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17-Jul-2020 Singapore

'Global sentiments towards Covid-19 shifts from fear to anger'

The people's feelings towards Covid-19 around the world have shifted from fear to anger as the pandemic developed, say researchers.The study, published in the journal JMIR Public Health & Surveillance, observed that tweets reflecting fear, while dominant...

18-Nov-2019 Singapore

HPKVN participates in Workshop organized by ITE in Singapore

A workshop is being organized in Singapore by Institute of Technical Education (ITE) of Singapore from 17-21 November, 2019. Industry and Technical Education Minister Bikram  Singh represented Himachal Pradesh Kaushal Vikas Nigam (HPKVN) in the workshop.Bikram...

16-May-2019 Singapore

Shahid Kapoor poses with his wax statue in Singapore

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor struck a pose with his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum here.Shahid on Thursday tweeted a photograph of himself along with his wax statue and captioned it: "Twinning."He also shared some images on his Instagram stories. In...

09-Dec-2018 Singapore

Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap win at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Bollywood star Salman Khan won the best entertainment host/presenter for "Bigg Boss", and Anurag Kashyap won best direction (fiction) for season one of Netflix's original series "Sacred Games" at the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards here.Aarti Bajaj also...

20-Nov-2018 Singapore

Anushka Sharma unveils her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds

Actress-producer Anushka Sharma has unveiled her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds here and says she is glad that her figurine is the first ever talking and interactive wax statue."I am glad that my wax figure is the first ever talking and interactive wax figure...

15-Nov-2018 Singapore

East Asia Summit: India for enhanced multilateral cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for enhanced multilateral cooperation while reiterating India's vision of an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region during the 13th East Asia Summit here."At the East Asia Summit in Singapore, I shared my thoughts...

14-Nov-2018 Singapore

India best destination for you : Narendra Modi to fintech firms

Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said here that there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is "your best destination"."The...

13-Nov-2018 Singapore

7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting concludes in Singapore

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, led the Indian delegation to the 7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting in Singapore on 12-13 November, 2018. The Minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore Mr. Chan...

09-Nov-2018 Singapore

Through 'Baahubali' series I'm living my dream : Mrunal Thakur

Known as Bullbul from the TV show "Kumkum Bhagya", actress Mrunal Thakur, who has been roped in to play young Sivagami in "Baahubali: Before the Beginning", says that through the Netflix's live-action series she is living her dream.Mrunal will take the place...

09-Nov-2018 Singapore

Happy there's finally a microphone on the voice: Robin Wright on #MeToo

Actress-director Robin Wright is happy with the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and says that there is finally a microphone on the voice so that people "wake up and change the bad".The #MeToo movement began in Hollywood last year with The New York Times reporting multiple...

08-Nov-2018 Singapore

'Narcos: Mexico' a great chance to hear Mexican voices : Diego Luna

Actor Diego Luna, who will be seen playing the drug kingpin Felix Gallardo in the fourth season of the drug trade drama "Narcos: Mexico", says it is a great chance to hear Mexican voices.The series is helmed by Mexicans Amat Escalante and Alonso Ruizpalacios....

17-Sep-2018 Singapore

DHL eCommerce launches Cash on Delivery for cross border e-commerce

Cash is still king in Southeast Asia, with over 73% of the population still unbanked[1] and inaccessible to e-commerce retailers since they do not have access to credit cards or internet banking services. DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group,...

01-Sep-2018 Singapore

Suresh Prabhu holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of RCEP

India and Singapore today launched the 3rd Review of India Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in Singapore.  The review was launched by India’s Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister...

30-Aug-2018 Singapore

6TH RCEP Ministerial Meeting begins in Singapore

Union Minister of Commerce& Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,is leading the Indian delegation for the 6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting which begins in Singapore today.The Minister will participate in the meetingconsisting of 10 ASEAN countries...

21-Aug-2018 Singapore

Myanmar working with UN for Rohingya repatriation : Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday that her country was working with the UN to allow the safe return of the minority Rohingya refugees who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following Army offensives in 2017.In a televised conference in Singapore,...

