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Singapore Parliament rejects proposal hitting out at Free Trade Agreement with India

Singapore's Parliament has rejected a proposal from the Opposition hitting out at an FTA with India for allegedly paving the way for Indian...

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

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

Chief Justices of India, Singapore feature in virtual mediation summit

The inaugural India – Singapore Mediation Summit (ISMS2021) featured the Chief Justice of India and the Chief Justice of Singapore, among...

Past Events

'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's investment in Telangana has crossed USD 1-billion mark: High Commissioner Simon Wong

Of the USD 2.3 billion foreign direct investment into Telangana since 2018, USD 1 billion came from Singapore, Simon Wong, High Commissioner...

Corporate

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

Former student calls out Singapore professor for Islamophobia; teacher may face disciplinary action

Nurul Fatimah Iskandar, 22, said in an Instagram post that Tan began an offensive discussion about Islam in the classroom, when she was his...

Singapore Analysis & Commentary

Pan IIM Singapore’s SGD 5.4 million COVID support for India

Pan IIM Alumni (PIIMA) community in Singapore recently provided the virus-ravaged country India with relief efforts worth a whopping SGD 5.4...

Covid-19

Singapore denies Kejriwal claim of new COVID variant, Indian govt says Delhi CM “does not speak for India”

Kejriwal had tweeted on Tuesday asking the Indian government to stop all flights from Singapore over fears of a new variant in the island...

Singapore

Delhi Chief Minister asks Indian government to stop flights from Singapore over fear of new COVID-19 strain

Singapore has been grappling with an increase in the number of COVID cases with authorities warning that the new virus strains were...

Covid-19

DBS announces COVID-19 relief efforts to help India worth INR 10 crore

DBS has tied up with the Singapore High Commission in India and the High Commission of India based in Singapore to import three cryogenic...

Singapore

Indian workers returning from Singapore amid workforce cuts due to COVID-19 surge

According to the Indian High Commission, more and more Indian workers are returning home as Singapore businesses cut down on workforce...

Covid-19

Sikh associations in Singapore to screen community documentary during Vesakhi Mela 2021

The Young Sikh Association (YSA) is partnering with the Singapore Khalsa Association (SKA) this year for the annual Vesakhi Mela 2021. As...

Singapore

SGD 120,000 and counting: Altruistic couple's drive for COVID relief for India

NRI Stories - As part of an impressive COVID relief effort, Indian expats in Singapore Prantik Mazumdar and Dr Dipti Kamath recently...

Covid-19

Ban on travellers from India not targeted at any nationality: Singapore Transport Minister

Singapore News - A senior minister stated yesterday that Singapore's ban on travellers with recent travel history to India is not targeted...

Covid-19

SGX delegation announces setting up of office in GIFT city

Singapore News: The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) will be establishing its offshore office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City...

Global

Singapore's arbitration centre sets new record of handling 1,080 cases in 2020

According to its annual report, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) set a new record with 1,080 new case filings in 2020....

Singapore

SIFAS signs MoU with Delhi University to promote Indo-Singaporean collaboration in the development of Indian art forms

SIFAS aims to take up this opportunity to fortify its ties with traditional art and to provide a platform to all its students to make Indian...

Singapore

Singapore looking to facilitate a deeper partnership between ASEAN and India, says Minister Tan See Leng during R-Day function

Speaking during the virtual Republic Day of India function organised by the Indian High Commission, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office...

Singapore

72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

Global

Singapore and India Reaffirm Strong and Long-standing Defence Relations at 5th Defence Ministers' Dialogue

Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and India’s Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh co-chaired the 5th India-Singapore Defence...

Global

Singapore-based IT firm proposes SGD 199 mn investment to open data centre in Noida

Singapore-based ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) India has proposed to develop a Greenfield Data Centre Campus in Noida to boost...

Corporate

Singapore, Dubai, Maldives launch campaigns to woo Indian tourists

Despite lockdown restrictions, some short-haul destinations such as Singapore, UAE and Maldives are trying to woo Indian tourists with...

Global

S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Singapore