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Man detained at Chennai Airport with foreign currency

A Singapore-bound air passenger was detained here for allegedly trying to carry foreign currency worth about Rs 18 lakh, airport officials said today.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa to fly to Singapore for treatment? AIADMK rubbishes report as false​

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa to fly to Singapore for treatment? AIADMK rubbishes report as false​

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital late Thursday.

Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

Uber rival Grab partners with driverless car firm in Singapore

Users of ride-hailing firm Grab will be able to book driverless cars from Friday as it partners with a start-up testing the technology in Singapore, just days after rival Uber debuted its self-driving vehicles in the United States.

Airlines to post record $40 bn profit in 2016: IATA

Airlines to post record $40 bn profit in 2016: IATA

Global airlines are expected to post record profits of almost $40 billion this year, the head of industry body IATA said Thursday, but he warned the sector faced threats from terrorism, a sharp rise in oil prices and protectionism.

Singapore to focus on vector control as Zika cases cross 300

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, in a statement in Parliament, said that over 500 blood samples a month were tested for Zika from January this year. Close to 4,000 blood samples were tested between February and August, before the first confirmed case was reported on August 27, he said.

Singapore witnesses rise in Zika infection cases

Twelve fresh cases of the Zika virus infection have brought the total number of infections in Singapore to 304, confirmed a report.

Zika infections rise to 304 in Singapore

Twelve new cases of the locally transmitted Zika virus infection have brought the total number of infections in Singapore to 304, it was announced on Friday.

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman infected with Zika

Malaysia's health ministry on Wednesday said they have detected a new case of Zika virus in a pregnant woman living in Johor Baru, which borders Singapore.

Zika to have 'small impact' on Singapore's economy

The outbreak of Zika virus in Singapore will have "small impact" on the country's economy, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday.

Singaporean authorities work towards isolating Zika suspects

 Authorities from Singapore's Ministry of Health are reviewing policy to isolate potential Zika-infected patients, confirmed a report.

Zika cases rise to 151 in Singapore

Thirty-one new cases of Zika have been confirmed in Singapore, raising to 151 the number of persons infected by the mosquito-borne virus in the Southeast Asian city-state, the government said on Friday.

13 Indians infected with Zika virus in Singapore

Thirteen Indians have been infected with the Zika virus in Singapore, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Thursday.

Singapore confirms Zika in first pregnant woman

Singapore's Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Wednesday night that the pregnant woman was living in the same housing block where one of the neighbours had tested positive for the virus.

13 Indians test positive for Zika virus in Singapore

According to our mission in Singapore 13 Indian nationals have tested positive for Zika," Vikas Swarup, spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs, said in response to a Reuters inquiry.

Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with Zika signs

As infections climbed, they blasted a district of warehouses and industrial buildings to destroy breeding sites that fuelled the outbreak, which began at a construction site housing foreign workers.

Quake of magnitude 7.4 strikes northwest of Ascension Island: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck 975 km (606 miles) northwest of Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.

DNA: Dr Subhash Chandra Show to focus on building new enterprise

Upcoming show of Dr. Subhash Chandra to focus on building new enterprise and tips for success in life. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

DNA: Analyzing world's first driverless taxi developed by Singapore company

Analyzing World's first driverless taxi developed by a Singapore company. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Singapore's Deputy PM calls on Narendra Modi

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday here.

Indonesia steps up fire response as haze blankets Singapore

The haze is an annual problem for Southeast Asia, but last year's fires were the worst since 1997, straining relations between Indonesia and its neighbors.