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African leader gets Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

Former president of BotswanaSir Ketumile Masire has been honoured with the Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Award for his efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in the African continent.The......

Indian diplomats' domestic trouble

Contracts with India-based domestic assistants for officials abroad have become a headache for the Indian government. Akshat Kaushal & Nayanima Basu report. The soft underbelly of the Indian......

43 officials in Indian diplomatic missions to face action

The government is taking action with regard to complaints against 43 officials of Indian diplomatic missions in 17 countries facing a variety of charges including corruption and dereliction of......

It's official: Prince Harry ends army career after a decade

Britain's Prince Harry officially left the army on Friday after more than a decade of full-time military service, including two stints in war-torn Afghanistan. The fifth in line to Britain's......

Meet the lion hugger

A lion hugging a human is definitely not something you see every day but for Valentin Gruener and Sirga the lion, it’s their normal way to greet each other. Conservationist Valentin......

FTIL acquires 60% equity in Bourse Africa

The Financial Technologies India group has inked a deal to acquire 60 per cent stake in Botswana-based Bourse Africa. The latter has been licensed by the Botswana government to set-up a spot and/or......

India may source diamonds from African nations

India has offered African countries like Botswana, Angola, South Africa and Namibia, incentives to strengthen their jewellery industry in return for direct procurement of rough diamonds from these......

Globalisation? Uganda, Botswana beat India

Did somebody say India Shining? Well, the A T Kearney/Foreign Policy Globalization Index for 2004 surely does not think so. The index ranks second from last in its globalisation index for the year......

Even Botswana is ahead of India

Even as India's overall ranking in human development index slipped to 127 from 124, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) report for 2003 says the country has made some progress in adult......

India may impose safeguard tax to check Chinese imports: DIPP

India on Monday said it could consider imposing "some kind of safeguard duties' on Chinese imports to bridge the huge trade gap as it cannot be sustained in the long run. "This trade deficit......

Amos tames Rudisha in 800 metres; Thompson strikes gold in 200m

Nijel Amos of Botswana (centre, left) wins the Mens 800m ahead of David Rudisha of Kenya (centre, right) during day two of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth......

CWG: Amos shocks Olympic champion Rudisha to clinch 800m gold

Botswana's Nijel Amos produced a stunning late surge to land the 800 metres gold medal and shock Olympic champion David Rudisha at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Amos, who took silver behind......

Humpy, Vijayalakshmi off to a flier

Grandmaster Koneru Humpy cruised to an easy victory over Tuduetso Sabure of Botswana in the first round of World women's chess championship that got underway in Ekaterinburg, Russia.The victory in......

PHOTOS: Favourites cruise at heats on opening day at worlds

(From left) Andreas Bube of Denmark, Wais Ibrahim Khairandesh of Afghanistan and David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya compete in the Men's 800 metres heats during day one of the 15th IAAF World Athletics......

World awaits more Bolt magic after athletics marred by doping scandals

Usain Bolt. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters Usain Bolt returns to the site of his first global triumph this week for a world championships showdown with a convicted dope cheat that has......
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China's central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months, ratcheting up support... ...

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Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' video draws backlash for racism

Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' video has been viewed 15 million times but draws backlash for racism. Image Source: Youtube screengrab... ...

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Hungry leopard leaps into waterhole to catch a fish and emerges both spotless AND covered in mud

Muddy hell: The leopard is covered in mud, clutching a fish in its jaws Fishing can be dirty work - just ask this leopard. The big cat was caught... ...

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The World Will Face Acute Water Scarcity By 2040, According To A Recent Study

We have often been told by our elders and via various campaigns to consume water wisely and save water but most of it has fallen on deaf years.... ...

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