. . . . On 27 April 1977 shortly before his 77th birthday Mountbatten became the first member of the Royal Family to appear on the TV guest show This is Your Life.
Mountbatten was fond of Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru and his liberal outlook for the country He felt differently about the Muslim leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah but was aware of his power stating "If it could be said that any single man held the future of India in the palm of his hand in 1947 that man was Mohammad Ali Jinnah." During his meeting with Jinnah on 5 April 1947, Mountbatten tried to persuade Jinnah of a united India citing the difficult task of dividing the mixed states of Punjab and Bengal but the Muslim leader was unyielding in his goal of establishing a separate Muslim state called Pakistan. . (96.4) 35.4 14.0% (86.7) 31.7 6.7 United States Singapore is relatively safe from seismic activity in the region as the nearest major active faults (Sumatran fault and Sunda megathrust fault) are hundreds of kilometres away in Indonesia However the population and buildings are prone to being only very slightly affected by any activity as tremors which is not uncommon but generally does not do any harm and is limited to small amounts of swaying or vibration of objects, In 2019 the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index ranked Singapore as 13th overall among the world's 126 countries for adherence to the rule of law Singapore ranked high on the factors of order and security (#1) absence of corruption (#3) regulatory enforcement (#3) civil justice (#5) and criminal justice (#6) but ranked significantly lower on factors of open government (#25) constraints on government powers (#27) and fundamental rights (#30). All public gatherings of five or more people require police permits and protests may legally be held only at the Speakers' Corner; . . Nagasari a rice snack with Indonesian origins, Singapore has had other forms of light urban rail systems such as the monorail system on Sentosa island which opened in February 1982 This 6.4 km 6-station system was closed in March 2005 and a new Sentosa Express system was built by December 2006 The Changi Skytrain a people mover system shuttling passengers between the three terminals at the Singapore Changi Airport was opened originally in 1990 along with Terminal 2 and upgraded in 2006 with the completion of Terminal 3 The Jurong BirdPark previously featured an air-conditioned panorail which closed in 2012, Music Singaporean desserts have a varied history A typical food court or hawker centre dessert stall will usually have a large variety of desserts available including but not limited to:.