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Pico Iyer Launches His Latest Book, First Writer in Residence of Raffles Hotel

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 20 hours ago

Well-known travel writer Pico Iyer’s latest book – This Could Be Home: Raffles Hotel and the City of Tomorrow was launched in Singapore today. It is his inaugural work as the first Writer in Residence of the Raffles Hotel. Speaking to India Se Media, Iyer said he was impressed at how well-read the Indian diaspora…

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi urges ‘globalisation of compassion’

By Team India Se | 2 days ago

He wants to counter “shrinking hearts” with a “globalisation of compassion”, says the Indian Nobel laureate who gave his award to the nation. The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi recalled how difficult it was to bequeath the award. There was none in India at the time: Tagore’s 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature had…

PM Modi’s Announces Creation Of Chief Of Defence Staff Post, Avoids Mention Of Pakistan In Independence Day Speech

By Team India Se | 5 days ago

Wearing his trademark safa, this time in bright yellow with hints of green and red with a long trail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his sixth consecutive Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort where he deliberately avoided the mention of Pakistan but instead chose to focus on developmental issues such as…

SICCI Organises National Observance Ceremony

By Team India Se | 7 days ago

In celebration of the nation’s 54th birthday, Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised National Day Observance Ceremony 2019 in collaboration with LISHA and Indian Heritage Centre. The Guest of Honour for the event was Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs. Other esteemed guests included SICCI Chairman Dr T Chandroo, board members of the…

Mission Kashmir To Impact India’s Engagement With Neighbours

By Team India Se | 2 weeks ago

With the Rajya Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that seeks to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A, while also bifurcating the state into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the bill is set to be introduced in Lok Sabha today. While the debate on the implications of this move continues,…

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Top 5 Things To Do At Bintan Resorts

Earlier this month, India Se Media was taken on a media fam tour to Bintan to explore more of Bintan. Who would have known that Bintan had things from a Mangrove Discovery Tour to fancy rooftop bars to catch the gorgeous sunset? Bintan has their International Bintan Marathon from 7th to 8th September. The routes…

Nurturing Entrepreneurship

We learn when we share. Zee TV APAC’s recent initiative, IVenture, aimed to do just that when it organised a two-day entrepreneurship development workshop bringing together dynamic entrepreneurs and mentors under one roof to share and exchange ideas and experiences. The initiative was conceptualised on the pillars of “Connect. Learn. Grow” and that is exactly…

No Bridge Too Far

“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…

Mr Paul Papalia CSC MLA Minister for Tourism signs a global cooperative marketing agreement between the State Government, through Tourism Western Australia, and Singapore Airlines

India Se Media was at the home of HE Mr Bruce Gosper, the Australian High Commissioner in Singapore to meet Mr Paul Papalia CSC MLA Minister for Tourism. He was in Singapore today to sign a $5 million three-year global cooperative marketing agreement between the State Government, through Tourism Western Australia, and Singapore Airlines. The…

Jazzing Up Your Life

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…