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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…

Jo Kilda Face Masks Make Lockdown Easier

By Team India Se | July 3, 2020

As face masks become a staple in our wardrobe, Jo Kilda’s founder and creative director Jyoti Singh, wanted to make a mask unlike any other. Featuring a clean and timeless design, Jo Kilda’s silk masks are not only practical, they are made to feel extremely luxurious and fashionable. A strong believer of sustainable fashion, materials…

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The Tickle Effect

In just a decade, Roshni Mahtani, has achieved what many can only dream of – a successful tech media company that is taking a leap into the world of e-commerce. Starting off as a platform for parents to talk about ‘real’ parental issues and not mundane discussions on blues and pinks, she has now set…

Waxing Eloquently About Bollywood

Madame Tussauds Singapore officially launched the Ultimate Film Star Experience (UFSE) recently and this launch was officiated by A-lister and iconic television personality, Karan Johar, who unveiled his first and only wax figure at this new zone. With Indian cinema culture surging in popularity, the Ultimate Film Star Experience is an exciting 2,500 sq ft…

Food of the Gods: Bengali Vegetarian Cuisine

I was six years old when I first tasted coconut in a savoury dish. It was a mixed vegetable dish called Chapor Ghonto carrying a melange of flavours I had never encountered before, the chief one being coconut. Too sophisticated for my untutored palate, perhaps, but it left an indelible mark. Until then, I had…

People With Type 2 Diabetes Should Eat Tree Nuts

Researchers say eating almonds, cashews, and other nuts five times a week can improve heart health. If you have type 2 diabetes, eating nuts five days a week may be just as good for your long-term well-being as regular exercise and checking your blood sugar. So says a recent study, published in the American Heart…

Waiting Five Minutes To Cut The Cord Can Help Newborns

There is new evidence that delaying cutting or clamping the umbilical cord may be good for a baby.  It’s common practice to clamp the umbilical cord quickly after birth. But this stops the flow of nutrient-rich blood from the placenta. A new study has found that delaying cord clamping after birth by five minutes can…