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Singapore Hospital: Indian origin man convicted of injuring compatriot who died in a Singapore hospital

SINGAPORE: An Indian-origin man has been convicted for voluntarily causing hurt to a compatriot who died in hospital five days later from neck and head injuries. Sakthivel Sivasurian, 33, also pleaded guilty to a charge of giving false information to a public servant while out on bail.Sakthivel will return to court in November for sentencing, The Straits Times reported.After they alighted from a taxi,...

Indian-origin chef crowned winner of MasterChef Singapore season 4

SINGAPORE: Inderpal Singh, a 33-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean, has emerged as the winner of 'MasterChef Singapore' after winning a three-way competition in the finale. After weeks of intense competition, Singh won the fourth season of the cooking reality show in the finale aired on Sunday, according to Channel News Asia. Singh walked away with SGD 10,000 (approximately Rs 6.7 lakh) in cash and...

Death of Indian-origin student-athlete in Singapore: Coach failed to check on his health: Report

SINGAPORE: An investigation into the death of a 14-year-old Indian-origin student-athlete at the Singapore Sports School, has revealed there was a safety lapse as his badminton coach failed to check on his well-being before leaving the track. The coach has been served a notice of dismissal, according to a Channel News Asia report on Saturday. Pranav Madhaik, who was part of the school's badminton...

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society: Classical Indian arts society in Singapore awards scholarships to six Indian-origin students to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society on Saturday awarded scholarships to six Indian-origin students pursuing music, dance and playing musical instruments as part of its Gandhi Jayanti celebrations this year. High Commissioner Dr Shilpak Ambule handed the awards to the students as he shared Mahatma Gandhi's life journey, saying, "Gandhi ji's life was marked by simplicity, humility and a deep...

Singapore Presidential Election: Police report filed against Indian origin suspended lawyer, another, for posts during Singapore presidential election cooling-off period

SINGPORE: Singapore's election authority has lodged a police report against an Indian-origin suspended lawyer and a local activist of Chinese origin for publishing multiple posts on social media during the cooling-off period ahead of the country's presidential election, according to a media report on Monday. The Elections Department of Singapore (ELD) filed the police report against Ravi Madasamy and...

Case against Indian-origin Singapore lawyer for slapping woman in Hindu temple

SINGAPORE: An Indian-origin lawyer, who has already been suspended from practising in connection with some other case, has been charged for four different offences under law by the State Courts for allegedly slapping a woman on her cheek at a Hindu temple here. Ravi Madasamy, who is also known as M Ravi, faced one charge for voluntarily causing hurt, one for disorderly behaviour in public and two under...

Bloating: Indian national jailed in Singapore for biting off part of fellow worker’s index finger during scuffle

SINGAPORE: A 40-year-old Indian national was jailed for 10 months on Friday for biting off part of the index finger of a compatriot fellow worker under the influence of alcohol in Singapore during a brawl at a party in April this year.Thangarasu Rengasamy, who worked as an excavator operator, pleaded guilty to voluntarily causing grievous hurt to Nagooran Balasubramanian's left index finger, The Straits...

Foreign currencies worth Rs 56 lakh seized from two passengers at Chennai airport | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Customs officers at Chennai airport foiled a bid to smuggle foreign currencies worth Rs 55.8 lakh by two passengers. Based on intelligence, two men who were about to board a flight to Singapore were intercepted. A search led to the seizure of foreign currencies from them. They had hidden currencies in the false bottom of a bag, said customs sleuths. The two passengers were booked. Further...

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