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Jazzing Up Your Life

By Team India Se | 6 days ago

Just like Bob Fosse, who directed and wrote the semi autobiographical musical All That Jazz, entrepreneurs Sharmila Arora and Dipika Bedi have together directed and choreographed the success of a Singapore-based boutique event company that goes by the same name. With a focus on the finer things in life such as fashion, lifestyle and music…

Singapore Songster

By Nithya Subramanian | 6 days ago

Sandeep Chatterjee can easily be described as a complete musician as he not just sings but also writes and composes songs. His recently released ‘Mood Melange’ brings forth his versatility where the emphasis has been on experimenting with different genres of music be it rock, folk, swing and EDM. Gifted with a rich, melodious voice,…

A Woman In A Man’s World

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

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…

Modi Returns With A Roar

By Team India Se | May 24, 2019

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Elections 2019 the largest festival in democracy and asked people to participate in it, the Indian electorate responded by electing the ruling party back to power. The Bharatiya Janta Party made history by returning to power the second time with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) winning 349 seats while…

Happy Marketing!

By Abhijit Nag | May 15, 2019

Indian students who made good in Singapore. That’s the story of National University of Singapore (NUS) graduates Rachit Dayal and Prantik Mazumdar. Singapore permanent residents, they recently sold their start-up, Happy Marketer, to Merkle Company, part of the giant Dentsu-Aegis Network, for “more money than we know what to do with,” says Dayal.  Singapore’s first…

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IndianRaga… Going Gaga

Indian classical dancers and musicians in Singapore can showcase their talent on a bigger stage with the arrival of IndianRaga. The MIT-founded digital arts education start-up, which helps artists learn, perform and shine, is launching IndianRaga Singapore to hone local talent and show them in high-quality video to the rest of the world to see.…

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COCKTAILS Goodness Ginger Me  2 two-inch fresh ginger, peeled 2 two-inch turmeric, peeled 1 lemon 4 tbsp honey Sparkling water Cayenne pepper 1 oz tequila METHOD Place ginger, turmeric and lemons into a juicer and allow to strain into a glass jar, stir in agave and store in a clean airtight container in the refrigerator…

Silken Touch

My skin is very sensitive and breaks out easily. What routine should I follow? Sensitive skin is often associated with hormonal imbalances and is sometimes mistaken for rosacea. This skin type is acutely sensitive to many stimulants like sun exposure, heat and even touch, that is, even touching the face could make it turn red or…

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…