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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......

Fidel, the eternal revolutionary

'No other Communist leader after Lenin had such an internationalist vision as Fidel,' says Prakash Karat, the CPI-M leader in this eloquent tribute to Fidel Castro who passed into the ages on......

PM Modi to tour 4 African countries from July 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five-day visit to Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya beginning July 7, with an aim to further deepen India’s engagement with the......

'Bollywood saved my life'

IMAGE: Novelist Shobhaa De, Vikas Swarup, novelist, diplomat and the ministry of external affairs spokesperson, director Kabir Khan and Saffron Art CEO Hugo Weihe at the event. Photograph:......

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the most weird, true and funny news from the across the globe. Kuwait pilot loses license after allowing porn star into cockpit A pilot for Kuwait Airways had his......

People migration is focused on big cities, says expert

How can you have proper planning of cities and towns when the basic data is not there, says Jyoti Hosagrahar, Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and......

2 Indians selected as Yale World Fellows

Two Indians -- Monika Halan and Sonali Kochhar -- have been selected for the prestigious Yale World Fellows, which is Yale University's signature global leadership development initiative.Monika......

Full text of the BRICS declaration in Sanya

Leaders of BRICS -- China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa -- issued a joint declaration at the conclusion of the BRICS Summit in Sanya (China) on Thursday.The joint declaration lists the......

India's 7 most corrupt industries

As other developing nations step up their efforts to woo investors through easy access to capital and a simplistic way of doing business bereft of any red tape and corruption, international......

Mumbai needs a fully empowered 'manager'

If India is to have an international finance centre, it will emerge in a city that is already India's domestic financial fulcrum. In looking at infrastructure and governance, the MIFC Report leans......

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......

Review: District 9 is a gem of a movie

If someone had told me that I would be most impressed this year by a film made by a South African first-timer funded by a Kiwi eccentric genius (Peter Jackson) I would have expressed some......

Meet the new Miss India USA

Richa Gangopadhyay was crowned Miss India USA 2007 in a beauty pageant held at Royal Albert's Palace, Fords in New Jersey, USA.The event, running in its 26th year, was organised by New York-based......

Another award for Dev Anand

Legendary Bollywood actor-producer Dev Anand was conferred the title Punjab Ratan (Jewel of Punjab) by the World Punjabi Organisation (European Division) for his outstanding contribution in the......

'I am convinced people will accept me as Gandhi'

It takes reserves of resilience to play Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi onscreen but Darshan Jariwala, who essays the poignant role of Bapu in Anil Kapoor's Gandhi My Father, is confident that audiences......

Captain. Leader. Legend.

Tactical genius, uplifting leader, altruistic individual, a man with unwavering certitude.Dhruv Munjal recounts what made Mahendra Singh Dhoni a great captain. IMAGE: 'He isn't someone who likes......

Namibian cricketer dies after suffering stroke

IMAGE: Namibia's Raymond van Schoor celebrates his 50 against Kenya during the ICC Mens Cricket World Cup qualifier at Wits University in Johannesburg on April 15, 2009. Photograph: Lee......

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial

Oscar Pistorius leaves on bail from the North Gauteng High Court. Photograph: Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday to find......

Pistorius to be sentenced for culpable homicide on Oct. 13

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters Olympic and Paralympic track star......

Pistorius due back in court for culpable homicide ruling

Members of the ANC Women's League protest Oscar Pistorius outside the North Gauteng High Court. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Friday after being cleared of......
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Inside Philip Morris' campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

By Aditya Kalra, Paritosh Bansal, Duff Wilson and Tom Lasseter NEW DELHI/LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - A group of cigarette company executives... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/special-report-inside-philip-morris-campaign-to-subvert-the-global-anti-smoking-treaty-news-others-rhnrxfafheaii.html
What the World Bank’s shift from public to private funding means for development

Making economies work for more people is a political task, not a technical exercise. The World Bank has just conceded this – without meaning... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/business-economy-news/what-the-world-bank-s-shift-from-public-to-private-funding-means-for-development-70660.html
Over 1200 yoga enthusiasts perform 'asanas' in South Africa

Over 1,200 yoga enthusiasts in South Africa's Soweto township today got their first taste of yoga when they performed various 'asanas' at an event... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/over-1200-yoga-enthusiasts-perform-asanas-in-south-africa-117062100071_1.html
Indian women's hockey team heads to Shillaroo for national camp

With eyes set on the Women's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final in Johannesburg, the Indian women's team on Thursday headed to SAI, HATC in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/indian-women-s-hockey-team-heads-to-shillaroo-for-national-camp-117060100362_1.html

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