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Gang Rape Delhi Nirbhaya's mother

System has failed us, claims Nirbhaya’s mother

Hours ahead of the pronouncement of the verdict on review petitions filed by the accused in the Nirbhaya gang rape case, the victim’s mother stated that system of law and order has failed society. Speaking to ANI, Asha Devi, the mother of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim, said “It has been six years since the

US President Trump heads for Singapore following tensions with Canada

US President Trump heads for Singapore following tensions with Canada. US President Donald Trump made an early departure on Saturday from the Group of Seven (G7) Summit amid tensions with Canada over the subjects of trade and NAFTA, and headed for Singapore where he will meet on June 12 with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Vijay Mallya UK Court

Vijay Mallya appears before UK Court in extradition case

 Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya was produced before London’s Westminster Magistrates Court for hearing in connection with extradition case against him, on Friday. Mallya is facing a trail in a UK Court, to rule if he can be extradited to India to face charges for financial irregularities involving a total amount of Rs 9,000 crores, as well as money laundering cases. Earlier

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said today it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a

Gay Singaporean loses bid gacy

Gay Singaporean loses bid to adopt surrogate son Singapore

A gay Singaporean man has failed in a bid to formally adopt his biological son fathered via a surrogate in the United States at a cost of USD 200,000.   The man, a doctor in a long-term relationship, initially approached authorities about adopting in the city-state but was told a homosexual couple were unlikely to

Indian student jailed for hiring underage sex worker in Singapore

Singapore, Dec 13, An Indian-origin student was sentenced to 10 months in jail in Singapore for taking the services of an underage prostitute and not paying her in May last year, a media report said today. Hari Kumar Anpalagan, 25, was found guilty of having sex with the girl, who had admitted she was 14-year-old

Nirbhaya case

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear convict’s review petition

Nirbhaya case: The Supreme Court will today hear the review petitions filed by one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case. Mukesh, who has been sentenced to death along with three other convicts in the case, had filed the petition.The apex court, in May, upheld the order of Delhi High Court, which had sentenced the four convicts Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and

Singapore youths renovating

Singapore youths renovating Sangrur school

Singapore youths renovating: Nearly 20 Indian-origin youths from Singapore, who arrived in India on Saturday night, started renovation work on Government Primary School, Rattoke, on Sunday morning. The boys and girls, aged between 18 and 21 and from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, were interacting with women, farmers and labourers of the village, one of the most backward areas

Would encourage Indian Naval ships to come to Singapore: Defence Minister

New Delhi, Nov 29, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Wednesday said he would “encourage” Indian Naval ships to visit Changi Naval Base in Singapore, close to the South China Sea, more often. He also said that Singapore wants more activities in both the Strait of Malacca and Andaman Sea. Ng was speaking at

A doll named after Sridevi in Singapore

A doll named after Sridevi in Singapore

Doll named Sridevi in Singapore. A doll named after Bollywood icon Sridevi adorns a restaurant in Singapore. Her proud husband Boney Kapoor said: “There are restaurants and shops named after her in India and abroad. It just shows her enduring stardom.”Sridevi, shy and modest as ever, said: “What can I say? I am humbled and

Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse in Singapore

Singapore, Nov 20, An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K. Rajakumari, 57, repeatedly abused her maid in 2012, and once, even hit the latter with a plastic hanger until it broke. Rajakumari, who retired after 35

Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to Visit India Today

Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to Visit India

Indian-origin businessman kills woman

Indian-origin businessman kills woman in Singapore

Singapore, Oct 28, Indian-origin businessman kills woman in Singapore. A 50-year-old Indian-origin man has allegedly stabbed to death a woman, believed to be his wife, at a house in Singapore, media reports said today. Krishnan Raju has been charged in the State Court with causing the death of 44-year-old Madam Raithena Vaithena Samy on Thursday

Diwali themed trains

Diwali themed trains & buses to run till October 31

Diwali themed trains have been introduced by Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore as well as five buses that would run till October 31.The pictures of majestic elephants and rangoli designs which were posted on Facebook were really liked by the users. Little Indian Shopkeepers and Heritage Association (LISHA) and SBS Transit Ltd helped for

Indian-origin bodybuilder dies

Indian-origin bodybuilder dies

Indian-origin bodybuilder

Indian bizman flies to Singapore to buy iPhone

As Apple has launched 3 new iPhone models there seems a great craze in phone lovers to get the new gadget. An Indian businessman, Amin Ahmed Dholiya, travelled all the way to Singapore and lined up for almost 13 hours outside an Apple store to buy the latest iPhone as a wedding gift for his

India facing problem of severe under-employment: Niti Aayog

India facing problem of severe under-employment: Niti Aayog

India facing problem of severe under-employment: Niti Aayog. Making a case for promoting highly productive and well paid jobs, Niti Aayog has said that not unemployment but a “severe under-employment” is the main problem facing the country.   The government think-tank in its three-year action plan, released last week, has said that a focus on

India consumer confidence sees largest dip in APAC: Mastercard

India consumer confidence sees largest dip in APAC: Mastercard

India consumer confidence sees largest dip in APAC: Mastercard. Consumer confidence in India witnessed largest decline for the first half of this year compared to July-December period of 2016, as consumer outlook on the economy and quality of life parameters suffered, says a Mastercard survey. According to the Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence released today,

Gold climbs Rs 56 on positive global cues

Gold climbs Rs 56 on positive global cues

Gold climbs Rs 56 on positive global cues. Gold prices were up by Rs 56 to Rs 29,270 per 10 grams in futures trade today as speculators raised their bets amid a firm global trend.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in far-month December was trading higher by Rs 56, or 0.19 per cent,

Gold drops below Rs 30,000, silver plunges Rs 800

Gold drops below Rs 30,000, silver plunges Rs 800

Gold drops below Rs 30,000, silver plunges Rs 800. Gold moved on a slippery track today, settling below the Rs 30,000-mark by plunging Rs 300 to Rs 29,750 per 10 grams, in a sign of subdued overseas trend as well as local demand.The plunge was sharper in silver, which cracked below the Rs 40,000 level