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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......

In PHOTOS: World weeps for its darling Madiba

People across the globe joined South Africans to mourn the death of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. Crowds paid tribute, dancing and singing throughout the night. Rediff.com brings you some......

Hero of South Africa Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, a global symbol of resistance against injustice who put an end to the much-despised apartheid regime in South Africa and served as the country's first black president, died on......

PHOTO ALBUM: The life and times of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the prisoner-turned-president who reconciled South Africa after the end of apartheid, died on Thursday, December 5. Looking back at the legend.  Nelson Mandela, South Africa's......

PHOTO ALBUM: The life and times of Mandela

Anti-apartheid icon and one of the world's most beloved leaders, Nelson Mandela, turns 95 today . Mandela, South Africa's first black president, has been hospitalised since June 8 with a......

10 most influential cities in the world

The rise of the east has brought many Asian cities on the global map. For big businesses, Shanghai is more important than Seattle and Mumbai more important than Milan. Forbes magazine rated cities......

South Africa: Dream meets reality

Last weekend we returned from a 12-day visit to southern Africa, of which two-thirds was spent in South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg and Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. The last was a beautiful and......

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......

'Were govt agencies sleeping all these years on blackmoney?'

"Was the government sleeping all these years on the issue of blackmoney," the Supreme Court on Thursday said while criticising Centre's probe restricting to an individual and being evasive about......

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......

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......

Loved The Notebook? Here's more!

Some of the biggest hits in Hollywood are films which have been adapted from novels. Gone With The Wind, an all-time favourite with movie buffs even today was adapted from Margaret Mitchell's......

'I met SRK before he became a star'

We asked readers to share their experiences of meeting Shah Rukh Khan, and were flooded with warm, exciting memories.Proof thatSRK, who turns 40 on November 2, is truly the nations' star. This is......

Why Shah Rukh Khan rules!

Scene 1Venue: A multimedia training school for students.Event: Launch of a new software for animation.Dozens of youngsters are having a good time. Most of the boys are wearing black outfits and......

Shilpa celebrates a quiet birthday

Shilpa Shetty has never celebrated her birthday in such simple fashion -- not even when she was just another student and athlete who was yet to succumb to Bollywood's lure. And ever since she......

PHOTOS: Brazil do a last 16 'hat-trick' over Chile

Hosts Brazil edged past Chile 3-2 in penalties in a feisty and open World Cup last-16 match in Belo Horizonte on Saturday. The two teams were locked at 1-1 after extra-time before the hosts scraped......

Sports Shorts: 'I'm scared to sleep,' tearful Pistorius tells court

His voice cracking with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him......

PHOTOS: When India beat Pakistan and brought the WT20 Cup home!

  Pakistan went into the last over needing 13 runs for victory, with only one wicket left. Then Mahendra Singh Dhoni came up with a surprise, wresting faith in young Joginder Sharma to......

'Angry' Pistorius fired shot out of car sun-roof, ex-girlfriend tells court

A seething Oscar Pistorius fired his pistol out of a car's open sun-roof after an argument with a police officer, ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor told a court on Friday, the fifth day of his trial......

Team India Report Card: Kohli, Pujara 8/10; Rohit Sharma 2/10

Harish Kotian makes an assessment of the Indian players' performance in the South Africa series.  India will consider themselves unlucky to lose by a big margin of 10 wickets to South Africa......
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Tendulkar once played with tissues in underwear!

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS): Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that due to an upset stomach he had to once play with tissues inside... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=278791
Two held for shipping crystal meth to South Africa

Two key members of an international drug cartel were arrested after a consignment they sent containing crystal methamphetamine, also known as... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-crime-two-held-for-shipping-crystal-meth-to-south-africa/15782178
After Iran beat South Korea, Queiroz praises players

Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS): Iranian national soccer team coach Carlos Queiroz has praised his players' performance after 1-0 win over South Korea in an... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=278056
Sappi North America Drives Sustainability and Growth With Natural Gas

- Skowhegan, ME SKOWHEGAN, ME--(Marketwired - November 13, 2014) - Sappi North America's Somerset Mill in Skowhegan is now running on natural gas... ...

http://andhranews.net/Business/2014/Sappi-North-America-Drives-Sustainability-Growth-48912.htm
Court releases suspect in South African footballer's murder

Cape Town, Nov 11 (IANS): A South African court Tuesday ordered the release of a suspect implicated in the murder of football star Senzo Meyiwa.... ...

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