India, Singapore ink strategic partnership, 9 deals

Singapore , Nov 24

India and Singapore signed a joint declaration on strategic partnership and nine accords on Tuesday, the concluding day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to this city state, when he called Singapore the Asia's lion.

My only task is development: Modi tells diaspora in Singapore

Singapore , Nov 24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought greater engagement of the diaspora in making the country strong, pointing to the large requirement of foreign direct investment and stating that his only task was development that wipes tears from the eyes of the poor.

Filming of movie on Sikh boxer underway in US

New York , Nov 24

The filming of a movie based on the true story of a Sikh boxer, who was barred from the sport as he refused to shave his beard, is underway at a US university.

Miranda Kerr 'embracing' motherhood

Los Angeles , Nov 25

Model Miranda Kerr says she had a "wonderful experience" for being a part of the luxury lingerie giant Victoria's Secret and is currently "embracing" her role as a mother.

Sikh MLA in Canada's Alberta killed in road accident

Toronto , Nov 24

Manmeet Bhullar, a former minister in Canada's Alberta province who at the age of 28 became the youngest Indian Canadian to get elected as an MLA, was killed in a road accident near Red Deer city.

Four girls dismissed from school for consuming beer

Chennai , Nov 24

Four students of Class 11 at the Government Girls School in Tiruchengode in Tamil Nadu have been dismissed from school for consuming beer in their classroom, an education department official said on Tuesday.