ndtv.com Archives - 27 November 2014, Thursday

  • For the Filmy You - Universal Studios, Singapore

    ndtv.com 13 Nov '14, 5pm

    A movie buff? Ever wanted to have a conversation with Marilyn Monroe? Give yourself a chance to relive your favorite characters live in front of you by walking along the path of this very cinematic and dramatic theme park located in Singapore. They don't make movies, but the experienc...

  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Meets Urban Planning Experts During Singapore Visit

    ndtv.com 13 Nov '14, 12am

    File photo of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister(CM) N Chandrababu Naidu, who is on a three-day visit to Singapore starting Wednesday, held meetings with the city-state's Second Minister (Trade and Industry) S Iswaran as well a...

  • New Massachusetts Institute of Technology algorithm can predict price of Bitcoin

    New Massachusetts Institute of Technology Algorithm Can Predict Price of Bitcoin

    ndtv.com 26 Oct '14, 1pm

    MIT scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory a...

  • India, Singapore Can Consider Warship-Building Venture, Says Expert

    India, Singapore Can Consider Warship-Building Venture, Says Expert

    ndtv.com 24 Oct '14, 5pm

    Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said today. There are excellent opportunities for the two countries to jointly build warships in India, given Singapore's technological...

  • 22 Injured as Flight From Singapore to Mumbai Hit Turbulence: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when...

    22 Injured as Flight From Singapore to Mumbai Hit Turbulence

    ndtv.com 19 Oct '14, 12pm

    File picture of a Singapore Airlines flight. (Agence France-Presse) Singapore: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when an Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and travelling from the city-state to Mumbai hit sudden turbulence during descent, the carrier said...

  • In Theft of 90 Rolex Watches from Delhi Showroom, A Child is the Prime Suspect

    In Theft of 90 Rolex Watches from Delhi Showroom, A Child is the Prime Suspect

    ndtv.com 03 Sep '14, 7pm

    Nearly 90 Rolex watches worth almost Rs nine crore have been stolen under mysterious circumstances from a high-end showroom in Connaught Place area in Delhi, police said today. The theft took place on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at Cooke & Kelvey showroom, the official...

  • India, Singapore to Boost Defence Ties

    India, Singapore to Boost Defence Ties

    ndtv.com 19 Aug '14, 6pm

    File photo of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. New Delhi : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday met his Singapore counterpart Ng Eng Hen and discussed boosting defence ties between the two countries. An official statement said both ministers, during the meeting, agreed that the enha...

  • Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute to Indian National Army in Singapore: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee Pays Tribute to Indian National Army in Singapore

    ndtv.com 19 Aug '14, 1pm

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid tribute at the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial in Singapore. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had laid the foundation stone of the INA Memorial on July 8, 1945, a few months before Singapore was recaptured by the British. Located wit...

  • For Mamata Banerjee's Singapore Tour, Questions About the Company She's Keeping

    For Mamata Banerjee's Singapore Tour, Questions About the Company She's Keeping

    ndtv.com 18 Aug '14, 6am

    PTI West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during Kanyashree Day celebrations Kolkata : For the first time since she took over as Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has embarked on a foreign tour. Singapore is the destination, and Ms Banerjee, often criticised for bein...

  • Mamata Banerjee Hopeful about Singapore Talks, Asks Media to be Positive

    ndtv.com 18 Aug '14, 1am

    File photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee last night said she was hopeful that talks can open new investment possibilities during her maiden Singapore visit. "Talks and dialogues can open new possibilities. Don't you ...

  • Billionaire Ravi Jaipuria to Launch Restaurant Chain in Singapore - NDTV

    ndtv.com 28 Jul '14, 8am

    Indian billionaire Ravi Jaipuria is planning to set up his South Indian restaurant chain 'Vaango' in Singapore next year. "A lot of Indian companies are making their base here," said the chairman of RJ Corp which holds the Indian franchise of the Western fast foods, Pizza Hut and KFC,...