30-Jul-2018 Singapore

Office Satire ‘Job Be Damned’ Launched In Singapore

National best-selling author, Rishi Piparaiya’s book on office satire Job Be Damned was recently launched in Singapore. Mr Ajay Makhija, former CEO of the Global Consumer Bank at Samba Financial Group released the book at a gathering of corporate professionals...

14-Jun-2018 Singapore

Madame Tussauds Singapore first one to include Kim Jong-un

After the Trump-Kim summit on Sentosa earlier this week, Madame Tussauds Singapore decided to feature Kim Jong-un.Guests could stand eye to eye with the North Korean Supreme Leader. President Donald Trump already has wax figures in different Madame Tussauds.The...

11-Jun-2018 Singapore

Trump, Kim to meet at mother of all summits in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Singapore on Tuesday morning for a historic summit - billed as the mother of all summits - to solve arguably the worlds most seething nuclear crisis.The summit, which was almost...

02-Jun-2018 Singapore

Narendra Modi meets US Defence Secretary, visits Indian naval ship

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Defence Secretary James Mattis on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue and went on board an Indian Navy ship at a naval base here on Saturday, the concluding day of his three-nation tour of southeast Asia, before...

01-Jun-2018 Singapore

India Signs Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore

India has signed the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore. This is the first MRA being signed by India with any of our FTA partners. In a major gain for India, Singapore agreed to expand coverage of Indian nursing institutions by recognising...

01-Jun-2018 Singapore

Narendra Modi visits Nanyang Technological University

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today visited Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.He responded to questions during an interaction with students.On a question on the challenges facing Asia in the 21st century, the Prime Minister noted that it...

09-Mar-2018 Singapore

Rahul Gandhi meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and discussed issues concerning both countries."I had a cordial meeting with the PM of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong. Our discussions covered a wide range of topics concerning...

08-Mar-2018 Singapore

Extremely nasty form of politics taking root in India : Rahul Gandhi

Asserting that there is a general atmosphere of intimidation that exists in India, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying an extremely nasty form of politics was taking root in the country and that "we will defeat...

08-Mar-2018 Singapore

BJP less concerned about peace, tranquility : Rahul Gandhi in Singapore

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day foreign trip that will also take him to Malaysia, on Thursday said here that India was facing "very serious dangers of polarising society" and accused the ruling BJP of being "less concerned about peace and...

04-Mar-2018 Singapore

Michelle Wie wins LPGA Singapore

United States' Michelle Wie won the HSBC Women's World Championship at the Sentosa Golf Club here on Sunday.Michelle Wie clinched her fifth LPGA title, finishing on 17-under 271, reports Efe.Seven birdies in the final round of the tournament helped Wie close...

13-Jan-2018 Singapore

How gut bacteria, broccoli can help keep bowel cancer away

Researchers have developed a cocktail of bacteria and cruciferous vegetables that can potentially turn into a targeting system that seeks out and kills colorectal cancer cells.Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, after lung and prostate cancer.Although...

07-Jan-2018 Singapore

Asean centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India

India on Sunday reiterated that the leadership and centrality of the southeast Asian region is essential for the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region."Asean has reached the golden milestone of 50 years," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said...

16-Nov-2017 Singapore

Arun Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Singaporean businesses to invest in India, highlighting the country as one of the largest FDI recipients with the government undertaking major structural reforms, including Aadhaar, GST and demonetisation."India has become...

11-Jul-2017 Singapore

Admission to MDIS on till July 14 across 10 Indian cities

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) will hold its Admissions Day till 14 July across 10 cities in India. In a first, students who sign up for MDIS Master’s Business programmes will be offered the chance at a management trainee position...

03-Jun-2017 Singapore

Malcolm Turnbull warns Asian leaders of 'coercive China'

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has used a key speech on security in Singapore to warn the Asian countries against a "coercive China" and said small powers will unite against Beijing if it tries to bully neighbours.In a keynote speech at at the Shangri...

22-May-2017 Singapore

Manohar Lal Khattar in Singapore seeking investments for Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday launched the state's pitch for investment in Singapore with corporates and industrial houses making investment commitments."Pratt and Whitney, a global aviation major, has committed to set up its R&D (research...

