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Indian extradited to US from Singapore for multi-million dollar call centre scam

The indictment, which was unsealed in October 2016, charged Hitesh Madhubhai Patel of Ahmedabad and 60 other individuals and entities with general conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.

Explained: Caning as punishment — who does it, and how

Britain, which earlier ruled these countries, had adopted whipping as a form of punishment. Although Britain itself stopped the practice in 1948, many of the countries that gained independence from it did not.


Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande on Singapore parliament 'offensive' playlist

Singapore keeps a tight rein on public speech and the media, especially when it comes to race and religion matters.

Singapore Airlines flight from Mumbai to Singapore receives bomb threat

However, the flight landed safely at Singapore's Changi International Airport on Tuesday morning around 8 am local time, the airline added.

Oil prices rise on OPEC output cuts, as US sanctions bite

Analysts said markets are tightening amid voluntary production cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and because of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.

Singapore to reduce military training after actor Aloysius Pang's death

Singapore's military says it will reduce the length, intensity and frequency of its training programs after an actor died from injuries he sustained while on reservist duty


Indian-origin man jailed for bomb hoax in Singapore

Ganesan drank alcohol till early morning on November 13, 2004, at a popular spot in Orchard Tower on Singapore's hotel belt of Orchard Road and then made a call from public telephone booth to the police, making reference to a bomb at Yew's house.

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.

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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.