Mamata Banerjee announces Cooch Behar-Kolkata air services

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced a slew of projects for development of North Bengal including air services between Cooch Behar and Kolkata via Durgapur, where a new airport is coming up in collaboration with Changi of Singapore.

Academic activities begin in Nalanda University after 800 years
Academic activities begin in Nalanda University after 800 years

Academic activities began at Nalanda University at Rajgir on Monday, more than eight centuries after the ancient university was destroyed by a medieval ruler.

Bengal to send officers to Singapore for training

The West Bengal government will send to Singapore officers who come up with good performances for further training, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here Friday.

KCR promises to make Hyderabad most happening city

Promising to turn Hyderabad into the most happening city in the country, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Friday announced that 1,000 km long world-class roads will be laid in the city at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.

Investors ready to ignore 'malicious lies' about WB: Mamata

A lot of foreign investors are keen to invest in West Bengal and are ignoring the "malicious lies" about the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday as she hit out at the critics of her recent tour of Singapore.

Singaporeans go barking mad over bid to silence dogs

A suggestion by Singapore`s public housing authority that owners of noisy dogs consider "debarking" their pets to avoid inconveniencing neighbours, has raised animal lovers` hackles in the city-state and prompted much ridicule on social media.

Indian national charged for murder of compatriot

A 26-year-old Indian national was on Wednesday charged by a court here for the murder of a compatriot at an industrial estate in the west coast of Singapore.

Fast, not furious in Asia`s `nanny state`

When 13 year-old Singaporean Choo Yixuan wants to take a break from her gruelling daily schedule of schoolwork and swim training, she dons a jumpsuit to go skydiving -- without a parachute. 

KCR wants to do a Singapore in Telangana

Appreciating giant strides made by Singapore in development, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday said he wished to use the best practices of the tiny Southeast Asian nation for growth of his newborn state.

Indian national found murdered in Singapore industrial estate

A 26-year-old Indian national was found murdered near his workplace in the industrial estate of Pandan on the west coast of Singapore, according to a media report here on Monday.

Indian national found murdered in Singapore industrial estate

A 26-year-old Indian national was found murdered near his workplace in the industrial estate of Pandan on the west coast of Singapore, according to a media report here today.

Mitra slams Jaitley for questioning Mamata`s Singapore trip

Slamming Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s official visit to Singapore, state finance minister Amit Mitra on Sunday said that the former was doing "politics" and criticised him for making comments without knowing the developmental process in the state.

Madras HC makes stay order absolute on defamation proceedings against Swamy

The Madras High Court has made absolute an order of stay against defamation proceedings initiated by a Chennai-based consultancy firm against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in a Singapore court.

Why go to Singapore when against FDI, Jaitley asks Mamata

Arun Jaitley questioned West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee`s recent Singapore visit to attract investment, noting that her Trinamool Congress had opposed FDI in defence on the ground that it was opposed to foreign funding.

BJP demands white paper on Mamata`s Singapore trip

The BJP on Saturday demanded that the West Bengal government should publish a white paper about Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s trip to Singapore to attract investments.

Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadis

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Telangana CM holds talks with Singapore police chief

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met Singapore`s top officials and discussed security and surveillance systems in Singapore.

Telangana CM assures graft-free environment for investors

Telangana Chief Minister K Chadrasekhar Rao Thursday assured investors in Singapore of his government`s major plan to develop the newly created state by accelerating project approvals in a graft-free environment.

Remove ban on defence firm, Singapore to India

Singapore has requested India to review its decision to blacklist its defence firm ST Kinetics, which was barred from doing business with India for 10 years.

Mamata pays tribute at INA Memorial in Singapore

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid tribute at the Indian National Army (INA) Memorial here.