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Islamic teacher placed on restriction order for extremist teachings

The teacher taught that it was compulsory to kill apostates, defined broadly to include non-believers, Sufis, Shi'ites, and Muslims who have renounced Islam or disregarded texts and rulings from the Quran and Sunnah.

Highlights: In Singapore, PM Narendra Modi felicitates winners of first India-Singapore Hackathon

Modi in Singapore highlights: "Cementing old bonds in pursuit of a glorious future. Had a great interaction with ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN-India Informal Breakfast Summit. We are happy that ties with ASEAN are strong and are contributing to a peaceful and prosperous planet," the PM tweeted.


Raja Mandala: New ripples in Andaman Sea

Its strategic and economic importance has grown. New Delhi must not be slow in coping with this transformation.

Two Indian-origin men in Singapore accused of lighting illegal fireworks on Diwali eve

It is illegal to set off fireworks in Singapore without obtaining permission from the authorities.

Indian national jailed for running off with employer's cash in Singapore

The man had encashed cheques worth 4,70,000 Singapore dollars of his employer and fled to Malaysia in March. He has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years of jail.

Singapore DJ files court challenge against gay sex ban after India ruling

"We intend to argue that Section 377A is absurd and arbitrary," lawyers Suang Wijaya and Eugene Thuraisingam told Reuters in a joint statement, adding that the law is "in violation of human dignity".


'Singapore will remember Vajpayee as a good friend'

Singapore's foreign minister has condoled the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said the former Indian prime minister will always be remembered as a good friend of the country.

Indian-origin woman murdered by Myanmar maid in Singapore

When officers arrived at the unit, they found the victim lying motionless. Doctors pronounced her dead about 30 minutes later.

US Navy bribe case: Prosecution seeks 43 months jail term for Indian-origin Singaporean woman

Sharon Rachael Gursharan Kaur, who was a lead contract specialist for the US Navy, was allegedly involved in the USD 35-million 'Fat Leonard' scandal, which resulted in the arrest and conviction of several senior officers of the US Navy, including a rear admiral, The Straits Times reported.

Donald Trump's economic adviser Kudlow in 'good' condition after heart attack

"Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack. He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center," Trump said.

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Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.