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Kashmir – One Year After Abrogation of Article 370

By Nadir Ali Wani · August 5, 2020

“What’s in a name?” I, like many Kashmiris, spent the last 12 months contemplating the various shades of this Shakespearean thought. Kashmir has seen four wars and more than three decades of insurgency and civil strife, at the core of which is this very question – the question of identity. Who understands, better than us,…

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Face Masks For Sikh Men

By Team India Se · July 28, 2020

(This is the third instalment of our Budding Entrepreneur Series to help upcoming or struggling Singaporean entrepreneurs.) Not all face masks are born to be equal. There are some people for whom the standard face masks available in the market are not suitable. This is particularly true of Sikh men. In fact, some of them…

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Amrit: Food for the Gods

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · July 23, 2020

(This is the second instalment of our Budding Entrepreneur Series to help upcoming or struggling Singaporean entrepreneurs.) Not everything about the Circuit Breaker (aka lockdown) has resulted in a litany of woes. Every now and then, happy and inspiring little stories have glimmered through the pandemic gloom. If you’re an inveterate foodie like me, you’ll…

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Indian-born, Singapore-raised Katyayani Allures In US Music Video

By Abhijit Nag · July 13, 2020

Seductive is the only word for Katyayani’s new creation where her silky smooth voice croons a love song in an alluring video. No Time, her second single, is a song of unrequited love voicing irrational longing in a one-sided relationship, she says, but boy! She has the voice and the moves to put a spell…

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Historic Setback For Singapore’s Ruling Party

By Abhijit Nag · July 11, 2020

Money can’t buy me love, sang the Beatles. Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) could also be singing a similar tune after the general election yesterday. After the biggest pump-priming exercise in the island’s history, the PAP suffered a historic loss. For the first time, it was defeated in the electoral battle for two multi-member group…

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Jo Kilda Face Masks Make Lockdown Easier

By Team India Se · July 3, 2020

As face masks become a staple in our wardrobe, Jo Kilda’s founder and creative director Jyoti Singh, wanted to make a mask unlike any other. Featuring a clean and timeless design, Jo Kilda’s silk masks are not only practical, they are made to feel extremely luxurious and fashionable. A strong believer of sustainable fashion, materials…

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Tata Consultancy Services Sets The Pace In A Fast-changing World

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · June 29, 2020

In today’s technologically driven world, it is a truth universally acknowledged that an organisation in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of an Indian engineer, to paraphrase Jane Austen’s famous opening lines in her celebrated novel Pride & Prejudice. Girish Ramachandran, the Singapore-based President of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia Pacific is…

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Why Did Rahul Gandhi sign an MOU with the CCP?

By Ashali Varma · June 25, 2020

The recent news that Rahul Gandhi personally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Communist Party of China (CCP) in 2008, is troubling. At the very least he could have shared it with the opposition parties or even shared the MOU in detail in the mainstream media for Indians to get to know about…

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Indian Corporations In Singapore Donate Six-Figure Sum To Migrant Workers

By Team India Se · June 23, 2020

In a first for the Indian business community in Singapore, a leading industry group that represents banks and other large corporations of India in Singapore has donated a six figure sum to Singapore’s Migrant Workers’ Assistance Fund (MWAF). At a ceremony yesterday, the CII-India Business Forum (CII-IBF), Singapore, donated S$159,000/- to the Migrant Workers’ Assistance…

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Apsara Arts Leads The Way In Singapore’s Indian Dance Scene

By Aranya Berry · June 17, 2020

In a first for the Indian arts community in Singapore, one of Singapore’s leading art academies Apsara Arts was conferred the Stewards of Singapore’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Award by the National Heritage Board (NHB). The award, which was announced earlier this month, was in recognition of Apsara Arts’ sustained dedication in the promotion and transmission…

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