Singapore

Country in Southeast Asia

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands to the south, and the South China Sea to the east. The country's territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country's independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. The country is home to 5.7ย million residents, 61% (3.4ย million) of whom are Singaporean citizens. There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil; with English being the lingua franca. This reflects in its rich cultural diversity and extensive ethnic cuisine and major festivals. Multiracialism is enshrined in the constitution, and continues to shape national policies in education, housing, and politics.

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Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh was cremated at the Chhatarpur crematorium here in the presence of family members and relatives on Monday, two days after he died..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

Political leaders, family members and relatives paid their last respects to Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, who died in a Singapore hospital two days ago. Singh's..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

Amar Singh passed away on Saturday at the age of 64. The veteran politician had been at ill health for a while now and was undergoing treatment at a hospital in..
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Sources close to the family of the late politico said that Amar Singh will be cremated on Monday.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Amar Singh breathed his last on Saturday in Singapore due to kidney-related ailments.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who died in a Singapore hospital on Saturday at the age of 64, skilfully navigated the intersection of politics and corporate world..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh passed away on Saturday at the age of 64. The veteran politician had been at ill health for a while now and was undergoing treatment at..
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

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