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  • Despite Cut, Petrol, Diesel Rate In India 2.5 Times Singapore Benchmark: Moody's

    Despite Excise Duty Cut, Petrol Rate, Diesel Rate In India 2.5 Times Singapore Benchmark: Moody's

    ndtv.com 06 Oct '17, 9am

    Highlights Petrol costs Rs 68.38/litre in Delhi, diesel retails at Rs 56.89/litre Auto fuel rates in India twice the Singapore benchmark, says Moody's Taxes account for nearly half of current rates, it adds New Delhi : A cut of up to Rs 2.5 per litre in petrol and diesel prices notwit...

  • Singapore gets first female president without a vote

    Singapore Gets First Female President Without A Vote

    ndtv.com 13 Sep '17, 7am

    An establishment stalwart was named Singapore's first female president Wednesday but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote. Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament from the Muslim Malay minority, di...

  • 'Fight Us If You're Man Enough': ISIS Member Challenges Prince Harry

    'Fight Us If You're Man Enough': ISIS Member Challenges Prince Harry

    ndtv.com 24 Sep '17, 1pm

    A Singaporean member of the ISIS group in Syria has appeared in a video challenging Britain's Prince Harry to fight the jihadists, a monitoring group and authorities said Sunday. It is believed to be the first time that a member from the affluent city-state has featured prominently in...

  • Ten sailors missing after US warship, tanker collide near Singapore

    Ten Sailors Missing After US Warship, Tanker Collide Near Singapore

    ndtv.com 21 Aug '17, 3pm

    Ten US sailors were missing after a US warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore before dawn on Monday, tearing a hole beneath the waterline and flooding compartments that include a crew sleeping area, the US Navy said. US Defence Secretary James Mattis said there will be ...

  • Forget casinos, Singapore's Indian visitors are boarding ships

    Forget Casinos. This Is Why Indians Are Now Heading To Singapore

    ndtv.com 28 Jul '17, 5am

    When Indian architect Rahul Maini and his parents embarked on their first trip abroad in May, Singapore was their destination of choice. But the trio wasn't going for the hawker food or even the city-state's casinos -- they were there to get on a ship. The equatorial island has become...

  • Singapore man faces jail for sticking toothpicks into bus seat

    Singapore Man Faces Jail For Sticking Toothpicks Into Bus Seat

    ndtv.com 09 Aug '17, 10am

    A 60-year-old Singaporean could be jailed for up to two years if found guilty of sticking toothpicks into a bus seat in a suspected case of "mischief", police said. Singapore, whose crime rates are among the world's lowest, has tough laws for minor offences such as vandalism, which ca...

  • Feud within Singapore's first family leads to outpouring of concern

    Feud Within Singapore's First Family Leads To Outpouring Of Concern

    ndtv.com 16 Jun '17, 12pm

    The very public airing of a family feud between Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his two siblings has led to an outpouring of responses online, including from those concerned about its impact on global perceptions of the island state. Accusations through press releases and...

  • Wipro Gets Bio Attack Threat Email, 500 Crores In Bitcoin Demanded

    Wipro Gets Bio Attack Threat Email, 500 Crores In Bitcoin Demanded

    ndtv.com 06 May '17, 12pm

    Bengaluru-based IT giant Wipro has received an anonymous email threatening a biological attack on its campuses in the city if Rs 500 crore, in bitcoins, is not paid by May 25. The sender in the email has threatened to use a natural toxin, Ricin, through food served in cafeterias or dr...