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Offensive Religious Content: Singapore Bans Book On Political Cartoons

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

A book, by Hong Kong Baptist University's professor of media studies Cherian George and graphic novelist Sonny Liew, has been banned in Singapore due to its 'offensive content'.

Omicron Covid-19: Singapore Lifts Travel Ban On 10 African Countries

Dec 27, 2021 PTI

Omicron Covid-19: Singapore has lifted travel ban on African countries including Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe.


Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa Suspends Parliament, Flies To Singapore Unscheduled

Sri Lankan Parliament, whose session was ended by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday, was originally set to convene on January 11. It will now convene on January 18. The president went to Singapore on an unscheduled visit.

Ritu Phogat Takes On Kick-boxing World Champion Stamp Fairtex In MMA Final

Nov 27, 2021 PTI

Ritu Phogat, ranked fourth, says she is leaving no stone unturned in preparing for her upcoming bout against Stamp Fairtex in the 48kg category at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.


External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Singapore For Three Day Visit

The Indian High Commission in Singapore said that the external affairs minister S Jaishankar arrived in Singapore on Wednesday night.

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29 October, 2021

Singapore: Indian Origin Rapper To Be Charged With Promoting Ill Will Between Religious And Ethnic Groups

Outlook Web Desk

Subhas Nair, an Indian origin rapper in Singapore will be charged on four counts of promoting feelings of ill will between religious and ethnic groups, the next Monday


11 October, 2021

Singapore Govt. Fulfils Last Wish Of Indian-Origin Woman Resident Dying Of Cancer

Outlook Web Desk

Ramamoorthy Rajeswari, a Singapore permanent resident, suffering from throat cancer, wanted to meet her two children - aged 12 and 9 - who were staying in India.


08 October, 2021

Singaporean Sikh Couple To Release Online Docuseries On Guru Nanak

Outlook Web Desk

Amardeep Singh and his wife Vininder Kaur will release the weekly episodes of the docuseries at no cost on the website TheGuruNanak.com. This would also be translated into Punjabi and Hindi in its next phase.


05 October, 2021

Indian Woman Jailed In Singapore For Breaking Covid-19 Rules

Outlook Web Desk

Under Singaporean Law, those diagnosed with an acute respiratory infection and given an MC cannot leave their home until they test negative for Covid-19.


27 September, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Meets Singaporean Counterpart, Discusses Indo-Pacific, Covid-19

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Calling Balakrishnan as an 'old friend' Minister of External Affairs, Dr. S Jaishankar says that he held a 'comfortable conversation' on developments in strategic Indo-Pacific.


14 September, 2021

Indian UPI and Singaporean Equivalent PayNow To Be Linked

Outlook Business Team

Linkage of these fast payment systems will enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal, cross-border basis.


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23 August, 2021

Singapore Offers Tanker Aircraft To US For Afghan Evacuation As Kamala Harris Meets PM Lee

Outlook Web Desk

Vice President Harris' visit to Singapore is part of a diplomatic charm offensive by the Biden administration in Southeast Asia amidst China's aggressive actions in the region.


17 August, 2021

'Indian Origin' Man Arrested In Singapore For Abusing Domestic Helper

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The Singapore court sentenced Rajamanickam Suresh Kumar after he was found guilty of assaulting his Indian domestic helper.


12 August, 2021

Breakthrough Infection: Is It A Boon In Disguise In The Fight Against Covid-19?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

On one hand, it is a cause for concern that vaccinated people can be a spreader of the virus, on the other, it is a matter of great satisfaction that breakthrough infection is not severe and it gives the benefit of natural immunity to a vaccinated individual without putting his or her life at risk.


05 August, 2021

Here's What Kajol Is Planning To Do On Her 47th Birthday And Details About The Rumoured Project With SRK

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Kajol, in an interview, spoke about plans for celebrating her 47th birthday with her loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic


06 July, 2021

Tamil Nadu Man Wins Rs 50,000 Talent Competition For Migrants In Singapore

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Ganesan Sandhirakasan won a competition for migrant workers in Singapore by performing Silambam, a traditional Indian martial arts form, in a viral TikTok video.


19 June, 2021

Rising Bar for Resilience to Calamities: How New Zealand, Singapore, S Korea And Kerala Stand Out

Vinod Thomas and Chitranjali Tiwari

A common denominator in disaster readiness is the priority accorded to health and education investments, with which is also associated a good degree of people’s trust and citizen participation in institutions.


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06 June, 2021

Singaporean Man Makes Racist Remarks Against Indian-Origin Man In Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The video of the confrontation, which lasted over five minutes, was shared on Facebook by Dave Parkash, 23.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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