Month: March 2019

Shobha Tsering Bhalla

India Se’s Founder MD has been a long-time spokesman for Singapore Promise

By Aishwarya · March 28, 2019

India Se Media Managing Director and former Straits Times journalist Shobha Tsering Bhalla had the honour of being chosen to be a poster girl and spokesperson for Singapore Promise, about the journey to Singapore citizenship. This is a video where she speaks about the Singapore Promise. “You know why it feels good to be a…

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By Abhijit Nag · March 28, 2019

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Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa Chief Minister

By Team India Se · March 19, 2019

Goa Assembly’s erstwhile Speaker Pramod Sawant was sworn in as the state’s chief minister in the early hours of Tuesday. He succeeds Manohar Parrikar who died on Sunday at the age of 63 following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Mr Sawant and his cabinet of 11 ministers took the oath after the Bharatiya Janata…

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Chinese fighter jets in Pakistan for Pakistan Day parade

By Team India Se · March 18, 2019

Chinese fighter jets have arrived in Islamabad to take part in the Pakistan Day parade in a show of growing ties between the two countries. Beijing blocked a United Nations Security Council move on March 13 to blacklist the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad…

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Manohar Parrikar

State funeral for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

By Team India Se · March 18, 2019

Goa Chief Minister and former defence minister Manohar Parrikar, who had said he would serve Goa till his last breath, died at his son’s home in Panaji on Sunday (March 17) after battling pancreatic cancer for more than a year. He was 63. The announcement was made in a tweet by President Ram Nath Kovind.…

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Seema Punwani’s novel Cross Connection launched by India Se

By Team India Se · March 13, 2019

India Se continues to hold its own in a difficult market like Singapore where the media is dominated by government monopolies and only 10 per cent is left to other players, said India Se Media Managing Director Shobha Tsering Bhalla. “India Se is more than a magazine,” she said. “We have a digital presence, an…

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This is the first World Wide Web photo — and one of the women is India Se co-%founder’s first cousin

By Team India Se · March 12, 2019

 A close relative of India Se Media’s co-founder Dev Inder Bhalla appeared on the very first photo posted on the World Wide Web. That’s right. Michele de Gennaro (second from left), a first cousin of Bhalla (she is his Masi’s daughter), was the founder of Les Horribles Cernettes (The Horrible Cern Girls), an all-female parody…

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Singapore suspends Boeing 737 MAX flights, SilkAir grounds MAX 8 planes

By Team India Se · March 12, 2019

The Singapore carrier SilkAir has grounded all its six Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes following the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) decision to suspend all Boeing 737 MAX flights into and out of Singapore for safety reasons. Affected SilkAir passengers are being asked to contact the airline. CAAS announced its decision on Tuesday (March…

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 under scrutiny after crash

By Team India Se · March 11, 2019

SilkAir and SpiceJet are reported to be still operating Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes after the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday (March 10). The planes have been grounded in China. The Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, a Boeing 737 Max 8, crashed minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday (March 10), killing all 157…

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India goes to the polls on April 11

By Team India Se · March 11, 2019

India will hold a general election in seven stages starting on April 11, the election commission said on Sunday (March 10), in what will be the world’s biggest democratic exercise.  The voting will end on May 19 and the counting begin on May 23. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quick to urge people to vote…

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