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India's stand on Russia-Ukraine war was noted by the world: Jaishankar

India’s independent stand on Ukraine-Russia war and the way it stood its ground when China “moved in forces”, External Affairs...

Global

89% rise in UK visas granted to Indians in a year, says study

Amid reports of long delays or high rejection rates for visa to the West, the latest UK Immigration Statistics today show an 89 per cent...

India

India’s mission in Sri Lanka decries China’s vessel remark

In a response to the remark made by Chinese envoy in Sri Lanka on India over the arrival of controversial vessel, the Yuan Wang 5, to the...

Global

Will China-Taiwan crisis affect India?

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's arrival in Taiwan has led to its ties with China becoming strained; India was keenly watching the...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Singapore falls in rankings of highest expatriate packages

Expatriate salary and benefits packages in Singapore rose by a modest 4% in 2021 despite the city’s fall to 22nd place in the rankings of...

Singapore

Chinese Foreign Minister meets EAM Jaishankar, NSA Doval during India visit

Chinese foreign minister and state councilor Wang Yi, who arrived in Delhi yesterday, met external affairs minister S Jaishankar today.

India

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