ndtv.com Archives - 07 May 2015, Thursday

  • Singapore Prime Minister Praised After Sharing Sudoku-Solver Code

    ndtv.com 06 May '15, 10am

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has revealed his computer programming skills after sharing on Facebook a Sudoku puzzle-solver code he wrote. Lee, 63, a first-class mathematics graduate from the University of Cambridge in Britain, posted a screenshot of the code written in t...

  • Amid Mass Cremations in Nepal, a Village Comes Out for 6 of a Family from Singapore

    Amid Mass Cremations in Nepal, a Village Comes Out for 6 of a Family from Singapore

    ndtv.com 28 Apr '15, 2pm

    Among hundreds of earthquake victims cremated today in the ghats near the famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, were six of a family who lived in Singapore and had come visiting their village in Nepal. The entire village turned up for the last rites. With their vacation nearing an...

  • 2 Indians Awarded for Saving Toddler Dangling From Balcony in Singapore

    ndtv.com 24 Apr '15, 3pm

    SINGAPORE: Two Indian nationals in Singapore have been hailed as heroes and commended for saving a dangling toddler stuck between the rails on a parapet of a second floor apartment block. S Shammugun Nathan, 35, and P Muthukumar, 24, were both lauded by the Singapore Civil Defence For...

  • The Internet is Finding This Math Problem From Singapore Insanely Difficult

    The Internet is Finding This Math Problem From Singapore Insanely Difficult

    ndtv.com 14 Apr '15, 8am

    If you spent a major part of high school dreading Mathematics, do not read further. Because just when you thought you had left Math behind for good, the Internet decided to throw a curveball your way.A question based on logical reasoning has stumped netizens across the world after a n...

  • Singapore Boy Gets 'Stern Warning' for Lee Kuan Yew Death Hoax 5 Days Before He Died

    ndtv.com 07 Apr '15, 8am

    A Singaporean boy behind a hoax that triggered premature reports about the death of Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew has been let off with a "stern warning" in lieu of charges, police said today. A screenshot of a "statement" that appeared to be from the website of the Prime M...

  • Dragons Awaken and Jeremy Clarkson Goes Green in April Fools' Medley: Greece could adopt Bitcoin, global warmi...

    Dragons Awaken and Jeremy Clarkson Goes Green in April Fools' Medley

    ndtv.com 01 Apr '15, 7pm

    Greece could adopt Bitcoin, global warming might awaken dragons and disgraced motoring show host Jeremy Clarkson is going green: Aprils Fools' Day jokes around Europe on Wednesday ranged from chuckle-worthy to weird. Swedish news site Nyheter 24 said that the ice hotel in Lapland was ...

  • Singapore Arrests Teenager Over Video Critical Of Lee Kuan Yew

    ndtv.com 31 Mar '15, 3am

    A 16-year-old who appeared in a video that criticized Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore who died March 23, was arrested because of his comments that disparaged Christianity, according to the Singaporean police and local news reports. The arrest came Sunday as Singa...

  • Indian Jailed for Molesting Woman in Singapore

    ndtv.com 31 Mar '15, 1am

    A 32-year-old Indian has been jailed for three weeks for molesting a woman three times on separate occasions while travelling in a bus here last year. Seetharaman Ramesh, who works here as a department store operations executive, pleaded guilty to one count of molesting the 39-year-ol...

  • Former US Agents Charged for Bitcoin Theft During Silk Road Probe: The US Justice Department announced charges...

    Former US Agents Charged for Bitcoin Theft During Silk Road Probe

    ndtv.com 31 Mar '15, 1am

    The US Justice Department announced charges on Monday against two former federal agents accused of stealing the digital currency bitcoin during the investigation of the underground drug marketplace Silk Road. Carl Force, a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent, and Shaun Bridge...

  • Delhi Government Project to Provide Recycled Water to Clusters: Taking a cue from Singapore, Delhi Government

    Delhi Government Project to Provide Recycled Water to Clusters

    ndtv.com 30 Mar '15, 10am

    Taking a cue from Singapore, Delhi Government is planning an ambitious project to provide recycled water to clusters of 100-200 houses, the supply for which is expected to cost less than development charge for sewage system. Interacting with media at Padma awards function at Rashtrapa...

  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister to Begin Singapore Visit on Monday

    ndtv.com 29 Mar '15, 5pm

    With Singapore expected to come out with the master plan for Andhra Pradesh's new capital city in few days, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is embarking on a two-day visit of that country beginning on Monday. Mr Naidu will take off for Singapore this evening. The chief minister wil...

  • Singapore Stands Still as Nation Bids Farewell to Founding Father Lee Kuan Yew

    ndtv.com 29 Mar '15, 10am

    Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders today to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honour its "founding father". Tens of thousands of people waving flags braved heavy rain and lined the streets...

  • Singapore Honours Founding Leader Lee Kuan Yew With Elaborate State Funeral

    ndtv.com 29 Mar '15, 12am

    Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew will be given an elaborate state funeral Sunday, ending a week of mourning for the man who led the city-state to independence 50 years ago. Tens of thousands of people are expected to line a 15.4-kilometre (9.6-mile) route to bid farewell to th...

  • In Lee Kuan Yew's Death, Singapore Efficiency Shines Through: Singapore is internationally renowned for its ef...

    In Lee Kuan Yew's Death, Singapore Efficiency Shines Through

    ndtv.com 25 Mar '15, 8am

    Singapore is internationally renowned for its efficient organisation, and planning around the death of the city-state's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, is no exception. Within a few hours of his death at 3:18 am, local time, on Monday the government had confirmed the traffic arran...

  • Thousands line Singapore's streets to pay respect to Lee Kuan Yew

    Thousands Line Singapore's Streets to Pay Respect to Lee Kuan Yew

    ndtv.com 25 Mar '15, 4am

    Thousands of people lined Singapore's streets today as a gun carriage took the casket of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, to Parliament House for public viewing. Lee died on Monday, aged 91. Chants of "Lee Kuan Yew" rang out from the crowd as the carriage entered...

  • PM Narendra Modi to Attend Lee Kuan Yew's Funeral in Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the f...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Attend Singaporean Leader Lee Kuan Yew's Funeral

    ndtv.com 24 Mar '15, 9am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the funeral of Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on March 29. Mr Lee, 91, died of severe pneumonia yesterday. The Prime Minister will be attending the funeral on March 29, the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry said. In h...

  • Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's Condition Worsens: The condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's...

    Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's Condition Worsens

    ndtv.com 17 Mar '15, 6am

    The condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, has worsened and doctors are closely monitoring his condition, the government said today. "Lee Kuan Yew's condition has worsened due to an infection. He is on antibiotics. The doctors are closely monitoring his condition...

  • Indian-Origin Man Jailed for Stealing, Duping Compatriot in Singapore

    ndtv.com 16 Mar '15, 6pm

    An Indian-origin man in Singapore was today sentenced to 22 weeks imprisonment for duping a drunk compatriot of SGD 13,000 through his ATM card. Vickneswaran Sivan, 24, was jailed for taking undue advantage of Shakthikalu Manjappa Gopalakrishna by taking his ATM card and later withdra...

  • 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

    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...