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Indian-origin Malaysian on death row in Singapore wins acquittal

Indian-origin Malaysian on death row in Singapore wins acquittal

  In a rare case, an Indian-origin Malaysian on death row in Singapore for possessing drugs has been acquitted by the country' apex court.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Indonesian navy seizes tonne of crystal methamphetamine

Indonesian navy seizes tonne of crystal methamphetamine

Indonesia`s navy seized more than a tonne of crystal methamphetamine and arrested four people in a major drug bust this week, an top navy official said Saturday.

Feb 10, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Nepal seeks India nod for inbound flights from west: official

Nepal seeks India nod for inbound flights from west: official

Nepal hopes to get approval from India for an inbound flight route from the west, according to a senior civil aviation official of the country, which has two airports under construction and another being planned.

Feb 10, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
India should be 'wooden-headed' about fiscal consolidation: Subbarao

India should be 'wooden-headed' about fiscal consolidation: Subbarao

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Duvvuri Subbarao today said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's decision to relax on fiscal consolidation to give himself more room to spend is a questionable, and by far the most disappointing decision of the budget.

Feb 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

It's when, not if: Singapore worries, and prepares, for militant attack

Armed officers patrol a train station where television screens and giant posters warn of the threat from militants. Nearby, fake gunmen storm a shopping mall in one of many recent terror attack simulations.

Feb 05, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: In Pics

India established a dialogue partnership with ASEAN on January 28, 1992.

Jan 25, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
India, Singapore discuss economic ties, connectivity

India, Singapore discuss economic ties, connectivity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Narendra Modi in Bahrain, to visit Canada, Singapore next

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Narendra Modi in Bahrain, to visit Canada, Singapore next

After Bahrain, Congress president Rahul Gandhi's next foreign trip would be to countries like Canada and Singapore followed by another one to the Middle East.

Jan 09, 2018, 06:51 AM IST
India's increasing 'dominance' in world because PM Modi's personality: Sushma Swaraj

India's increasing 'dominance' in world because PM Modi's personality: Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj was speaking at ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Singapore

Jan 07, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
China to pump in $1 billion in mega Sri Lanka project

China to pump in $1 billion in mega Sri Lanka project

Sri Lanka and China are hoping he project will help the island country become a financial centre in the Indian Ocean comparable with those in Singapore and Europe.

Jan 02, 2018, 23:28 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj to embark on five-day, three nation-visit

Sushma Swaraj to embark on five-day, three nation-visit

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj, will undertake her first visit of the year 2018 to three South East Asian countries - Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore - from 4-8 January.

Jan 02, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
Indian tech firm launches anti-fraud exam software in Singapore

Indian tech firm launches anti-fraud exam software in Singapore

'IntelliPAD' releases questions during a specific time, eliminating the threat of leak that often mars examinations, the firm's chief executive said.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
Indian jailed for 3 years for robbing jeweller in Singapore

Indian jailed for 3 years for robbing jeweller in Singapore

A 53-year-old Indian in Singapore has been jailed for over three years for robbing a compatriot jeweller of cash and valuables to the tune of USD 31,910, media reports said.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Singapore sees running autonomous buses on public roads from 2022

Singapore is hoping to deploy autonomous buses on public roads in three different districts of the city-state from 2022 to provide better connectivity, the country`s Ministry of Transport said in a statement on Wednesday.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki wakes from tiebreak nightmare to beat Karolina Pliskova

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki wakes from tiebreak nightmare to beat Karolina Pliskova

The Dane was able to recompose herself and edge out Karolina Pliskova 7-6, 6-3 in their last-four meeting of the WTA Finals on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Patient Venus Williams rises over improved Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Patient Venus Williams rises over improved Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Venus Williams admitted she needed one set to fathom Caroline Garcia`s tactics in their first meeting for more than three years after the American edged the Frenchwoman 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 in their WTA Finals last-four showdown on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set for WTA season-end final

Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set for WTA season-end final

Williams, 37, came from a set down to triumph 6-7 (7/3), 6-2, 6-3 in two hours and 29 minutes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. She will be aiming to end a nine-year WTA Finals title drought when she plays Wozniacki on Sunday.

Oct 28, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki fends off Karolina Pliskova to enter title round

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki fends off Karolina Pliskova to enter title round

The victory, completed in four minutes under two hours, was built on the Dane`s resilience, consistency and greater variation on the key points, and put the 27-year-old into her second final in the eight-woman event after losing in 2010.

Oct 28, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
WTA Finals: Top-ranked Simona Halep crashes out, Caroline Garcia stuns Caroline Wozniacki to reach last four

WTA Finals: Top-ranked Simona Halep crashes out, Caroline Garcia stuns Caroline Wozniacki to reach last four

Halep needed a win to keep her campaign alive but she was sent packing by the already eliminated Elina Svitolina, who won 6-3, 6-4 in 71 minutes.

Oct 27, 2017, 22:49 PM IST