ndtv.com Archives - 04 March 2015, Wednesday

  • Indian Jailed for 16 Years in Singapore for Killing Compatriot

    ndtv.com 02 Mar '15, 3pm

    An Indian construction worker was today jailed for 16 years and ordered by a Singapore court to be caned 12 strokes for killing his fellow compatriot in 2012. Periyasamy Devarajan was 20 years old in 2012 when he bashed 31-year-old Raju Arivazhagen in the face and head with a rock, a ...

  • Indian Jailed in Singapore for Bashing Man to Death

    ndtv.com 02 Mar '15, 9am

    A Singapore court on Monday jailed an Indian for 16 years for bashing another Indian man to death. Periyasamy Devarajan was 20 years old in 2012 when he bashed 31-year-old Raju Arivazhagen in the face and head with a rock, a branch and three concrete slabs each weighing 10.5 kg to 13....

  • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew Still in Intensive Care, Health Improves Slightly

    Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew Still in Intensive Care, Health Improves Slightly

    ndtv.com 28 Feb '15, 2pm

    The health condition of Singapore's first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state's economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly though he remains on mechanical ventilation, the prime minister's office said today. "Lee Kuan Yew's condition has improved ...

  • Indians in Singapore Start Early Holi Festivities

    Indians in Singapore Start Early Holi Festivities

    ndtv.com 28 Feb '15, 10am

    Singapore Parliament's Deputy Speaker Charles Chong today joined over 800 Indians and other community members in celebrating Holi and the arrival of the spring festival as part of the city state's celebrations marking 50 years of independence. "Today's Holi and spring celebration is t...

  • Indian-Origin Counsel Appointed to Singapore Supreme Court

    Indian-Origin Counsel Appointed to Singapore Supreme Court

    ndtv.com 28 Feb '15, 4am

    A 49-year-old Indian-origin lawyer has been appointed as a Judicial Commissioner to Singapore's Supreme Court bench for two years. Senior Counsel Kannan Ramesh, who was appointed to the bench yesterday, will assume the position from May 22, according to a statement by the Prime Minist...

  • Indian-Origin Man Faces Jail in Singapore For Photographing Underage Boy

    ndtv.com 27 Feb '15, 7am

    A 41-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore is facing 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to charges of arranging a minor's sexual tryst with a part-time model and photographing them in a hotel room. The IT specialist pleaded guilty in a district court on Thursday and would be sen...

  • Indian-Origin Man in Singapore Jailed for Molestation

    ndtv.com 13 Feb '15, 8pm

    An Indian-origin man in Singapore, who molested a girl inside a taxi, was Friday sentenced to jail for four weeks, media reported. Samir Singh Aulakh, 34, a hotel call operator, pleaded guilty to molesting the victim when they were inside the taxi travelling from Kampong Bahru Road to...

  • Angry Birds Fly into Singapore to Teach Preschoolers: A for Angry. B for Birds. The heroes of an addictive mob...

    Angry Birds Fly into Singapore to Teach Preschoolers

    ndtv.com 12 Feb '15, 10am

    A for Angry. B for Birds. The heroes of an addictive mobile game dishing out revenge on evil pigs have landed in a classroom in Singapore to prep kindergarten children the Angry Birds way. Finland's Rovio, the company behind the game franchise, has partnered with local preschool Dream...

  • Singapore Tourism Suffers First Annual Decline Since 2009: Singapore reported fewer international visitors las...

    Singapore Tourism Suffers First Annual Decline Since 2009

    ndtv.com 11 Feb '15, 7am

    Singapore reported fewer international visitors last year, the first annual fall since 2009, hurt by a stronger Singapore dollar and a drop in the number of Chinese tourists amid slower regional tourism growth. International visitor arrivals fell 3 per cent last year to 15.1 million, ...

