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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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SICCI Announces Launch Of Its Annual Entrepreneur Awards

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) officially announced the launch of its Entrepreneur Awards 2019 to recognise outstanding Indian entrepreneurs and inspire more Singapore-Indians to take to business and entrepreneurship. These awards also mark the of 95th Anniversary celebrations of the Indian business chamber. On November 9, a total of six awards…

AWWF 2018 – A Resounding Success

‘There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.’ Maya Angelou’s famous words best sum up the key takeaway from the second Asian Women Writers Festival 2018 (AWWF). The event featured seven writers from four countries: Meira Chand (keynote speaker), Balli Kaur Jaswal and Nuraliah Norasid (Singapore), Shobhaa De and Mitra Phukan…

Discovering Singapore’s soul

‘Each morn a thousand roses brings, you say; Yes, but where leaves the Rose of Yesterday?’— this verse by Edward Fitzgerald resonates strongly with the air of yester-year that wafts through the alleyways of the low-rise HDB blocks of the quaint neighbourhood of Alexandra Village. With the poor retail scene casting a pall over glitzy…

A paradigm shift for India-Asean relations

The recently concluded Parvasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Singapore has sent a clear message that strategic ties with Singapore and the region have leapt to the highest level, say experts. India Se Magazine spoke with India’s High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf, the brains behind the PBD (the first time it has been held outside…

Relax Ladies, It’s Only A Lehenga

This is as good a time as any to talk about ‘phashion’. Frankly, it’s reached a stage when I cannot tell one designer from the other. Not that it matters. I am not their target client. Every other week is fashion week in India. With the same bunch of 200 people in attendance applauding the…