ndtv.com Archives - 26 June 2016, Sunday

  • Mobile App On Sikh Heritage In Singapore Launched - NDTV

    Mobile App On Sikh Heritage In Singapore Launched

    ndtv.com 12 Jun '16, 10am

    A mobile app exploring Sikhs' history in Singapore has been launched in Singapore, according to media reports. Partially funded by the National Heritage Board, the Sikh Heritage Trail app was developed by Ishvinder Singh, a 29-year-old project engineer in an aerospace company, and was...

  • Indian-Origin Journalist Santokh Singh Grewal Dies In Singapore: Santokh Singh Grewal, one of Singapore's pro...

    Indian-Origin Journalist Santokh Singh Grewal Dies In Singapore

    ndtv.com 04 Jun '16, 9am

    Santokh Singh Grewal, one of Singapore's prominent Indian-origin teacher-turned journalist and administrator, died while watching the country's national football team beat Myanmar 1-0. The 56-yearl-old embarked on his journalism career with The Straits Times in 1995 and delivered a nu...

  • Barack Obama To Host Singapore PM For State Visit: US President Barack Obama will host Singapore's prime mini...

    Barack Obama To Host Singapore PM For State Visit

    ndtv.com 01 Jun '16, 11pm

    US President Barack Obama will host Singapore's prime minister for talks on a stalled trans-Pacific trade pact, maritime tensions with China and a prestigious White House state dinner. The White House said Obama would host Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on August 2, hoping to woo an a...

  • Manohar Parrikar To Travel To Singapore; Hold Talks On Rafale Jets: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will to...

    Manohar Parrikar To Travel To Singapore; Hold Talks On Rafale Jets

    ndtv.com 01 Jun '16, 6pm

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will tomorrow travel to Singapore to take part in the crucial Shangri-La Dialogue, an inter-governmental security forum, on the sidelines of which he will also hold talks with his French counterpart, with both countries looking at closing the deal for...

  • India-Origin Student Anushka Gaikwad Tops CBSE Class 12 Exam In Singapore: An India-origin student has topped...

    Indian-Origin Student Anushka Gaikwad Tops CBSE Class 12 Exam In Singapore

    ndtv.com 28 May '16, 5am

    Highlights Anushka Gaikwad topped after scoring 98.2 per cent Indian-origin student Shubham Saraf came second after scoring 98 per cent Both study at Singapore's Global Indian International School (GIIS) An India-origin student has topped the Central Board of Secondary Education's Cla...

  • Aircel-Maxis Deal Case: Letters Rogatory Sent To UK, Singapore: Enforcement Directorate has sent Letters Roga...

    Aircel-Maxis Deal Case: Letters Rogatory Sent To UK, Singapore

    ndtv.com 23 May '16, 8pm

    Enforcement Directorate has sent Letters Rogatory (judicial requests) to UK and Singapore in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel-Maxis deal case and parallel investigations in the financial transactions of some companies belonging to friends of former Finance Mini...

  • India To Renegotiate Tax Treaty With Singapore: Arun Jaitley: India will have to renegotiate the tax treaty w...

    India To Renegotiate Tax Treaty With Singapore: Arun Jaitley

    ndtv.com 16 May '16, 11am

    India will have to renegotiate the tax treaty with Singapore to extend the capital gains tax provisions of the recently-concluded tax pact with Mauritius, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today. Without giving any timeline for such renegotiation, he said it "is a separate sovereign ...

  • Indian-Origin Man Elected To Singapore Parliament - NDTV

    Indian-Origin Man Elected To Singapore Parliament

    ndtv.com 07 May '16, 8pm

    An Indian-origin man from Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) was on Saturday elected member of the parliament following his victory in the by-election held at suburban Bukit Batok constituency. Murali Pillai garnered 61.21 per cent of the votes, while Singapore Democratic ...

  • Singapore Detains 8 Bangladeshis For Alleged ISIS-Related Terror Plot: The Singapore government today announc...

    Singapore Detains 8 Bangladeshis For Alleged ISIS-Related Terror Plot

    ndtv.com 03 May '16, 10am

    The Singapore government today announced the arrest of eight Bangladeshi men who allegedly plotted terror attacks, including assassinations, back home to establish an ISIS control. The suspects were arrested under the tough Internal Security Act in April and had originally planned to ...

  • Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Feuds In Public With Sister

    ndtv.com 10 Apr '16, 5pm

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday denied abusing his power and attempting to establish a dynasty as a family feud went public after the first anniversary of the death of his father Lee Kuan Yew. Reacting to attacks from his younger sister Lee Wei Ling, the prime minis...

