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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......

$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......

Sanand now a home to crorepati farmers

Sanand, which shot to fame overnight as the home to the world's cheapest car -- Nano, has another reason to cheer. Rising land deals, thanks to Tatas' decision to shift the ultra-low-cost car......

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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Cape Town Moves Into Top Ten In Tripadvisor's Top 25 Destinations 2015

Cape Town has moved up from last years nineteenth place to emerge at number ten on the list of Tripadvisor's Top 25 Destinations in the World for... ...

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Second Nelson Mandela autobiography to release in 2016

A follow up to Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography Long Walk to Freedom is to be published posthumously, detailing his years as South... ...

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Sojourns in South Africa

South Africa had always mesmerised me. When an opportunity came my way to visit this country, I went forward to meet my destiny. The colonial... ...

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Boundaries and beyond

Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa Arguably the most picturesque cricket stadium in the world, with Table Mountain looming in the... ...

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Robben Island visited by Top tourism experts

Secretary-general of the UN World Tourism Organisation, Taleb Rifai, and David Scowsill, president and chief executive of the World Travel and... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/robben-island-visited-top-tourism-experts/

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