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India Se Media in Conversation with Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial, the cast of the Maharani web series

By Parul Trivedi Shah · June 18, 2021

 

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The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · April 22, 2021

Independent film lovers can look forward to a tantalising smorgasbord of the best of contemporary European cinema during almost a month of screening: from 6 May – 23 May this year. That is when the European Film Festival (previously known as European Union Film Festival) returns to The Projector for its landmark 30th edition. Along…

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The best of both worlds

By Anne Chiang · April 20, 2021

We all have a special place in our hearts for food that is familiar and well-loved. These dishes appeal to memories deep within us, involving people and places we love and unforgettable events. They are the dishes that evoke a sense of ‘home’ to us, like no other. But imagine if these are paired with…

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Little Caesar’s comes to the East

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · March 31, 2021

“If you’re hungry as hell and lookin’ for food Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s) If it’s somethin’ yummy and also smells good Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s)” – with apologies to Ghostbusters. Well, that’s what happened to me one recent Thursday at lunchtime when I was ravenous even before noon because I had…

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Sikhs In Singapore

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · March 27, 2021

There’s a “club” for Indian women in Singapore where the minimum age for membership is 65 years. Anyone who has not reached the cut-off age for Senior Citizenship is ineligible to join Sunehri Saheliyan (Golden Girlfriends). This group of senior ladies even has a 100-year old member, and they are the ones keeping alive the…

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Turmeric – The Golden Herb

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · March 23, 2021

The world has suddenly “discovered” what Indians have known for more than 6,000 years – the medicinal and health-giving properties of Turmeric. This ancient gold-coloured spice, celebrated for thousands of years by Indians as both food and medicine, has resurfaced within the health and nutrition communities thanks to curcumin, the healing substance which is the…

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National Heritage Board Announces Its Line-up For 2021

By Team India Se · January 31, 2021

The National Heritage Board (NHB) has an unprecedented and exciting variety of specially curated exhibitions for 2021. Announcing its plans for 2021 to the media on Thursday, the NHB said it was including in its programme, exhibitions such as a visual record of Covid 19, and one commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Fall of…

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The Farmer’s Protest Like The CAA Turned Ugly As They Had Nothing To Do With The Laws Passed

By Ashali Varma · January 31, 2021

What Indians saw on several TV channels on the 26th of January, was for many of us the culmination of several weeks of protest that were termed peaceful, as in the case of Shaheen Bagh but they had very little to do with the truth or the laws passed by the Centre. Both had large…

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How Doctors Helped Us Overcome Covid And The Fear And Isolation

By Ashali Varma · December 20, 2020

There must be millions of Covid stories in the world today and how each family coped. Unfortunately, there are also those that died of this strange, dreadful virus that causes clots, fever, hypoxia and a host of reactions. My husband, Sanjaya, came down with fever and the very next day he was tested and the…

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Countdown To Christmas With A Beer A Day

By Team India Se · December 3, 2020

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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