Hindu temple in Singapore probed for 'criminal offences'

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:28

Singapore, Aug 22, A police investigation has been launched into the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore, over suspected criminal offences, a media report said.


Founding father's legacy exposes rift in Singapore

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:10

Singapore, June 18 (IANS) The last will of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, has led to an intriguing case of sibling rivalry: his firstborn son, the current Prime Minister of the city-state, stands accused of abuse of power by his relatives.


Singapore PM talks trade, regional security in Australian parliament

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 12:20

Canberra, Oct 12 (IANS) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday touched upon a variety of issues such as terrorism and de-radicalisation in Australian parliament, and said both nations had closely aligned "strategic priorities".


Lee visit: India, Singapore cement ties, to boost counter-terror cooperation

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 20:12

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Almost a year after they elevated bilateral ties to a strategic partnership, India and Singapore further cemented their relationship with the inking of three new agreements on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong held talks here and decided to boost cooperation in countering threats of rising terrorism.


Haze hits Singapore, air quality 'unhealthy'

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:16

Singapore, Aug 26 (IANS) Hazy skies were reported across Singapore on Friday, bringing the city-state's air quality to an "unhealthy" level, authorities said.


Former Singapore President suffers stroke

Sun, 07/31/2016 - 13:04

Singapore, July 31 (IANS) Singapore's former President S.R. Nathan suffered a stroke on Sunday morning and was warded in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital, authorities said.


Singapore wealth funds keen to invest in India

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 23:54

Singapore, July 8 (IANS) Prominent wealth funds of Singapore have shown keen interest in investing in India, a senior Indian official said on Friday.


Dengue cases in Singapore rise

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:08

Singapore, May 4 (IANS) The number of new dengue cases in Singapore rose to 244 with 15 new cases recorded last week, according to latest figures published by the National Environment Agency's (NEA) on Wednesday.