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Glass artworks by four Singaporean artists a major draw at Dale Chihuly's exhibition

Singapore's 'Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom' exhibition will feature a galore of events this year, including an exclusive display of artworks...

Leisure

Video of falling cat saved in US stadium goes viral

In a bizarre incident caught on video that went viral, a cat dangling from the upper balcony of a Hard Rock Stadium of Miami was saved when...

USA

US: 99% Covid deaths in last six months among unvaccinated

The United States is facing "the pandemic of the unvaccinated" amid a nationwide spike in COVID infections. Fuelling by the highly...

USA

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed during clashes in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist based in Afghanistan was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban...

Global

Sirisha Bandla becomes third Indian-origin woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla became the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard...

NRI Stories

England's Football Association condemns racist abuse against players following Euro loss

England's Football Association released a statement condeming the racist abuse against players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka...

Other Sports

117 people penalised for breaching COVID norms in Singapore

As many as 117 people were penalised for breaching COVID-19 protocols, including limits on group sizes, at parks and beaches, since the...

Covid-19

International superstar Priyanka Chopra headlines ZEE5 streaming platform's US launch

South Asian streaming platform ZEE5 launched in the United States and Canada, opening up its trove of multicultural entertainment to the...

Entertainment

We want to help create a vibrant media ecosystem spanning MENA and South Asia: Abhayanand Singh

Abhayanand and Vistas Media have served as the bridge between content creators and financiers across India, Singapore and South Asia. The...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

Singapore polytechnic to fire lecturer for his racist remarks against Indian-Chinese descent couple

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) in Singapore said it is planning to fire the senior lecturer who was recorded making racist remarks against an...

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

'Singaporeans must push back anything that is testing our multicultural way of life, our cosmopolitan city'

Celebrated scholar in the field of Indian Diaspora and Heritage studies Rajesh Rai provides a big-picture historical and economic...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Should English cricketer Ollie Robinson be rehabilitated or punished for discriminatory tweets he put out as a teenager?

England fast bowler Ollie Robinson has become the latest subject of the campaign against discrimination that has been sweeping across the...

UK Analysis & Commentary

Ngee Ann Polytechnic suspends man over racist remarks made in viral video

Viral Story: Man who was caught on camera making racist remarks towards an interracial couple in Singapore has reportedly been suspended...

Singapore

Kannada ‘ugliest language’ controversy: The formation of knowledge through Google must be contested, says linguist Dr Ganesh Devy

The recent 'ugliest language in India' controversy highlights how humans are changing from seekers to helpless “consumers of knowledge”,...

Global

Singapore Law Minister Shanmugam condemns viral video against interracial couple

Video of an argument between a young inter-ethnic couple and a Chinese Singaporean man which went viral on social media today has again...

Singapore

Google apologises for search result showing Kannada as 'ugliest language in India'

Tech giant Google was at the centre of a massive controversy after a search with the keywords "ugliest language in India" on the platform...

Global

Singapore President expresses concern about online poll sexualising female Muslim teachers

Singapore President Halimah Yacob and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli expressed concerns about an online poll...

Singapore

Virat Kohli, Narendra Modi among six Indians in list of world's top 50 social media influencers

Six Indian celebrities were listed among the top 50 social media influencers of the world, according to a survey.

Global

No need for vaccinated Singapore residents to get tested for COVID antibodies: MOH

Speaking during a COVID-19 press conference, Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services at MOH, said there is no...

Covid-19

UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

UK

Indian government issues statement criticising celebrities like Rihanna, Greta Thunberg for comments on farmer protests

Slamming foreign individuals and entities for comments on the ongoing farmer protests, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs today said it...

Global

#JoeBidenIsNotMyPresident trending on Twitter in India, here's why

#JoeBidenIsNotMyPresident is trending on Twitter in India. A series of tweets by an Indian have grabbed the public's attention on the...

Global

Twitter launches @SecondGentleman account for Indian-origin US Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' husband

Twitter has added @SecondGentleman to its roster of official political handles as the husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris prepares...

USA

Singapore's anti-fake news law needed to regulate falsehoods on social media: Law Minister Shanmugam

Social media firms are hampered by their commercial interests when tackling fake news, Singapore's law minister said, defending the...

Singapore