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South Africa relaxes restrictions, allows leisure travel for Indian tourists

November 20, 2020 5:04 pm

For travellers, it is compulsory to present a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test, taken not more than 72 hours before the time of flying

Why South Africa won't take knee in home series against England? Mark Boucher reveals

November 20, 2020 8:42 am

According to Boucher South African players, administrators had taken the knee during the '3TCricket' match.

Two indigenous kings help celebrate Diwali in South Africa

November 02, 2020 10:23 am

The cultures of the three communities, including that of the South Africans of Indian origin, were featured in songs and dance performances.

Killing of white farmer becomes a flash point in South Africa

October 18, 2020 9:20 am

The killing of the farm manager, Brendin Horner, has become the latest flash point for racial conflict in South Africa, where the segregationist apartheid regime fell almost 30 years ago.

Funerals now 'an opportunity to flaunt wealth': South African Hindu Maha Sabha

October 01, 2020 9:22 am

One of the complainants said crematoriums are being turned into "a place of noise and excess" with bagpipes, drapes and red carpets, "to make more money".

Jerusalema Challenge: Why have South Africans been urged to take it?

October 02, 2020 2:02 pm

How did the #Jerusalemachallenge get so popular and why is it linked to South Africa’s Heritage Day?

Will chaos in Cricket South Africa affect players' participation in IPL?

September 20, 2020 11:33 am

Cricket South Africa has hit the nadir with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) asking its office-bearers to step aside. However, it doesn’t impact the participation of South African players in the Indian Premier League.

Thousands of South African bikers protest against farm violence

August 30, 2020 3:54 pm

The demonstrators demanded heightened police security for the country’s farmers, who were increasingly becoming the victims of robberies and violent attacks.

South African conservationist killed by two lions while taking them for a walk

September 01, 2020 6:47 pm

The 69-year-old wildlife conservationist, West Mathewson, was attacked by the lionesses during a routine morning walk around his safari lodge, the Lion Tree Top Lodge, located in the Limpopo province of South Africa.

'Unofficial' world’s oldest man dies aged 116 in South Africa

August 24, 2020 1:02 pm

The man, named Fredie Blom, was born in Adelaide, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, on 8 May 1904, according to his official documents.


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.