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.

Germans charged with vandalism in Singapore face flogging

 Two German men were charged Saturday with breaking into a Singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane.

Singapore fixing suspect fails in detention plea
Singapore fixing suspect fails in detention plea

A Singaporean man accused of masterminding an international football match-fixing ring failed in a legal challenge against his detention without trial on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

'Singapore not immune to threat of radicalisation'

 Singapore: Singapore, like many other countries, is not immune to the threats posed by the militant groups like Islamic State (IS) as it has extended far beyond the areas where it operates, said former deputy prime minister Wong Kan Seng while speaking at a seminar Tuesday .

Singapore defends use of South Asian workers in mock riot

Singapore officials under attack by rights groups for using South Asian workers in a mock riot defended the exercise on Thursday and said similar operations will be carried out to preserve law and order.

Narendra Modi meets Brunei Sultan, Singapore PM

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a string of meetings here with leaders of Southeast Asian neighbours, including Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

PM Narendra Modi meets Brunei Sultan, Singapore PM

Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a string of meetings here with leaders of Southeast Asian neighbours, including Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Andhra Pradesh CM starts three-day visit to Singapore

Seeking to attract foreign investment in his state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has reached Singapore for a three-day visit during which he will meet senior government officials and top business leaders.

Modi to meet over 40 leaders in three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an extremely busy 10-day tour ahead that will see him meeting more than 40 leaders, including around 20 bilateral meetings with the leaders of China, Germany, Britain and South Korea and others as he travels to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji from Tuesday.

INS Sudarshini sail to mark 50-yrs of Indo-Singapore bilateral ties

Indian Navy's sailing ship INS Sudarshini is set to sail from Kochi to Singapore next month to mark the golden jubilee of bilateral ties between India and the island state in South-East Asia.

Singapore upholds law that criminalises gay sex

Singapore`s highest court ruled on Wednesday that a law that criminalises sex between men is in line with the city-state`s constitution, rejecting two separate appeals by three men that the measure infringed their human rights.

Singaporean activists charged over protest march

Two Singaporean activists questioning the government`s management of more than $200 billion in pension funds were charged Monday with staging an illegal march at a venue designated for protests.

Williams demolishes Halep, captures WTA Finals title third time in row
Williams demolishes Halep, captures WTA Finals title third time in row

Serena Williams sealed her fifth WTA Finals title and took sweet revenge for her crushing loss to Simona Halep when she hammered the Romanian 6-3, 6-0 in Singapore on Sunday.

WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup
WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup

Women`s tennis is considering introducing a new World Cup team event, its head said Saturday, a move which may bring competition for the soon-to-be-launched International Premier Tennis League.

Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical
Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical

Serena Williams said she`d like to see a musical of her life performed on Broadway after she reached the WTA Finals title match following a strong dose of drama and Mariah Carey.

Sania Mirza, Cara Black record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals
Sania Mirza, Cara Black record nervy win, enter WTA year-end finals

Sania Mirza and Cara Black showed nerves of steel as they saved three match points in the Super Tie Break against Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik to cruise into the summit clash of the WTA year-end finals, here on Saturday.

India, Singapore can consider warship-building venture

 Singapore and India should consider exploring the untapped potential of cooperation in naval ship building, an expert from an Indian naval think-tank said here today.

I was never away, says resurgent Caroline Wozniacki
I was never away, says resurgent Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she never left tennis`s top level after she underlined her return to form by reaching the WTA Finals semis as the only unbeaten player on Friday.

Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova failed to advance out of the WTA Finals groups and conceded the year-end No.1 ranking to Serena Williams despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.