12-May-2017 Singapore

Indian Naval ships visit Singapore

Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shivalik, Jyoti and Kamorta, on overseas deployment to Southeast Asia and the Southern Indian Ocean, arrived here on Friday, a navy statement said.The ships, under the command of Eastern Fleet commander Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta,...

14-Apr-2017 Singapore

Srikanth, Praneeth move into semis, Sindhu loses at Singapore Open

Indian men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and B. Sai Praneeth advanced to the semi-finals, while P.V. Sindhu and the mixed doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost in the quarter-finals of the $350,000 Singapore Open Superseries here...

01-Mar-2017 Singapore

How Google can help save our ecosystem

Using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, a team of researchers has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services.With urban populations exploding in megacities like Tokyo, Shanghai and Delhi to well...

30-Nov-2016 Singapore

National reconciliation, peace important for Myanmar: Suu Kyi

National reconciliation and peace is unavoidably important for Myanmar, it is not a matter of choice, said Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday.Suu Kyi made the statement at the start of her three-day visit to Singapore, Xinhua news agency reported.This...

05-Nov-2016 Singapore

Hockey: Indian women win Asian Champions Trophy

India beat China 2-1 with a last-gasp goal in the final to emerge winners for the first time in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Saturday.Deepika scored the winner in the 60th minute as she slammed home a penalty corner rebound...

10-Oct-2016 Singapore

Hollywood looking at Indian talent with keen eye: Irrfan Khan

Be it Anupam Kher, Ali Fazal, Priyanka Chopra or Deepika Padukone, the common thread tying these Bollywood actors together are their global forays. Irrfan Khan, who has also worked with some of the biggest names abroad, says people from Hollywood are now...

04-Oct-2016 Singapore

Irrfan beats me as the coolest guy in the room : Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks rejoiced in being the "coolest guy" on the sets of Hollywood film "Inferno". But he says it lasted only until Indian actor Irrfan Khan walked in.At a select global media event organised by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Hanks said: "Here's what I...

09-Sep-2016 Singapore

Dharmendra Pradhan enthused by keen interest of Singapore investors

Addressing institutional investors here at an event organised by Indian firm ICICI Securities, Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday highlighted the potential of the huge Indian market and said he was happy with the interest shown by foreign investors."Addressed...

09-Sep-2016 Singapore

Dharmendra Pradhan meets potential oil investors in Singapore

Indian Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan arrived here on Friday on the first leg of his six-day, two-nation visit to lead the country's road shows to attract foreign investors in exploiting its discovered small oil and gas fields."Addressed road show on...

07-Aug-2016 Singapore

Protein key to combating lung cancer identified

Medical researchers have found that inhibiting a protein called BMI1 could impair tumour growth in lung cancer.Reducing the levels of BMI1 by genetic means, or by using a drug reducing expression of BMI1, led to inhibition of tumour formation, the findings showed.The...

04-Aug-2016 Singapore

Actresses not supposed to be perfect on screen: Melissa McCarthy

She doesn't like to play by any rules, and changed the Hollywood game with her flair for comedy. American actress Melissa McCarthy feels the world has moved on from the obsession to show 'perfect women' on screen and says actresses are not supposed to be...

02-Aug-2016 Singapore

Hollywood's Paul Feig yearns to do a Bollywood musical

Impressed by innovative and colourful dance sequences of Hindi movies, Hollywood director Paul Feig says he would love to explore the creativity of the Indian entertainment industry with a musical."I am desperate to do a musical. I would love to do a Bollywood...

29-Jul-2016 Singapore

Selena Gomez gearing up for new album

Singer Selena Gomez has announced that she is recording some new music.During her "Revival Tour" here, the "Hands to myself" hitmaker told concertgoers that she was gearing up for the release of her new album, reports aceshowbiz.com. "So, lately I've been writing...

04-Jul-2016 Singapore

Chris Hemsworth blew female 'Ghostbusters' away: Melissa McCarthy

Her first reaction on seeing actor Chris Hemsworth walk in on the sets of "Ghostbusters" was "Oh my god. That’s just pretty to look at". For actress Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's Thor turned out to be a full entertainment package.McCarthy says he is “bizarrely...

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