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Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in South Africa

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Johannesburg has been defaced by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts. The incident occurred on Sunday when the group came in a......

Modi gifts Xi a charkha

'He also presented a facsimile of the scroll that was given to Gandhiji in Johannesburg in 1908 by the Chinese community there. I think that was quite a thoughtful gift,' Sabarmati Ashram Director......

Novelist Nadine Gordimer, who took on apartheid, dead

Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer took her last breath at her home in Johannesburg. She was 90. The South African writer, who was known for strong voice against apartheid, died following a......

Sonia, Swaraj share lunch table in Johannesburg

Far from the political noise generated by state assembly elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday had lunch together at a five-star hotel in......

Teary-eyed, the world heads to Mandela's memorial

The FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, can hold over 90,000 people. But on the overcast morning of Tuesday, March 10, this massive stadium may not be enough to hold the hundreds of......

Tata Motors launches Manza, Prima in South Africa

Tata Motors is showcasing its Manza sedan and Prima range of world trucks at the Johannesburg International Motor Show in South Africa, with plans to formally launch these vehicles in the country......

Coal India staff wants to buy Gandhi's house in Johannesburg

Navratna public sector unit Coal India Ltd has received a proposal to acquire 'The Kraal' -- Mahatma Gandhi's house in Johannesburg where he had lived a century ago -- and convert it into a......

India storms field of play late

Football-frenzied fans in India were slow on catching up with the excitement as the FIFA World Cup 2010 kicked off in Johannesburg on Friday. But when they did get into the act, TV-viewership rates......

Jet starts Mumbai-Johannesburg flights

Private carrier Jet Airways on Wednesday commenced daily non-stop flights from Mumbai to Johannesburg.The carrier has deployed Airbus 330-200 aircraft on the route, it said in a statement."Given......

Coal ministry plans to buy Gandhi's S Africa house

Coal India plans to buy the house in Johannesburg, where Mahatma Gandhi had lived for over a year, with an aim of building a memorial there."The coal ministry intends to purchase the house and......

PIX: Mandela's daughter, Prince William attend premiere of film on Mandela

In an ironic twist of fate, at the time revered peace icon Nelson Mandela breathed his last in Johannesburg, his daughter Zindzi and several others were attending the premiere of a film based on......

Close shave for Sonu Niigaam

Sonu Niigaam narrowly escaped from getting his face burnt during a stage performance at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The 36-year-old accidentally stepped into the path of one of the......

Spotted: Katrina Kaif in Johannesburg

Reader Prashanth Gupta and his friends Sekhar, Kailash and Siddi met Katrina Kaif in Johannesburg, South...

Look out world, here comes Priyanka Chopra!

Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport on Thursday to catch a flight to Johannesburg, where she will be one of the judges for the Miss World beauty pageant,......

After tormenting SA batsmen, Ashwin turns up heat on media

'I don't know if any Indian journalist knows the name of the curator in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, but we seem to get a hang of Daljit Singh very quickly' 'We have played way too long in Mohali......

No. 1-ranked Test team to be awarded $1 million from 2016

IMAGE: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith with the ICC Test Championship mace in Johannesburg, on March 28, 2013. Photograph: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images The International Cricket......

Steenkamps question court ruling, say Pistorius killed their daughter

Oscar Pistorius (righ) and Reeva Steenkamp pose for a picture in Johannesburg, on February 7, 2013. Photograph: Thembani Makhubele/Reuters Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp......

'Criticism of Indian bowlers gets over the top at most times'

Indian bowlers might have drawn flak after failing to win the first cricket Test on a responsive wicket at Johannesburg, but bowling coach Joe Dawes backed his wards, saying "sometimes they get......

Kohli jumps to career-best ranking after Johannesburg heroics

India’s Virat Kohli jumped nine places to achieve a career-best 11th in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen. The dashing batsman, who scored 119 and 96 in the two innings......
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Kenya says ready to leave global court …

By By | Reuters By Thomas Escritt BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kenya said on Thursday it was ready to quit the International Criminal Court if it did... ...
Plans in place Ashwin dismisses questions on pitch

Provided by Wisden "This wicket is actually something where the batsman actually needs to plan and come out to bat," said R Ashwin. When a... ...
Time change for soccer final in Tunisia following attack

CAIRO: Tunisian organizers have been allowed to change the kickoff time for a continental cup final this weekend to give fans the chance to attend... ...
No complaints about Johannesburg Test, then why with Nagpur? asks Ashwin

Nagpur: Indian off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday questioned all those who are critical of Indian pitches offering substancial turn asking... ...
Talks about the pitch are getting out of hand, what is the problem?'

The feisty off-spinner also did not forget to take a dig at the South African tracks like the one in Johannesburg where he did not get any purchase... ...

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