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 Test of skills

The annual story-writing and narration competition Talevision was held in our school recently. All the classes participated in the event. The...

Mr Balbir Singh at East Coast Park. PHOTO: GEOFFREY PEREIRA

Mr Balbir Singh at East Coast Park. PHOTO: GEOFFREY PEREIRA

 Cycling for a cause

AMRITA KAUR When Balbir Singh retired at the age of 65, he was looking to keep himself occupied and fit. He turned to cycling as a hobby and was...

 Dozens turn up in green for wildlife consultant's funeral

Wildlife consultant Subaraj Rajathurai so loved nature that he and his wife named their two sons after species of birds - Serin, 24, and Saker, 19....

 Devotee stable after falling into fire pit

A devotee tripped and fell into a fire pit while fulfilling his firewalking vows.Seven rescuers quickly attended to the devotee and a medical team...

Miss Mohanaprabha (above) was crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2019 after her second shot at the beauty pageant. PHOTOS: VIILEVENT PHOTOGRAPHY, TIMOTHY DAVID

Miss Mohanaprabha (above) was crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2019 after her second shot at the beauty pageant. PHOTOS: VIILEVENT PHOTOGRAPHY, TIMOTHY DAVID

 Daddy's girl crowned beauty queen

IRSHATH MOHAMED This Deepavali will be special for Miss Mohanaprabha. She usually celebrates the festival of lights with her loved ones. But this...

 PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES

PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES

 Seafood restaurant stops using live crab claw machine after public outcry

The House of Seafood restaurant in Punggol has stopped using a machine where customers can catch their own live Sri Lankan crabs. It said on...

 PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

 what's on

MOVIEKathaah@8, an anthology by Shilpa Krishnan Shukla. First feature film in eight Indian languages.Tickets: $20,When: Oct 19, 5.10pmWhere: Blue...

 Singapore to boost business with India tech sector

Singapore has launched a plan to boost business partnerships with India through tech innovations.Announcing the expansion of the Government's Global...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs Lee viewing the Downtown South display with other guests at the NTUC National Delegates' Conference at Orchid Country Club. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs Lee viewing the Downtown South display with other guests at the NTUC National Delegates' Conference at Orchid Country Club. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES

 PM Lee: Workers won't be alone as economy transforms

As industries transform and Singapore charts an uncertain future, workers will not be left to fend for themselves, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...