ndtv.com Archives - 04 December 2016, Sunday

  • Singapore Minister Warns ISIS Will Target Southeast Asia

    Singapore Minister Warns ISIS Will Target Southeast Asia

    ndtv.com 02 Dec '16, 3pm

    Southeast Asia faces a growing risk of extremist violence from ISIS supporters as the terrorist group seeks new pastures after setbacks in the Middle East, Singapore's home minister said on Friday. While ISIS is rapidly losing territory in Iraq and Syria, this may increase the risk of...

  • China Blasts Singapore's Military Cooperation With Taiwan

    ndtv.com 29 Nov '16, 10am

    A Chinese state newspaper on Tuesday criticized Singapore over the Southeast Asian city-state's military training with self-governing Taiwan, following the impounding of nine Singaporean infantry fighting vehicles transiting through Hong Kong. The Communist Party-run Global Times said...

  • China Complains To Singapore Over Armoured Vehicles

    ndtv.com 28 Nov '16, 9am

    China has lodged a diplomatic protest with Singapore after a shipment of Singaporean military armoured vehicles being brought back from Taiwan was seized in Hong Kong, Beijing's foreign ministry said on Monday. Beijing stated its opposition to "any form of official exchanges with Taiw...

  • Singapore Unveils Self-Driving Scooter For Phone-Obsessed Walkers

    Singapore Unveils Self-Driving Scooter For Phone-Obsessed Walkers

    ndtv.com 22 Nov '16, 4pm

    Researchers in Singapore have come up with a solution to curb accidents involving phone-obsessed walkers, a self-driving mobility scooter that drives single pedestrians along footpaths. The one-seater, four wheel, 50 kilograms vehicle travels at a top speed of 6 kilometres per hour an...

  • India Slips 2 Spots In English Proficiency, Singapore Tops In Asia

    India Slips 2 Spots In English Proficiency, Singapore Tops In Asia

    ndtv.com 16 Nov '16, 9am

    India has slipped two spots compared to last year in English proficiency rankings while China has improved its ranking, according to a new report. India is placed at the 22nd spot in the new report released by Swedish education company EF Education First in China's capital Beijing yes...

  • Singapore Navy Ship Reaches Vishakhapatnam For Joint Exercise: A Singapore Navy ship reached Vishakhapatnam o...

    Singapore Navy Ship Reaches Vishakhapatnam For Joint Exercise

    ndtv.com 30 Oct '16, 4pm

    A Singapore Navy ship reached Vishakhapatnam on Sunday to participate in a joint naval exercise with India, said an official statement. RSS Formidable, a multi-role stealth frigate commanded by Lt. Colonel Khoo Aik Leong Albert, will participate in the Singapore-India Maritime Bilater...

  • Singapore Bans Foreign Funding Of Gay Pride Rally: Singapore on Friday banned foreign companies from funding

    Singapore Bans Foreign Funding Of Gay Pride Rally

    ndtv.com 21 Oct '16, 2pm

    Singapore on Friday banned foreign companies from funding an annual gay pride rally as part of new rules governing protests, leading rights campaigners to label the move "outrageous interference". Starting next month, only citizens, organisations and companies from Singapore will be a...

  • India, Singapore Must Focus On Combating Terrorism: President Mukherjee: Asserting that India has been a vict...

    India, Singapore Must Focus On Combating Terrorism: President Pranab Mukherjee

    ndtv.com 05 Oct '16, 7pm

    Asserting that India has been a victim of cross-border terrorist attacks perpetrated by groups which enjoy safe havens in Pakistan, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said both India and Singapore must focus on enhancing cooperation on combating terrorism and isolating its suppor...

  • Singapore Aquarium Diver Killed In Stingray Attack: A Singaporean diver has died after being struck on the ch...

    Singapore Aquarium Diver Killed In Stingray Attack

    ndtv.com 05 Oct '16, 9am

    A Singaporean diver has died after being struck on the chest by stingray in a closed underwater attraction in the city-state, the aquarium's owners said Wednesday. Veteran diver Philip Chan, 62, was stung on Tuesday at Underwater World Singapore in a "tragic accident", while readying ...

  • India, Singapore To Step Up Anti-Terror, Economic Cooperation: India and Singapore today decided to strengthe...

    India, Singapore To Step Up Anti-Terror, Economic Cooperation

    ndtv.com 04 Oct '16, 11am

    India and Singapore today decided to strengthen cooperation in countering threats of rising terrorism with Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming cross-border terrorism and increasing radicalisation as "grave challenges" that endanger the very fabric of the two societies. Mr Modi, who h...

  • India, Singapore Sign Three Agreements: India and Singapore on Tuesday signed three agreements, including two...

