Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Singapore

Not majority-minority, Sri Lanka crisis a result of corruption, Rajapaksa family’s greed

RBI has recently liberalised rupee trade mechanism to facilitate ease of foreign exchange outflow. This facility can be extended to Sri Lanka.

‘May cause enmity between communities,’ says Singapore as it bans ‘The Kashmir Files’

Hit Bollywood film is assessed as ‘beyond’ classification in Singapore; Opposition takes a dig.

Singapore ‘most fatigued’, Mexico & Brazil don’t get much sleep either, UK bedmaker’s study finds

Researchers looked at several aspects — from working hours per year to average screen time per day — to obtain the results and provide a 'fatigue score'.

In Naya MEA, why Jaishankar’s cool quotient and India’s muscular foreign policy are similar

Modi’s ambitious identification of national interest with himself is so complete, it would be silly to be surprised over the politicisation of India’s foreign policy.

‘Uncalled for’: India summons Singapore envoy over PM Lee’s statement on Indian MPs & Nehru

PM Lee referred to 'criminal charges' against Indian MPs in Singapore's parliament. MEA tells High Commissioner that statement was unnecessary in context of subject at hand.

Nehru’s India has become one where MPs in Lok Sabha have criminal charges, Singapore PM says

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was speaking about how democracy should work in the city-state during a debate in their Parliament.

London to Singapore — here’s how cities are tackling congestion and pollution on roads

Private vehicle traffic is skyrocketing — bringing with it more traffic jams, longer travel times and worsening air quality. But there are also hidden costs.

Covid vaccination must for work passes, residency permits in Singapore from February next year

The new order will not apply to children aged below 12 and those who are medically ineligible for vaccination.

Two people with booster shots infected with Omicron in Singapore

A 24-year-old female airport passenger-service worker has returned preliminary positive test to Omicron. The second person is considered an imported case after returning from Germany.

Jaishankar meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to forge stronger ties in post-Covid era

During his three-day visit, External Affairs Minister also met many top ministers and exchanged views on ways to strengthen the strategic partnership between India and Singapore.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.