Tag: Singapore

Direct int'l flights from Bhubaneswar airport by April-end

Here is some good news for flyers who wish to take direct flights from the Bhubaneswar airport to destinations abroad. Biju Patnaik International Airport director Sharad Kumar on Tuesday said some international airlines will operate direct flights from the city airport to international locations, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to begin with, by April-end

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Singapore to train Odisha officials on Smart City project

Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to develop Bhubaneswar as a world class smart city, the state government is planning to tie up with Singapore-based agencies for technical support and provide training to the officials involved in the smart city project, Housing and Urban development minister Puspendra Singhdeo has said. After a meeting with Singapore Consul General […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Anushka unveils her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds

Singapore: Actress-producer Anushka Sharma has unveiled her interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds here and says she is glad that her figurine is the first ever talking and interactive wax statue. “I am glad that my wax figure is the first ever talking and interactive wax figure in Madame Tussauds Singapore. I had a special […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Abhay Deol, Pankaj Kapur's films chosen for South Asian Film Market

Singapore: Actors Abhay Deol and Pankaj Kapur’s films are among the 11 projects chosen for the first edition of the South Asian Film Market (SAFM). SAFM was launched at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival on Saturday. SAFM includes a selection of 11 filmmakers and their projects and gives them an opportunity to showcase […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Suu Kyi to visit Singapore

Yangon: Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will go on a working visit to Singapore soon, it was announced here on Thursday. Suu Kyi will undertake the visit at the invitation of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. However, no date of her visit was specified, according to the announcement cited by Xinhua news […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
S. Korean President to visit India, Singapore next week

Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will embark on a two-nation Asia tour to India and Singapore next week aimed at enhancing his country’s relations with its Asian neighbours, the presidential office announced on Monday. Moon will head for India on Sunday for a four-day state visit that will include a bilateral summit with Indian […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kim Jong Un accepts Trump's invitation to visit Washington: North Korean Media

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accepted US President Donald Trump’s invitation to visit Washington after their historic summit in Singapore, Pyongyang state media reported on Wednesday. Kim and Trump held the first ever bilateral summit between the leaders of their respective nations on Tuesday, reports Efe news. During the meeting in Singapore, “Kim […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
India, Singapore discuss economic ties, connectivity

New Delhi: Economic and commercial ties and connectivity between India and Singapore were among the issues that came up for discussion when Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong here on Thursday. “Strategic partnership rooted in commercial, cultural and people-to-people contacts,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Kumar said the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sushma Swaraj to visit Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore

New Delhi: As India marks 25 years of its partnership with Asean and in keeping with its Act East Policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore from January 4-8, it was announced on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, Sushma Swaraj will visit Thailand on January […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse in Singapore

Singapore: An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K. Rajakumari, 57, repeatedly abused her maid in 2012, and once, even hit the latter with a plastic hanger until it broke. Rajakumari, who retired after 35 years of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
S.P. Jain business school in Forbes top 20

New Delhi: S.P. Jain Global School of Global Management, which has campuses in Sydney, Singapore and Dubai apart from Mumbai, has been ranked among the top 20 institutes in the ‘Best International MBAs One-year programmes’ category of Forbes biennial rankings of business schools. The business school was ranked 16th in the rankings published earlier this week. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
US destroyer collides with merchant ship near Strait of Malacca

Singapore: The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC near the east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca on Monday morning. The ship was on its way to a routine port visit in Singapore while the accident happened, Xinhua reported citing the US Navy as saying. Initial reports […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Amazon launches Prime Now in Singapore

Singapore: E-commerce giant Amazon on Thursday launched its Prime Now service in Singapore, a move seen as the start of its expansion in Southeast Asia, the media reported. The Singapore service promises two-hour delivery on items including groceries and electronics, reports the BBC. Amazon Prime is a service available to Amazon customers who pay an […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
India-Singapore naval drill in South China Sea shouldn't hurt us: China

Beijing: China on Friday said it does not oppose the joint naval exercise by India and Singapore in the disputed South China Sea as long as it does not “hurt” its interest. Beijing said it was not opposed to such exchanges as long as regional peace was not disturbed. “If such exercises and cooperation are […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Singapore university staff hit by new cyber attacks

Singapore: Two employees from the National University of Singapore (NUS) were hit by a fresh round of cyber attacks on Thursday. It was reported that the latest attacks undermined the computers of the two employees, including a researcher who worked on a security project funded by the Ministry of Defence, Xinhua news agency reported. According […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021