  • Two More Indians Jailed For Involvement in Singapore's Little India Riots: Reports

    Two More Indians Jailed For Involvement in Singapore's Little India Riots: Reports

    ndtv.com 10 Feb '15, 1pm

    Two more Indian nationals in Singapore were sent behind bars Tuesday for their involvement in the December 2013 riots in the Little India area of this city state, media reported. Rajendran Mohan, 26, and Sathiyamoorthy Sivaraman, 27, were respectively awarded 27-month and 25-month jai...

  • Singapore President Tony Tan Meets PM Modi, Talks of Broadening Bilateral Relations

    ndtv.com 09 Feb '15, 6pm

    President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The two leaders held wide-ranging discussions on enhancing bilateral relations, as well as broadening cooperation in fighting terrorism, among other issues. In their talks, the two leaders deliberated...

  • Singapore President Tony Tan Arrives in India on 4-day Visit

    Singapore President Tony Tan Arrives in India on 4-day Visit

    ndtv.com 08 Feb '15, 7pm

    Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam has begun a four-day state visit to India starting Sunday, as the two countries mark 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations. "This is President Tan's first state visit to India, and will showcase our longstanding and strong relation...

  • 3 Indian-Origin Men Arrested in Singapore

    ndtv.com 07 Feb '15, 6am

    Three Indian-origin Singaporean men have been arrested for disorderly behaviour during the celebration of Thaipusama, a colourful annual Hindu festival in which many believers pierce their bodies with hooks to honour Lord Murugan's victory over demon hordes. Ramachandra Chandramohan, ...

  • Singapore Set to Host Annual Conference on Tamil Language: A three-day conference on Tamil language computing

    Singapore Set to Host Annual Conference on Tamil Language

    ndtv.com 06 Feb '15, 9am

    A three-day conference on Tamil language computing and Tamil internet will be held in Singapore by the end of May and international experts have started work on their papers to be presented at the event. More than 500 delegates are expected to attend the 14th International Conference ...

  • 31-Year-Old Indian Man, Indonesian Woman Found Dead in Singapore Hotel: Report

    ndtv.com 03 Feb '15, 3am

    A 31-year-old Indian national and an Indonesian domestic help were found dead in a hotel room in Geylang in Singapore, according to local media reports. The body of Chinasamy Baskar, who has worked in the construction sector in Singapore for five years, was reportedly found hanging in...

  • Singapore Says AirAsia's Surabaya Flight was Approved

    ndtv.com 03 Jan '15, 1pm

    Singapore today said that it had approved the Surabaya-Singapore route for AirAsia flights on Sundays after the low-cost carrier's permit was frozen by Indonesia for allegedly flying on an unauthorised schedule when it crashed last weekend over Java sea. Indonesia has suspended the Ai...

  • AirAsia's Surabaya-Singapore Flight Suspended

    ndtv.com 03 Jan '15, 6am

    The AirAsia plane that crashed in the Java Sea was flying on an unauthorised schedule, Indonesian Transport Ministry has said and suspended the airline's Surabaya-Singapore route for violating the operational hours. AirAsia Indonesia is only allowed to ply that route on Mondays, Tuesd...

  • China to Build World's First Deep-Sea Mining Vessel: A Chinese shipyard has inked a deal with a Singapore firm...

    China to Build World's First Deep-Sea Mining Vessel

    ndtv.com 11 Dec '14, 4pm

    A Chinese shipyard has inked a deal with a Singapore firm to build the world's first deep-sea mining vessel. Beijing: A Chinese shipyard has inked a deal with a Singapore firm to build the world's first deep-sea mining vessel which can serve as a platform for seabed mining up to 2,500...

  • PM Modi Named 'Asian of the Year' by Singapore Newspaper: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today named "Asian

    PM Modi Named 'Asian of the Year' by Singapore Newspaper

    ndtv.com 05 Dec '14, 3pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today named "Asian of the Year" by a leading Singaporean press group for being focused on India's development and getting the world "excited" about the prospects of the country again. Singapore Press Holdings Limited, the publisher of The Straits Times...

