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Dinosaurs Roar In Singapore

By Parul Trivedi Shah | 2 weeks ago

Gargantuan dinosaurs stalking smaller ones, carnivores chasing herbivores, the thumping of the heavy built creatures in search of food and the competition for food between the smaller built animals can relive your interest in dinosaurs all over again. The globally-acclaimed production Walking With Dinosaurs – The Live Experience, is showcased at the Singapore Indoor Stadium…

Mission Accomplished!

By Nithya Subramanian | 2 weeks ago

Iconic Hollywood director, Alfred Hitchcock stressed on the absolute importance of a film when he said, “To make a great film you need three things – the script, the script and the script.” But how would you feel when a script that you had shown to potential productions houses gets plagiarised and made into a…

The Third Edition Of Sg.SAIFF: A Treat To Film Buffs

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

The third edition of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) started with on a high note with the premiere of Tamil feature film ‘Om’ by veteran director, P. Bharathiraja. Bharathiraja, who is also an actor and writer, is regarded as one of the pillars of the Tamil film industry. Born on July 17, 1941, he…

A Tribute To The Inner Strength Of Women

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 2 weeks ago

Fine art photographs are created as carefully as paintings. They’re often difficult to create in one session and they stand out because of their details, compositions, and meanings. No matter how unusual or simple the subject is, fine art photographs will make you feel things because they are visions, not merely snap-shots. Perhaps that’s why…

Celebrating The Himalayan Spirit

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

It was a celebration of the Pahadi spirit in Singapore when the Uttarakhandi community came together on August 18, 2019 to celebrate ‘Kauthig Singapore 2019’. ‘Kauthig’ means ‘funfair’ or mela in Pahadi, and as the name suggests, this turned out to be a cheerful and colourful affair, with a huge turnout. Apart from local residents,…

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The Silent Pillars Of Colonial Machinery

The book, The Forgotten Sentinels: The Sepoys of Malaya, Singapore & South-East Asia (Chennai: Pixar Graphics, 2017) by N Nedumaran, is based on the significant role of the sepoys/ native soldiers of the East India Company (EIC), a history that is little known and often ignored in the colonial narrative. Ironically, the story of the…

Health Food – The Kumquat Is A Fruit That’s Good For You In So Many Ways

Derived from Cantonese ‘gam gwat’ which means “gold orange”, these Kumquats are considered auspicious and their shrubs are often used as ornamental plants during the Lunar New Year. While kumquats are much smaller than other citrus fruits, you can eat the entire fruit including its skin, zest and pips. Though the flesh is sour with a hint…

A Woman In A Man’s World

India Se: Tell us a little about your childhood, education and formative years? Vaishali Sarwankar: Born in a highly conservative Maharashtrian family, I was a rebel who always challenged the norm. My early life was spent in Mumbai where I did my schooling and later pursued my MBA in Finance from NMIMS. My love for…

Astronaut Aesthetic

Turkish designer Bora Aksu debuted his much-anticipated Autumn/Winter 2019/20 Collection at London Fashion Week’s opening day – February 15, to a packed audience of top fashion influencers, fashion bloggers and freelance writers like myself. Apart from feeling rather out of my depth at such a glitzy event, surrounded by fashionistas dressed to the nines, I…

APRIL 2019

APRIL 02 – Kaila Devi Fair APRIL 06 – Mewar Festival/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Chaitra Navratri APRIL 08 – Gauri Puja / Gangaur APRIL 13 – Jallianwala Bagh Day APRIL 14 – Ram Navami/Ambedkar Jayanti/Baisakhi/Tamil New Year APRIL 15 – Shukrodaya Ekadashi/Bohag Bihu/Vishu APRIL 17 – Mahavir Jayanti/World Haemophilia Day APRIL 18 – World Heritage Day APRIL 19 – Hanuman Jayanti/Good Friday APRIL 20 – Shab-E-Barat APRIL…