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Breaking News of Lifestyle - Connected to India. US News Headlines & America Breaking News. Read Latest Dubai Business News - Connected to India. Singapore Police Force Denies Comments by LKYSPP on Little India Riot. In a Facebook post yesterday, June 7, Singapore Police Force (SPF) have rebutted allegations made by economist Yeoh Lam Keong that inadequate community policing was to blame for the 2013 Little India riot.
Yeoh's post on Sunday was a comment on the impact of the United Kingdom's police budget cuts on the nation's security in light of recent terror attacks. Yeo, who is an adjunct professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), also said that "alienation from the police" was a "big reason" for the cause and "poor handling" of the Little India riot.
He added that alcohol was "just a convenient scapegoat" in the incident. The SPF responded that it was "regrettable that Mr Yeoh did not check his facts before commenting on areas he has little knowledge of. His distorted points on the Little India riot and community policing will mislead others who don't know the facts. " All About Fairs and Festivals of India. Latest Education News & Headlines - Connected to India.
Singapore Leisure News - Connected to India. Trump Appears to Shove NATO Leader Aside for Better Position in Photos. MOUs worth SGD 3.8 billion signed - Haryana CM’s. Manohar Lal Khattar Chief Minister of the North Indian state of Haryana addressing group of business persons in Singapore Photo: Connected to India The Chief Minister of the North Indian state of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar oversaw signing of five major Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) covering an intention to invest in projects worth INR 180 billion or over SGD 3.8 billion in his first visit to Singapore.
The signing of MoUs took place during an investment road show held in the Shangri La Hotel, which was attended by leading entrepreneurs, captains of industries across sectors, bankers and consultants. Vipul Goel, Minister of Industries and Commerce, Haryana and Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana Industries & Commerce Department, also made strong pitches to attract investments across sectors in Haryana. Sharing his vision for Haryana, the Chief Minister added, “We aim at promoting Haryana as a vibrant and competitive destination internationally. Shock Suicide Attack at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester. In one of the worst terrorist attacks on the United Kingdom soil, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a concert at the Manchester Arena yesterday night, killing 22 and injuring at least 59 people.
An unidentified man detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) at the Manchester Arena minutes after American pop singer Ariana Grande concluded her performance to a crowd of over 20,000 people. Grande, who said she was ‘broken’ by the incident, was reported unharmed. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to chair a high-level emergency meeting today and take stock of the situation. British police are trying to determine whether he was working alone or was part of a larger network. They are working with the National Counter Terrorist Policing Network and the UK intelligence services to establish more details about the individual who attacked the Manchester Arena. UK Prime Minister Theresa May suspended campaigning for the forthcoming general election for the day. India Awaits ICJ’s Verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav Death Case Today. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will pronounce its verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case today, three days after it heard arguments presented by India and Pakistan.
According to government sources, the court’s verdict will be delivered at around 3.30 pm IST. Kulbhushan Jadhav. Singapore's MOH To Encourage Breastfeeding In Public and Private Hospitals - Connected to India. Amidst growing concerns over the increasing costs of formula milk in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has decided to encourage breastfeeding in both public and private hospitals.
The Ministry has also urged all the hospitals with maternity services to attain the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) certification. All BFHI certified hospitals must actively encourage and support breastfeeding targets. There are various advantages of breastfeeding. Photo courtesy: hawa.com. Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers, open four US tech centres - Connected To India. Indian IT major Infosys will hire about 10,000 locals in the US over the next two years and set up four technology and innovation hubs there.
This is part of the efforts to tide over visa-related issues. Infosys will also focus on enhancing its play in new technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud and big data, machine learning and user experience. Infosys Chief Executive Vishal Sikka. Photo courtesy: infosys.com Vishal Sikka, the CEO, said the first hub, which will open in Indiana in August this year, will create 2,000 jobs for American workers by 2021.
Resale prices of HDB flats fall 0.5 per cent in first quarter - Connected To India. There is good news for Singaporeans as the resale prices of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats have fallen by 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the previous quarter.
Further, HDB will offer many Build-To-Order (BOT) flats and balance flats for sale from the coming month of May. Resale prices of HDB flats have fallen by 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2017. Photo courtesy: hdbdiy.com According to the latest statistics released by HDB on Friday, “The resale price index - which provides information on the general price movements in the resale public housing market - slid from 134.6 in the fourth quarter of last year to 133.9 in the first quarter of 2017.”
