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'I thank life for gifting us a Nelson Mandela'

‘If someone leaves you with a feeling of being diminished, it means he is a small man. ‘It’s only a big man who makes you feel big. He gives you what he has -- his greatness.......

'I've not met a more charismatic man than Mandela'

I can actually say I know what it’s like to be around someone who was literally a living legend, says film director Kabir Khan. Nelson Mandela has always been one of my greatest heroes.......

Mandela spends 50th day in hospital

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has spent his 50th day in hospital with his condition still critical battling a recurrent lung infection, even as a media report said that he has......

South Africa's Mandela shows 'sustained improvement'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing "sustained improvement", the presidency said on Monday, six weeks after the anti-apartheid hero was hospitalized with a life-threatening......

'Doctors rejected to turn off Mandela's life support'

Nelson Mandela's doctors have dismissed the idea of switching off the ailing anti-apartheid icon's life support until there was a genuine state of organ failure, a close friend of the South African......

M&As can negatively impact workforce, is there a way out?

Mergers are not just about balance sheets or marketing synergies; they are also about those who make the synergies real, says Shyamal Majumdar. A new chief executive officer (CEO) takes charge and......

$16 mn retention award for Citi's Vikram Pandit

Citigroup on Thursday said it has rewarded chief executive officer Vikram Pandit with an over $16 million "retention award" for his "outstanding job" of steering the financial giant to......

Power, wealth not my main stakes: Ratan Tata

Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has said that power and wealth are not his two main stakes and ruled out joining politics after his retirement in 2012. "I will certainly not join politics. I would......

SC slams Sibal, asks him to behave responsibly

The Supreme Court on Friday severely criticised Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal for making statements undermining the Comptroller and Auditor General of India's report on the 2G spectrum scam and......

Ducati to launch Diavel in India by April 2011

Italian racing motorcycle manufacturer Ducati said that it would be launching its latest Diavel model in India by April 2011. It would also be launching two more models of its super bike series......

Giselli: Zoa and I are best of friends

She caught everybody's attention as the shy Punjaban Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. Brazilian model Giselli Monteiro is back with her new film, Always Kabhi Kabhi, produced by Shah......

The best Bollywood soundtracks of 2010

2010 hasn't been the best year for music in Bollywood. Or musicians, for that matter, with AR Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy all failing to make the grade. But don't lash out at......

Amitabh to campaign against AIDS

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has appointed Amitabh Bachchan as a 46664 Special Ambassador of India, to lead a worldwide campaign against AIDS.Mandela Foundation Chief Executive John Samuel......

Robben Island reminds of liberating power of WC

A small but much-prized soccer trophy on display in a cell of Robben Island prison is a reminder of how football touched the lives of the activists locked up there by the apartheid regime.Political......

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer's leaders meet this week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activists. FIFA's executive......

FIFA bids for Zidane-Materazzi reunion

FIFA is considering South Africa's Robben Island as the stage for a reconciliation between Zinedine Zidane and Marco Materazzi, the defender he headbutted during the World Cup final.Sepp Blatter,......

Sportspersons who shaped the decade

As the decade draws to a close, a look at some memorable, defining moments and those who stamped their mark in sport. Cricket Player of the decade: By the end of the decade, Sachin......

World Cup winners to pocket $30 million

The winners of next year's World Cup final in South Africa will collect $30 million (18 million pounds) in prize money, FIFA said on Thursday after their Executive Committee meeting in the historic......
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Iceland beat Dutch, say Euro 2016 job not done yet

AMSTERDAM : Iceland have decided to suppress the desire to celebrate a famous victory over the Netherlands as they stand tantalisingly close to... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/sports/others/Iceland-beat-Dutch-say-Euro-2016-job-not-done-yet/articleshow/48821633.cms
Penguins in peril in Africa but cause of decline in debate

Cape Town, South Africa : Theyre cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/VJ8MaTGjGnScSWH6wOkoUI/Scientists-squabble-while-Africas-penguin-population-drops.html
Blood- splattered legacy

Now if you visit these places, all you would see are structures built in the memory of the lost cities with silent cries of the victims buried... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=144324
South African Sexwale may run for FIFA presidency

By By | Reuters By Simon Evans (Reuters) - South African businessman and former political prisoner Tokyo Sexwale is considering running for... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/south-african-tokyo-sexwale-considering-standing-fifa-presidency-200059596--sow.html
M&As can negatively impact workforce, is there a way out?

Mergers are not just about balance sheets or marketing synergies; they are also about those who make the synergies real, says Shyamal Majumdar. A... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/column/column-apart-from-balance-sheets-mas-are-also-about-people/20150731.htm

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