's Global University Rankings 2021

In the 2021 US News and World Report Global University Rankings published today, the United States' Harvard University secured the first...

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Former Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf takes charge as envoy to France

The 1991 batch IFS officer succeeds Vinay Kwatra (1988 batch).

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Nirav Modi's assets worth INR 329 crore in UK, UAE and India seized

India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confiscated fugitive diamantaire Nirava Modi’s properties worth INR 329.66 crore in Mumbai,...

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India responds to US, UAE calls to restrict Air India charter flights

The US Department of Transportation has barred Air India from operating chartered flights between India and the United States from July 22...

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Our 65-day forced vacation during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the world far harder than anyone could have expected. And for this correspondent it has been no different. My...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary

Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be honoured with UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award

This is the first time the UN Military Gender Advocate award has been given to an Indian peacekeeper.

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Haven't seen proof that COVID-19 was created in Chinese lab: WHO

The World Health Organisation refuted United States President Donald Trump's claims that the coronavirus had emerged from a Chinese...

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Indian government announces plan for return of citizens stranded abroad

The Indian government announced that it will be facilitating the return of Indian nationals stranded abroad on compelling grounds in a...

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US planning 10,000 random COVID-19 tests to map 'undiagnosed spread'

The United States’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) is testing 10,000 random people who had not tested for COVID-19 for the presence of...

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India lifts medicine export ban following talks between Trump, Modi

Following talks between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has lifted a ban on some drug exports,...

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As WHO warns of "very real" COVID-19 threat, countries extend measures

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned of a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic.

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APAC airlines could lose SGD 38.9 billion in revenue due to COVID-19: IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates a potential 13 per cent full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the...

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Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

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