  • Singapore Airlines apologises for 'insensitive' MH17 post - NDTV

    Singapore Airlines Apologises for 'Insensitive' MH17 Post - NDTV

    ndtv.com 20 Jul '14, 3am

    Agence France-Presse An airline envelope lays in a sunflower field near the village of Rassipnoe after the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 19, 2014 Singapore: Singapore Airlines (SIA)...

  • Singapore Airlines Says Sorry for Social Media Posts After MH17: After getting a drubbing on social media for

    Singapore Airlines Says Sorry for Social Media Posts After MH17 - NDTV

    ndtv.com 19 Jul '14, 9pm

    Reuters File Photo: People walk past a Singapore Airlines ticketing counter at Changi Airport in Singapore. Singapore: After getting a drubbing on social media for making statements deemed "insensitive" after the downing of flight MH17, Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) issued a public apo...

  • Indian Boy Stars in Chinese Movies - NDTV

    ndtv.com 17 Jul '14, 8am

    An 11-year old Indian boy is a star in a Singapore movie, singing Peking opera tunes and speaking most of his lines in Mandarin. Denzyl Dharma, who studies Mandarin as a second language in Singapore, plays Raja in the film, a boy from India who tries to fit into his new home in Singap...

  • Mamata Banerjee to Visit Singapore to Attract Investment for West Bengal - NDTV

    ndtv.com 14 Jul '14, 12pm

    File photo: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Kolkata : In her first trip to a foreign country after assuming charge as the Chief Minister of West Bengal in May 2011, Mamata Banerjee would visit Singapore with a business delegation to attract investments for the state. Ms Ban...

  • French Police Smash Illegal Bitcoin Trading Ring - NDTV

    ndtv.com 07 Jul '14, 12pm

    French police said on Monday they had smashed an illegal Bitcoin trading network, seizing virtual currency worth 200,000 euros ($272,000) in the first such operation in Europe. Two people have been charged and are in custody following raids last week in the French southern cities of N...

  • Air India to Add Another Dreamliner on Singapore Route - NDTV

    ndtv.com 04 Jul '14, 12pm

    Celebrating its 60th year of flying to Singapore, Air India is adding another Boeing 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft on its Singapore-Chennai-Mumbai sector from next month. "The Indian national carrier has seen a big increase in passengers on its latest aircraft from Singapore to India," Co...

  • Singapore Businessman Convicted in Sex-For-Fixing Case

    Singapore Businessman Convicted in Sex-For-Fixing Case - NDTV

    ndtv.com 01 Jul '14, 12pm

    A Singaporean businessman was found guilty of corruption on Tuesday after a judge ruled that he offered three Lebanese referees free services of prostitutes in return for rigging future matches. Nightclub owner Eric Ding Si Yang, 32, could face up to 15 years in prison and a fine of u...

  • Cautious Optimism on India's New Government: Singapore

    Cautious Optimism on India's New Government: Singapore - NDTV

    ndtv.com 01 Jul '14, 7am

    Agence France-Presse Tourists visit Merlion park in Singapore on June 24, 2014. Singapore: A clear mandate for Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a sea change for India after years of rule by different coalition governments and Singapore is approaching the development with cautious optim...

  • California Governor Signs Bill to Bring Bitcoin and Other Currency into Fold: California Governor Jerry Brown

    California Governor Signs Bill to Bring Bitcoin and Other Currency into Fold - NDTV

    ndtv.com 29 Jun '14, 2am

    Reuters The screen of Southern California's first two bitcoin-to-cash ATMs which began operating today, is seen in Locali Conscious Convenience store in Venice, Los Angeles, California, June 21, 2014. Los Angeles: California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law a bill that...

  • Record Turnout for Singapore Gay Rally Amid Religious Protests: One of the largest crowds ever recorded in Sin...

