ndtv.com Archives - 06 May 2016, Friday

  • 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...

  • PM Modi Addresses India-Singapore Economic Convention: Highlights

    PM Modi Addresses India-Singapore Economic Convention: Highlights

    ndtv.com 24 Nov '15, 9am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the India-Singapore economic convention.Here are the highlights of his speech: Historical ties and cultural proximity are out assets Singapore is our 10th largest trade partner globally, second largest in ASEAN Outward FDI from India to Singa...

  • On An 'Impromptu Outing', PM Modi Dines at Indian Restaurant in Singapore

    On An 'Impromptu Outing', PM Modi Dines at Indian Restaurant in Singapore

    ndtv.com 23 Nov '15, 6pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today was a "happy guest" on his maiden visit to Singapore where he had a vegetarian dinner with his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and his wife at an Indian restaurant in Little India. PM Modi tweeted about the plan right after his Singapore Lecture. My frie...

  • In Singapore Lecture, PM Modi Alludes to South China Sea Dispute

    In Singapore Lecture, PM Modi Alludes to South China Sea Dispute

    ndtv.com 23 Nov '15, 2pm

    Amid a standoff between China and some East Asian nations over South China Sea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said oceans, space and cyberworld should not become "new theatres of contests" but be the avenues of "shared prosperity" and offered to work in this direction. Delivering...

  • Singapore a Metaphor for Dreams Becoming Reality, Says PM Modi: Highlights

    ndtv.com 23 Nov '15, 12pm

    PM Narendra Modi delivered the 37th Singapore Lecture on 'India's Singapore Story'. Here are highlights of his speech: I am deeply honoured to be here. The destinies of the two nations (India and Singapore) are deeply linked. I extend the greetings of 1.25 billion friends and admirers...

  • PM Modi, Singapore Prime Minister to Launch Joint Singapore-India Postage Stamp

    PM Modi, Singapore Prime Minister to Launch Joint Singapore-India Postage Stamp

    ndtv.com 23 Nov '15, 11am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong will launch a joint postage stamp tomorrow featuring the presidential residences of both the countries to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. The stamp has pictures of the ...

  • PM Modi Leaves for Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left Malaysia for Singapore on the second...

    PM Modi Leaves for Singapore

    ndtv.com 23 Nov '15, 10am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left Malaysia for Singapore on the second and last leg of his four-day visit to southeast Asia. "Selamat Triggal Malaysia! After a productive multilateral & bilateral visit, PM @narendramodi emplanes for Sinapore," external affairs ministry spoke...

  • Singapore Airlines Flight From US Lands Safely Amid Bomb Threat: Singapore Airlines said today there was a bom...

    Singapore Airlines Flight From US Lands Safely Amid Bomb Threat

    ndtv.com 22 Nov '15, 2pm

    Singapore Airlines said today there was a bomb threat to one of its flights which originated from San Francisco and landed safely at Singapore's Changi Airport today. The airline, in a statement, did not provide any details of how the threat came to light or what action was taken to e...

  • PM Narendra Modi's Maiden Visit to Singapore Begins Tomorrow

    PM Narendra Modi's Maiden Visit to Singapore Begins Tomorrow

    ndtv.com 22 Nov '15, 1pm

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Singapore on his maiden official visit beginning Monday during which the two countries will elevate their relations to strategic partnership by signing an agreement. During his visit, Prime Minister Modi will meet his counterpart Lee Hsien L...