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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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Fashion For A Cause

By Team India Se · October 2, 2019

India’s leading designer, Anita Dongre, will be showcasing her exquisite designs to get you into the festive mood this weekend. Brought by Melange Singapore,  the traditionally chic collection will include occasion wear, ready-to-wear and menswear called ‘Jaipur Love’ along with Jewellery from Anita Dongre Pinkcity. And what’s best is that all this is happening for…

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Botanical Fusion – Singapore Botanic Gardens Exhibition by Irish artist Gerard Byrne

By Team India Se · September 5, 2019

Ireland’s Ambassador in Singapore, H.E. Mr Patrick Bourne, will officially open ‘Botanical Fusion’ – an exhibition of works by renowned Irish contemporary artist Gerard Byrne, at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Thursday 5 September. The exhibition features 22 artworks by the modern impressionist who is recognised as one of Europe’s leading living artist. Works from the…

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A First Hand Experience Of Pakistani Protests Against Kashmir Outside Indian High Commission In London

By Kiran Pasunuri · August 20, 2019

At 11 am I received a call from a friend asking where I was. I said that I was boarding a train and would be there before 12. By the time I had reached Holborn it was exactly 12 as the roads were jammed with coaches. People were flocking towards Aldwych IHC. The Pakistanis had…

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Pico Iyer Launches His Latest Book, First Writer in Residence of Raffles Hotel

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla · August 19, 2019

Well-known travel writer Pico Iyer’s latest book – This Could Be Home: Raffles Hotel and the City of Tomorrow was launched in Singapore today. It is his inaugural work as the first Writer in Residence of the Raffles Hotel. Speaking to India Se Media, Iyer said he was impressed at how well-read the Indian diaspora…

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Indian Government Revokes Article 370; Bifurcates Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Into Separate Union Territories

By Team India Se · August 5, 2019

In an unprecedented move, India’s Home Minister Amit Shah has proposed the removal of Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Along with this, it has also been proposed to bifurcate the state into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir, which will have a legislature, and Ladakh, which will be without…

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Cauliflower Calling

By Nithya Subramanian · July 30, 2019

Mark Twain may have been cheeky about the cauliflower when he said, “A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education,” but the fact is that this vegetable is today being feted for its low calorific and high nutritive values. Cauliflowers have been grown for several centuries and its ancestry is linked to the wild…

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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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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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