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Ex-East Asia division chief Pradeep Kumar Rawat takes charge as India’s envoy to China

Former head of the East Asia division in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Pradeep Kumar Rawat today joined as India's new...

Global

China’s new rule houses COVID suspects inside metal boxes

China has unveiled a series of strict measures to control Coronavirus cases spread. One of such laws is to house the suspected COVID...

Covid-19

Grew up exposed to socio-cultural diversity of South Asia, says ISAS director Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea

Singaporean-Indian Professor Iqbal Singh Sevea took charge as the director of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) at National...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Bhaskar's Arts' remake of 'Butterfly Lovers' is a timeless blend of Indian and Chinese cultures

Bhaskar’s Arts Academy’s latest dance production Butterly Lovers revisits a timeless cross-cultural classic.

Entertainment Spotlight - @work

Beijing continues to coerce and intimidate in South China Sea claims: US Vice-President Kamala Harris

Amidst her weeklong visit to Southeast Asia, US Vice President Kamala Harris today accused Beijing of coercion and intimidation to back...

Singapore

Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

USA

US pushes for new alliances with India, NATO in bid to compete with China

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has asked his Democratic colleagues to draft a legislative package to "outcompete" China, create new...

Global

WHO investigative team arrives in Wuhan from Singapore

A team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) arrived in Wuhan today to start a probe into the origins of the coronavirus, even...

Covid-19

Indian-American lawmaker says 'US stands with India' with respects to China

Influential Indian-American lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi has expressed concern over reports of China's continuing construction activities...

USA

China wants to constrain US ties, sees India as rival: US State Department

China perceives a “rising India as a rival” and wants to constrain its strategic partnership with the US, its allies and other...

Global

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...

Global

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...

Global

Trump and Modi both larger than life figures, says US-VP Pence

United States Vice President Mike Pence gave a thumbs up to the US-India relationship, stating that the “best was yet to come."

USA

Pompeo cites India banning Chinese apps, tells Senate 'tide is turning against China

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday cited India's banning of Chineses apps as an indication that US efforts to lead an...

USA

US ready to stand with India against Chinese aggression, says Indian-American lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthi

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said that the United States stands with its friends, partners and allies like India against...

USA

Kishore Mahbubani spearheads Asian Peace Programme, first policy paper focuses on India-China conflict

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) at National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced the launch of the Asian Peace Programme (APP) to...

Singapore

India bans 60 Chinese apps following border dispute

Amid escalating border tensions with China, India’s government has banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps, including popular video-sharing...

Global

No plan to drop Chinese company as title sponsor of IPL: BCCI

The BCCI has said that it is open to reviewing the sponsorship policy for next year but right now has no plans to cancel its association...

Cricket

UN predicts global baby boom during COVID lockdown

The UN projected a sharp rise in global birth rates, led by India, in the months since WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic, triggering...

Global

India may evacuate citizens from COVID-19 hit Wuhan tomorrow

According to Union Health ministry officials, India is likely to send a military transport aircraft to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan on...

Global

China declares 'people's war' against coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping declared a "people's war" against the fast-spreading coronavirus and said the whole nation is working as one to...

Global

6 new novel coronavirus cases in Singapore, including first human-to-human transmissions in the country

The six new cases bring the total number of infected in Singapore to 24.

Singapore

Educational institutions in the UAE to follow strict coronavirus guidelines

UAE authorities have issued strict coronavirus related guidelines for schools across the country

UAE

Novel coronavirus: India suspends e-visas from China, issues travel advisory as second group of evacuees return

The Indian government on Sunday issued a new travel advisory asking people to refrain from travelling to China and temporarily suspended...

Global

Wuhan coronavirus: First death outside of China, India confirms third case and other updates

The Wuhan coronavirus has infected over 170 people outside of mainland China in over 20 countries.

Global