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CtoI News Desk October 5th 2021 UAE

RBI, MAS announce plan to link e-payment systems across India, Singapore

Singapore News: The Reserve Bank of India and the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced a project to link their respective fast payment...

Singapore

Singapore-based lyricist Tanuj Khosla's lockdown song released by T-Series

Singapore-based amateur lyricist Tanuj Khosla, in a team-up with Indian music composer Ajay Nagarkoti, has had a song he wrote picked up by...

Entertainment NRI Stories

Singapore-based edtech startup Teachee launches in India

Singapore-based education technology company Teachee has announced its launch in India. A subsidiary of Vlight Technology Pte, the brand...

SMEs

75th Independence Day: PM announces national infra plan; Prez pays tribute to martyrs

While addressing the nation from Red Fort on 15th August, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the central government will soon...

Global

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...

Global

Neeraj Chopra wins Gold in javelin throw; becomes first-ever Indian to win Athletics' medal at Olympics

India's Neeraj Chopra won the Gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympics with an 87.58 metres throw in his second...

Other Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2021: Indian men's and women's hockey teams advance to semi-finals

The Indian men's and women's hockey teams both made history at the Tokyo Olympics, making the last four of the hockey event in their...

Other Sports

Tamil Nadu emerging as IT hub; signs MoUs with Singapore tech firms

Chennai is emerging as a data centre hub with the Tamil Nadu government signing Memoranda of Understanding with Singapore-based CapitaL and...

Global

Global COVID tally breaches 186.7 mn, deaths over 4.02 mn

University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global Covid caseload, death toll and the total...

Covid-19

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar casualties of major cabinet reshuffle

Indian politics - Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle yesterday Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi...

Global

Indian Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh dies aged 42

India mourned the death of Ngangom Dinko Singh, the bantamweight boxer who won the Asian Games gold in the 1998 edition in Bangkok.

Global

Kannada ‘ugliest language’ controversy: The formation of knowledge through Google must be contested, says linguist Dr Ganesh Devy

The recent 'ugliest language in India' controversy highlights how humans are changing from seekers to helpless “consumers of knowledge”,...

Global

Free vaccines for all citizens through centralised inoculation drive: PM Modi in national address

the Prime Minister emphasised that following COVID protocols is the way to defeat this “invisible and mutating” enemy.

Covid-19

Google apologises for search result showing Kannada as 'ugliest language in India'

Tech giant Google was at the centre of a massive controversy after a search with the keywords "ugliest language in India" on the platform...

Global

Huma Qureshi calls Maharani's resemblance to Rabri Devi's life coincidental

Spotlight on the leading pair of political drama 'Maharani', Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial. To release on SonyLIV on May 28. Created by...

Movies Spotlight - @work

Looking to drive economic growth through rising export potential, says Exim Bank MD David Rasquinha

Highlighting Mumbai-headquartered Export Import (Exim) Bank of India’s profit after tax (PAT) doubling in FY 2021, India Exim Bank MD and...

Corporate

Reliance Jio announces plans for international submarine cable system from India to Singapore, Europe

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm said that it will be constructing the largest international submarine cable system centred on India...

Corporate

India-based flexi workspace startup Simpliwork plans to enter Singapore, HK

Flexi workspace startup Simpliwork Offices Pvt Ltd, founded in Bengaluru, India, announced plans to expand its operations in overseas...

SMEs

Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases

Indian Health Minister meets with state-level counterparts, addresses recent spike in COVID cases. During his meeting, Dr Harsh Vardhan said...

Covid-19

India has provided 64 million vaccine doses to 84 countries: Dr Harsh Vardhan

61 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have already been administered in India, while the country has given 64 million doses to 84 nations...

Covid-19

Singapore has highest proportion of salaried ultra-rich people in the world: Knight Frank Survey

According to a survey by property consultants Knight Frank, Singapore has the highest population of salaried ultra-high net worth...

Corporate

Singapore economy needs 1.2 mn digitally skilled workers by 2025, says survey

Singapore's economy will need another 1.2 million digitally skilled workers by 2025 and this would be a 55 per cent jump from the present...

Corporate

South Asia handled pandemic well, states US-Indian joint study

A transcontinental study found that the South Asian region has done well in mounting an appropriate response and has shown a notably lower...

Covid-19

Panelists from 6 countries, including Singapore, speak at pre-Pravasi Bharatiya conference led by Indian EAM Jaishankar

Speaking in the panel discussion were six eminent personalities from the media and entertainment sectors of Australia, Oman, Singapore,...

Global

Indians' COVID-19 vaccination to be on voluntary basis: Health Ministry

The Indian Health Ministry announced that getting vaccinated will be voluntary while underlining that the vaccine introduced in India will...

Covid-19