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Singapore population shrinks to 5.45 million; lowest since 1970

According to the latest census data, Singapore's total population shrank by 4.1 per cent to 5.45 million in June 2021, largely due to a fall...

Singapore

30th edition of SINDA Excellence Awards honours largest-ever number of recipients

Around 750 students and university graduates were recipients of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) Excellence Awards on...

Past Events

Young dancers of Singapore are fantastic in developing their own kind of concepts and movements: Priyadarsini Govind

One of India's most prolific Bharatanatyam dancers, Priyadarsini Govind is bringing her magnum opus to Singapore.

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Singaporean Tamil VJ and 90s star Anandha Kannan passes away

Popular Singaporean Tamil video jockey and actor Anandha Kannan passed away last night, according to reports. The 48-year-old was reportedly...

Singapore

GOPIO Singapore president Harikrishnan Muthusamy highlights his life as an entrepreneur and reformer

Harikrishnan Muthusamy is a man used to wearing many hats. In this exclusive interview with Connected to India, he talks about his life,...

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'Chhota Bheem' travels to Singapore courtesy of STB, Voot Kids' tie-up

With travel restrictions in full force due to the pandemic, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has joined hands with OTT platform Voot Kids...

Entertainment

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore

Singapore PM Lee wears turban, welcomes Sikh community with 'Sat Sri Akal'

Highlighting the multi-cultural nature of the city-state, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the...

Singapore

Singapore Parliament to discuss ministerial statements on FTAs, attacks on Indians next week

Two ministerial statements are set to be delivered in Parliament next week to explain ''how vital'' Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are to...

Singapore

Indian High Commission's week-long yoga event in Singapore concludes on International Yoga Day 2021

Singapore News - Indian High Commission in Singapore yesterday observed the 7th International Day of Yoga, concluding nearly 190 online yoga...

Singapore

Singapore polytechnic to fire lecturer for his racist remarks against Indian-Chinese descent couple

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) in Singapore said it is planning to fire the senior lecturer who was recorded making racist remarks against an...

Singapore

Living in Singapore is a delight: popular Indian-origin crime fiction writer Damyanti Biswas

Singapore-based author Damyanti Biswas's thriller You Beneath Your Skin, set in New Delhi is now being made into a multi-part drama series.

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Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh vows to call out bigoted views and racism in Singapore, says public spaces are for everybody

Singapore was witnessing “tectonic shifts”, Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh has said his party will work towards creating greater...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary

Ngee Ann Polytechnic suspends man over racist remarks made in viral video

Viral Story: Man who was caught on camera making racist remarks towards an interracial couple in Singapore has reportedly been suspended...

Singapore

Singapore Law Minister Shanmugam condemns viral video against interracial couple

Video of an argument between a young inter-ethnic couple and a Chinese Singaporean man which went viral on social media today has again...

Singapore

10 popular Indian grocery stores in Singapore

Taking the time out to explore and find these Indian grocery stores can be quite time consuming and overwhelming. So, here is a compiled...

Leisure

Singapore-India trade to reach USD 21 bn in 2020-21 despite pandemic: Indian High Commissioner

Notwithstanding the COVID-19 pandemic, trade between India and Singapore is likely to touch USD 21 billion in financial year 2020-21,...

Global

Final week of Singapore HeritageFest celebrates diverse Indian food and healthcare culture

Final week of Singapore HeritageFest focuses on Ayurvedic practices in cooking, celebrating Sikh culture and heritage via food, a photo...

Singapore

Singapore reports 41 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, plans to increase testing

Covid-19 testing is being increased as new and unlinked infections rise in the local community, posing a threat to its virus containment...

Covid-19

‘Fearmongering, politically motivated’: Indian diaspora in Singapore condemns Kejriwal’s tweet about ‘new’ COVID strain

Members of the Indian diaspora living in Singapore have come out strongly against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet calling for...

Covid-19

TiE Singapore raises over SGD 3 million through celebrity COVID relief fundraiser 'I Breath for India'

Investor foundation community The Indus Entrepreneurs' (TiE) Singapore chapter today announced it had successfully raised over SGD 3.05...

Past Events

Indian national and man of Indian-descent charged in Singapore under the Official Secrets Act

Singapore news: Indian national and a Singaporean of Indian descent were charged by a Singapore court on Wednesday under the Official...

Singapore

Singapore should not allow racism, xenophobia to become prevalent: Law Minister Shanmugam

Singapore will fail if it allows racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam said in response...

Singapore

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong condemns racist attack on Indian-origin woman in Singapore

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong condemned the alleged racist attack on a local woman of Indian descent after reports emerged that...

Singapore

SUMO effort by Singapore universities alumni raises USD 128K and counting

Singapore Universities’ Mission Oxygen (#SUMO), a combined effort by Indian-origin alumni of National University of Singapore (NUS),...

Covid-19