Cape Town: News

20 Feb 2024

South Africa

Foul stench blankets Cape Town, traced to ship carrying cattle

Cape Town officials recently launched an investigation into a foul odor that engulfed parts of the city, only to discover that it was caused by a ship carrying 19,000 live cattle from Brazil to Iraq.

06 Nov 2023

South Africa

South Africa recalls diplomats from Israel amid Gaza conflict

South Africa on Monday announced it was recalling all its diplomats from Tel Aviv as the Israel-Hamas war completed a month.

30 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

2023 travel bucket list: Fly to these 5 foreign destinations

Here's where you need to travel in the year upcoming.

27 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Add these unique South African accommodations to your bucket list

Well-known for its excellent tourist infrastructure, stunning coastlines, beautiful semi-deserts, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, and dramatic mountainscapes, South Africa must be included in your international travel itinerary.

16 Nov 2020


Claire Foy rewinds time with 'The Crown' Season 4 cameo

It has been a great rewind for the fans of Claire Foy, the actor who played the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of Netflix British empire drama The Crown.

Vernon Philander's brother shot dead: Details here

Former South African pacer Vernon Philander's younger brother Tyrone was shot dead in the family's hometown Ravensmead, Cape Town on Wednesday.

22 Sep 2019


Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'

As climate change continues to escalate globally, over a dozen towns in Australia are nearing Day Zero, the day when the taps run dry.

16 Sep 2019


Love art? Here are five best destinations you should visit

Art is the essence of a city, its people, history, and culture.

09 Jul 2019


'Sacred Games 2' trailer released, to air on August 15

Streaming giant Netflix has released the much-awaited trailer of its maiden Indian original series, Sacred Games' second season.

Watch: Under-13 cricketer in Hong Kong bowling like Jasprit Bumrah

Several kids, around the world, look to imitate their favorite cricketers, be it their body language, batting stance or bowling action.

10 Feb 2019

Saif Ali Khan

'Sacred Games' casting director says Season 2 will be mindblowing

Sacred Games on Netflix made quite the buzz when Season 1 showed the story of the feared gangster Ganesh Gaitonde played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui and the honest cop Sartaj Singh, played by Saif Ali Khan.

24 May 2018

David Warner

Ball-tampering cost David and Candice Warner their third child

The price one pays for mistakes is sometimes exceptionally high. David Warner committed a professional crime, and he was punished.

19 May 2018


Navy's all-women crew to reach Goa after sailing around globe

Over eight months after it set sail from Goa, the all-women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini will return to the state on Monday after the historic circumnavigation of the globe.

30 Mar 2018

David Warner

Varun Dhawan comes out in support of skipper Steve Smith

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has lent support to Australian skipper Steve Smith over the ball-tampering controversy and hopes that fans will "forgive" him for his actions.

22 Mar 2018


Bengaluru among 10 metros drying up fastest, severe crisis looming

That Bengaluru is facing water crisis is nothing new. But what's startling is that it is fast approaching 'Day Zero,' when taps start running dry.

07 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: 68 tankers to be kept ready for water shortage

To prepare Bengaluru for the upcoming summer and subsequent possible water scarcity, mayor R Sampath Raj said that 68 tankers would be kept ready to cater to water-deficient areas.

03 Mar 2018


Navy women on-board INSV Tarini successfully reach South Africa

The all-women crew that began its global circumnavigation trip on-board the Indian Navy Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini in September 2017 reached South Africa's Cape Town on Friday, reported PTI.

26 Feb 2018


ISIS-linked Indian-origin woman, partner held in British couple abduction case

A 27-year-old Indian-origin woman and her partner, both allegedly linked to the ISIS terror group, have been arrested on charges of abducting a British couple, said South African special police unit Hawks.

24 Feb 2018

Virat Kohli

Kohli to receive ICC Test Championship mace after 3rd T20I

The ICC will present the ICC Test Championship mace to Virat Kohli at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town after the end of the third and final T20I against South Africa today.

21 Feb 2018


Only two lakes in Bengaluru passed water quality test

The worsening condition of Bengaluru's natural waterbodies has been making a lot of news recently.

13 Feb 2018


Bengaluru may soon run out of drinking water

Bengaluru's water shortage issue might soon lead the city to face Day Zero, after South African city Cape Town.

12 Feb 2018

Climate Change

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.

10 Sep 2017


Indian Navy's all-woman crew to circumnavigate the globe

In a "historic occasion for India", a six-member all-woman team from the Indian Navy set sail from Goa today in a mission to circumnavigate the globe.