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

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.

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

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


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

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

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

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.

IND vs SA 3rd Test Preview: Rampaging India aim for clean sweep against struggling Proteas

If Faf du Plessis' side manages to pull off a win in the third Test, it will be more than a consolation win as they open their account in World Test Championships with 40 points.

Watch: When Sunil Joshi registered a record-breaking five-wicket haul against South Africa

Sunil Joshi still holds the record for the most economical five-wicket haul in ODIs, which still stands two decades later.


Trying to take toss out of equation: Virat Kohli on team mantra ahead of T20I World Cup

Despite enduring a crushing nine-wicket defeat against South Africa in the third and final T20I, Virat Kohli is eager to take more risks with an objective to transform the team into an "unfazed" unit.

Explained: Why some South Africans are attacking migrants in their country

At least 12 people have died so far in riots in the major cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, and up to 1,000 businesses run by foreign nationals have been targeted. Over 600 people have been arrested by the local police.

South African riots over ‘Xenophobia’ prompt backlash across Africa

“The only time we’ve seen this type of cooperation of African countries in terms of backlash,” said Tunde Leye, a partner at the Nigerian political research firm SBM Intelligence, “was in terms of support of the anti-apartheid movement.”

South Africa tries to contain "Afrophobia" fallout as riots upstage summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa said at least ten people had been killed during the past week, of whom two were foreigners. He had hoped the three-day World Economic Forum would serve as a shop window for his efforts to revive South Africa's ailing economy and boost intra-African trade.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Africa denounces figures of its colonial past; several structures defaced

Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa.

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Killing of two black farm workers exposes South Africa faultlines

The death of two young black men, allegedly at the hands of four white South African farmers and a policeman after an apparent farm attack, highlights the racial divisions that exist in the country more than two decades after the end of apartheid.

Goa Carnival attracts tourists in large number

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.


Breast milk banks reshaping South Africa attitudes

The South African government is trying to encourage more mothers to breastfeed as the country has one of the lowest levels of breastfeeding in the world.

Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas dedicated to overseas Indians: Swaraj

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.