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Mountain Of A Man

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · July 31, 2019

In a future where robots and smart technologies are predicted to take over key jobs, experts say that the jobs remaining for humans will involve the skills that technology cannot replicate, such as critical thinking, innovation, creativity and emotional engagement with other humans. While governments of major economies are only just starting to wake up…

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Finding His True Mojo

By Nithya Subramanian · July 30, 2019

You have seen him relaying to the world literally earth-shaking news precariously balanced from a helicopter during the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake. You have seen him grill politicians and you have caught the latest news with him as an anchor at CNN-IBN, India’s leading news channel. For his stellar reporting, he has been twice awarded…

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Heaven On Earth

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · July 30, 2019

Greece, like wisdom, came to me late in life but, unlike cruelly elusive profundity, that magical land in the turquoise Aegean is mercifully within reach when I long for it. Because that is what I feel for Greece now that I’ve tasted a bit of its legendary attractions. Within my first hour in Athens and…

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SICCI Announces Launch Of Its Annual Entrepreneur Awards

By Team India Se · July 30, 2019

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) officially announced the launch of its Entrepreneur Awards 2019 to recognise outstanding Indian entrepreneurs and inspire more Singapore-Indians to take to business and entrepreneurship. These awards also mark the of 95th Anniversary celebrations of the Indian business chamber. On November 9, a total of six awards…

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Discovering Singapore’s soul

By Nivruthi Prasad · July 29, 2019

‘Each morn a thousand roses brings, you say; Yes, but where leaves the Rose of Yesterday?’— this verse by Edward Fitzgerald resonates strongly with the air of yester-year that wafts through the alleyways of the low-rise HDB blocks of the quaint neighbourhood of Alexandra Village. With the poor retail scene casting a pall over glitzy…

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A paradigm shift for India-Asean relations

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · July 29, 2019

The recently concluded Parvasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Singapore has sent a clear message that strategic ties with Singapore and the region have leapt to the highest level, say experts. India Se Magazine spoke with India’s High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf, the brains behind the PBD (the first time it has been held outside…

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A Kampong Girl In An Indian School

By Nithya Subramanian · July 29, 2019

It is well documented that India has always had strong historic and cultural ties with Singapore and Malaysia and the rest of South-east Asia. But what is much less known is the fact that India proved to be a safe haven of choice for a sizeable number of families, especially children, from this region. From…

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On The Digital Highway

By Nithya Subramanian · July 29, 2019

Businesses need to evolve to cater to the ever-evolving digitally savvy customers. Sensing an opportunity in this environment, Rupa Ganatra along with her business partner, Simon Berger, launched Millennial 20/20, an event series focused on this aspect of business. After holding the first series in London in April this year, she brought it to Singapore…

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Nurturing Entrepreneurship

By Team India Se · July 23, 2019

We learn when we share. Zee TV APAC’s recent initiative, IVenture, aimed to do just that when it organised a two-day entrepreneurship development workshop bringing together dynamic entrepreneurs and mentors under one roof to share and exchange ideas and experiences. The initiative was conceptualised on the pillars of “Connect. Learn. Grow” and that is exactly…

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No Bridge Too Far

By Maya Bhalla · July 8, 2019

“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to be discouraged by our defeats.” B C Forbes’ observation resonates strongly with the story of Hitesh Ramchandani. At only 22, this brave man’s life is an object lesson in how the human mind can…

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