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Giant Panda Jia-Jia shows her mothering skills

By Team India Se · August 20, 2021

Singapore’s giant panda Jia Jia, who gave birth to a cub on August 14, has shown great maternal instincts in her first week despite being a first-time mother. Her mothering skills are improving from day to day. Despite looking visibly tired, her carers report that she is more relaxed and has been able to rest…

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Food & National Identity

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · August 9, 2021

As Singapore celebrates its 56th National Day, my thoughts turn to that most potent of Singaporean assets – its Hawker Food. Thanks to its mind-boggling variety of outstandingly delicious and affordable fare, Singapore is known as the food capital of Asia. In that sphere and in many others, our Little Red Dot beats its challengers…

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Is Congress Working With India’s Enemies?

By Ashali Varma · June 18, 2021

The Congress Party in India is so out of sync with the rest of India, that it is committing suicide. Digvijaya Singh and others like him seem to think that Article 370 can be brought back in Kashmir, even though if the truth be told, the average Kashmiri today realises how much the Abdullahs and…

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A Big Show From A Small Island

By Gauri Gupta · November 20, 2020

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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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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Light Up for Singapore’s 55th National Day

By Team India Se · August 7, 2020

To celebrate Singaore’s 55th National Day, 10 National Monuments and arts and cultural institutions across the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct and the Civic District will be lit up for the first time from July 23 to August 30, 2020. Edwin Tong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, and Second Minister for Law, said, “National Day this…

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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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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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