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New Managing Committee At SIFAS With K V Rao As President

By Team India Se | 5 days ago

The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society, a 70-year-old institution promoting Indian classical music, dance and arts, has a new Management Committee headed by K V Rao and comprising individuals from various fields. Rao, who is Resident Director – ASEAN at Tata Sons Ltd, has been associated with the institution in several roles in the past…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Is Not Enamoured By Hollywood

By Nithya Subramanian | 6 days ago

Unlike current Hindi film stars, he does not hanker for roles in Hollywood films, though he is an acting powerhouse. He morphs from gangster Ganesh Gaitonde in Sacred Games with the same ease as he plays the funny reporter Chand Nawab in Bajrangi Bhaijan. Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was in Singapore to receive the Lesley Ho…

When Cycling Spins Charity

By Geoffrey Pereira | 2 weeks ago

“It’s OK lah”, he says as he insists on helping to carry a camera bag to the car from a photoshoot at the East Coast Park. The Indian national, who arrived in Singapore in 2011, went on to list RHT Health Trust, a business trust with India based healthcare assets, on the Main Board of the…

Ramakrishna Mission Appoints Muslim To Teach Sanskrit

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

Ramkrishna Mission Vidyamandir Belur shows the way when it comes to proving that religion should not be linked with education. Following the recent student protests against, Firoze Khan, a Muslim, who was appointed Professor in Sanskrit at the Banaras Hindu University, Vidyamandir has appointed Muslim teacher Ramzan Khan and tribal Ganesh Tudu as assistant professors of Sanskrit. While…

DPM Heng Swee Keat Lauds SICCI Entrepreneur Awards

By Team India Se | 4 weeks ago

The recently concluded SICCI Entrepreneur Awards 2019, celebrated in conjunction with the chamber’s 95th anniversary, was a great success with top members of the business community joining in. Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat was all praises for the SICCI’s long contribution to Singapore’s economic growth and the achievements of…

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Aladdin Magic Sweeps Singapore

The evergreen story of Aladdin has brought the Genie’s magic and the Princess’ royal charisma to Singapore from Australia. On the opening night of July 25, 2019, Disney Theatrical Australia’s production Aladdin created ripples of excitement in adults and children alike at the Sands Theater, Marina Bay Sands. The perfect blend of dazzling theatre act,…

Reel Talk

The recently concluded 28th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) celebrated and inspired independent cinema. With more than 14,000 festival goers from Singapore and across the region drawn to its film screenings, panel discussions, talks and masterclasses, this event was a treat to cine lovers. India Se Media had the opportunity to meet and interview not just…

Mountain Of A Man

In a future where robots and smart technologies are predicted to take over key jobs, experts say that the jobs remaining for humans will involve the skills that technology cannot replicate, such as critical thinking, innovation, creativity and emotional engagement with other humans. While governments of major economies are only just starting to wake up…

A Unique Lit Fest In Mussoorie

When I was invited to participate at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration on April 13 and 14, I felt really upbeat about meeting the young people who had passed one of the toughest exams in India and would be the administrators of 21st century India. In just two days, over several books…

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…