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Searching for Wives: A Singaporean photo studio helps Indian migrants find prospective brides back home
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Searching for Wives: A Singaporean photo studio helps Indian migrants find prospective brides back home

At its heart, Searching for Wives is a story of migrants – people who fade into the backdrop of the city but form the backbone of its work force. Men visit this studio in Singapore's Little India with the hope that photographs clicked there will help them find brides, almost like a manual dating app

Modi in Malaysia: PM inaugurates Torana gate, ‘a symbol of India-Malaysia friendship’
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Modi in Malaysia: PM inaugurates Torana gate, ‘a symbol of India-Malaysia friendship’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighted the cultural ties of India with Malaysia on Monday as he inaugurated a Torana gate, a traditional gateway to Hindu and Buddhist temples, in Kuala Lumpur.

‘Modi Express’ bus launched in London by Indians to mark PM's first UK visit
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‘Modi Express’ bus launched in London by Indians to mark PM's first UK visit

Indian community groups in the UK have launched a 'Modi Express' bus for a month-long tour around iconic landmarks in London to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country next month.

Little India riots: Last Indian national goes on trial in Singapore
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Little India riots: Last Indian national goes on trial in Singapore

The trial of Arun Kaliamurthy, the last Indian national accused in the 2013 Singapore riots case has begun with his his defence lawyer claiming "wrongful arrest" and "racial profiling".

Singapore riots: Indian to be caned for instigating crowd
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Singapore riots: Indian to be caned for instigating crowd

An Indian national in Singapore was today sentenced to receive three strokes of cane in addition to an earlier 25-month jail term for his involvement in Little India riots last December, the country's worst street violence in 40 years.

Little India riots: 28-year-old Indian gets 5-month jail term
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Little India riots: 28-year-old Indian gets 5-month jail term

A 28-year-old Indian was today sentenced to five months in jail for obstructing a policeman during the Little India riot, becoming the 17th Indian to be jailed for his involvement in the country's worst violence in 40 years.

Singapore: Indian gets 25 months jail for instigating Little India riots  
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Singapore: Indian gets 25 months jail for instigating Little India riots  

A 42-year-old Indian was on Thursday jailed for 25 months in Singapore for instigating the Little India riots last December, becoming the sixth Indian to be convicted in the country's worst street violence in 40 years.

Little India riots: Indian fails to get case dismissed
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Little India riots: Indian fails to get case dismissed

An Indian, part of 25 compatriots charged with involvement in Singapore's worst riot in 40 years, on Monday failed in his bid to have his case dismissed.

Little India riot: Singapore Police avoided firing to prevent unrest
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Little India riot: Singapore Police avoided firing to prevent unrest

A top police official of Singapore, handling the country's worst riot in 40 years, has told the committee probing the incident in Little India that he decided not to shoot at the rioters to avoid "inflaming" them.

Two more Indian nationals jailed for rioting in Singapore
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Two more Indian nationals jailed for rioting in Singapore

Two more Indian nationals in Singapore were on Wednesday jailed for 18 weeks each for their role in the country's worst riot in 40 years in Decemeber last year.

Singapore passes temporary law to keep order in Little India
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Singapore passes temporary law to keep order in Little India

Singapore has enacted a new law allowing the police to continue to take calibrated measures to maintain public order and calm in Little India, the scene of worst riot in 40 years in the city state.

Singapore riot: Indian gets 15 weeks in jail, first to be sentenced
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Singapore riot: Indian gets 15 weeks in jail, first to be sentenced

An Indian national, part of 25 compatriots charged with involvement in Singapore's worst riot in 40 years, today became the first person to be sentenced in the case - receiving 15 weeks in jail by a court here.

Little India riot: Indian to plead guilty to lesser charge
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Little India riot: Indian to plead guilty to lesser charge

A 32-year-old Indian national, one of the 25 people accused of taking part in Singapore's worst riots in over 40 years, is expected to be the first person to plead guilty to a reduced charge, a media report said on Friday.

If foreign workers abide by our laws, we'll treat them fairly: Singapore PM
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If foreign workers abide by our laws, we'll treat them fairly: Singapore PM

Lee Hsien Loong has described the 8 December outbreak of violence by the South Asian foreign workers here as inexcusable, but he assured that Singapore will treat its guest workers fairly as long as they abide by the the city state's laws.

Riots can happen even in stable society, says Singapore's PM
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Riots can happen even in stable society, says Singapore's PM

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today said the December 8 riot here is a good reminder to people that even in a stable society, such incidents can still happen.

Little India riot: Singapore begins deporting 52 Indian nationals
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Little India riot: Singapore begins deporting 52 Indian nationals

Singapore on Friday started deporting 52 Indian nationals for their role in the 8 December riot, the city state's worst street violence in 40 years.

Singapore PM says Little India riots were 'spontaneous'
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Singapore PM says Little India riots were 'spontaneous'

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that last Sunday's riot in the city state was spontaneous and there is no reason to believe that it was due to unhappiness among foreign workers.

For Sakthivel Kumarvelu, rare visit to Little India proved fatal
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For Sakthivel Kumarvelu, rare visit to Little India proved fatal

Indian national, Sakthivel Kumaravelu, rarely went to Singapore's Little India during his days off but last Sunday's visit proved fatal for his first visit to the area in more than two months.

Singapore court chargesheets 24 Indians for worst case of rioting
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Singapore court chargesheets 24 Indians for worst case of rioting

Twenty-four Indians were today charged in a Singapore court in connection with the country's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years following the death of a compatriot in a road accident.

Riot in Singapore's Little India: 24 Indians face rioting charges
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Riot in Singapore's Little India: 24 Indians face rioting charges

All the accused face charges under "rioting with dangerous weapons", punishable by up to seven years in prison as well as caning.