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How Doctors Helped Us Overcome Covid And The Fear And Isolation

By Ashali Varma | 4 weeks ago

There must be millions of Covid stories in the world today and how each family coped. Unfortunately, there are also those that died of this strange, dreadful virus that causes clots, fever, hypoxia and a host of reactions. My husband, Sanjaya, came down with fever and the very next day he was tested and the…

Countdown To Christmas With A Beer A Day

By Team India Se | December 3, 2020

In what is a first for Singapore, or perhaps, the region, Thirsty Beer Shop, the online craft beer retailer has launched the ‘Not An Advent Calendar’ craft beer box of 24 curated beers for December 2020. Just like a traditional Advent calendar/card with 24 cubby holes or “boxes” for each day, the ‘Not An Advent…

Art Takes Over In January For Singapore Art Week 2021

By Team India Se | November 26, 2020

Singapore Art Week (SAW), Singapore’s annual festival and the pinnacle of Asia’s visual arts calendar, is set to take over the island when it returns from 22 to 30 January 2021. A joint initiative by the National Arts Council (NAC), Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), SAW 2021 will celebrate…

A Big Show From A Small Island

By Gauri Gupta | November 20, 2020

Inaugurated  by a blessing from the High Commissioner of India, HE Mr P Kumaran,Visha Rang Singapore (VRSG)  started off with shloka chanting by the organising committee. The Singapore team didn’t just want to string together a variety entertainment show. They worked hard to curate cultural pieces that reflected the literary nature of the festival. Prominent…

Light Up Your Taste Buds This Deepavali

By Team India Se | November 9, 2020

The Great Indian Food Festival 2020 celebrates local businesses, and brings the festival of lights closer to home. Indian Restaurants Association Singapore welcomes and celebrates Deepavali with the second iteration of The Great Indian Food Festival from November 9 – Nov 23, 2020. Supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, The Great Indian Food Festival showcases…

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Political Parties Oppose New Farm Reforms

Fringe political parties with almost nothing to do with farmers’ issues have been creating havoc over the Farm Bills – the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill. These include the urbanised, Delhi bound Kejriwal’s AAP whose Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh created an unholy rukus while opposing the bill in the Rajya…

Indian Author Nominated for France’s First Novel Prize

Two weeks after his bestselling novel Land Where I Flee made the long list of the Emile Guimet Prize, Nepali-Indian author Prajwal Parajuly is back in the news again. Fuir et Revenir, the French translation of his book by Benoîte Dauvergne is now nominated for France’s First Novel Prize. Also on the list is Man…

Baring Private Equity Asia Partners with CFS and SINDA give financial relief to Singapore’s hardest-hit by COVID-19

One of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment firms donated S$1 million to COVID-19-impacted individuals through CFS’s Sayang Sayang Fund and the #SINDACares initiative. SINDA presented an additional $326k from community-led donations for migrant worker relief Baring Private Equity Asia (“BPEA”) joins a nation-wide COVID-19 relief effort by donating S$1 million to support local relief initiatives…

Indian Heritage Centre Organises First Digital Culturefest

The Indian Heritage Centre’s (IHC) first digital edition of IHC CultureFest showcases the diversity of Indian arts, culture and heritage in Singapore through the lens of the epic literary work the Ramayana. The eclectic line-up of online programmes includes cultural performances, panel discussions, workshops, storytelling sessions and cooking demonstrations. They will explore a wide variety…

Light Up for Singapore’s 55th National Day

To celebrate Singaore’s 55th National Day, 10 National Monuments and arts and cultural institutions across the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct and the Civic District will be lit up for the first time from July 23 to August 30, 2020. Edwin Tong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, and Second Minister for Law, said, “National Day this…