    India, Singapore Sign Three Agreements

    ndtv.com 04 Oct '16, 9am

    India and Singapore on Tuesday signed three agreements, including two in the area of skill development, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Singapore Premier Lee Hsien Loong, now on visit to Delhi. "Strengthening a Strategic Partnership. The two...

  • PM Modi Meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Singapore Prime Minis...

    PM Modi Meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

    ndtv.com 04 Oct '16, 8am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who arrived on Monday on a five-day bilateral visit to India. "The warmth of an Asian friendship. PM @narendramodi welcomes PM @leehsienloong of Singapore at Hyderabad House," External Affairs Minist...

  • Sushma Sushma Calls On Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday calle...

    Sushma Sushma Calls On Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

    ndtv.com 04 Oct '16, 6am

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who arrived in New Delhi on Monday on a five-day visit to India. "First engagement for an honoured guest from the East. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on PM @leehsienloong of Singapore in De...

  • On India Trip, Singapore PM Rejects VIP Motorcade For A Bus: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who ar...

    On India Trip, Singapore PM Rejects VIP Motorcade For A Bus

    ndtv.com 03 Oct '16, 7pm

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who arrived in Delhi on Monday evening for a five-day visit, chose a rather unconventional method to travel. Instead of a VIP motorcade, he hopped onto a chartered bus to reach his hotel in the national capital. During his visit, Mr Loong will...

  • Briton Arrested For 'Misbehaving' With Woman On Flight To Hyderabad: A 60-year-old British national was today...

    Briton Arrested For 'Misbehaving' With Woman On Singapore Flight To Hyderabad

    ndtv.com 03 Oct '16, 4pm

    A 60-year-old British national was today arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman co-passenger on a flight from Singapore. The Briton, B Anthony, was in an inebriated state at that time, police in Hyderabad claimed. He allegedly misbehaved with a 35-year-old woman on the flight...

  • Indian-Origin Jailed For Raping Teacher In Singapore: A 27-year-old Indian-origin former beach patrol officer...

    Indian-Origin Jailed For Raping Teacher In Singapore

    ndtv.com 03 Oct '16, 7am

    A 27-year-old Indian-origin former beach patrol officer in Singapore was today sentenced to more than 11 years in prison and 12 strokes of the cane for raping a drunken woman at the country's famous resort island of Sentosa in May 2012. Pram Nair was found guilty of rape and sexual as...

  • Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong To Kickstart 5-Day India Trip Today: Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong...

    Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong To Kickstart 5-Day India Trip Today

    ndtv.com 03 Oct '16, 5am

    Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in India today on a five-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment. The Singaporean Prime Minister would be accompanied by his wife Ho Ching, a number of key Ministers and seni...

  • Threat From Extremist Groups To Southeast Asia Growing: Ng Eng Hen: The threat that violent extremist groups

    Threat From Extremist Groups To Southeast Asia Growing: Singapore Defence Chief

    ndtv.com 01 Oct '16, 6am

    The threat that violent extremist groups pose to Southeast Asia is growing each year as they become more organized and focused in their aims, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday. Ng was speaking to reporters following a meeting of Southeast Asia defense ministers with...

  • Defense Ministers Discuss Defusing South China Sea Incidents: Singapore's defense minister says countries nee...

    Defense Ministers Discuss Defusing South China Sea Incidents

    ndtv.com 01 Oct '16, 5am

    Singapore's defense minister says countries need to look for practical ways to defuse incidents in the South China Sea. China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands in South China Sea waters crucial for global commerce. The area is also rich in fish and ...

  • Singapore Prime Minister To Visit India From October 3 To 7

    ndtv.com 30 Sep '16, 6pm

    Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will pay a five-day visit to India from October 3 with an aim to deepen bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment. The Singaporean Prime Minister would be accompanied by his wife Ho Ching, a number of key Ministers an...

  • Oxygen Masks Come Down Automatically On Singapore Airlines, Causes Panic: Panic gripped 200-odd passengers on...

    Oxygen Masks Come Down Automatically On Singapore Airlines, Triggering Panic

    ndtv.com 29 Sep '16, 6pm

    Panic gripped 200-odd passengers onboard an SIA flight from Singapore to the IGI Airport in New Delhi today after oxygen masks automatically dropped down, forcing the pilot to make a U-turn and land back at the Changi Airport two hours after being airborne. All the passengers are, how...

  • Singapore Court Sends Teen Blogger Back To Jail For Criticising Religion: A Singapore court sentenced 17-year...

    Singapore Court Sends Teen Blogger Back To Jail For Hurting 'Religious Feelings'

    ndtv.com 29 Sep '16, 8am

    A Singapore court sentenced 17-year-old blogger Amos Yee to six weeks in jail today for "wounding religious feelings", the second jail term for the teenager who was convicted on similar charges last year. Yee pleaded guilty to six charges of deliberately posting comments on the intern...

  • 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...