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Countdown To Christmas With A Beer A Day

By Team India Se · 2 days ago

In what is a first for Singapore, or perhaps, the region, Thirsty Beer Shop, the online craft beer retailer has launched the ‘Not An Advent Calendar’ craft beer box of 24 curated beers for December 2020. Just like a traditional Advent calendar/card with 24 cubby holes or “boxes” for each day, the ‘Not An Advent…

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Art Takes Over In January For Singapore Art Week 2021

By Team India Se · 1 week ago

Singapore Art Week (SAW), Singapore’s annual festival and the pinnacle of Asia’s visual arts calendar, is set to take over the island when it returns from 22 to 30 January 2021. A joint initiative by the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), SAW 2021 will celebrate…

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A Big Show From A Small Island

By Gauri Gupta · 2 weeks ago

Inaugurated  by a blessing from the High Commissioner of India, HE Mr P Kumaran,Visha Rang Singapore (VRSG)  started off with shloka chanting by the organising committee. The Singapore team didn’t just want to string together a variety entertainment show. They worked hard to curate cultural pieces that reflected the literary nature of the festival. Prominent…

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Light Up Your Taste Buds This Deepavali

By Team India Se · 4 weeks ago

The Great Indian Food Festival 2020 celebrates local businesses, and brings the festival of lights closer to home. Indian Restaurants Association Singapore welcomes and celebrates Deepavali with the second iteration of The Great Indian Food Festival from November 9 – Nov 23, 2020. Supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, The Great Indian Food Festival showcases…

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What America Can Learn From The World’s Largest Democracy – India

By Ashali Varma · 4 weeks ago

I lived in the US for 14 years and am still stymied by the fact that American citizens depend on paper ballots. In the year 2000, when I was in the US, I was astonished that in the most advanced country in the world, paper ballots were still used and the worst was that you…

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Diwali Experience To Savour At Tiffin Room, Raffles Hotel

By Abhijit Nag · November 3, 2020

Food, glorious food, fit for weight-conscious gourmets. The Diwali Experience to savour at the Raffles Hotel is delectable Indian cuisine that will leave you sated, not bloated. The set menu presented by Chef Kuldeep Negi to celebrate Diwali tickles and tingles the palate in a mouth-watering demonstration that Indian cooking can be scrumptious without being…

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The Hougang Heritage Trail

By Team India Se · October 30, 2020

Have you ever wondered why Hougang is commonly pronounced “Au Kang”, quite different from how it is spelt? Au Kang actually means “at the back of the river” in both Teochew and Hokkien, and is a reference to Sungei Serangoon at the end of Upper Serangoon Road, around which many Teochew-speaking inhabitants settled. In fact,…

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The Hathras Rape Horror

By Rumi Mitra · September 30, 2020

Rape, it seems, is normal. Unfortunately. Anthropological studies on human behaviour say a man can have many children, with little inconvenience to himself, while a woman can have only a few, and with great pain. That makes females more selective about partners. So, males have to resort to a strategy for achieving reproductive success. Rape,…

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Publicity Hungry State Ministers Imperil the Country

By Shivalingaiah H N · September 24, 2020

Undoubtedly the Corona warriors are in the following order : medical workers consisting of Doctors, paramedical staff and the safai karmacharis (sanitation workers) and then police personnel and administrators and supporting staff. A very large number of Corona warriors have suffered the infection as a professional hazard and out of these 400 doctors alone have…

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Political Parties Oppose New Farm Reforms

By Shivalingaiah H N · September 22, 2020

Fringe political parties with almost nothing to do with farmers’ issues have been creating havoc over the Farm Bills – the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill. These include the urbanised, Delhi bound Kejriwal’s AAP whose Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh created an unholy rukus while opposing the bill in the Rajya…

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