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Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies

Ahmed Kathrada, South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides in his struggle to end the white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on......

Dear Barack, thank you for the memories

Oh, Barack Obama, how we will miss you! Over their eight years in the White House, Barack, Michelle, Malia, and Sasha Obama undoubtedly left their mark on history. As he prepares for a life after......

'Mandela practised Yoga to deal with prison brutalities'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela practised Yoga to deal with the harsh conditions imposed on political prisoners at Robben Island for the more than two decades when he was imprisoned......

From US First Lady to possible first female president, Hillary's done it all

Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote in the United States of America, a woman stands a chance of winning the US presidential race. Hillary Clinton -- former first lady, former US......

'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.......

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,......

Elections over. Now hard work begins for new FIFA boss

‘He has a massive task of course, but he can start work in a totally different atmosphere’ IMAGE: The new FIFA president Gianni Infantino looks on during a press conference.......

FIFA elections: Who is saying what...

FIFA candidate Champagne protests over election observers IMAGE: In this composite image a comparison has been made between the 5 approved candidates for the FIFA President elections in February......
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South African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dead at 87

Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela`s closest colleagues in the... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/world/south-african-anti-apartheid-icon-ahmed-kathrada-dead-at-87-1990613.html
Winnie Mandela

Details about Nelson Mandela's private life and "numerous indiscretions" were expunged from his biography written by Indian-origin author,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/mandela-indiscretions-expunged-in-biography-winnie-mandela-117030400490_1.html
Mandela's grave to become tourist attraction

The gravesite of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, previously accessible only to immediate family will be turned into a tourist attraction, which... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/mandela-s-grave-to-become-tourist-attraction-117022400916_1.html
20 Couples tie the knot on Mandela's prison island on Valentine's Day

Twenty couples celebrated Valentine's Day on Tuesday by getting married on Robben Island, where South African president Nelson Mandela spent 18... ...

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