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Singapore consumers continue to make Dining and Entertainment their top spending priority

Singapore consumers continue to make Dining and Entertainment their top spending priorityIt has been found in a recent survey that in Singapore the consumers are more food-lovers as earlier. In that survey, they have marked dining and entertainment as their top spending priorty. This has been found in the MasterCard Survey on Consumer Purchasing Priorities.

MUIS advised Singaporean students to leave Egypt

MUIS advised Singaporean students to leave EgyptNow a day’s Egypt is going through political unrest and concerning the security of Singaporean students, The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) has advised them to leave Egypt and return back to their home.

Around 102 students from Al-Azhar University and 31 Singaporeans working in Egypt returned on Friday morning to Singapore.

Muslim group express shame on Lee Kuan Yew's remarks

In order to show that they are sorry, the Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) called upon the government and showed their deep regret over the remark made by Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. In their clarification they showed whether they supported the views of Lee or not.

The minister had come out with his remarks over the Muslim community recently. The statement by AMP said that they had little to do with the comments made by MM, who is otherwise a core member of the Cabinet and also represents a office in the government.

CID files charge sheet in the iron ore theft case

CID files charge sheet in the iron ore theft caseIn the Belekeri iron ore theft case the investigation has moved further with the Crime Investigation Department filing the charge sheet in Ankola courts.

The charge sheet that was filed on Dec 24 was before the CJM and JMFC court. The chargesheet contains the name of the accused person as Belekeri Port Conservator Mahesh Biliye.

Centre seeks approval for Leh Train

leh-trainLeh is one of the bet hill stations that India as, but unfortunately the largest rail network n the world cannot reach there as of now.

However, the government for quite some time now has been planning to set up a connecting railway according to the route Bilaspur-Manali-Leh.

A. Raja questioned on second consecutive day

A. Raja questioned on second consecutive dayFormer telecom minister A. Raja accused for the 2G spectrum scam had been questioned by the CBI on Friday and for a second consecutive day on a Saturday. The CBI had already questioned ex-Trai chief Pradip Baijal, corporate lobbyist Nira Radia on Monday and Tuesday.

Freight trains hit as Pakistan deny visas for Indian Drivers

There has not been a single train trip after December 22 from India to Pakistan as the service has come to a halt after Pakistan denying visa for India drivers.

This stoppage of Indo-Pak freight train service is already under consideration and Islamabad has taken up this matter. Government of India has already conveyed to Pakistan that it will be in the interest of both the nations that the visas of train drivers be expedited.