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Vote for your favourite Gandhi statue

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is pictured in Parliament Square in London, England. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images In a rare honour bestowed by the government in......

Remembering apartheid

Archana Shah offers her memories of a childhood spent in South Africa before Nelson Mandela. The cruel injustices of life in apartheid South Africa belong to my bygone, distant past. For many......

Dalai Lama to receive Gandhi peace prize in South Africa

The Dalai Lama will receive the Mahatma Gandhi peace prize, the legendary Indian leader's granddaughter Ela Gandhi announced here today on Gandhi Jayanti and asked the South African government to......

Indian-origin political scientist denied US entry

An Indian-origin political scientist from South Africa has been permanently denied entry to the United States apparently for his anti-America ideology."I am totally dumbfounded," said Adam Habib,......

Meet an achiever, idealist and activist

Malkit (Mona) Singh, one of the 65 Americans to receive the $30,000 Truman Scholarship, doesn't think she is doing anything extraordinary as a campus activist or a social worker who has spent days......

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......

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......

Pistorius cleared of murder, culpable homicide verdict to come

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to Judge Thokozile Masipa's judgement at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Kim Ludbrook/Reuters Oscar Pistorius was......
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Namibian cricketer dies after suffering stroke

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Mali hotel attack puts veteran militant back in spotlight | Reuters

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Pope's safari builds on Catholic growth in Africa

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Air Chefs, South African Airways catering arm, receives top food safety standard

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