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Singapore Street Festival

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | June 23, 2021

Singapore Street Festival (SSF) celebrates 20th Anniversary with its first online concert, NXT – A Virtual Music Event which will be premiered ‘LIVE’ on YouTube on 18 December 2021 at 8 pm.Screening continues till 17 February 2022. The festival is sending out an OPEN CALL with the opportunity to perform with Dick Lee and other top musicians in…

Is Congress Working With India’s Enemies?

By Ashali Varma | June 18, 2021

The Congress Party in India is so out of sync with the rest of India, that it is committing suicide. Digvijaya Singh and others like him seem to think that Article 370 can be brought back in Kashmir, even though if the truth be told, the average Kashmiri today realises how much the Abdullahs and…

India Se Media in Conversation with Huma Qureshi and Amit Sial, the cast of the Maharani web series

By Parul Trivedi Shah | June 18, 2021

 

The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | April 22, 2021

Independent film lovers can look forward to a tantalising smorgasbord of the best of contemporary European cinema during almost a month of screening: from 6 May – 23 May this year. That is when the European Film Festival (previously known as European Union Film Festival) returns to The Projector for its landmark 30th edition. Along…

The best of both worlds

By Anne Chiang | April 20, 2021

We all have a special place in our hearts for food that is familiar and well-loved. These dishes appeal to memories deep within us, involving people and places we love and unforgettable events. They are the dishes that evoke a sense of ‘home’ to us, like no other. But imagine if these are paired with…

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Kashmir – One Year After Abrogation of Article 370

“What’s in a name?” I, like many Kashmiris, spent the last 12 months contemplating the various shades of this Shakespearean thought. Kashmir has seen four wars and more than three decades of insurgency and civil strife, at the core of which is this very question – the question of identity. Who understands, better than us,…

Face Masks For Sikh Men

(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

(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

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

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…