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Wow! First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore

Wow! First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore

Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its "robo-taxi" in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned dull launch of the service in 2018.

PM Modi condoles former Singapore President Nathan's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of former Singapore President SR Nathan saying the country has lost a distinguished leader.

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50 percent

Indian students accounted for 4.3 percent or 21,000 of the 493,570 international students in the UK in 2013-14, according to the British Council.

Indonesia Police finds bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Indonesia Police finds bomb-making materials for alleged Singapore attack

Batam is linked to Singapore by frequent ferries and its beach resorts and golf courses are a popular weekend getaway destination for Singaporeans.

Indonesia arrests six suspected of plotting Singapore attack

Indonesian authorities arrested six suspected militants on Batam island on Friday who were believed to be linked to the Islamic State group and plotting an attack on nearby Singapore, a police spokesman said.

Indonesian police arrest six suspects allegedly planning Singapore attack

Six Indonesians were arrested on Batam island on Friday for planning an attack on Singapore, an Indonesian police spokesman said.

Singapore-based firm positions to bid for development of AP's new capital Amaravati

A Singapore-based consultancy firm focusing on infrastructure and urban development is positioning to bid for downstream projects in Andhra Pradesh's capital city of Amaravati for which it has prepared a master plan.

Makaia - Singapore's new orphan tree kangaroo from Australia in good health! (Watch video)

Makaia - Singapore's new orphan tree kangaroo from Australia in good health! (Watch video)

The Aussie tree kangaroo, who has joined Singapore Zoo as its newest tenant, is said to be in excellent health and will soon be ready to meet guests in the new home.

Singapore jails four Bangladeshi men for terrorism financing

A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men for between two and five years for terrorism financing on Tuesday in a case that has put the city-state`s most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight.

Not displeased, says Pankaja; case filed against supporters

Police on Monday filed a case against Pankaja Munde's supporters for burning an effigy of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Rare bank robbery highlights complacency in safe Singapore

A rare bank robbery in Singapore has sparked a social media debate on whether the country`s low crime rates made authorities and the population too complacent, questioned bank security and criticised police for not providing details of the incident.

Cabinet reshuffle 'non-event' for markets, key factor is GST: DBS

Cabinet reshuffle 'non-event' for markets, key factor is GST: DBS

Singaporean brokerage DBS on Thursday said that cabinet reshuffle was a “non-event” as the key factor that must be watched out for is seeing the GST bill passed in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Tax department must trust assessees: Arun Jaitley

Making a case for increasing the taxpayer base, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government's intention is to keep taxation rate "moderate" and emphasised that tax department needs to start trusting the assessees.

Saqib Saleem spots a Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! Watch video

Saqib Saleem spots a Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! Watch video

Saqib Saleem hunted an adorable Shammi Kapoor fan in Singapore! 

Global cues, jewellers' buying push gold prices up by Rs 200

Global cues, jewellers' buying push gold prices up by Rs 200

Gold prices rose for the second straight day today, gaining ₹ 200 to ₹ 30,550 per 10 grams 

Wanted gangster Kumar Pillai, held in Singapore, extradited to Mumbai

Wanted gangster Kumar Pillai, held in Singapore, extradited to Mumbai

Gangster Kumar Pillai had been taken into custody in Singapore after a Red Corner Notice (RCN) was issued against him by Interpol.

Singapore Police claim headless body found in river belong to Haryana woman

Singapore Police claim headless body found in river belong to Haryana woman

However after an extensive study, the police have concluded that the body belonged to a woman from Haryana, according to a report.

Islamic State militants recruited more militants in Asean than al Qaeda

The minister said militants who had returned to southeast Asia maintain an ideological link with the IS in the Middle East on "jihad".

India's 'goodwill window' for Pakistan closing as doubts still persist, says Manohar Parrikar

India's 'goodwill window' for Pakistan closing as doubts still persist, says Manohar Parrikar

"Prime Minister Modi opened a window of opportunities when he visited Pakistan. I think that window is slowly closing,” Parrikar said.

After five decades, Australian soldiers killed in Vietnam War come home

The Australian government last year announced that it would fund a repatriation programme for the fallen soldiers.