It further said, “The first quarter of the year saw 4,530 transactions, compared to 5,012 cases in the fourth quarter of last year.” SIA Cabin Crew Leaders Programme receives SkillsFuture accreditation - Connected To India. Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) Cabin Crew Leaders Programme (CCLP) has been accredited with the Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Advanced Certificate in Service Excellence.
About 200 newly promoted SIA cabin crew leaders are expected to benefit from this certification each year, SIA said in a press statement on April 25, 2017. The certification falls under the nationally recognised WSQ Service Excellence Competency Framework supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). FIPB nod to acquisition of Gland Pharma by China's Fosun - Connected To India. The Indian inter-ministerial body Foreign Investment Promotions Board (FIPB) has recommended to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) the acquisition of Gland Pharma by the Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical of China through a foreign direct investment (FDI) of INR4,315 crore.
Fosun Shanghai Group. Photo courtesy: Fosun The CCEA on Monday also cleared the FDI proposals of six companies the same day while keeping on hold the two by Vodafone. Gland Pharma, a brownfield pharmaceutical Indian company, is seeking approval for its initial acquisition of up to 86.08% by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical, a public listed company incorporated in China through its subsidiaries outside India namely Fosun Pharma Industrial Pvt. Ltd., Fosun Industrial Co Limited, Ample Up Limited, Lustrous Star Limited and Regal Gesture Limited. Nitin-Gadkari-kick-starts-SGD1-Billion-Masala-Bond-road-show-from-Singapore - Connected To India.
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Minister of Shipping, Government of India Photo: Connected to India Nitin Gadkari, India’s Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Minister of Shipping, in his self-assured style, tinged with a sense of humour, kick started the masala bond road show to raise capital for India’s highway infrastructure projects.
The Indian minister was assisted by Rohit Kumar Singh, Member (Finance), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) at the event. Rakshat Kapoor, Executive Director, Debt Capital Markets from Nomura’s investment banking team in India shared that the investor meets will move from Singapore to Wednesday, April 26 in Hong Kong and Monday, May 8 London. Nomura, along with AXIS Bank, SBICAP and Standard Chartered Bank are Joint Book-runners and Lead Managers. Singaporeans Clock Lowest Sleep Hours in the World - Connected to India. Singaporeans clock in an average of just 6.56 hours of sleep per night, making them one of the poorest sleepers in the world. Only the Japanese and Indians sleep less than Singaporeans. This is according to data collected by fitness-tracking firm Fitbit, Todayonline reported on March 17, 2017.
Photo courtesy: Wikipedia Other Asian countries like Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan were also near the bottom, while the top were dominated by European countries and Australia. New Zealanders clock in the most amount of sleep, with an average of 7.25 hours a night, Fitbit’s findings showed. The data was compiled from anonymous and aggregated data from its users from 18 countries between January to December last year, 2016.
Two Indian Banker Startup Founders Bring Hawker Food Delivery to CBD Workers in Singapore. Rishabh Singhvi and Varun Saraf, who are both from India, met each other in Singapore nine years ago as freshmen. They fell so deeply for local hawker fare that they ditched their banking job to start a hawker food delivery business, according to a report by Todayonline on March 19, 2017. Photo courtesy: WhyQ Their startup is called WhyQ, which pools orders from hawker centres and food courts, then delivers them to offices. The Momdels lit up the Pavillion with Glowing Smiles - Connected to India.
Held on March 11, 2017, Runway Mom Runway Lovers was a spellbound event with breathtaking Models parading down the ramp with their loved ones. It was followed by an open mic event that saw wonderful musical talents serenading the audience. Photo courtesy: Runway Mom Runway Lover The Momdels (Mom models) lit the Pavilion up with the glow of their inner and outer beauty. Founder and CEO of Dream Catchers Shalima Motial felt this was the most gratifying experience, as all models were thrilled to be a part of this journey. It was also a dream come true for many of them, as it was the first time they are doing a catwalk.
