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Savita Punia named captain of Indian women's hockey team for Asia Cup 2022 in Muscat
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Savita Punia named captain of Indian women's hockey team for Asia Cup 2022 in Muscat

Since regular skipper Rani Rampal is recovering from an injury in Bengaluru, Savita will lead the side in the tournament, which is scheduled to be held between January 21-28 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.

Singapore court delays differently-abled man's execution over COVID infection
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Singapore court delays differently-abled man's execution over COVID infection

Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin into the city-state, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws

Singapore fitness studio apologises for posting 'racially insensitive' Diwali video on Instagram
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Singapore fitness studio apologises for posting 'racially insensitive' Diwali video on Instagram

Some viewers implied the side-to-side head shaking as saying no to the feasts during Diwali, which is one of the official festival celebrations in a multi-racial Singapore

Indian-origin rapper in Singapore to be charged for promoting ill will between ethnic groups
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Indian-origin rapper in Singapore to be charged for promoting ill will between ethnic groups

The Singapore Police Force has listed four incidents involving the rapper, who had been conditionally warned in 2019, for publishing a "racially-charged" video attempting to promote feelings of ill will between the Chinese and other races

Singapore patrol robots blast warnings at people engaging in ‘undesirable' behaviour, fuel privacy concerns
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Singapore patrol robots blast warnings at people engaging in ‘undesirable' behaviour, fuel privacy concerns

From vast numbers of CCTV cameras to trials of lampposts kitted out with facial recognition tech, Singapore is seeing an explosion of tools to track its inhabitants.

Living with COVID-19: Singapore's strategy raises hope and and concern among citizens as cases skyrocket
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Living with COVID-19: Singapore's strategy raises hope and and concern among citizens as cases skyrocket

With about 82 percent of the population over age 12 fully vaccinated, hospitals have not become overwhelmed, with 98 percent of new cases either asymptomatic or with mild symptoms.

In Crazy Rich Asians, I found my only vacation during a raging pandemic
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In Crazy Rich Asians, I found my only vacation during a raging pandemic

The setting of Crazy Rich Asians is inextricably tethered to its characters. Their material possessions — generational wealth, plump diamonds, rolling estates, gleaming luxury cars, and multi-million-dollar businesses — make them who they are. It's right there in the title!

Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'
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Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'

The US vice president is on a weeklong trip in Southeast Asia to assure its allies of US dependability following the Afghanistan debacle

Kamala Harris begins Asia trip to reassure allies of US dependability amid Afghan drawdown
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Kamala Harris begins Asia trip to reassure allies of US dependability amid Afghan drawdown

Harris’ visit is part of US president Joe Biden's attempt to build alliances against China and reset relations after the turbulent Donald Trump presidency

IPL 2021: Singapore latest country to have representation in league as T20 sensation Tim David joins RCB
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IPL 2021: Singapore latest country to have representation in league as T20 sensation Tim David joins RCB

While he is of Australian descent, the 6 feet 5 inch tall David currently plays international cricket for Singapore and he brings with him a novelty factor in Virat Kohli's team.

World's ‘smallest baby’ returns home after spending 13 months in hospital
World

World's ‘smallest baby’ returns home after spending 13 months in hospital

The previous record for the world’s smallest baby was held by a girl born in the USA in 2018 who weighed about 245 grams

In Sukki Menon's success as a burlesque performer, lessons about the value the art form can add to women's lives
Arts & Culture

In Sukki Menon's success as a burlesque performer, lessons about the value the art form can add to women's lives

The word burlesque literally means "to poke fun at," Menon explains, making the dance both a performance as well as a parody.

McDonald’s in Indonesia temporarily shut after special BTS Meal leads to crowding, COVID-19 safety norms violation
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McDonald’s in Indonesia temporarily shut after special BTS Meal leads to crowding, COVID-19 safety norms violation

McDonald's recently collaborated with the K-Pop band to launch a limited-edition meal, days ahead of the group’s eighth anniversary.

Iran wanted India's involvement at a later stage, says MEA on Farzad-B project
India

Iran wanted India's involvement at a later stage, says MEA on Farzad-B project

ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas investment arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), had in 2008 discovered the gas field in the Farsi offshore exploration block

Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on 'Singapore COVID-19 strain' sparks diplomatic row; S Jaishankar slams 'irresponsible comments'
India

Arvind Kejriwal's tweet on 'Singapore COVID-19 strain' sparks diplomatic row; S Jaishankar slams 'irresponsible comments'

Taking to Twitter, the Delhi chief minister had said the 'new strain' of coronavirus could invade India in the form of a third wave

Arvind Kejriwal asks Centre to cancel flights from Singapore over virus strain 'very dangerous'  for kids
India

Arvind Kejriwal asks Centre to cancel flights from Singapore over virus strain 'very dangerous' for kids

Singapore closed schools from today after authorities said that a new coronavirus strain like the one first detected in India were affecting more children in the city-state

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shuttlers hoping to qualify for Games likely to travel to Malaysia via Qatar, says BAI

Just two more Olympic qualifiers are remaining – Malaysia Open (25-30 May) and Singapore Open (1-6 June) – before the 15 June deadline and things look grim for Saina and Srikanth with Malaysia and Singapore deciding to temporarily impose travel bans from COVID-ravaged India.

Indonesia says missing submarine wreckage found on seafloor off Bali coast, all 53 onboard crew dead
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Indonesia says missing submarine wreckage found on seafloor off Bali coast, all 53 onboard crew dead

Authorities have not given an explanation for the accident, but said that the submarine may have suffered a blackout that left its crew unable to resurface

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states
India

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states

The MHA also said that instances of vehicles carrying oxygen being stopped still continued and directed them to ensure uninterrupted supply and transport of the essential public health commodity

A Singapore skyline view for migrant workers amid tourism biz boosting initiatives to counter COVID slowdown
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A Singapore skyline view for migrant workers amid tourism biz boosting initiatives to counter COVID slowdown

Singapore citizens aged 18 and older have received 100 Singapore dollars ($74.30) in vouchers. They were to spend it on attractions, hotels and tours — businesses that have lost income during the coronavirus pandemic.