ndtv.com Archives - 28 September 2017, Thursday

  • 'Fight Us If You're Man Enough': ISIS Member Challenges Prince Harry

    'Fight Us If You're Man Enough': ISIS Member Challenges Prince Harry

    ndtv.com 24 Sep '17, 1pm

    A Singaporean member of the ISIS group in Syria has appeared in a video challenging Britain's Prince Harry to fight the jihadists, a monitoring group and authorities said Sunday. It is believed to be the first time that a member from the affluent city-state has featured prominently in...

  • Singapore gets first female president without a vote

    Singapore Gets First Female President Without A Vote

    ndtv.com 13 Sep '17, 7am

    An establishment stalwart was named Singapore's first female president Wednesday but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote. Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament from the Muslim Malay minority, di...

  • Ten sailors missing after US warship, tanker collide near Singapore

    Ten Sailors Missing After US Warship, Tanker Collide Near Singapore

    ndtv.com 21 Aug '17, 3pm

    Ten US sailors were missing after a US warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore before dawn on Monday, tearing a hole beneath the waterline and flooding compartments that include a crew sleeping area, the US Navy said. US Defence Secretary James Mattis said there will be ...

  • Singapore man faces jail for sticking toothpicks into bus seat

    Singapore Man Faces Jail For Sticking Toothpicks Into Bus Seat

    ndtv.com 09 Aug '17, 10am

    A 60-year-old Singaporean could be jailed for up to two years if found guilty of sticking toothpicks into a bus seat in a suspected case of "mischief", police said. Singapore, whose crime rates are among the world's lowest, has tough laws for minor offences such as vandalism, which ca...

  • Forget casinos, Singapore's Indian visitors are boarding ships

    Forget Casinos. This Is Why Indians Are Now Heading To Singapore

    ndtv.com 28 Jul '17, 5am

    When Indian architect Rahul Maini and his parents embarked on their first trip abroad in May, Singapore was their destination of choice. But the trio wasn't going for the hawker food or even the city-state's casinos -- they were there to get on a ship. The equatorial island has become...

  • Feud within Singapore's first family leads to outpouring of concern

    Feud Within Singapore's First Family Leads To Outpouring Of Concern

    ndtv.com 16 Jun '17, 12pm

    The very public airing of a family feud between Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his two siblings has led to an outpouring of responses online, including from those concerned about its impact on global perceptions of the island state. Accusations through press releases and...

  • No handbag tags at 6 more airports from tomorrow

    No Handbag Tags At 6 More Airports From Tomorrow

    ndtv.com 31 May '17, 2pm

    Six more airports in the country, including Patna and Chennai, will do away with the practice of tagging and stamping domestic passengers' hand baggage from tomorrow. The four other airports that will usher in the new practice include those at Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram and G...

  • Indian Navy To Hold Maritime Exercises With Indonesia, Papua New Guinea And Australia

    ndtv.com 20 May '17, 2pm

    The Indian Navy will hold bilateral exercises with Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia after completing a maritime exercise with Singapore. The Navy is currently taking part in the annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise 2017 (SIMBEX-17) with the Singapore Navy which ...

  • India-Singapore Naval Drill Shouldn't Hurt Others, Says China

    ndtv.com 19 May '17, 1pm

    Reacting cautiously over the joint naval exercise being held by India and Singapore in the disputed South China Sea, Beijing today said such activities should not hurt the "interests of other countries". "If such exchanges and cooperation are for the benefit of regional peace and secu...

  • India, Singapore Begin Week-Long Naval Exercise In South China Sea

    India, Singapore Begin Week-Long Naval Exercise In South China Sea

    ndtv.com 18 May '17, 8pm

    Anti-submarine warfare is the focus of a week-long joint naval exercise being held by India and Singapore in the South China Sea from Thursday, the Indian Navy said. This comes as India has repeatedly expressed concern over the presence of Chinese submarines in the Indian Ocean, and o...

  • There's a 'vending machine' for Ferraris, Lamborghinis in Singapore

    There's A 'Vending Machine' For Ferraris, Lamborghinis In Singapore

    ndtv.com 17 May '17, 11am

    Welcome to 2017 where a 15-floor high "vending machine" dispenses luxury cars in Singapore. Autobahn Motors' new car showroom, dubbed the "world's largest luxury car vending machine," offers up high-end cars such as Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys and Porsches. According to the Daily...

