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No Bridge Too Far

By Maya Bhalla | 1 week ago

“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to be discouraged by our defeats.” B C Forbes’ observation resonates strongly with the story of Hitesh Ramchandani. At only 22, this brave man’s life is an object lesson in how the human mind can…

Jazzing Up Your Life

By Team India Se | 4 weeks 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 | 4 weeks 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 | June 11, 2019

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…

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Happy Marketing!

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…

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…