    Record Turnout for Singapore Gay Rally Amid Religious Protests - NDTV

    ndtv.com 28 Jun '14, 10pm

    Photo Courtesy: Reuters Participants dressed in pink perform cheer-leading stunts before taking part in the forming of a giant pink dot at the Speakers' Corner in Hong Lim Park in Singapore June 28, 2014. Singapore: One of the largest crowds ever recorded in Singapore for a civil soci...

  • Singapore Tourism Hit by MH370 Mystery, Thai Crisis - NDTV

    ndtv.com 24 Jun '14, 7am

    Reuters Singapore is mounting a drive in China to market itself as a standalone tourism destination, officials said on Tuesday. (File photo) Singapore: Singapore is mounting a drive in China to market itself as a standalone tourism destination, officials said on Tuesday, after a drop ...

  • Singapore Cracks Down on Illegal Bets During World Cup - NDTV

    ndtv.com 23 Jun '14, 5am

    Singapore police Monday said they have arrested 15 people in a crackdown on illegal betting during intense World Cup fever in the city-state, which has become notorious for football-linked crime. "Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects are believed to have received ille...

  • Singapore Opens Doors to Glittering New Stadium - NDTV

    ndtv.com 21 Jun '14, 7am

    Singapore on Saturday opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art National Stadium for the first time as the arena played host to a two-day international rugby 10s tournament. Organisers said the inaugural World Club 10s, featuring eight professional teams from around the globe, is e...

  • Two Indians arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers

    Two Indians arrested in Singapore for moonlighting as barbers

    ndtv.com 24 Feb '14, 4am

    Two Indian nationals and a Bangladeshi have been arrested here for moonlighting as barbers while on permit to work in the construction sector, according to a media report today. The three accused had set up make-shift stalls on a pavement in the industrial estate of Tuas, earning four...

  • Singapore to increase sin taxes to help its growing number of elderlies

    Singapore to increase sin taxes to help its growing number of elderlies

    ndtv.com 21 Feb '14, 12pm

    Liquor taxes will be raised by 25 per cent with immediate effect while duties on tobacco products will jump by 10 per cent. Singapore: Singapore on Friday announced steep increases in alcohol, gambling and tobacco taxes as it pledged billions of dollars in healthcare subsidy for its g...

  • Virtual currency Bitcoin ATM arrives in Boston

    Virtual currency Bitcoin ATM arrives in Boston

    ndtv.com 21 Feb '14, 4am

    Photo: Reuters File photo: Bitcoin Boston: A Bitcoin ATM has landed at a Boston rail hub, allowing commuters to learn about the digital currency. On Wednesday, the ATM was placed by Liberty Teller at Boston's bustling South Station, which sees thousands of commuters a day. It and an A...

  • #ndtv Bitcoin used in illegal drug deals in Sweden: report: Bitcoin had become a common medium of exchange in

    Bitcoin used in illegal drug deals in Sweden: report

    ndtv.com 10 Feb '14, 1am

    Bitcoin had become a common medium of exchange in illegal drug deals in Sweden, local media reported. (File photo) Stokholm: Bitcoin had become a common medium of exchange in illegal drug deals in Sweden, local media reported on Sunday. Bitcoins were used by drug dealers in at least s...

  • The US government's bitcoin bonanza: How, where and when to sell?

    The US government's bitcoin bonanza: How, where and when to sell?

    ndtv.com 19 Jan '14, 4am

    Bitcoin is essentially software code that defines units of value. New York: US prosecutors in Manhattan are sitting on a multimillion-dollar bitcoin gold mine. And it could get much bigger. Federal authorities hauled in 29,655 units of the digital currency - worth $27 million at curre...

  • World's first insured Bitcoin vault opens in UK

    World's first insured Bitcoin vault opens in UK

    ndtv.com 12 Jan '14, 11am

    The world's first Bitcoin storage service that insures deposits of the digital currency against hackers and accidental loss has opened in London. Bitcoin is a virtual currency that can be generated through complex computer software systems with solutions shared on a network. Although ...