ndtv.com Archives - 28 September 2016, Wednesday

  • Singapore Accuses Chinese Paper Of Fabricating South China Sea Story: Singapore's ambassador to China on Tues...

    Singapore Accuses Chinese Paper Of Fabricating South China Sea Story

    ndtv.com 27 Sep '16, 1pm

    Singapore's ambassador to China on Tuesday accused a major state-run Chinese newspaper of fabricating a report about Singapore's position on the South China Sea, but the paper stuck by its story. The Global Times said on September 21 that at a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Ven...

  • Singapore Considers Monitoring Plan For Babies Born To Women With Zika: Singapore is exploring plans to estab...

    Singapore Considers Monitoring Plan For Babies Born To Women With Zika

    ndtv.com 23 Sep '16, 7pm

    Singapore is exploring plans to establish a national surveillance programme to monitor the development of babies born to pregnant women infected with the Zika virus, the state-owned Channel NewsAsia (CNA) said on Friday. Sixteen pregnant women have been confirmed to have the virus in ...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Phone Catches Fire On IndiGo's Singapore-Chennai Flight - NDTV

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Phone Catches Fire On IndiGo's Singapore-Chennai Flight

    ndtv.com 23 Sep '16, 11am

    Highlights Small fire from Samsung phone in luggage bin, extinquished by crew Regulator has launched inquiry, called officials from Samsung on Monday Earlier, Note 7 phones were restricted on flights following explosions A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone caught fire inside an IndiGo ...

  • Former Indian-Origin Diplomat Felicitated In Singapore: A former Indian-origin diplomat has been felicitated

    Former Indian-Origin Diplomat Felicitated In Singapore

    ndtv.com 23 Sep '16, 3am

    A former Indian-origin diplomat has been felicitated here for helping immigrants and those trying to make ends meet in Singapore. 79-year-old Mr K Kesavapany received the Community Champion Award from 'tabla!', a Friday weekly of Singapore Press Holdings' which covers Indian lifestyle...

  • Singapore Court Allows Extradition In US Navy Bribery Case: A Singapore court approved Wednesday the extradit...

    Singapore Court Allows Extradition In US Navy Bribery Case

    ndtv.com 21 Sep '16, 12pm

    A Singapore court approved today the extradition of two former defence contractor executives at the heart of a bribery scandal that has rocked the US Navy. Linda Raja and Neil Peterson used to work at Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), whose owner Leonard Glenn Francis is awaiting US s...

  • No New Zika Cases In Singapore On Tuesday: Government Agency Website: Singapore did not report any new cases

    No New Zika Cases In Singapore On Tuesday: Government Agency Website

    ndtv.com 13 Sep '16, 11am

    Singapore did not report any new cases of Zika virus on Tuesday, according to data published on National Environment Agency website. Island city-state Singapore reported its first locally infected Zika patient on August 27 and since then, the number of reported infections has risen to...

  • IRCTC Offers Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia Packages.

    Indian Railways Offers Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia Packages

    ndtv.com 11 Sep '16, 1am

    Exploring beyond domestic tour and travel market, IRCTC is now offering international packages covering Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. "The Enchanting Singapore and Malaysia" and the "Sri Ramayana Yatra: Sri Lanka" tours, departing from New Delhi, are now open for bookings and wil...

  • Indian Railways Offers Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia Packages: Exploring beyond domestic tour and travel mar...

    Indian Railways Offers Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia Packages

    ndtv.com 10 Sep '16, 4pm

    Exploring beyond domestic tour and travel market, IRCTC is now offering international packages covering Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. "The Enchanting Singapore and Malaysia" and the "Sri Ramayana Yatra: Sri Lanka" tours, departing from New Delhi, are now open for bookings and wil...

  • Singapore Air Bans Use Of Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on Saturday that it has joined...

    Galaxy Note 7 Use Banned By Singapore Airlines

    ndtv.com 10 Sep '16, 5am

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on Saturday that it has joined other airlines in banning the inflight use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phones after reports of exploding batteries in some units. "The powering up and charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones is prohibited on all our f...

  • Australia, Taiwan, South Korea Issue Travel Warnings For Singapore

    ndtv.com 30 Aug '16, 7am

    Australia, Taiwan and South Korea advised pregnant women and those attempting to get pregnant to avoid travel to Singapore after an outbreak of the Zika virus infected more than 50 people in the city-state. The outbreak and the warnings come as a potential blow to tourism in one of th...

  • Singapore Confirms 41 Locally-Transmitted Zika Cases: Reports: Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-tr...

    Singapore Confirms 41 Locally-Transmitted Zika Cases: Reports

    ndtv.com 28 Aug '16, 9am

    Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, local media reported today, citing the city-state's health ministry. The cases include 36 foreign construction workers employed at a site in Aljunied, in the southeast of the island, the Straits Times newspaper and Ch...

  • Singapore Confirms First Case Of Locally Transmitted Zika Virus

    ndtv.com 27 Aug '16, 11pm

    Singapore has confirmed its first case of a locally-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, the health ministry said. A 47-year-old Malaysian woman working in the city-state was confirmed with the virus, but was "well and recoveri...

  • Online Chats Disclose Plans For Rocket Attack On Singapore: It was social media chatter that gave him away. C...

    Online Chats Disclose Plans For Rocket Attack On Singapore

    ndtv.com 08 Aug '16, 5am

    It was social media chatter that gave him away. Changing his profile picture on the LINE messaging app to a banner pledging "Indonesian support and solidarity for ISIS" probably didn't help. Had it not been for all that, Gigih Rahmat Dewa's plot to launch a rocket attack on the city-s...

  • Lalit Modi Case: Court Issues Letter Rogatory To Singapore

    Lalit Modi Case: Court Issues Letter Rogatory To Singapore

    ndtv.com 27 Jul '16, 9pm

    In an alleged money laundering case filed against former IPL chief Lalit Modi by Enforcement Directorate (ED), a court on Wednesday issued a fresh Letter Rogatory (LR) to the authority in Singapore. "The court has issued a LR to Singapore which will help us in the ongoing probe agains...

  • Singapore Jails Four Bangladeshis For Terrorist Financing: Singapore sentenced four Bangladeshis to between t...

    Singapore Jails Four Bangladeshis For Terrorist Financing

    ndtv.com 12 Jul '16, 6am

    Singapore sentenced four Bangladeshis to between two and five years jail today after they pleaded guilty to raising money for an alleged Islamist terror plot in their home country. Muslim-majority Bangladesh has seen a spate of brutal attacks on secular bloggers and religious minoriti...

  • 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 ...