Indian Army chief Gen. M Naravane visits Information Fusion Centre in Singapore

Indian Army chief General Manoj M Naravane visited the Regional HADR Coordination Centre (RHCC) and Information Fusion Centre (IFC) in Singapore. The Army chief was briefed about the Coordination of a Multi-Nation HADR Response Mechanism and measures to enhance Maritime Security. “General MM Naravane #COAS visited the Regional HADR Coordination […]

Army Chief Gen Naravane discusses defence ties with Singapore Defence Minister

Indian Army chief General Manoj M Naravane called on Singaporean Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday and discussed regional geopolitical developments between the two countries. The strong and long-standing bilateral defence relationship between both nations was re-affirmed during the meeting, the Indian Army said. “General MM Naravane #COAS […]

India removes Singapore from list of ‘at-risk’ nations

India has removed Singapore from its list of “at-risk” nations, travellers from where need to follow additional measures on arrival including post-arrival testing. The current list of “at-risk” countries includes countries in Europe including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Ghana, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Hong Kong […]

India, Singapore to link UPI, PayNow for faster payments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have announced a project to link their fast payment systems — Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and PayNow. The linkage is targeted for operationalisation by July 2022. The UPI-PayNow linkage will enable users of each of the two fast payment systems to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal […]

Singapore’s XSEED Education takes a minority stake in Hippocampus Learning Centres

XSEED Education Pte Ltd, a Singapore based leading K-12 edtech company, announced today that it has taken a minority stake of an undisclosed size in India’s Bangalore based, Hippocampus Learning Centres. Hippocampus Learning Centres (HLC) is an impact focussed education organization that aims to address the growing demand for quality education in India. Hippocampus […]

Singapore reports 344 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore on Monday reported 344 new COVID-19 cases, a majority of them foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the nationwide tally to 31,960 as the country is gearing up to lift the “circuit breaker” imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Out of the new infected cases, 340 are […]