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Prominent Indian-origin virologist Gita Ramjee in South Africa dies from coronavirus

April 01, 2020 7:14 am

Gita Ramjee, a vaccine scientist and an HIV prevention research leader, had returned from London a week ago but reportedly showed no symptoms of COVID-19.

South Africa reports first case of local transmission of coronavirus

March 12, 2020 4:24 pm

Sub-Saharan Africa has reported far fewer cases of coronavirus than in Europe or China, but some analysts worry it could spread rapidly in poor or overcrowded areas.

Called some Pakistani supporters animals: Herschelle Gibbs recalls his 2007 ban

January 22, 2020 2:22 pm

The ICC had banned Herschelle Gibbs for two Tests for making racists remarks during the first Test of the series at Centurion.

On the Long Road to Justice

January 04, 2020 11:24 am

On a winter’s day over nine decades ago, Viceroy Reading received an unusual delegation from South Africa. It was led by a doctor whose appeal to India changed the course of history.

Not just any change but positive, effective change is needed: Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi

December 12, 2019 9:04 am

In this inspiring snippet, Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi talks about how change needs to be purposeful.

Miss Universe 2019: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi wins the title

December 10, 2019 7:15 am

The native of Tsolo in South Africa won the 68th edition of the pageant.

BRICS 2019: PM Modi calls for counter-terror cooperation, woos business leaders to invest in India

November 14, 2019 8:23 pm

During his meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, PM Modi invited him to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure. The Prime Minister was also invited for the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

After empty stands at Ranchi, Virat Kohli wants India to have just five Test centres

October 23, 2019 6:11 am

After beating South Africa before near-empty stands at Ranchi, the Indian captain said Test matches should be restricted to five venues in India.

Explained: What does the series win against South Africa mean for India in the World Test Championship?

October 23, 2019 9:17 am

With the 3-0 whitewash of South Africa, India seems to have virtually assured itself a place in the 2021 World Test Championship final

Watch: Quinton de Kock returns pitch invader's slipper after he is escorted out by guards

October 21, 2019 9:54 pm

The incident took place while Quinton de Kock was fielding inside the 30-yard circle and the invader managed to touch his feet before he was escorted out of the playing area by security guards.


U-19 World Cup: 'Tiger Cubs' script history in South Africa

February 10, 2020 7:34 am

In a low-scoring final, Bangladesh first choked India to a meager 177 in 47.2 overs and then did well enough to score a revised target of 170 in 42.1 overs under Duckworth-Lewis method.

Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

March 22, 2019 6:58 am

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: South Africa conclude World T20 campaign with comfortable win

March 29, 2016 12:36 am

South Africa brought curtains on their World Twenty20 campaign with a comfortable eight–wicket win over defending champions Sri Lanka.

West Indies beat South Africa in low scoring match

March 26, 2016 1:17 am

West Indies clinched a place in the semi-finals of ICC World Twenty20 with a three-wicket win over South Africa on Friday.

South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

March 20, 2016 10:01 pm

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.

England set Wankhede alight with record win over South Africa

March 19, 2016 1:49 am

England chase down record total for their first win of ICC World T20 on Friday.

MS Dhoni, Shahid Afridi, Lasith Malinga: List of cricketers expected to bid goodbye after ICC World T20 2016

March 18, 2016 11:16 am

Here's a list of players who can bid adieu to the game after the completion of ICC World T20.

Ind vs SA: At Wankhede, India and South Africa stage thriller

March 13, 2016 1:12 pm

South Africa (196/8) beat India (192/3) by three runs in the ICC World T20 warm-up fixture at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

Ind vs SA: Dane Piedt shines for South Africa on a smoggy day

December 04, 2015 1:15 pm

South Africa's Dane Piedt took a four-wicket haul to destroy India before Ajinkya Rahane rescues hosts with 89*.

India, South Africa apply final touches before opener

October 02, 2015 1:47 pm

India-South Africa play the first T20I in Dharamsala on Friday.


Goa Carnival attracts tourists in large number

February 08, 2016 10:43 am

Panji, Feb 08 (ANI): A colourful carnival drew hundreds of tourists in Panaji city. International and local artists mersmerised people with their performances and paraded on the streets. Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Goa has invited 12 artists from the U.K. and South Africa for the four-day long carnival. Colourful tableaus were paraded on the streets on the third day of the carnival, depicting the cultural heritage of Goa and the influence of Portuguese culture. Local and international tourists alike enjoyed the carnival, hoping to witness more in the coming days. The carnival, which will end on Tuesday, marks merriment and precedes the 40 days of Lent observed before Easter.

Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas dedicated to overseas Indians: Swaraj

January 09, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): While addressing the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on Saturday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the day is dedicated to overseas Indians. Explaining about the day, Swaraj said in the year 2003, under the leadership of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a decision was taken to celebrate Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on January 9. She further stated that the reason behind selecting January 9 for Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas was that Mahatma Gandhi had returned from South Africa on this day in 1915 and this day is being celebrated across the world.