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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......

India in talks with 24 countries to boost maritime security

With an eye on beefing up maritime security, India is negotiating a deal with 24 countries for exchange of neutral merchant shipping data as it rolls out a national hub to tackle all aspects of......

When Modi gave Australian PM a warm hug

As visiting G20 leaders trooped one by one into their summit venue,  the host and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott received a warm hug from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.......

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......

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......

Markets end at record closing highs; SBI up 2.5%

The Sensex gained 106 points to end at 28,047 and Nifty ended at 8,390 Markets ended at record closing highs on Friday led by banks after whole-sale price inflation which eased further in October......

Markets end flat amid volatility

Markets ended flat, amid a volatile trading session, weighed down by profit taking in select index heavyweights after both the benchmark indices hit record highs for a fourth straight session on......

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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Q. Will you appreciate a person who makes compromises to reach his goal, a very good one for all? Or you demand he be strait and honest at all times irrespective of the result? Will you insist that let The ways be as good as the goals
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Q. What should i do to concentrate in my studies?
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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Markets end higher amid volatile trade

Markets ended higher, amid a volatile trading session on Wednesday, ahead of the expiry of November derivative contracts tomorrow led by FMCG major... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Marketnews-279194-Marketnewsdet-Markets_end_higher_amid_volatile_trade.htm
Market rebounds from day's lows; BHEL up 3%

Markets rebounded from their day's lows in late noon trades following a recovery in select financials and capital goods shares while FMCG major ITC... ...

http://smartinvestor.business-standard.com/market/Marketnews-279194-Marketnewsdet-Market_rebounds_from_days_lows_BHEL_up_3.htm
Piracy and fuel theft in Southeast Asia are syphoning confidence

An increase in the number of attacks on shipping in the first half of 2014 has fed concerns amplified by media and security firms that piracy is... ...

http://www.shippingtribune.com/piracy-fuel-theft-southeast-asia-syphoning-confidence/
EPIC RESEARCH SINGAPORE - Daily SGX Singapore Market News update of 26 November 2014

SINGAPORE share prices opened flat on Tuesday with the Straits Times Index down 0.94 points to 3,339.59. Volume was 83.2 million shares worth... ...

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In Pakistan, new TV show lifts veil on sex taboos

Representational image (Photo: PTI/File) Karachi: Doctor Nadim Uddin Siddiqui fixes his gaze on a camera in the shiny new studios of Health TV... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141126/world-neighbours/article/pakistan-new-tv-show-lifts-veil-sex-taboos

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