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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......

Can Modi unshackle Indian genius?

Rajeev Srinivasan on how India has continued to disappoint, but could outdo Singapore one day. In 2007, I wrote about how I had become disappointed by India: We had formal independence, but not......

Power centre Delhi holds key to Modi's India revival dream

For India to make the most of Narendra Modi's ambition and energy, he must get New Delhi to keep up, says Nitin Pai. Few analysts expected Narendra Modi to pay serious attention to foreign policy......

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......

Markets herald Samvat 2071 on a positive note

The 30-share Sensex ended up 64 points at 26,851 and the 50-share Nifty closed 19 points at 8,015. Image: Stock brokers react during the auspicious Muhurat trade on the first day of Diwali at the......

Markets end flat; Sensex gains 33 points

Benchmark shares ended flat shrugging off Reserve Bank of India's neutral stance on key policy rates but the Sensex ended tad lower for September snapping a seven-month rally from February to......

Markets end lower ahead of RBI policy review

Benchmark shares indices ended tad lower on Monday, amid a volatile trading session, with financials leading the decline ahead of the RBI monetary policy review on Tuesday. The 30-share Sensex......

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......

Lebanese soccer referees to go on trial June 10

The three Lebanese referees charged with accepting sexual bribes from three women to fix an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup match will go on trial from June 10 to 14, the Straits Times......

Soccer match-fixing suspect detained at Milan airport

Italian police have detained an associate of soccer match-fixing suspect Tan Seet Eng at Milan’s Malpensa airport, two judicial sources told Reuters on Thursday, following a tip-off by......

Silence on match-fixing probe puts Singapore at risk

Singapore is working with European authorities investigating the fixing of football matches on a global scale but its silence on any action being taken against local suspects risks damaging the......

  People speak for singapores straits times

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-oldest-existing-newspaper//answers/9361436

Krishna Chavhan
Q. Which country first invented and used the numerical order of 0123456789?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. A Singapore researcher has crushed the long-held belief that the Arabs and Indians invented the numeral system used today, according to a report...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-country-first-invented-and-used-the-numerical-order-of/9361416/answers/1995086

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Malaysia's worst flood in decades forces 118,000 to flee

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/just-in/malaysias-worst-flood-in-decades-sees-118000-flee.html
Market in recovery mode

Key benchmark indices extended recovery in mid-morning trade. The S BSE Sensex was slightly lower, while the CNX Nifty turned positive. The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/market-in-recovery-mode-114122600192_1.html
Japan underperforms after mixed bag of economic data

A For the month of November, Japan's industrial output posted a surprise drop, while inflation continued to slow, offering fresh signs that... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/asian-markets/japan-underperforms-after-mixed-bageconomic-data_1261331.html
Sensex, Nifty Close Sharply Lower on Last day of Dec F&O Expiry

The Sensex and the Nifty ended the day lower on the Last Day of F&O Expiry with the December series not being particularly profitable for the... ...

http://www.goodreturns.in/news/2014/12/24/sensex-nifty-close-lower-on-last-day-dec-f-o-expiry-327404.html
UACC bullish on GCC refinery build-out

Dubai-based United Arab Chemical Carriers (UACC) is bullish about its chemical and product tanker fleet as the Middle East, and especially the GCC,... ...

http://www.shippingtribune.com/uacc-bullish-gcc-refinery-build/

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