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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.

PM hails 'warmest, closest' ties with Singapore in address to diaspora

PM hails 'warmest, closest' ties with Singapore in address to diaspora

Rediff.com31 May 2018

He said that India will work with Singapore to bring the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership to early conclusion. He also said the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement has been reviewed and the two sides will work to further upgrade it.

Singapore Exchange to trade Nifty Options from July 16

Singapore Exchange to trade Nifty Options from July 16

Rediff.com19 Feb 2018

The Nifty Options would add to SGX's suite of Asian equity derivatives, which include SGX S&P CNX Nifty futures, the dominant Indian product for international participants.

World leaders, grateful Singaporeans bid adieu to Lee Kuan Yew

World leaders, grateful Singaporeans bid adieu to Lee Kuan Yew

Rediff.com18 Feb 2018

Tens of thousands of people on Sunday braved heavy rains to bid a teary adieu to Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew in a grand funeral attended by many world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India's forex reserves at a peak $ 393 bn, says DBS

India's forex reserves at a peak $ 393 bn, says DBS

Rediff.com22 Aug 2017

India's foreign reserves continue to march to record highs, touching USD 393 billion early this month backed by strong foreign portfolio and investment flows, according to Development Bank of Singapore.

India, China should deal with each other with 'strategic maturity': FS

India, China should deal with each other with 'strategic maturity': FS

Rediff.com11 Jul 2017

He said the 2 countries have handled border issues in the past.

PHOTOS: India-Singapore joint naval exercise concludes

PHOTOS: India-Singapore joint naval exercise concludes

Rediff.com25 May 2017

Hosted by Singapore, the exercise was held on land at the now renamed "RSS Singapura - Changi Naval Base" and at a sea phase in the South China Sea.

Here is some good news for the salaried!

Here is some good news for the salaried!

Rediff.com12 Dec 2016

India to see highest salary increase in Asia Pacific in 2017

Reliance among top 10 global companies: Survey

Reliance among top 10 global companies: Survey

Rediff.com8 Sep 2016

Adani is the fastest growing energy company in Asia-Pacific and the second fastest in the world

Baptism by fire: Subbarao on early days as RBI governor

Baptism by fire: Subbarao on early days as RBI governor

Rediff.com20 Jul 2016

Former RBI governor admits to being a 'greenhorn' as he started his stint at the central bank.

Rupee top perfomer among Asian currencies

Rupee top perfomer among Asian currencies

Rediff.com7 Jun 2016

The Rupee is 3.7 per cent undervalued on trade related basis.

When it comes to ease of doing business, India is just behind China

When it comes to ease of doing business, India is just behind China

Rediff.com6 Jun 2016

India's retail sector has benefited from the rapid growth in e-commerce

Indian residential property to attract $1-bn investment

Indian residential property to attract $1-bn investment

Rediff.com22 Mar 2016

Costs on real estate construction are seeing stability.

India changing tax laws for stability, predictability: Jaitley

India changing tax laws for stability, predictability: Jaitley

Rediff.com21 Jan 2016

In several areas, the Indian government has put out a model law.

Rupee seen at 66-68 against USD, says Deutsche Bank

Rupee seen at 66-68 against USD, says Deutsche Bank

Rediff.com10 Dec 2015

US interest rate normalisation policy is likely to keep global FX markets volatile.

Wembley-style event planned for PM Modi in Singapore

Wembley-style event planned for PM Modi in Singapore

Rediff.com14 Nov 2015

Modi is expected to address more than 18,000 people at the event, during which students from local schools will stage a series of cultural performances.

'Modi's Singapore visit to elevate ties to strategic partnership'

'Modi's Singapore visit to elevate ties to strategic partnership'

Rediff.com29 Oct 2015

The Singapore Minister applauded Prime Minister Modi's effort to make India the manufacturing hub of the world.

ISRO to launch six Singapore-made satellites in December

ISRO to launch six Singapore-made satellites in December

Rediff.com22 Oct 2015

The six satellites will be launched on PSLV-C29 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh on December 16, 2015.

Indian economy sustainable at 8-10%: Panagariya

Indian economy sustainable at 8-10%: Panagariya

Rediff.com9 Jul 2015

India has adopted a bilateral strategies with its immediate neighbouring countries for mutual benefits

Why is rupee up against yen, euro; down against US dollar?

Why is rupee up against yen, euro; down against US dollar?

Rediff.com15 Jun 2015

The combined 10 Asian currencies have appreciated by 6.6%.

Missing Indian-origin student's body found in Malaysia

Missing Indian-origin student's body found in Malaysia

Rediff.com10 Jun 2015

Navdeep Singh Jaryal died when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Sabah in Malaysia.

Singapore resumes sale of India-made Maggi noodles

Singapore resumes sale of India-made Maggi noodles

Rediff.com9 Jun 2015

Singapore has allowed the sale of Maggi noodles manufactured in India.

Singapore suspends sale of Maggi noodles imported from India

Singapore suspends sale of Maggi noodles imported from India

Rediff.com5 Jun 2015

Singapore says it will suspend importing noodles from India after the MSG controversy came up last week.

Experts suggests ways for improving financial health of PSU banks

Experts suggests ways for improving financial health of PSU banks

Rediff.com27 May 2015

PSU banks must be privatised, say experts.

Why DBS is all praise for Modi government

Why DBS is all praise for Modi government

Rediff.com22 May 2015

Any return to 9-10%(economic) growth is some years away.

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