  • Man Secretly Films Woman On Metro. This Is How She Exposes Him

    Man Secretly Films Woman On Singapore Metro. This Is How She Exposes Him

    ndtv.com 17 May '17, 7am

    A woman in Singapore took to Facebook to expose a man who was filming her in a metro train coach. On Saturday, while travelling from Outram station to Harbourfront, the woman wrote that a man came and sat right opposite her despite the coach being empty. The man then took out his phon...

  • India, Singapore To Carry Out Mega Naval Exercise Next Week

    India, Singapore To Carry Out Mega Naval Exercise Next Week

    ndtv.com 12 May '17, 6pm

    The Indian Navy will join the Singapore Navy next week in carrying out a mega maritime exercise in the Indian Ocean where the Chinese Navy has been trying to increase its influence. Four warships of the Indian Navy and long range anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8l would be part of t...

  • Wipro Gets Bio Attack Threat Email, 500 Crores In Bitcoin Demanded

    Wipro Gets Bio Attack Threat Email, 500 Crores In Bitcoin Demanded

    ndtv.com 06 May '17, 12pm

    Bengaluru-based IT giant Wipro has received an anonymous email threatening a biological attack on its campuses in the city if Rs 500 crore, in bitcoins, is not paid by May 25. The sender in the email has threatened to use a natural toxin, Ricin, through food served in cafeterias or dr...

  • Penchant For Louis Vuitton, Cars, Scams as per cops: Meet #Dinakaran's Alleged Fixer - #NDTV

    TTV Dinakaran's Alleged Middle Man Is 27, Has Penchant For Cars, Shoes, Scams

    ndtv.com 17 Apr '17, 12pm

    Highlights Sukash Chandrasekhar arrested in a Delhi hotel today Says AIDMK boss Diankaran told him to give bribes for party symbol Election Commission deciding which of 2 factions is the "real" AIADMK Sukash Chandrasekhar was hanging out in his five-star hotel in South Delhi when the ...

  • Singapore Minister Applauds Sikhs For Vibrant Culture On Baisakhi

    Singapore Minister Applauds Sikh Community For Its Vibrant Culture On Baisakhi

    ndtv.com 15 Apr '17, 4pm

    Singapore's Sikh community has been applauded for its vibrant culture as it celebrated Vaisakhi with foreign workers, especially those from India. Noting foreign workers' contribution to Singapore, Singapore's Education Minister Ng Chee Meng welcomed the initiative of the Singapore Kh...

  • In Taiwan, Grandma Uses A Rs 72,000 Louis Vuitton Handbag To Carry Fish

    In Taiwan, Grandma Uses A Rs 72,000 Louis Vuitton Handbag To Carry Fish

    ndtv.com 04 Apr '17, 8am

    If you thought socks with sandals were bad, wait to till you read this. A grandmother in Taiwan has been using her iconic Louis Vuitton handbag, gifted to her by her grandson, to carry fish. According to a post on the anonymous forum Dcard, a Taiwanese grandmother received a Louis Vui...

  • Singapore Deports Indian Imam For Comments Against Jews, Christians

    Singapore Deports Indian Imam For Comments Against Jews, Christians

    ndtv.com 03 Apr '17, 1pm

    An Indian Imam living in Singapore will be repatriated for his remarks against Jews and Christians. Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel, 47, had pleaded guilty to a charge of promoting enmity between different religious groups and was fined Sg $4,000 ($2,860). The Singapore government said the...

  • 'Lack Of Clarity' On Donald Trump A Risk To Growth: Singapore

    'Lack Of Clarity' On Donald Trump A Risk To Growth: Singapore

    ndtv.com 17 Feb '17, 10am

    Singapore's trade-driven economy rose faster than thought in 2016 but concerns over a "lack of clarity" on US President Donald Trump's policies could hit growth this year, the government said on Friday. The economy expanded 2.0 percent in 2016, powered by a strong manufacturing sector...

  • Indian Students Of NUS Win Singapore Tata Quiz 2017

    Indian Students Of National University of Singapore Win Tata Quiz 2017

    ndtv.com 16 Feb '17, 2pm

    Defending Champions Rohan Naidu and Shivam Bhardwaj of National University of Singapore (NUS) overcame a stiff competition from Arvind Ramesh and Anshuman Anand of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to win the coveted champion title and trophy at Tata Crucible Campus Quiz Singapor...

  • 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...