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Singapore allows frontline workers to travel overseas for vacations

Singapore News- Ministry of Health (MOH), healthcare workers in Singapore are now allowed to applied for overseas leave.

Singapore

Russia, UK plan flights to Goa as India allows international visitors

With India allowing visitors across the globe, Russia and the United Kingdom are mulling charter flights to Goa in November.

Travel

South Asian countries begin process of reopening to tourists

Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam are gearing up for reopening after months of lockdown, leaving...

Covid-19

India to resume granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15: MHA

The Indian government has announced the resumption of granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15.

Covid-19

EdTech startup Creative Galileo raises USD 2.5 mn in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

Singapore-headquartered EdTech start-up Creative Galileo today announced it has raised USD 2.5 million in a round led by Kalaari Capital.

SMEs

UK eases quarantine regulations for Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield

Starting from October 11, Indian travellers fully vaccinated with both doses of Covishield will not require to be quarantined in the United...

Covid-19

COVID politics: India hockey team pulls out of CWG 2022

Indian men’s and women’s hockey team have pulled out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, citing concerns over the mandatory...

Other Sports

Singapore reports record 3,577 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

6 Oct 2021: Singapore reported a record total of 3,577 new cases of COVID-19 infection, including 630 in the migrant worker dormitories and...

Covid-19

NTU Singapore wins global award for displaying resilience in fighting COVID-19

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University was the only local institute to win an international commendation for its efforts that...

Education

With three COVID-related deaths, Dubai Expo revises fatality count to six

Expo 2020 Dubai, the delayed world fair which opened last week, yesterday said three workers on the project had died after contracting...

UAE

Will take decision on Covaxin clearance in October: WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, a decision on Bharat Biotech's submission seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin...

Covid-19

US' CDC raises travel advisory as cases in Singapore jump to record high

Singapore's COVID crisis worsened this week as cases jumped to a record high and the death toll reached 85 as five more elderly people died...

Covid-19

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

COVID recovery, mental well-being in focus at 5th AYTA Yoga conference in Singapore

The main conference of the fifth Asian Yoga Therapy Association concluded on Sunday evening in Singapore and brought together yoga...

Past Events

Australia's Indian community criticise Queensland Premier's remarks on travelling to India

Australia's Indian community has expressed displeasure over Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk's "sarcastic" comments questioning who would...

Global

Singapore reports 1,504 COVID cases, 176 from dormitories: MOH

Singapore News: Singapore reported 1,504 new COVID-19 infections, including 273 from dormitories housing foreign workers, the ministry of...

Covid-19

UK recognises Covishield vaccine, but quarantine rules still to apply for Indian travellers

The United Kingdom has announced changes in its travel and quarantine rules and said that the UK now recognises Covishield as a vaccine....

Covid-19

Three deaths, surge in COVID cases lead to ward closures in Singapore hospitals

Singapore Covid Cases- Even as Singapore reported 1,178 new local COVID-19 infections today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced strict...

Covid-19

Shashi Tharoor among prominent Indians attacking UK's new COVID travel policy for India

Prominent Indian politicians and celebrities have gone on the record condemning the United Kingdom government's newest COVID-19 travel...

Covid-19

UAE Ambassador exudes confidence of surge in footfall of Indian visitors

Expo 2020 Dubai News: The Dubai Ambassador to India Ahmed Al Banna has expressed confidence that the Expo 2020 Dubai will see a large...

UAE

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal, UK counterpart Liz Truss to discuss UK-India trade agreement

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled for virtual talks with his UK counterpart Liz Truss on Monday to discuss the...

Global

UAE-India air traffic in top 10 list of country pairs

The UAE-India air traffic sector has claimed back spot in the top 10 country pair list with airlines scheduled to fly around 1.2 million...

Travel

Manchester Test called off after Team India support staff member tests COVID positive

The fifth Test match between India and England scheduled to be held in Manchester has been postponed indefinitely in the wake of the...

Cricket

COVID-19 antibodies decrease by 80 per cent six months after second Pfizer vaccine jab, finds US study

A US study has found that a decrease in COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine was found in senior nursing home residents six...

Covid-19

Concerned about rate of virus spreading, will take quick action: Singapore Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore's Ministry of Health sounded a warning about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and the COVID-19 multi-ministry...

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