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India moves up World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking; Singapore second

India moved up 14 ranks in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 survey to stand at 63 among 190 countries, making it one of the...

Global

Kartarpur corridor: As deadline nears, Pakistan’s slow progress visible from Indian side

Pakistan has reportedly refused to construct their side of a bridge on the cross-border elevated corridor to Kartarpur Darbar Sahib from...

Global

India, Singapore among 34 nations that have paid UN dues ahead of deadline

India, Singapore, and 34 other United Nations (UN) member states paid their regular budget dues in full and on time to the world...

Global

Singapore 2nd, India moves up in world economic freedom index

Despite an economic slowdown, India jumped 17 spots on the Global Economic Freedom index from last year’s 96th spot to the current ranking...

Global

PM Modi to visit UAE and Bahrain from August 23

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to undertake an official visit to the Gulf nations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain...

Global

Trump threatens to withdraw from WTO over lenient treatment to China, India

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) unless lenient treatment to nations...

USA

US Congressman issues public apology for his remarks on Kashmir issue

United States Congressman Tom Suozzi, who had upset the Indian-American community with provocative remarks on Jammu and Kashmir last week,...

USA

Indian-Americans angry at US Congressman’s Kashmir remarks

The Indian-American community is very upset with Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi who has asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to make...

USA

India reacts strongly to Pakistan’s decision to downgrade bilateral ties

The Ministry of External Affairs issued a strong statement earlier today in response to the decision by the Pakistan government to downgrade...

Global

Tributes pour in for Sushma Swaraj from across the world

Tributes for Sushma Swaraj poured in across political parties, the sports fraternity, the film industry as well as from diplomats around the...

Global

India Day Parade in New York to honour sacrifice of Armed Forces

This year’s India Day Parade in New York will honour valour and the sacrifices made by the Armed Forces and will be held on August 18.

USA

Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir again, India says any discussion on Kashmir only with Pak

Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said today that he has communicated to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that any...

Global

US thanks India for cooperation on Iran oil sanctions

Thanking India, the United States White House said on Wednesday that it is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner...

USA

Archbishop of Canterbury set for India pastoral trip

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual head of the Church of England establishment, is set to make a 10-day visit to India.

UK

Survey: Indians and Malays feel discriminated against in job applications in Singapore

According to a survey conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies and OnePeople.sg, a national body for inter-racial and inter-religious...

Singapore

India launches mission to the moon with Chandrayaan 2

India is off to the moon with the 3840-kilogram Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft that was launched into an earth orbit on Monday.

Global

India, Singapore trade ministers to take part in RCEP Beijing meet next month

Commerce ministers of 16 countries including India and Singapore involved in negotiations over the mega free trade Regional Comprehensive...

Global

Karan Patel: The star baseball pitcher who loves cricket

He may not have a movie about him yet but Karan Patel has made history by becoming the first player of Indian descent to be drafted in Major...

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Singapore-based GIIS to launch first SMART Campus in Pune

Singapore-headquartered Global Indian International School (GIIS) is set to launch its first SMART Campus in Pune.

Global

Increase in number of Indian students applying to UK universities

The latest data revealed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), the UK's centralised university application system, has...

UK

Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in...

Journeys

Vistara launches international flights, Singapore its first global destination

Air carrier Vistara, a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons, is set to launch its first international flights from next...

Travel

US lawmakers pass bill to lift country-cap on Green Cards

United States lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday, which will lift the current seven per cent country-cap on issuing Green Cards. The move...

USA

Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub

Photo-sharing social media firm Pinterest has launched its Singapore office to better operate across South East Asia and India. This is...

Corporate

Trump issues fresh trade tariff warning to India

United States President Donald Trump attacked India once again about trade tariffs ahead of official-level trade talks between India and the...

USA