  • Singapore Lawmaker Sorry For 'Time-Bombs' Comment On South Asians: A Singaporean lawmaker who said crowds of S...

    Singapore Lawmaker Sorry For 'Time-Bombs' Comment On South Asian Workers

    ndtv.com 08 Apr '16, 8am

    A Singaporean lawmaker who said crowds of South Asian workers were "walking time-bombs" who needed to be fenced off from residential areas in the city-state's Indian quarter apologised today for her remarks. Denise Phua sparked a public outcry online after a speech in parliament on We...

  • 2 Dead After Singapore Train Hits Metro Workers

    ndtv.com 22 Mar '16, 11am

    Two Singaporean metro maintenance workers were killed on Tuesday after being hit by a train during on-the-job training, the rail operator said. The incident comes after the country installed a range of safety measures following incidents in which passengers fell onto the tracks. Nasru...

  • Singapore's Ruling Party Fields Indian Lawyer In Crucial Bypoll: An Indian lawyer was today fielded by Singapo...

    Singapore's Ruling Party Fields Indian Lawyer In Crucial Bypoll

    ndtv.com 21 Mar '16, 1pm

    An Indian lawyer was today fielded by Singapore's ruling People's Action Party to take on one of the most outspoken opposition politician in a crucial bypoll. K Muralidharan Pillai, 48, was introduced by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam as the PAP's candidate for Bukit Bat...

  • Indian-Origin Man Jailed For Beating Filipino Maid In Singapore: A 52-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore

    Indian-Origin Man Jailed For Beating Filipino Maid In Singapore

    ndtv.com 20 Feb '16, 9am

    A 52-year-old Indian-origin man in Singapore has been sentenced to 14 weeks in jail for beating up his Filipino maid, a month after his wife was imprisoned for abusing the same domestic helper. Janardana Jayasankarr, who worked as a security guard, grabbed 31-year-old Miezel Cagas Lim...

  • Indian-Origin Engineer, Credited For Role In Developing Changi Airport Dies In Singapore: A top Indian-origin

    Indian-Origin Engineer, Credited For Role In Developing Port, Changi Airport Dies In Singapore

    ndtv.com 19 Feb '16, 5am

    A top Indian-origin engineer who played an important role in developing the Port of Singapore Authority and the Changi airport has died at the age of 94. A Vjiaratnam died yesterday without seeing the book about his life, Engineered For Success, get launched next month. Mr Vjiaratnam ...

  • Indian-Origin Lawyer Named Vice-Chairman Of ICC Commission: A top Indian-origin lawyer in Singapore has been n...

    Indian-Origin Lawyer Named Vice-Chairman Of ICC Commission

    ndtv.com 11 Feb '16, 4am

    A top Indian-origin lawyer in Singapore has been named as vice-chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce Commission, a private sector world business organisation with a central role in global trade and commerce. Davinder Singh, 58, has been named vice-chairman of I...

  • Book On Sikh Heritage In Pakistan Launched In Singapore: A book on the Sikh heritage in Pakistan has been laun...

    Book On Sikh Heritage In Pakistan Launched In Singapore

    ndtv.com 31 Jan '16, 11am

    A book on the Sikh heritage in Pakistan has been launched in Singapore, highlighting the legacy of the community that was left behind following the partition. The 500-page book, by financial services executive-turned author Amardeep Singh, is his personal journey. Singh travelled thro...

  • 14 Men Deported From Singapore Are Terrorists: Bangladesh Police: Bangladeshi police will charge 14 men with m...

    14 Men Deported From Singapore Are Terrorists: Bangladesh Police

    ndtv.com 21 Jan '16, 8pm

    Bangladeshi police will charge 14 men with membership of a banned group after Singapore deported them for suspected terrorist links last year, a senior police official said on Thursday. The case comes amid rising concerns over the growth of Islamist militancy in the South Asian nation...

  • Bangladesh Arrests 14 Workers Deported From Singapore: Bangladesh police said on Thursday they are holding 14

    Bangladesh Arrests 14 Workers Deported From Singapore

    ndtv.com 21 Jan '16, 8am

    Bangladesh police said today they are holding 14 of the 26 construction workers deported from Singapore late last year over links with a banned Islamist group the government has blamed for attacks on secular writers. Police initially arrested all 26 men after Singapore deported the gr...

