Singapore

Sea phase of SIMBEX wargames concludes

Indian Navy Ships Kolkata and Shakti are carrying out naval manoeuvres with Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) ships Steadfast and Valiant in the South China Sea during the sea phase of the ongoing SIMB

published on : 23rd May 2019

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong says 'fake news' law not against free speech

The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could be used to stifle online discussion, tech companies with major bases in the financial hub, and some journalists' organisations.

published on : 17th May 2019

Indian youth in Singapore faces trial for defaulting national service obligations

National service (NS) is compulsory for male Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PRs) who are above 18 years of age.

published on : 9th May 2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it

The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content or allows the government to block it.

published on : 9th May 2019

British Columbia court orders Indian-origin neurologist in Singapore to pay ex-wife Rs 12 crores

Gobinathan Devathasan, 69, whose behaviour was described as "reprehensible" during the litigation, was ordered on April 29 to pay his ex-wife Christie Devathasan Canadian dollars 5,498,344 in support.

published on : 7th May 2019

Malaysian climber succumbs to injuries after being rescued from Everest

The mountaineer, a doctor who worked at a hospital in the city-state, had reached the top of the 8,100-metre (26,500-foot) Annapurna on April 23.

published on : 4th May 2019

Indian jailed for six weeks for corruption in Singapore

52-year-old Muthukaruppan Periyasamy gave a bribe to two officials of a pest control company and compromising the health security of employees at the construction site where he was working.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Indian jailed in Singapore for taking bribes to under report weight of passenger bags

37-year-old Hiteshkumar Chandubhai Patel was also ordered to pay a penalty of 800 Singapore dollars for the offence he committed.

published on : 30th April 2019

Madras HC orders grant of resident permit to man born in Singapore

He noted that the plea of the petitioner, who had migrated from Singapore as a three-month-old, got stuck in procedural complexities and bureaucratic web all these years.

published on : 26th April 2019

Indian extradited to US from Singapore for call centre fraud

Hitesh Madhubhai Patel, 42, ran a call centre, one of five India-based operations which allegedly worked together in an operation targeting mostly South Asians living in the United States.

published on : 20th April 2019

Standing ovation for Indian doctor-couple who saved a woman's life mid-air

Less than an hour after take-off, the flight attendant made an announcement seeking help from medical professionals on the flight. Annie, a 63-year-old Australian woman, had fallen unconscious...

published on : 19th April 2019

Indian-origin man jailed for bursting crackers at 3 am in Singapore

The man, who had a record of giving false information to a public servant in 2017, was also convicted of giving false information to a police officer during investigation into the firework incident.

published on : 12th April 2019

Singapore Open: Sindhu, Saina and Sameer seal quarterfinal spots

Sindhu took 39 minutes to get the better of world number 22 Mia Blichfeldt 21-13 21-19, her second straight win over the Danish shuttler.

published on : 11th April 2019

Parupalli Kashyap, Mugdha Agrey enter main draw of Singapore Open

Kashyap, a 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist, defeated Japan's Yu Igarashi 15-21 21-16 22-20 in the final round of the qualification to seal his place in the main draw.

published on : 9th April 2019

Singapore government sells DLF stake worth Rs 1,298 crore

Sources said that the Singapore government has probably sold its share to rejig its portfolio and book profit as the company has significant exposure of about $1.7 billion through its two joint ventur

published on : 9th April 2019
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