Free Press Journal
  • ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi

    New Delhi : In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.

  • ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.

  • Jet Airways offers discounts on domestic, international flights

    New Delhi: Airline major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced discounts up to 25 per cent on select domestic routes and up to 30 per cent on its international flights. The offer is available on tickets booked during June 26-30 and would be applicable for travel from July 11, the airline said in a statement. “Jet Airways is offering guests discounts up to 30 per cent on their international travel using the airline’s vast network,

  • Indian-origin woman murdered by Myanmar maid in Singapore  

    Singapore: A 70-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore has been allegedly murdered at her home by a maid from Myanmar, police said. Mehrotra Shashi was found lying motionless in her 12th storey unit in the Choa Chu Kang North housing estate on June 25.

  • Indian-origin woman in Singapore faces jail term in biggest US Navy bribery case

    Singapore: A 57-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean woman, accused of being involved in the largest bribery case in the history of the US Navy, may face a jail term of more than three years, a media report said today. 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 hype and the hoopla of multi-lateral summits

    We are often given the incorrect impression by some of our media vehicles that speeches by our leaders at multilateral conferences are “game changers”. Take for instance our Prime Minister’s keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue (June 1) in Singapore. It was claimed that he was the first Indian PM to have been given the distinction to deliver the keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue since its inception. While this may be

  • Singapore e-Government to implement skill development programmes in India

    New Delhi/Singapore City: The Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre (eGL) at the National University of Singapore’s Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, government of India have come together to collaborate with each other on the skilling initiatives for India’s workforce.

  • Despite Donald Trump, doubts persist

    The only positive the meeting of the two maverick leaders, Donald Trump of the US and Kim Jong-un of North Korea, has produced is a concrete concession by the former and an empty promise by the latter. Trump, as he alone can be expected to behave in such an unpredictable manner, announced an end to the joint military exercises with South Korea — without consulting the latter or the US military. Claiming

  • PIO spends Rs 38,000 for 1-night to meet Trump

    Singapore : An Indian-origin man from Malaysia went to Singapore and spent a whopping USD 573 to put up at a luxury hotel for one night so that he could get a chance to meet US President Donald Trump ahead of his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

  • Historic summit between Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un underway

    Changi : The much-awaited summit between the United States and North Korea is finally taking place in Singapore. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at a resort island of Sentosa along with their respective translators. They are expected to discuss several issues in their first ever expanded bilateral meeting.

  • US offers Kim sops to dump N-plans

    Singapore : The US on Monday offered “unique” security guarantees to North Korea if it accepts a “complete, verifiable and irreversible” denuclearisation as the two sides made progress in their talks ahead of a much-publicised historic summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un here.