Indian jailed for 9 months for molestation in Singapore

Singapore: A 26-year-old Indian here has been sentenced to nine months in prison for molesting a woman, according to a media report.

Singapore govt`s Uber rival slammed as `stunningly pointless`

Controversial taxi app Uber is under fire from Brussels to Bangkok, but in Singapore a government-sponsored alternative has been panned as "stunningly pointless" by online commentators. 

Indian film 'Court' wins best film, director awards at SGIFF
Indian film 'Court' wins best film, director awards at SGIFF

Indian filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane won the Best Film and the Best Director awards at the Singapore Silver Screen Awards for his first feature film 'Court', which centres around the justice system in the country.

Singapore man makes up-skirt video of woman, swallows memory card

 The law in Singapore found it hard to swallow what the man did, and to his peril he cannot digest his crime either and must cool his heels in jail.

Singaporean jailed for hacking Prime Minister`s website

A court on Monday jailed a 28-year-old Singaporean for two months for defacing the prime minister`s website during a rash of cyber attacks in the city-state last year. 

IPTL: Hectic scheduling gives players little time to explore India
IPTL: Hectic scheduling gives players little time to explore India

Some of the world's top tennis names have arrived here for the third leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the hectic scheduling of the inaugural event has put paid to their plans of exploring India and its diverse culture.

PM Narendra Modi named Asian of the Year by Singapore daily

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday named "Asian of the Year" for being development-focused leader of India by editors of Singapore's leading daily, The Straits Times.

61 rescued from monorail in Singapore

At least 61 people trapped in a monorail at a popular tourist spot in Singapore due to a technical fault were safely rescued on Friday.

Indian Aces lose 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in IPTL
Indian Aces lose 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in IPTL

Indian Aces suffered their second successive loss in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League as they went down fighting 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in the last match of the Singapore leg, here on Thursday.

Marin Cilic claims 'strong chance' of another new winner in Grand Slams next year
Marin Cilic claims 'strong chance' of another new winner in Grand Slams next year

U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic has predicted another new Grand Slam winner for next year claiming that there is a strong chance of another new winner next year as men's tennis opens up and the 'Big Four' era winds down.

Students prefer to study at digital universities: Accenture survey

The worldwide survey determines a strong need for universities to use digital technology in the curriculum. 

Singapore to plan, Japan to build Andhra capital

Companies from Japan are ready to join hands in building the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, the designing of which will be done by Singapore, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said Monday.

Singapore`s Bernd Stange faces sack calls after Suzuki Cup exit
Singapore`s Bernd Stange faces sack calls after Suzuki Cup exit

Singapore coach Bernd Stange on Monday faced calls for his dismissal after a 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Malaysia saw the defending champions knocked out of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

Capsized Bangladeshi trawler found, 26 still missing

Twenty-six people are still missing after a fishing boat carrying them capsized last week in Bay of Bengal, officials said on Sunday.

Eradicating terrorism would be a difficult fight: Singapore PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that multi-racial Singapore has avoided the threat of terrorism because its people are rational and have looked at the facts squarely and forthrightly condemned extremists.

Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game
Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game

Ana Ivanovic demolished Daniela Hantuchova in a dominating International Premier Tennis League debut on Friday, but said it was "hard to imagine" the game evolving to adopt the much faster format.

Now, flying robots to serve as waiters in Singapore

If you are planning to visit Singapore next year, don't be surprised if you were greeted and served a sumptuous meal by flying robots as waiters in some restaurants.

ICGS Sankalp visits Singapore for bilateral exercises

Indian Coast Guard Ship Sankalp is on a three-day visit to Singapore during which it will hold exercises with the counterpart maritime force here.

Know your brand new International Premier Tennis League

After the International Premier League, Indian Badminton League, Pro Kabaddi League and Indian Super League, India now has a tennis league – International Premier Tennis League. Despite the launch of a rival league – Champions Tennis League, the IPTL appears to be the real deal in terms of promoters, sponsors and players. So here is our indispensable guide to the first edition of the the IPTL.

Indonesia's new president causes a buzz by flying economy

Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo caused a stir this weekend by opting to fly economy class to watch his son's high school graduation in Singapore, drawing both praise and criticism online.