But what won the audiences’ hearts was the gleaming smile each model wore from ear to ear. After the rampwalk was the Runway Open Mic event, in which many talent houses took to the stage, with musical numbers from yesterday to yesteryears. Bilateral Armour Exercise Conducted Between Singapore and Indian Armies - Connected to India. Exercise Bold Kurukshetra, a bilateral armour exercise, will be conducted between the Singapore and Indian Army (IA) from March 4 to 21, 2017. Commander 3rd Singapore Division, Brigadier-General Alfred Fox and Deputy General Officer Commanding of the 31st Indian Armoured Division, Brigadier-General Salil Sharma. Kal Penn Turned Hateful Troll into USD600,000 Fundraising For Syrian Refugees. The ‘Designated Survivor’ star Kal Penn expressed his dismay at the President Donald Trump’s immigration order of indefinitely banning Syrian refugees and temporarily banning nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.
The ‘Designated Survivor’ star Kal Penn Photo courtesy: imdb.com The actor, who briefly served in the Obama administration, posted on Instagram stating: “Families are being torn apart. Shame on us. This is un-American. What Donald Trump and the Republican Party are doing is wholly unAmerican.” The comment did not sit well with one critic, who resorted to a racist remark. “...Because you don’t belong in this country you f*g joke,” it read. In response, rather than feeding and engaging the troll, the Indian-American actor turned his meanness into something really cool.
Sarkar 3: Amitabh Bachchan Releases Posters. MOH Receives 160 Complaints Of Overcharging Of Patients Each Year. In a startling revelation about the health scenario in Singapore, there has been an average of 160 complaints of overcharging of patients against private and public health institutions in Singapore in the past two years. SMRT Did Not Practice Safety Procedures for Last 14 Years. Plethora of Support Available for SMEs in Singapore.
Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran reiterated the measures in place to support businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises yesterday in Parliament and emphasised that it is up to businesses to succeed as there is a plethora of support available for SMEs. Iswaran said that the government can create platform for businesses, but it cannot make decisions for businesses, or pick winners. While describing the government as “an important enabler,” Iswaran said: “We are in an inherently more uncertain environment, therefore the emphasis (is) on the broad range of capabilities I’ve outlined, and this broad scheme of measures that we have, are going to be the key platform to raise industries as a whole.” Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran. Mayor Usha Reddi: Attack Not Representation of The State or Country.
Usha Reddi, an Indian-American mayor in Manhattan, Kansas, has commented on the recent hate crime attack in Kansas bar where an Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and another Indian-American Alok Madasani was wounded. Edamame Truffle Dumplings and Grilled Chicken with Citrus And Quinoa Salad. Kangana’s character in Rangoon lands the film in legal soup. Kangana Ranaut-Saif Ali Khan-Shahid Kapoor starrer Rangoon has landed in the legal soup just before the scheduled release date of February 24, 2017.
However, director of the film – Vishal Bhardwaj has defended the allegations that the films swashbuckling 1940s movie star character of Kangana Ranaut is a copyright violation of ‘Fearless Nadia’ - a stunt actor from 30s and 40s eras. Wadia Movietone Pvt. Maha Shivaratri: Significance, legends, rituals, food of the festival of lord Shiva. Udham Singh: The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Avenger. There are many unknown heroes of the Indian freedom struggle who sacrificed their lives to free our country from the British rule. Projects of national importance will not face expenditure cut: Wong.
Singapore government will not cut expenditure of the Ministries that have projects of national importance or of utmost priorities, clarified Second Finance Minister Lawrence Wong, while speaking to a private channel. Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra make heads turn at New York Fashion Week. A Gripping Short Film by Budding Filmmaker - Connected to India. The Last Picture: A gripping short film by budding filmmaker on Filmwallas.com - Connected To India. Pop Sensation Justin Bieber To Perform In India On May 10. Final Call For Free Google Sponsored Coding Classes. Singapore Shifts 8 Spots to Place 14th of the Top Student Cities.
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Peta: Singapore is Asia’s Second Most Vegan-Friendly City. Salman Khan Steals Shah Rukh Khan Top Earning Celebrity Position. Gurudwara in Canada Spray-Painted With ‘Racist’ Graffiti. Dangal Weekend Box-Office Collection Grosses SG$ 23 Million Worldwide. Aamir Khan Opens Up on Smoking, Steroids and Self-Defence. Indian Council for Cultural Relations Jammu to Present ‘J&K Cultural Show. Indian-origin boy wishes for peace in Syria - News by Connected To India. Ailing Sushma comes to the rescue again For Dubai Indian - News by Connected To India. Sushma Swaraj: The messiah for Indians abroad - News by Connected To India. Sushma Swaraj invites NonResident Indians to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas through a heartfelt video. Retrenchments in Singapore Hit 7-Year High.
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