Singapore Current Affairs, GK & News

UP to export ‘Kala Namak Rice’ to Singapore

The state of Uttar Pradesh is all set to export a consignment of 20 tonnes of Kala Namak rice to Singapore. This move is a major boost to the farm exports from the state. Highlights Consignment of 20 tonnes will be sent to Singapore from Siddharth Nagar. Rice is being packaged in glass jars which ..

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UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom and Vietnam recently signed an agreement on trade. The agreement is to eliminate 99% of tariffs within seven years. Highlights With the elimination of 99% of tariff, Vietnam is to benefit from tariff savings of 114 million pounds, that is 151 million USD on its exports and British will benefit 36 million ..

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Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops

On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..

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Global Economic Freedom Index, 2020

Recently, an annual report on The Economic Freedom of the World, 2020 has been released in India which was prepared by Canada’s Fraser Institute together with a New Delhi-based think tank Centre For Civil Society. Highlights of the report The report is based on the 2018 data. Hongkong and Singapore have topped the index, which ..

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Indian-Origin Nurse Conferred with President’s Award in Singapore

An Indian-origin nurse in Singapore, Kala Narayanasamy was chosen for the President’s Award for nurses given to the medical professionals for serving on the frontline during the COVID 19 pandemic. As per the details released by the Health Ministry of Singapore, Narayanasamy was one of the five nurses to be honoured with this award. Each ..

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