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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......

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......

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......

Markets remain weak; Index heavyweights drag

Markets are trading weak in a narrow range in the late morning trades on heavy selling by fund and retail investors in oil and gas and select financial stocks amid weak global cues. Meanwhile,......

Sensex drops 244 points on weak eco data, Fed caution

Benchmark share indices ended lower on Monday recording their highest single day fall since August 8 after sluggish July domestic industrial growth and weaker-than-expected economic data from China......

Markets hit record highs; Sensex ends above 27,000

Benchmark share indices ended at record closing highs and the Sensex ended above 27,000 for the first time after the country's balance of payments remained in surplus for the third straight quarter......

Markets at lifetime high; Nifty above 8K for first time

Benchmark share indices ended at record closing highs with the Nifty breaching the psychological 8,000 level for the first time after better-than-expected first quarter GDP data fuelled a rally led......

Markets trading strong; IT shares rebound

Markets are trading firm during the late noon trades with Financials, Auto and IT shares contributing the most to the rise on the Sensex and Nifty. At 2.45 PM, the 30-share Sensex is up 126 points......

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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Markets remain weak; Index heavyweights drag

Markets are trading weak in a narrow range in the late morning trades on heavy selling by fund and retail investors in oil and gas and select... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/markets-remain-weak-index-heavyweights-drag-114091600242_1.html
Asian markets slip; Nikkei, Straits Times down

A The morning session of trade in Hong Kong was cancelled due to Typhoon Kalmaegi. The Hong Kong observatory says it could consider lowering the... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/asian-markets/asian-markets-slip-nikkei-straits-times-down_1180008.html
Asian stocks drop as China industrial output growth slows

Asian stocks fell, dragging regional equities lower for a seventh day, after the weakest growth in Chinese industrial output since 2008 added to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/asian-stocks-drop-as-china-industrial-output-growth-slows-114091501461_1.html
Sensex drops 244 points on weak eco data, Fed caution

Benchmark share indices ended lower on Monday recording their highest single day fall since August 8 after sluggish July domestic industrial growth... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/sensex-drops-244-points-on-weak-eco-data-fed-caution-114091500612_1.html
Markets trim losses after August WPI at 5-year low

Benchmark share indices trimmed losses after a data release by the government showed that the whole-sale price inflation dropped to a five-year... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Marketnews-265736-Marketnewsdet-Markets_trim_losses_after_August_WPI_at_5_year_low.htm

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