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Publicity Hungry State Ministers Imperil the Country

By Shivalingaiah H N | 1 day ago

Undoubtedly the Corona warriors are in the following order : medical workers consisting of Doctors, paramedical staff and the safai karmacharis (sanitation workers) and then police personnel and administrators and supporting staff. A very large number of Corona warriors have suffered the infection as a professional hazard and out of these 400 doctors alone have…

Political Parties Oppose New Farm Reforms

By Shivalingaiah H N | 4 days ago

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

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

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

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

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

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

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…

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Apsara Arts Leads The Way In Singapore’s Indian Dance Scene

In a first for the Indian arts community in Singapore, one of Singapore’s leading art academies Apsara Arts was conferred the Stewards of Singapore’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Award by the National Heritage Board (NHB). The award, which was announced earlier this month, was in recognition of Apsara Arts’ sustained dedication in the promotion and transmission…

New Lockdown Song by Cernettes Lifts Your Spirit

The Covid-19 has inspired many music groups to create songs to lift the spirits of those in lockdown. And Les Horribles Cernettes too has recently released a Lockdown Song, which is dedicated to everyone in confinement. The Cernettes said, “However far apart, we’re all in this together and maybe we’ll get through it with a…

Chandroo Returns to SICCI As Chairman For Second Term, Eight New Members Inducted

Marking his second consecutive term as Chairman Dr T Chandroo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Modern Montessori International, returned unopposed as head of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI). Seventeen new members were appointed to the board, out of which nine directors are from the previous board while eight new ones…

Keppel Corp Announces $4.2 Million Package To Help SG Weather Covid-19

Keppel Corporation Limited has announced a comprehensive package worth more than $4.2 million to help the Singapore community weather COVID-19. The package will be funded by voluntary contributions from the Keppel Group’s directors, senior management and staff, with dollar-for-dollar matching contributions from Keppel Corporation. This comes on the back of the Company’s earlier donation of…

Balakot Strike: The Forward Flight Path

Each nuclear power has its own way of viewing the utility of its Nuclear Arsenal. Superpowers view it as an umbrella under which their blocks of influence can wither the turbulent times. Others see it as a deterrent against geopolitical rivals and a necessary evil to ensure peace by assuring Mutual Destruction in the event…