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Dinosaurs Roar In Singapore

By Parul Trivedi Shah | 2 weeks ago

Gargantuan dinosaurs stalking smaller ones, carnivores chasing herbivores, the thumping of the heavy built creatures in search of food and the competition for food between the smaller built animals can relive your interest in dinosaurs all over again. The globally-acclaimed production Walking With Dinosaurs – The Live Experience, is showcased at the Singapore Indoor Stadium…

Mission Accomplished!

By Nithya Subramanian | 2 weeks ago

Iconic Hollywood director, Alfred Hitchcock stressed on the absolute importance of a film when he said, “To make a great film you need three things – the script, the script and the script.” But how would you feel when a script that you had shown to potential productions houses gets plagiarised and made into a…

The Third Edition Of Sg.SAIFF: A Treat To Film Buffs

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

The third edition of Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) started with on a high note with the premiere of Tamil feature film ‘Om’ by veteran director, P. Bharathiraja. Bharathiraja, who is also an actor and writer, is regarded as one of the pillars of the Tamil film industry. Born on July 17, 1941, he…

A Tribute To The Inner Strength Of Women

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 2 weeks ago

Fine art photographs are created as carefully as paintings. They’re often difficult to create in one session and they stand out because of their details, compositions, and meanings. No matter how unusual or simple the subject is, fine art photographs will make you feel things because they are visions, not merely snap-shots. Perhaps that’s why…

Celebrating The Himalayan Spirit

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

It was a celebration of the Pahadi spirit in Singapore when the Uttarakhandi community came together on August 18, 2019 to celebrate ‘Kauthig Singapore 2019’. ‘Kauthig’ means ‘funfair’ or mela in Pahadi, and as the name suggests, this turned out to be a cheerful and colourful affair, with a huge turnout. Apart from local residents,…

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Naipaul & His World

Naipaul was “the greatest prose writer in the English language of the last 60 years”, wrote Amit Chaudhuri in the Guardian when Naipaul died at the age of 85 on August 11. Others were more measured in their praise. They could not overlook his flaws and prejudices. Naipaul himself provoked criticism by what he said…

Cauliflower Calling

Mark Twain may have been cheeky about the cauliflower when he said, “A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education,” but the fact is that this vegetable is today being feted for its low calorific and high nutritive values. Cauliflowers have been grown for several centuries and its ancestry is linked to the wild…

Modi’s Mission 2022

Reform has become the trope of our times. After nearly a quarter century of hop, side-step and crawl, the Indian economy remained shackled to shibboleths till 2014, when India languished, to offer only one example, at a pathetic 142 in the ease of doing business index. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intense effort for change is…

Finding His True Mojo

You have seen him relaying to the world literally earth-shaking news precariously balanced from a helicopter during the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake. You have seen him grill politicians and you have caught the latest news with him as an anchor at CNN-IBN, India’s leading news channel. For his stellar reporting, he has been twice awarded…

Graceful As A Swan

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is the most iconic ballet and to perform it day after day is something that needs immense passion and discipline. Prima Ballerina Irina Kolesnikova (38), who plays both Odette and Odile (white and black swan), has done thousands of shows, but every time she is on stage, her enthusiasm doesn’t falter. “If…