This was barely a year after the Trinamool Congress stormed to power in the state.
President Rajapaksa is accompanied by his wife and two security officials who flew with him from Colombo on a Saudi Airlines plane.
A statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs said: "As strategic partners, India and Singapore strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms including cross-border terrorism and stressed the need to enhance international cooperation to combat terrorism in a comprehensive manner."
The film will be refused classification for its provocative and one-sided portrayal of Muslims and the depictions of Hindus being persecuted in the on-going conflict in Kashmir, the authorities told Channel News Asia.
Gen Naravane also called on Singapore's Army chief Brigadier General David Neo after inspecting the Guard of Honour at the Ministry of Defence and discussed "the roadmap to further enhance defence cooperation between both nations," it said.
Dedicated to the men and women from India, the UK, Australia, Canada, Sri Lanka, Malaya, the Netherlands and New Zealand who died defending Singapore and Malaya against the invading Japanese forces during the second World War, the memorial comprises the War Graves, the Memorial Walls, the State Cemetery and the Military Graves.
On April 4, General Naravane will lay a wreath at the Kranji War Memorial.
The authority warned that trading cryptocurrencies is "highly risky" and not suitable for the general public, as the prices of crypto are subject to sharp speculative swings.
Previously, long-term pass holders and short-term visitors with recent travel history to these 10 African countries were not allowed to enter or transit following initial reports on Omicron cases there.
According to the Ministry, travellers under the VTL arrangement are not subject to Stay-Home Notice on arrival.
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to take forward its skill development programme, the State government today entered into an agreement with a top technical institute of Singapore, ITE Education Services (ITEES), which will impart skill trainings to State ITI teachers for sustained employability of trained youths. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Skill Development […]
Bhubaneswar: Raising concerns about the hazards of ocean pollution, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik gave away a message through his art at the 2017 edition of Singapore International Sand Sculpting Championship that concluded on Thursday. His sculpture on the theme ‘Save Ocean, Save Earth’ and ‘Say No To plastic’ drew attention on how oceans are […]
Berhampur: At a time when fake job offers are on the rise, more than 4000 youths have been duped here under the pretext of being offered jobs in Singapore. The prime accused, Subrat Palo, who had opened a fake agency ‘Royal India’ in Berhampur to trap the youths aspiring to work abroad has been arrested […]
Bhubaneswar: Chants of ‘Jai Jagannath’ thronged the globe as the devotees celebrated the famous Rath Yatra festival across the world amidst religious fervour and gaiety proving that Lord Jagannath is indeed the ‘Lord of the Universe’. The deities were brought swaying (Pahandi) to the chariots from the temples by the priests and servitors amidst playing […]
Bhubaneswar: Despite a host of measures taken up by the Odisha government in the recent past to create an investment friendly atmosphere, the State has been ranked 14th among 21 States across the country, chosen on the ground of competitiveness for ‘ease of doing business.’ According to a study by the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) […]