India-Singapore: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Kannan Ramesh appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Supreme Court of Singapore

Published: March 1, 2015

Indian-origin lawyer, Kannan Ramesh has been appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Singapore’s Supreme Court bench. He will assume office from 22 May 2015 and have tenure of two years. Prior to this appointment, he was the managing partner of Tan Kok Quan. With this appointment Singapore’s Supreme Court will have a total of 10 Judicial ..

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Singapore to help India in 100 'Smart Cities' project

Published: August 17, 2014

India has join hands with Singapore to get its expertise in building ‘Smart Cities’ even as the two nations decided to ramp up economic engagement besides defence and security cooperation. Recently, India allocated over Rs 7,000 crore in its Budget 2014-15 for development of 100 ‘Smart Cities’. The new Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ..

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India successfully launched PSLV C-23 with 5 satellites

Published: June 30, 2014

India’s ANTRIX (ISRO’s commercial arm) successfully launched 5 foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 rocket which placed them in orbit. The rocket was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota and was also witnessed by PM Narendra Modi. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 placed all five satellites into their respective orbits. ..

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Indian-origin judge V K Rajah is Attorney-General of Singapore

Published: June 25, 2014

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah has been appointed as Attorney-General of Singapore. The swearing-in of Justice V K Rajah was presided by President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam. Rajah will succeed Steven Chong. VK Rajah was also appointed as a member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights for a 3-year term. The 17-member ..

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Singapore replaces Mauritius as the top source of FDI in India

Published: May 27, 2014

As per the data of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), during the financial year 2013-14, India received $5.98 billion in FDI from Singapore, whereas it was $4.85 billion from Mauritius. With this, Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top contributor to India’s FDI.  FDI inflow recorded in 2013-14 is the highest ever ..

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