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New Managing Committee At SIFAS With K V Rao As President

By Team India Se | 5 days ago

The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society, a 70-year-old institution promoting Indian classical music, dance and arts, has a new Management Committee headed by K V Rao and comprising individuals from various fields. Rao, who is Resident Director – ASEAN at Tata Sons Ltd, has been associated with the institution in several roles in the past…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Not Enamoured By Hollywood

By Nithya Subramanian | 6 days ago

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…

When Cycling Spins Charity

By Geoffrey Pereira | 2 weeks ago

“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…

Ramakrishna Mission Appoints Muslim To Teach Sanskrit

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

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…

DPM Heng Swee Keat Lauds SICCI Entrepreneur Awards

By Team India Se | 4 weeks ago

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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Full Mind, Beautiful Mind!

I have been watching my mind ever since I can remember. It is one of the most fascinating and perhaps the most rewarding occupation that I can recommend to those reading my post. There was a time I was experimenting with the art and science of reading minds (my own as well as those of…

Sohni Mahiwal: The Shrine Of Defiant Love

She lies alone in stoic white granite, covered in red and orange traditional bandhinis, bequests of lovers who come to dress her as Mahiwal’s bride once their love conquers all. Even as graves, Sohni and Mahiwal are apart – some say it is for reasons of social sanction whereby they cannot lie in the same…

Neutralising Conflicts

Home is said to be a place where you can relax, rejuvenate and plan your aspirations with your loved ones in good harmony. However, in the present times when each of the family members of the family is pre-occupied with their own activities and thoughts, this would be a utopia. Minor discords often lead to…

Mild & Flavourful

  Kerala has for a large part of time been a secular state where its two major festivals – Onam and Vishu – are celebrated with enthusiasm by everyone. While the celebrations may differ, one common uniting factor is the Sadhya or banquet usually served for lunch. This is something that everyone looks forward to…

A Kampong Girl In An Indian School

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…