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With 30 million followers, Modi most popular world leader on Instagram

The growing popularity and social media savviness of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were further evident after his account crossed 30...


Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub

Photo-sharing social media firm Pinterest has launched its Singapore office to better operate across South East Asia and India. This is...


Veteran journalist to helm Connected to India’s Editorial operations globally

Shankar Ramakrishnan, until recently the Global News Editor at International Financing Review, Thomson Reuters in New York, will take over...


Suvadugal: Chronicles of great Singaporean Indians who built the Lion City

2019 is a very special year for Singapore, highlighted by year-round bicentennial celebrations. VisualBeatz Pte Ltd has produced a...


WhatsApp launches 'tipline' to counter fake news

To counter circulation of fake news in the time of elections in India scheduled to start from April 11, WhatsApp has launched a 'tipline'...


EC binds social media platforms to report and take down abuse

In a bid to curb abuse of social media during general elections, the Election Commission of India has fixed the onus of reporting and...


Temporary outage of Facebook, Instagram feeds across the world

Millions of Facebook and Instagram users spread across the world were unable to access their feeds for a short period yesterday night...


NRI banker loses his job over controversial ripped flag Facebook post

Even, as the 11th India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue kicked off today in the Lion City, the controversy over an NRI’s Facebook post...


Indian flies to Singapore to buy new iPhone for daughters

Amin Ahmed Dholiya, An Indian businessman flew all the way to Singapore and lined up for 13 hours overnight outside an Apple store to buy...


Five things to do over the weekend of September 23-24

Watching a fighting championship to experiencing the rejoice of meditation, this weekend promises to give a choice to pick your mood.


Wife of murdered techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla gets US work visa

We remember Srinivas Kuchibhotla from Kansas, who was brutally shot dead earlier this year in a suspected hate crime.


Indian diaspora in Texas working tirelessly in clean-up operations, providing relief materials

The Indian diaspora along with different community organisations are working tirelessly in clean-up operations and in providing relief...


SGSAIFF: Celebs sizzle on red carpet; new challenges, events on Day 2

The Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) kicked off with a bang yesterday with celebrities strolling down the red...


I am back: David Beckham to visit Singapore in September

Ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid superstar David Beckham will visit Singapore on September 21 as part of the AIA Healthy Living Tour,...


Aamir Khan’s magic rules Hong Kong Box Office after China, India

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's mega blockbuster movie Dangal, which created records upon its release in India and China, has received a...


Indian-American lawmakers criticize Trump’s transgender military ban

Prominent Indian-American lawmakers have criticised US President Donald Trump after he signed a memo instructing the Defence Department to...


'Get your f****** garbage and go back to India': Indian-American CEO victim of racist rant

An Indian-origin CEO in the US, Ravin Gandhi, was racially abused after he wrote an article saying he will not defend US President Donald...


Triple Talaq judgment a victory for ‘Brave Muslim Women’: Shabana Azmi

Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi has welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling on triple talaq and said the judgment is a victory for brave...


Indian diaspora, ‘Baahubali’ actors celebrate at India Day Parade in New York

Thousands of people from the India diaspora united on Sunday in their traditional finery to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day at one...


First song of Secret Superstar releases, spurs attention

The first track from Secret Superstar, Main Kaun Hoon is out. It features Zaira Wasim, the protagonist of the film.


Indians abroad celebrate 71st Independence Day with high spirit

Indians in Singapore, China, Australia, Japan, Egypt, Israel and South Africa celebrated the 70th Independence Day with the hoisting of the...


Sikhs one of the top targets of hate crimes in US: Community Leaders

Sikhs are one of the top targets of hate crimes and sectarian violence in the US, community leaders have said as they remembered victims of...


Late Om Puri’s last film ‘Mr Kabaadi’ to release on August 25

Late veteran actor Om Puri’s last film, Mr Kabaadi, is set to be released on August 25. A rib-tickling satirical comedy, the film is...


Singer Mika Singh faces Twitter wrath after his statement on ‘HumaraPakistan'

Singer Mika Singh is expected to perform in Chicago and Houston on August 12 and 13 respectively, ahead of Indian Independence Day. He...


Aamir Khan launches 'Secret Superstar’ trailer

It’s almost unfair to be put you in front of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Zaira Wasim and the debutant director Advait Chandan and be told that,...