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Kashmir – One Year After Abrogation of Article 370

By Nadir Ali Wani | 1 min ago

“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,…

Face Masks For Sikh Men

By Team India Se | 1 week ago

(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…

Amrit: Food for the Gods

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 2 weeks ago

(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…

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

By Abhijit Nag | 3 weeks ago

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…

Historic Setback For Singapore’s Ruling Party

By Abhijit Nag | 4 weeks ago

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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Tugging At Your Heartstrings

In commemoration of the Singapore Bicentennial celebrations, Temple of Fine Arts has conceptualised a show titled Hrdaya – Heartstrings, a music-driven exploration into the thoughts and emotions of Sir Stamford Raffles – the founder of modern Singapore. Hrdaya is an ensemble production that transcends time and emotion through a multitude of art forms. Underlined by…

Aladdin Magic Sweeps Singapore

The evergreen story of Aladdin has brought the Genie’s magic and the Princess’ royal charisma to Singapore from Australia. On the opening night of July 25, 2019, Disney Theatrical Australia’s production Aladdin created ripples of excitement in adults and children alike at the Sands Theater, Marina Bay Sands. The perfect blend of dazzling theatre act,…

Reel Talk

The recently concluded 28th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) celebrated and inspired independent cinema. With more than 14,000 festival goers from Singapore and across the region drawn to its film screenings, panel discussions, talks and masterclasses, this event was a treat to cine lovers. India Se Media had the opportunity to meet and interview not just…

Mountain Of A Man

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…

A Unique Lit Fest In Mussoorie

When I was invited to participate at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration on April 13 and 14, I felt really upbeat about meeting the young people who had passed one of the toughest exams in India and would be the administrators of 21st century India. In just two days, over several books…