  • Singapore to Plan, Japan to Build New Andhra Capital

    Singapore to Plan, Japan to Build New Andhra Capital

    ndtv.com 01 Dec '14, 9am

    Companies from Japan are ready to join hands in building the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, which will be designed by Singapore, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said today. "It will be a deadly combination," said Mr Naidu. For the next 10 years, Andhra Pradesh is entitled to share ...

  • Tamil Song to Mark Singapore's 50 Years of Independence

    ndtv.com 30 Nov '14, 3pm

    A new National Day song in Tamil, Singapore's fourth official language, has been launched for celebrating the country's 50 years of independence next year. The song and music composition project leader, Logapreyan Renganathan, 42, said he came up with the song idea because he wanted t...

  • For the Filmy You - Universal Studios, Singapore

    ndtv.com 13 Nov '14, 5pm

    A movie buff? Ever wanted to have a conversation with Marilyn Monroe? Give yourself a chance to relive your favorite characters live in front of you by walking along the path of this very cinematic and dramatic theme park located in Singapore. They don't make movies, but the experienc...

  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Meets Urban Planning Experts During Singapore Visit

    ndtv.com 13 Nov '14, 12am

    File photo of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister(CM) N Chandrababu Naidu, who is on a three-day visit to Singapore starting Wednesday, held meetings with the city-state's Second Minister (Trade and Industry) S Iswaran as well a...

  • New Massachusetts Institute of Technology algorithm can predict price of Bitcoin

    New Massachusetts Institute of Technology Algorithm Can Predict Price of Bitcoin

    ndtv.com 26 Oct '14, 1pm

    MIT scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory a...

  • India, Singapore Can Consider Warship-Building Venture, Says Expert

    India, Singapore Can Consider Warship-Building Venture, Says Expert

    ndtv.com 24 Oct '14, 5pm

    Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said today. There are excellent opportunities for the two countries to jointly build warships in India, given Singapore's technological...

  • 22 Injured as Flight From Singapore to Mumbai Hit Turbulence: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when...

    22 Injured as Flight From Singapore to Mumbai Hit Turbulence

    ndtv.com 19 Oct '14, 12pm

    File picture of a Singapore Airlines flight. (Agence France-Presse) Singapore: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when an Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and travelling from the city-state to Mumbai hit sudden turbulence during descent, the carrier said...

  • In Theft of 90 Rolex Watches from Delhi Showroom, A Child is the Prime Suspect

    In Theft of 90 Rolex Watches from Delhi Showroom, A Child is the Prime Suspect

    ndtv.com 03 Sep '14, 7pm

    Nearly 90 Rolex watches worth almost Rs nine crore have been stolen under mysterious circumstances from a high-end showroom in Connaught Place area in Delhi, police said today. The theft took place on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at Cooke & Kelvey showroom, the official...

  • India, Singapore to Boost Defence Ties

    India, Singapore to Boost Defence Ties

    ndtv.com 19 Aug '14, 6pm

    File photo of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. New Delhi : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday met his Singapore counterpart Ng Eng Hen and discussed boosting defence ties between the two countries. An official statement said both ministers, during the meeting, agreed that the enha...

  • Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute to Indian National Army in Singapore: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute to Indian National Army in Singapore

    ndtv.com 19 Aug '14, 1pm

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid tribute at the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial in Singapore. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had laid the foundation stone of the INA Memorial on July 8, 1945, a few months before Singapore was recaptured by the British. Located wit...

  • For Mamata Banerjee's Singapore Tour, Questions About the Company She's Keeping

    For Mamata Banerjee's Singapore Tour, Questions About the Company She's Keeping

    ndtv.com 18 Aug '14, 6am

    PTI West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during Kanyashree Day celebrations Kolkata : For the first time since she took over as Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has embarked on a foreign tour. Singapore is the destination, and Ms Banerjee, often criticised for bein...