LITTLE INDIA

LITTLE INDIA FINALLY GETS HERITAGE TRAIL MARKER FROM NHB

The National Heritage Board (NHB) today launch their fist official heritage trail for Little India. Would like to congratulate NHB for the launch of the 200 year old historic Little India enclave. This will finally bring to life the facet of Little India, that it is more than just the Tekka market, Mustafa Centre and area where lots of foreign workers from India and Bangladesh gather every weekend.

This is a proud moment to Indian community, who had always traditionally been associated with Little India. Good job to NHB for doing their job.

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CITY SQUARE SECURITY GUARDS SAVED A GIRL WHO FAINTED

Today evening at about 7pm, I was at City Square Mall (near Farrer Park) and witness a girl fainted at basement 1. Within 2 minutes, i saw 2 security officer (1 Malay and 1 Indian) from the mall attended to the girl. When one of the security officer called for assistant from their colleague via their communication set, i spotted 2 more security officer (1 Chinese and 1 indian in his civilian) arrived and rendered assistant.

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CAN LTA & TRAFFIC POLICE REGULATE TRAFFIC & MAKE LITTLE INDIA SAFER TO LIVE IN?

Firstly I would like to highly compliments to a group of 7 Certis Cisco APOs and traffic controllers lead by Sergeant Sainee who were deployed at the junction of Race Course Road and Kerbau Road for their high alertness.

At about 2330, a lorry YL 7927 X was seen driving in a extreme speed against the traffic flow along Chander Road but luckily due to those APOs and Traffic Controllers who were deployed there, the errant foreign driver was apprehended on the spot.

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HAWKERS SEEK OUT PAP MP TO SAVE THEM FROM SUNDAY ALCOHOL BAN AT LITTLE INDIA

Hawkers at Little India's Tekka Market have received notices informing them that from next month onwards, sale of alcohol will be prohibited from 6PM onwards for safety reasons. This has left several hawkers fuming. Several hawkers interviewed say that their earnings come mainly from the Sunday crowd, and commented that the alcohol ban would affect them badly.

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REVIEW OF SWARHYTHMZ GIG - A 3 PIECE WORLD MUSIC BAND

SwaRhythmz is a three piece world music band consisting of Raghavendran Rajasekaran, Kailin Yong, and Nawaz Mirajkar, combining sounds from the bansuri, violin, tabla, and electronic backing tracks. Their music is heavily improvisational, drawing influences from Indian and Arabic music. Haunting melodies from Kailin’s arabic vocal performance complemented their compositions, giving the atmosphere a relaxing, trance like state.

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PRC TOURIST HIT BY SBS BUS OUTSIDE LITTLE INDIA TEMPLE

A 56 year-old PRC tourist was hit by an SBS bus outside the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Little India yesterday afternoon. According to witnesses, the PRC had tried to take a better picture of the temple and stepped out onto the road, ignoring the busy traffic and the fast moving bus.

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