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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......

He spent 4 days in a Sri Lankan jail

In our Special Independence Day series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Muthayya Fernandes, a fisherman from Rameswaram, who was imprisoned in Sri Lanka for......

In Rameswaram, mood maybe sombre, hope lives on

The city has lost its favourite son, A P J Abdul Kalam. But's A Ganesh Nadar and Saisuresh Sivaswamy report that his legacy will live on forever.   Rameswaram's main claim to fame......

Greece crisis is a good opportunity to buy stocks: Analysts

Major global indices like CAC 40, DAX Shanghai Composite, Hang Seng, Nikkei, Straits Times, Sensex, Nifty have lost 1% - 10% in a week Global equity markets have been dragged lower over the past......

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 finish higher for 5th straight session; oil, metals shine

Smart rally in the oil and gas stocks and metal shares tracking a rebound in the overnight global commodity prices lifted sentiments. Markets closed higher for the fifth straight session on......

India insulated from economic fallout, says Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said despite a global slowdown and its impact on countries, India remains insulated from the economic fallout and stands out as a "brighter spot". "India is not......

India-Singapore trade has future but few hurdles may come in the way

No matter how much Singapore changes, the promise of the 'Look East' policy will remain elusive until conditions in India alter, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Lee Hsien Loong's splendid victory......

Bilal Asif claims five wkts as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

Bilal Asif took five wickets and made a handy contribution with the bat as Pakistan cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Zimbabwe to complete a 2-1 series win on Monday. The 30-year-old......

Another high for golfer Lahiri! 1st Indian to qualify for President's Cup

- "I can't describe the feeling because growing up, you look up to events like the Ryder Cup and feel terrible about it as you can’t be a part of something like that. But thankfully, we have......

Lahiri makes Indian golf history with top-5 finish at PGA Championship

28-year-old has best-ever outing in a Major, surpasses countryman Jeev Milkha Singh’s tied ninth finish at the 2008 PGA Championship. ‘I won't really say I was in contention here......

It was Jason's 'Day' at PGA

Day's tough life journey finally leads to major win Jason Day celebrates with wife Ellie Day after winning the PGA Championship. Photograph: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters Bruised but......

PGA: Struggling Woods misses cut at third major in a row

Tiger Woods plumbed new depths when he missed the cut in a third successive major for the first time in his career at the storm-delayed PGA Championship on Saturday. The former world number one,......
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