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Diwali in Singapore: President Tharman hosts his first Deepavali open house at The Istana

Indian-origin Singapore President Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who was elected recently with a landslide margin of votes, hosted thousands of...


Diwali 2023: Raffles Hotel Singapore lavishes love on North Indian delicacies with a special spread at Tiffin Room

The Diwali 2023 menu at the Tiffin Room (available from October 30 to November 12) presents the range of different flavours and textures of...


Indian-origin Singaporean wellness expert runs the world’s highest annual marathon

Mrudul Jambhekar Iyer, an Indian-origin wellness expert from Singapore, finished the 42km run within the 10th edition of the Ladakh Marathon...

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Diwali 2023: Raffles Hotel Singapore sweetens the festive season with a gourmet Mithai box from Tiffin Room

Enhancing the happiness of the season, the heritage restaurant Tiffin Room at Raffles Hotel Singapore has created an exquisite, handcrafted...


Indian-origin chef Inderpal Singh wins MasterChef Singapore Season 4

After weeks of intense competition, Inderpal Singh won the fourth season of the cooking reality show in the finale aired on October 15. His...


Diwali special Singapore events: Decked up Indian Heritage Centre welcomes all to Deepavali Open House 2023

Like each year, the Indian Heritage Centre is ready to welcome Singaporeans and tourists to the island nation, to the Deepavali Open House...


Durga Puja in Singapore: SIPA gets a hearty shoutout from quiz guru Siddhartha Basu as festive fervour rises

Durga Puja 2023 (October 20-24), as celebrated by the Singapore Indian Puja Association, has the themes of ‘sustainability’,...

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From singer Armaan Malik’s stage debut in Singapore to ‘killarious’ Tamil comedy, Kalaa Utsavam 2023 brings the full range of Indian performance arts

Kalaa Utsavam, the famed annual Indian festival of arts in Singapore, returns this November for its 2023 edition, with a vibrant bouquet of...

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Singapore Chinese cab driver under investigation for racial abuse of passenger mistaken for Indian

“He said, ‘You are Indian, you are stupid,’” said the Eurasian-origin passenger, 46-year-old Janelle Hoeden, about the racial abuse...


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Durga Puja in Singapore: Bengali community returns to the festival with themes of sustainability, equality, inclusivity

The venue for the SIPA celebrations is the Singapore Sindhi Association and the Durga Puja 2023 dates are October 20 to October 24.

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Singapore president Tharman takes charge; survey shows young Singaporeans ready for non-Chinese prime minister

Tharman takes office as Singapore president following the farewell for outgoing president Halimah Yacob, hosted by Singapore Prime Minister...


Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia marks a milestone with his independent stage show in Singapore

Singer-composer Amit Dhamelia considers himself one of the contributors to the Indian music scene in Singapore. This month is quite special...

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Indian-origin ministers seek to have their case against Lee Hsien Yang heard in Singapore

Both Cabinet ministers sent lawyers’ letters to Yang on July 27, saying that they would sue unless he apologised, withdrew his allegations...


Ravi Menon retiring from Monetary Authority of Singapore after 29 years; Chia Der Jiun to take over as MD

A media release said that as MD, Ravi Menon was the driving force behind MAS’ initiatives to make Singapore’s financial sector more...


Tharman wins Singapore presidential election with a landslide of 70 per cent votes

The decisive result of Singapore’s first contested presidential polls since 2011 was announced by Returning Officer Tan Meng Dui at past...


Singapore presidential election candidates taking part in live debate on television at 9pm, August 28

The “presidential forum”, as the live debate is called, will be broadcast by CNA on August 28, and will also be live-streamed on CNA’s...


Indians in Singapore celebrate Sri Aurobindo’s 150 birth anniversary

The life of Sri Aurobindo, the Indian revolutionary who turned to spirituality, was an inspiration for everyone today, said India’s envoy...


Singapore Presidential polls: Indian-origin Tharman Shanmugaratnam among three candidates to fight for top position

Singapore-born Indian-origin Tharman Shanmugaratnam and two Chinese-origin former executives of government-linked companies will be fighting...


“Dilli Chalo!” Singapore documentary captures the spark from Netaji that ignited the Azad Hind movement

The revival of the Azad Hind Fauj and the final push for India’s independence began in Singapore. This is the story captured by a new...


Improv, street theatre; get set for a new, evolved Dastak 2023 in Singapore

Singapore’s premier Hindi theatre festival Dastak returns to the Lion City, and it’s even bigger and better this year!

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Singapore PM Lee addresses Iswaran probe, affair between former MPs in statement to parliament

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered a special statement in Parliament today where the resignation of two former ruling party...


Samskriti to showcase traditional Indian music and dance for multi-ethnic Singapore audience: Meera Balasubramanian

Highlighting the richness of Indian culture in Singapore, youth-focussed non-profit arts organisation Kalpavriksha Fine Arts (KFA) has...


Outgoing envoy P Kumaran leaving with fond memories of Indian community in Singapore

The quality of the diaspora in Singapore is amazing, says outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, HE P Kumaran, in an exclusive...

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From now on, foreigners need government approval to buy 'commercial and residential' land in Singapore

Foreigners in Singapore will need government approval to buy land currently zoned as ‘commercial and residential’ from today onwards.