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Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Not Enamoured By Hollywood

By Nithya Subramanian · December 4, 2019

Unlike current Hindi film stars, he does not hanker for roles in Hollywood films, though he is an acting powerhouse. He morphs from gangster Ganesh Gaitonde in Sacred Games with the same ease as he plays the funny reporter Chand Nawab in Bajrangi Bhaijan. Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was in Singapore to receive the Lesley Ho…

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When Cycling Spins Charity

By Geoffrey Pereira · November 27, 2019

“It’s OK lah”, he says as he insists on helping to carry a camera bag to the car from a photoshoot at the East Coast Park. The Indian national, who arrived in Singapore in 2011, went on to list RHT Health Trust, a business trust with India based healthcare assets, on the Main Board of the…

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Ramakrishna Mission Appoints Muslim To Teach Sanskrit

By Team India Se · November 22, 2019

Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandir Belur shows the way when it comes to proving that religion should not be linked with education. Following the recent student protests against, Firoze Khan, a Muslim, who was appointed Professor in Sanskrit at the Banaras Hindu University, Vidyamandir has appointed Muslim teacher Ramzan Khan and tribal Ganesh Tudu as assistant professors of Sanskrit. While…

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DPM Heng Swee Keat Lauds SICCI Entrepreneur Awards

By Team India Se · November 14, 2019

The recently concluded SICCI Entrepreneur Awards 2019, celebrated in conjunction with the chamber’s 95th anniversary, was a great success with top members of the business community joining in. Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat was all praises for the SICCI’s long contribution to Singapore’s economic growth and the achievements of…

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The Indian Business Community Must Help Grow Singapore’s Economy

By Team India Se · November 10, 2019

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) held its annual Entrepreneur Awards in conjunction with its 95th anniversary at Marina Bay Sands to honor entrepreneurs and businessmen who have carved a niche for themselves through sheer hard work and determination. While seven awards were given out in various categories to nine businessmen at…

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Esplanade’s Kalaa Utsavam Returns With A Fabulous Line Up

By Team India Se · November 8, 2019

Keeping up with the festive mood, Esplanade – Theatre’s on the Bay’s annual Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts features artists from across the Indian diaspora is being held from November 15 – 24, 2019. The programmes in the 18th edition mirror the evolution of the times and remind us how tradition can keep us…

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World’s Best Pianist Lydian To Perform At SICCI Entrepreneur Awards

By Team India Se · October 29, 2019

The biggest business awards night is back, promising to be bigger and better than ever. The Singapore Indian Entrepreneur Awards 2019, organised by the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), to recognise outstanding Indian entrepreneurs will be held on November 9 at Marina Bay Sands, with DPM and Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat…

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The 30th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) Brings The Best Of Cinema From Around The World

By Team India Se · October 22, 2019

The 30th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is back with a dynamic array of over 90 films by auteurs from 40 countries that take the pulse of Asian and international cinema. From local cinema to movies from the rest of Asia and the world, to Oscar entrants and special presentations, there is a…

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Zero, A Hero

By Team India Se · October 17, 2019

The discovery of Zero was a quantum leap in human advancement in mathematics and science. Prior to this discovery, the development of mathematics had happened in many stages and in many places across the world. The basic rules of mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) had already been discovered, going by archaeological discoveries of stones,…

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Digitisation Boosts Business In Little India

By Team India Se · October 8, 2019

Little India may be a heritage landmark in Singapore with quaint shophouses and traditional businesses, but in a true example of old meeting new, the business merchants in this district have adopted digital solutions to improve their competitiveness and revenues. Well-known outlets such as Gokulam Jewels & Crafts, Jothi’s Traditional Charm and Sakthi Sangeetha have…

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