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Shahid poses with his wax statue in Singapore

Shahid 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 a photograph, the “Udta Punjab” actor was seen fixing the hair of his

Singapore-based BIGO announces $100 mn investment in India

 Singapore-based social media platform BIGO Technology on Monday announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years, creating nearly 1,000 jobs.As part of the investment, the internet company will start a regional centre by the end of this year in the country that will create employment

Ankita wins first singles title of 2019 season in Singapore

Ankita wins first singles title of 2019 season in Singapore. Indian tennis player Ankita Raina on Sunday won her first singles title of the 2019 season and eighth overall after trampling top seed Arantxa Rus in straight sets in the final of the USD 25,000 event in Singapore. Coming into the tournament after competing at

PM Modi Maldivian President

PM Modi to attend Maldivian President-elect’s swearing-in on Nov 17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  will be visiting Maldives  to attend the swearing-in of President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.  Modi to attend Maldivian President-elect’s swearing-in on November on November 17. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar  announced it in a Referring to the Maldivian President-elect’s invite to Prime Minister Modi, he said: “PM has accepted the invitation with pleasure. In Keeping

Audi Brand Experience Singapore: All-New 2019 Cars Showcased

Audi Brand Experience Singapore: All-New 2019 Cars Showcased. The Audi Brand Experience in Singapore was a showcase of Audi’s new lineup as well a glimpse into the luxury car manufacturers near future. And that future is surely and steadily moving away from fossil fuels. Keeping in tune with the rest of the Volkswagen family, Audi is also marching

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