  • Odd-Even Shows Delhi Can Match Singapore, Says Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

    ndtv.com 15 Jan '16, 11am

    Delhi has proved it can match Singapore in discipline and systems, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today, as the capital ended a two-week traffic trial to combat its highly toxic smog. "Lots of people talk about how great the system is in Singapore, elsewhere... but odd-even prove...

  • Singapore Plans 'Car-Free Sunday'

    Singapore Plans 'Car-Free Sunday'

    ndtv.com 29 Dec '15, 10am

    Singaporean authorities have planned a "car-free Sunday" zone from February to better promote a car-lite the country, the media reported today The six-month pilot programme will kick off from February 28, with a total of 4.7 km-long roads to be closed for cars on the last Sunday each ...

  • PM Modi Hails ISRO For Successful Launch Of Singapore Satellites

    PM Narendra Modi Hails ISRO For Successful Launch Of Singapore Satellites

    ndtv.com 16 Dec '15, 10pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed ISRO scientists for the successful launch of six Singapore satellites, saying it was a "momentous feat". "Our scientists at @isro accomplish another momentous feat. Congrats to them on PSLV-C29 successfully launching 6 Singapore satelli...

  • India's PSLV Rocket Successfully Places 6 Satellites From Singapore In Orbit

    India's PSLV Rocket Successfully Places 6 Satellites From Singapore In Orbit

    ndtv.com 16 Dec '15, 12pm

    India's workhorse rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV, successfully placed six satellites from Singapore in orbit after launching from Indian Space Research Organisation's space port in Sriharikota this evening. Today's launch was the 50th launch of a big rocket from th...

  • ISRO To Launch 6 Singapore Satellites Tomorrow

    ndtv.com 15 Dec '15, 6am

    Indian Space Research Organisation's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle will launch six Singapore satellites from Sriharikota tomorrow. The six satellites riding piggyback on PSLV-C29, to be launched from the first launch pad, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in the spaceport of Sriharikot...

  • Countdown Begins For ISRO's Launch Of 6 Singapore Satellites

    Countdown Begins For ISRO's Launch Of 6 Singapore Satellites

    ndtv.com 14 Dec '15, 5am

    The 59-hour countdown for the launch of six Singapore satellites by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle from Sriharikota began today. The launch is scheduled at 6:00 pm on December 16, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in the spaceport of ...

  • US, Singapore Agree Deployment of US Spy Plane in Singapore: The United States has agreed with Singapore on a ... https://t.co/QcxDlTYFsk

    US, Singapore Agree Deployment of US Spy Plane in Singapore

    ndtv.com 07 Dec '15, 7pm

    The United States has agreed with Singapore on a first deployment of the U.S. P-8 Poseidon spy plane in Singapore this month in a maritime security role, a joint statement said on Monday. The statement issued after a meeting between U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Singapore's de...

  • Singapore Hospital Recalls 178 Children for Tuberculosis Tests: Singapore's National University Hospital (NUH)...

    Singapore Hospital Recalls 178 Children for Tuberculosis Tests

    ndtv.com 04 Dec '15, 8am

    Singapore's National University Hospital (NUH) has recalled 178 paediatric patients - including 131 under the age of two years - who were cared for by a nurse now confirmed to have tuberculosis, the media reported on Friday. It also includes 34 children who have received a transplante...

  • Singapore Prime Minister Pays Tribute to Sikh Community: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has paid tribute to Si...

    Singapore Prime Minister Pays Tribute to Sikh Community

    ndtv.com 29 Nov '15, 3am

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has paid tribute to Singapore's Sikh community, saying the government will continue to support them in many ways. The Singaporean government has and will continue to support the Sikh community in many ways, he said yesterday at the Sikh community dinner....

  • My Only Task is Development: PM Modi Tells Indian Community in Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tues...

    My Only Task is Development: PM Modi Tells Indian Community in Singapore

    ndtv.com 24 Nov '15, 9pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought greater engagement of the diaspora in making the country strong, pointing to the large requirement of foreign direct investment and stating that his only task was development that wipes tears from the eyes of the poor. Addressing a gather...

  • FDI is First Develop India, PM Modi Tells Indian Diaspora in Singapore

    FDI is First Develop India, PM Modi Tells Indian Community in Singapore

    ndtv.com 24 Nov '15, 2pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a big pitch for investment in Singapore today, both at the Economic Convention and in his address to the Indian community. While FDI stands for Foreign Direct Investment, for him, it means First Develop India, the Prime Minister explained. Speaking at...