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Indian teen held for planning machete attacks on Singapore mosques

Indian teen held for planning machete attacks on Singapore mosques

Rediff.com27 Jan 2021

A 16-year-old Singaporean boy, a Protestant Christian of Indian ethnicity, was detained last month under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after planning to use a machete to attack Muslims at two mosques in March, on the anniversary of New Zealand's Christchurch attacks.

Singapore to extend partial lockdown by 4 weeks until June 1

Singapore to extend partial lockdown by 4 weeks until June 1

Rediff.com21 Apr 2020

In a televised address to the nation, Singapore Prime Minister Lee said the government was committed to do its "utmost" to keep the deadly virus at bay.

COVID-19: Singapore PM announces month-long lockdown

COVID-19: Singapore PM announces month-long lockdown

Rediff.com3 Apr 2020

Most workplaces, with the exception of essential services and key economic sectors, will be closed. Food establishments, markets and supermarkets, clinics, hospitals, utilities, transport and key banking services will remain open.

COVID: India evacuates over 90 citizens stranded in Singapore

COVID: India evacuates over 90 citizens stranded in Singapore

Rediff.com19 Mar 2020

The Singapore Airlines agreed to fly the stranded passengers to India, as there is no scheduled Air India flight for Thursday.

Crowdfunding for dead Indian worker raises Rs 3m

Crowdfunding for dead Indian worker raises Rs 3m

Rediff.com7 Nov 2019

The body of a 28-year-old Indian construction worker, who died in a crane collapse accident in Singapore on Monday, is being flown back to Tamil Nadu where his wife, pregnant with their first child, and parents await.

IMF foresees India's GDP bouncing back to 7 pc next year

IMF foresees India's GDP bouncing back to 7 pc next year

Rediff.com23 Oct 2019

"We see the Indian economy rebounding from our projected 6.1 per cent growth this fiscal year to something like 7 per cent in the next fiscal year (2020). We see the factors that will support growth, including monetary policy stimulus, working their way through the pipeline," Jonathan Ostry, Deputy Director, Asia Pacific Department at the IMF, told reporters.

Jaishankar: India open to talk terror with Pak in a 'civilised' manner

Jaishankar: India open to talk terror with Pak in a 'civilised' manner

Rediff.com7 Sep 2019

He said that if there are issues that need to be talked about, it is between India and Pakistan.

FPIs' shift from equities to debt hits Indian bonds

FPIs' shift from equities to debt hits Indian bonds

Rediff.com31 Jul 2019

Indian bonds remained volatile over the past week on uncertainties over the maiden offshore sovereign bonds issuance, according to a report by DBS Group Research.

India likely to raise funds from interest-soft overseas markets

India likely to raise funds from interest-soft overseas markets

Rediff.com9 Jul 2019

Some international markets offer interest rates as low as one per cent, which could reduce the government's interest cost significantly.

PM Modi has a jam-packed schedule in Singapore

PM Modi has a jam-packed schedule in Singapore

Rediff.com13 Nov 2018

Modi will have a number of high-profile multilateral and bilateral meetings with global leaders including United States Vice President Mike Pence and Singapore premier Lee Hsein Loong.

Kim vows complete denuclearisation at historic summit with Trump

Kim vows complete denuclearisation at historic summit with Trump

Rediff.com12 Jun 2018

The summit at Sentosa -- the first between the two countries -- is a turnaround of relations between the US president, 71, and the North Korean leader, 34, after a long-running exchange of threats and insults.

US offers 'unique' security guarantees if N Korea denuclearises

US offers 'unique' security guarantees if N Korea denuclearises

Rediff.com11 Jun 2018

"President Trump believes that Kim has an unprecedented opportunity to change the trajectory of our relationship and bring peace and prosperity to his country," Pompeo said.

Trump meets Singapore PM Lee; hopes 'nice' outcome from summit with Kim

Trump meets Singapore PM Lee; hopes 'nice' outcome from summit with Kim

Rediff.com11 Jun 2018

The US president was received by Lee at the presidential palace Istana, where they were expected to discuss everything from the summit preparations to America's tariff threats.

Hunt for Trump-Kim venue leads to Singapore's Sentosa Island

Hunt for Trump-Kim venue leads to Singapore's Sentosa Island

Rediff.com5 Jun 2018

Extra security measures will be in force for these areas in the period between June 10 and 14.

Singapore launches medallions for Trump-Kim Summit

Singapore launches medallions for Trump-Kim Summit

Rediff.com5 Jun 2018

The three commemorative coins -- in gold, silver and nickel-plated -- feature an "affirmative handshake" between the two leaders, the scheduled date of the summit, the flags of both countries and the national flowers.

Shangri-La Hotel likely venue for Trump-Kim summit

Shangri-La Hotel likely venue for Trump-Kim summit

Rediff.com4 Jun 2018

The 792-room luxury five-star hotel has been mentioned as a possible venue for the talks as it has held major conferences over the years.

Modi unveils Gandhi's plaque, meets Mattis in Singapore

Modi unveils Gandhi's plaque, meets Mattis in Singapore

Rediff.com2 Jun 2018

A beautiful rendition of 'Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye', a favourite bhajan of Mahatma Gandhi, was sung on the occasion.

Asia and world will have better future when India, China work together: PM

Asia and world will have better future when India, China work together: PM

Rediff.com1 Jun 2018

"No other relationship of India has as many layers as our relations with China. We are the world's two most populous countries and among the fastest growing major economies. Our cooperation is expanding," he said.

Every disruption should not be seen as destruction:PM

Every disruption should not be seen as destruction:PM

Rediff.com1 Jun 2018

"The biggest challenge before us is that the 21st century belongs to Asia. But do we have this sentiment, I think that is the biggest challenge," he said.

India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties

India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties

Rediff.com1 Jun 2018

Modi hailed the close defence cooperation between the two countries and welcomed the completion of the logistics agreement between the two navies.

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