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SPC invitation to "India Rising" book panel discussion

  • 24 May 2016
  • Vijaya Room
    Singapore Indian Association
    69 Balestier Road
    Singapore 329677
  • 6:30pm
  • Nil

This event is for Members only.

The Singapore Press Club invites you to meet author Ravi Velloor, a veteran journalist and editor, who has just launched his book India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears.
Please register directly via email to

When: May 24 (Tuesday), 6.30pm to 9pm (this evening)
Where: Vijaya Room
             Singapore Indian Association
             69 Balestier Road
             Singapore 329677

ParkingAvailable from 7pm in front of IA. Other options: Towner Road HDB car park, opposite IA; Civil Service Club at Tessensonh Road; and URA carpark at Rangoon Lane.

6.30pm: Introduction by Mr Lai Kwok Kin, Founder and Managing Director, WeR1 Consultants, and former Reuters correspondent in New Delhi.

6.45pm: Speech by Mr Ravi Velloor, author of the book 
India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears and Associate Editor & Global Affairs Commentator at The Straits Times

7.00pm: Panel discussion on “Fresh hope and new fears over India and Singapore-India relations”.

Chaired by Mr K. Kesavapany, Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Governor, Singapore International Foundation, and President, Singapore Indian Association.
Panellists: Dr Vineeta Sinha, Head, South Asia Studies Programme and Department of sociology, National University of Singapore.
Mr Lai Kwok Kin
Mr Ravi Velloor

8.00pm: Questions from the guests.

Light refreshments will be served.
Mr Velloor will also be available for signing copies of his book purchased on that day.
Straits Times Press is offering the book at a 20% discounted price of $28 (all inclusive) for only that evening.

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