Nelson Mandela: News

3TC Solidarity Cup: All you need to know

Professional cricket is set to resume in South Africa with the advent of 3-Team Cricket Solidarity Cup 2020.

Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that many players received racist slurs during the 2005 Australian tour, and were urged to play regardless.

Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has rescheduled the experimental 3TeamCricket (3TC) match to July 18, also celebrated as the Nelson Mandela International Day.

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the latest cricketer to voice opinion on the racism row.

Pity everything is blocked, says Steyn amid coronavirus outbreak

South African speedster Dale Steyn has gone on to lament the near complete absence of sport in his nation.

19 Sep 2019


Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching

Sports genre films are entertaining and inspiring at the same time, and don't show much gore.

06 Sep 2019


Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe dies at 95

The former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe died at the age of 95 in Singapore, the country's current chief Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Friday.

10 Nov 2018

Dalai Lama

South Africa: Triple monument of Mandela, Sivananda, Zulu King unveiled

A triple monument, as a mark of respect to the former South African President Nelson Mandela, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini and spiritual leader Swami Sivananda, was unveiled in a public park in Durban on Thursday.

05 Nov 2018


Amid communal-tension, Diwali in South Africa hailed as social-cohesion exercise

The 20th edition of the annual Diwali Festival in Durban has been hailed as a major social-cohesion exercise in a city that is bedevilled by tensions between the large Indian community in South Africa and the indigenous Zulus.

29 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.

02 Oct 2018


Gandhiji to be posthumously honored with US Congressional Gold Medal

Half a dozen influential US lawmakers, including four Indian-Americans, have moved a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Mahatma Gandhi in recognition of his promotion of peace and non-violence.

02 Sep 2018


#ChallengingNorms: Muslim-woman to wear hijab in Miss England's finale

The upcoming finale of Miss England in Kelham Hall, Nottinghamshire, is going to be one of its kind, all thanks to Sara Iftekhar, who has been shortlisted.

26 Jun 2018


South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa succumbs to heart attack

South African Indian cinema doyen Moosa Moosa, 75, succumbed to a heart attack on Sunday after undergoing surgery.

04 Jun 2018

Sushma Swaraj

South African President Ramaphosa remembers Gandhiji; Sushma discusses bilateral cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has discussed with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa enhanced engagement between the two countries and greater cooperation in areas of skill development, agriculture, and information technology.

16 Apr 2018

South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leads annual 'Gandhi Walk'

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led nearly 5,000 people at the annual 12km long "Gandhi Walk" in Lenasia, an Indian township south of Johannesburg, seeking to promote community awareness and fitness among his countrymen.

03 Apr 2018


Anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday, triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country's defining and most divisive figures.

06 Oct 2017

Bombay High Court

Gandhi's assassination, 'one of history's biggest cover-ups', to be re-probed?

The SC has appointed senior advocate Amarendra Sharan as amicus curiae to assist the apex court on a petition that seeks re-opening of the probe on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination.

06 Oct 2017

North Korea

ICAN, campaign against nuclear weapons, wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, known as ICAN, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017. An announcement was made today in Oslo, Norway.

02 Oct 2017


Gandhi Jayanti: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Gandhiji

As the nation commemorates Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to the "Father of the Nation" at Rajghat in Delhi.

07 Aug 2016


Friendship day quotes by inspirational personalities

India's reverred APJ Abdul Kalam said "Sometimes, it's better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do."