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Wide tentacles ensure SIMI's plans go on

National Security Adviser M K Narayanan recently told The Strait Times in Singapore that at least 800 terror cells had been uncovered and disrupted in the country. While this is no doubt good news,......

Journalist held for spying in China

The Chinese government said Tuesday that a detained reporter for Singapore's The Straits Times newspaper has admitted to spying for a foreign intelligence agency. Ching Cheong was detained April 22......

Migrants turn millionaires

An Indian and a Bangladeshi have won $2 million each in a Singapore lottery, reports the Straits Times. The 29-year-old Indian construction worker who won the Singapore Sweep in April, has since......

Modi named 'Asian of the Year' by Singapore daily

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday named ‘Asian of the Year’ by a leading Singaporean press group for being focused on India's development and getting the world "excited" about......

BJP's latest act may leave it marooned in Tamil Nadu

Why is the BJP playing ‘competitive politics’ where there is scope for none? The release of five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka was a victory for India’s quiet......

Only the RICH can live comfortably in India

If my old paper, the Straits Times, is to be believed, Gautam Adani is the ultimate proof of the rise of India's parallel state. I don't mean the underground economy. I mean a do-it-yourself......

Indian markets worst Asian performers in Dec

Foreign institutional investors, which have invested Rs 1,03,224 crore ($17.09 billion) so far in 2014, have sold equities worth nearly Rs 2,500 crore in the past five trading sessions alone, data......

Markets gain marginally at close

The Sensex ended up 48 points at 28,386 and the Nifty gained 13 points to close at 8,476 Markets ended marginally higher, amid a volatile trading session on Wednesday, ahead of the expiry of......

Markets end at record highs; Nifty breaches 8,500

The Sensex hit a fresh record high of 28,541.96 and the Nifty hit an all-time high of 8,534.65 in intra-day trades. Benchmark shares continued their winning streak to end at record closing highs......

Life's not rosy for all Indians working in Singapore

Some of the workers claimed they were entitled to draw salaries of SGD 2,200 to SGD 3,300 per month but were paid only SGD 900 Image: Indian workers on their day off sit on an outdoor viewing......

Switzerland triumph ends the GOAT debate... Roger Federer it is!

In the twilight of his career, Roger Federer had a stellar season in 2014. He won 73 of his 85 matches, five titles from 11 finals, led Switzerland to the Davis Cup triumph and ended the......

Agassi says Nadal ahead of Federer as all-time best. Is he?

Eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi has picked Spaniard Rafael Nadal over Swiss maestro Roger Federer as the greatest tennis player ever, according to a newspaper report on Thursday.The......
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Josna:  A. To get concentration you should practice some breathing exercise. You should do this practice in the morning between a 6 am and 7am and in the...... more

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Q. Which is the oldest existing newspaper?
Jayanti Jaiswal:  A. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar (Sweden) 1645 Haarlems Dagblad (Netherlands) 1656 La Gazzetta di Mantova (Italy) 1664 The London Gazette (UK)...... more

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Q. Hindu temples found in Java, Indonesia. Does ths incident prove tht Hinduism had spread far & wide and those people were later converted by force?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. Hinduism has historically been a major religious and cultural influence in Java. In recent years, it has also been enjoying something of a...... more

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Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

12:40pm IST HAVANA (Reuters) - Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is... ...

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World's biggest container ship CSCL Globe calls at Singapore

The world's newly crowned largest ship by container volume made her imposing maiden call on Singapore yesterday dwarfing nearby vessels. The... ...

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12:08 am It has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit London : The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who... ...

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Couldn't swim at 26, seas are no hurdle at 40

t him, one would not think that this 40-year-old, five feet something man is into any kind of sporting activity let alone one which is as demanding... ...

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Bringing down the house

Throw a house party this year-end, and nail it Out with the old, in with the new — and that holds true for the way you are gearing up to party... ...

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