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Tamil Nadu requested Centre to declare Tamil as official language of country: MoS Home in LS

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha ...


Rustomjee Group and Singapore's Keppel Land join hands to build a world-class integrated township in Thane

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Rustomjee Group, one of Mumbai's leading real estate developers, is partnering Keppel Land ...


Why is Jeff Bezos investing in this Indian's Indonesian Startup

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, December 6 (ANI): "Frictionless payment and offering credit to retailers so that they can more efficiently ...


China-Singapore cooperation creates stages for talents in SW China

© Provided by Xinhua CHONGQING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to the deepening cooperation between China and Singapore over the ...


80 years on, the attack on Pearl Harbour offers lessons for today

"Pacific Ablaze" read Australian papers on December 8 1941, as the world learned about the monumental events that unfolded only ...


Another passenger from Singapore tests positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 5 (ANI): A day after two international passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu ...


Omicron: Mumbai prepares action plan for people returning from 'at risk' countries

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): Hours after India's fourth Omicron case was detected in Mumbai's Dombivli, Mumbai Mayor Kishori ...


An Eclectic Blend of Fashion, Films, Art, Music, and the Human Spirit at CFBP Consumer Film Festival 2021

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): It was a celebration of human spirit in every way, at the recently concluded ...


Homeless man gets jail time for breaching 'stay at home order

In a ?cruel twist of irony,? a man was sentenced to seven weeks in jail by a Singapore court on ...


Varun Dhawan, Geeta Phogat show support for Ritu ahead of atomweight GP final

Singapore, December 3 (ANI): Indian wrestling phenom Ritu Phogat has earned herself quite the following in her home country after ...


Amid Omicron scare, two international passengers test positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 3 (ANI): A day after two cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant were detected ...


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Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

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Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Ireland Senate resolution supports Taiwan independence, opposes China

Dublin, Ireland: The Irish Senate has unanimously passed a resolution seeking to expand Dublin's relations with Taipei, and voicing their ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Ashes: Ben Stokes 'ready for the big one'

Brisbane [Australia], December 7 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes is "ready" to unleash his skills when his side faces Australia ...

Keep politics out of Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Zhang XinThe Olympics are not a stage for political posturing and manipulation. The ...

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Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...


Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...


UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...


New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...


U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...


Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...


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