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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......

Singapore riot: Indian gets 33 months jail, 3 strokes of cane

An Indian was on Thursday sentenced to 33 months in jail and three strokes of cane for his role in rioting last year, becoming the second man from the country to be jailed for the worst street......

Third Indian sentenced for role in Little India riot in Singapore

An Indian national in Singapore was on Thursday jailed for 18 weeks for his role in the country's worst riot in 40 years, becoming the third to be punished in the case. Selvaraj Karikalan, 28, was......

Markets snap eight-day winning streak on profit taking

Benchmark share indices ended their eight-day winning streak on profit taking after they hit fresh all-time highs in the previous session even as selective buying was seen in defensive pharma and......

Markets end flat amid range bound trades

The benchmark indices ended flat amid choppy trades after investors turned cautious and booked profits at higher levels. Losses in financials and oil and gas shares capped gains. The 30-share......

Sensex ends flat amid choppy trade; Nifty above 7,500

Benchmark indices ended flat, amid a choppy trading session, as investors turned cautious on concerns that the weak monsoon would further accelerate inflation while the continuing crisis in Iraq......

Can Modi beat Singh's economic benchmarks?

The Sardar of reforms might look like a defeated man today but he’s still very much the man to beat for Modi. The Straits Times did not take the Modi story on Saturday’s front page. It......

Markets extend rally; Nifty hovers at 7,300

The markets seem to have taken a pause as they seek to digest the stupendous gains witnessed in the past week till Monday.   The Sensex is quoting at 24,402, higher by a modest 43 points......

Craze for Rajni's film hots up

Every Rajnikanth release is a festival of sorts for his diehard fans. But with the superstar's latest release Sivaji: The Boss, the fans have outdone themselves. Here is a look at what happened......

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

  Web results for Singapores Straits Times
Stocks mixed on profit booking capital outflows woes

Headline shares of the Asia Pacific market closed mixed on Thursday, 31 July 2014, as investors booked some profit following mixed performances... ...

http://www.capitalmarket.com/Cmedit/story1-8.asp?SNo=705918
Asian markets trading lower; Straits Times, Nikkei down

C Attention was also on the US July jobs report, due later on Friday. Economists expect to see the nonfarm payrolls rise by 233,000 and... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/asian-markets/asian-markets-trading-lower-straits-times-nikkei-down_1143088.html
Where the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row

Open Essay Sunanda K Datta-Ray is a journalist and author of several books EMAIL AUTHOR When Indian soldiers defended what God... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/where-the-poppies-blow-between-the-crosses-row-on-row
SE Asia Stocks -Singapore at 14-mnth high; property shares lead Philippine rise

BANGKOK, July 31 (Reuters) - Singapore stocks scaled a new14-month high on Thursday with active buying in indexheavyweights while property shares... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/se-asia-stocks--singapore-at-14-mnth-high-property-shares-lead-philippine-rise-news-equity-oh5muIahfbjgg.html
Precision Engineering, Chemicals and Biomedical Emerge as Top Singapore Industries in June 2014

PRWeb 2014-07-30 EDB's June 2014 Manufacturing Performance update, published last week, signals that demand for chemicals and energy remains... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=265529

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