Lawrence Wong

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Singapore Deputy PM Lawrence Wong To Visit India

Singapore's Deputy PM Lawrence Wong will visit India on a five-day tour, from September 17. The visit is to deepen the existing cooperation and identify opportunities for mutually beneficial collaboration in new and emerging areas, said PMO on September 16. Notably, the visit will be Wong’s first official visit, during which he will participate in the inaugural of India-Singapore Ministerial Roundtable (ISMR) in New Delhi.

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Lawrence Wong, Deputy, SINGAPORE, Bilateral Talks, PMO

India and Singapore Delegations

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India & Singapore Hold 16th Foreign Office Consultations

India and Singapore held 16th Foreign Office Consultations on August 19. The delegations discussed ways to further strengthen the bilateral connections between the nations. Secretary (East) Saurabh Kumar headed the Indian delegation, and Albert Chua headed the Singaporean delegation. Reportedly, Singapore is India’s sixth largest trade partner, holding 3.2% share in India’s overall trade. Also, the nations share over 20 regular bilateral… read-more

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 05:05 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: India, SINGAPORE, Foreign Office Consultation, Bilateral relation, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Kalwant Singh

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Singapore Executes Indian-Origin Man For Drug Trafficking

Punjab-origin Kalwant Singh, from Malaysia, along with another person, have been executed for the offence of drug trafficking. Singh became the second Indian-origin person to be hanged in Singapore for the offence of drug trafficking in the past three months. According to Singaporean laws, death penalty is inevitable, for persons caught for traficking heroin of 15 grams or more.

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kalwant Singh, Indian origin, Death Penalty, Drug Trafficking, SINGAPORE

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Grecy Chen

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Bitget Appoints Gracy Chen As New MD On June 1

Singapore's Bitget, the leading global derivatives exchange announced Gracy Chen as the new MD. Announced on June 1, she will be leading Bidget's growth strategies as the platform accelerates its global expansion plan. With presence in over 50 countries around the world, Bitget has been growing at an unprecedented pace. Earlier this year, Bitget announced its derivatives trading volume reached an all-time high of 8.69 billion, representing a… read-more

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 10:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: SINGAPORE, Managing Director, business, Bitget, Growth

Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor

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Zilingo, Singapore-Based Fashion Start-Up, Fires Its Indian-Origin Co-Founder & CEO Ankiti Bose

Following an investigation into allegations of financial irregularities, a Fashion start-up located in Singapore Zilingo dismissed its Indian-origin co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ankiti Bose. Dhruv Kapoor, the business's co-founder, has informed staff that the company would not tolerate any type of harassment. Ankiti Bose, CEO of Zilingo, was suspended due to alleged accounting irregularities. According to Dhruv Kapoor, the… read-more

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 02:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Zilingo, fashion, CEO, Start Up, SINGAPORE

People attend a vigil for him.

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Mentally Challenged Man Hanged In Singapore Over Decade-Old Drug Case

A 34-year-old mentally challenged man was hanged till death in Singapore, in connection with more than a decade-old drug case. Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam had been convicted of importing heroin; and he was subsequently sentenced to death in 2010. He was scheduled to be executed last year, but it was deferred after his mother had, in a last-ditch attempt, filed another legal challenge. But it could not overturn the death sentence.

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: SINGAPORE, Death Penalty, Execution, Court, Law

Courtesy: NDTV

Singapore Dance group

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Singapore Group Depicts Indian Influence Through Bharatanatyam Dance

The effect of Indian artwork, heritage, and tradition was recreated in a Bharatanatyam dance performance at Singapore’s iconic Victoria Theatre. On February 25, as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations by the Indian High Commission, Apsaras Arts Dance Firm showcased the great thing about temple structure. Moreover, 200 guests were invited and Aravinth Kumarasamy, an award-winning Art Director of Apsaras Arts highlighted Indonesia… read-more

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 03:08 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: SINGAPORE, Thailand, Bharatanatyam dance, Indian Art, Victoria Theatre

Courtesy: The Indian Express

New Travel Guidelines

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Travelling To UAE, Singapore, Kuwait From India? Check Latest Travel Guidelines

As per reports, UAE has exempted fully vaccinated Indian passengers from RT-PCR testing, prior to departure. In addition, travellers are asked to upload their COVID-19 vaccination certificate on the Air Suvidha portal. According to… read-more

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 09:31 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Travel, India, guidelines, UAE, SINGAPORE

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Singapore Government will relax travel restriction

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Singapore To Ease Covid-19 Restrictions For Vaccinated Travelers

The Singapore Government will ease the COVID restrictions for Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) passengers. Considering the COVID safety, Indian travelers will only have to provide a negative PCR test from February 22. Meanwhile, the restrictions over travel history requirement for VTL passengers have been reduced from 14 days to 7.However, long-term pass holders don't need to apply for Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP), and no testing on-… read-more

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: SINGAPORE, Covid-19, travellers, VTL Flights, Delhi, Mumbai

Courtesy: The Times of India

Shuttler Loh Kean Yew and Kidambi Srikanth

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Shuttler Srikanth Becomes 1st Indian To Win Silver: World Championships

Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian to win a silver at the BWF World Championships in Spain on December 19. Although he won a silver, he felt sorry for losing against Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in the final by 21-15, 22-20. ''I just wasn't able to finish it, but he played very well,'' said Srikanth. However, Loh also became the first male player to win gold from Singapore. 

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 09:42 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: BWF, World Championships, Silver, SINGAPORE, Spain

Courtesy: ANI